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Amazing views - unfortunate break-in

It was such a nice hike with the most amazing views. Unfortunately, when we returned to our car... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MalissaMurphy
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
A solid hike

Coming from a relatively unfit person, I would say this hike is fairly difficult however it has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hdawson6
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa

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Reviewed yesterday

It was such a nice hike with the most amazing views. Unfortunately, when we returned to our car parked close to the starting point for Devil's peak, on Table mountain Road, it was broken into and our handbags were stolen out of the boot. No...More

Thank MalissaMurphy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Coming from a relatively unfit person, I would say this hike is fairly difficult however it has incredibly spectacular views! It took about 1 hour 45 mins to climb to the top, and I stopped multiple times to rest and take in the views. It...More

Thank hdawson6
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Have done this hike multiple times, including for sunrise! Easy to find the start just along Tafelberg road about 2km along from the cable car. Takes about 1.5 hours to get up going at an average pace, and then 1 hour down. Very windy at...More

Thank JoshDeee
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Just stunning, we had a beautiful clear day and got some great photos of the town, table mountain. Well worth the effort.

Thank Shaz1000
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It was a beautiful hike. The trail head is past the parking lot for Platteklip Gorge. The hike started with mild zigzag trail. Just follow the signs to Devil's peak and you won't be lost. Half way in you will reach a steeper part which...More

1  Thank Meng W
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were told we needed a guide to hike Devil's Peak. This is not true if you are in reasonable shape and can follow a few trail signs. Turn on to Tafelberg Road and drive 4KM to parking- past the Tram building and past the...More

Thank LPB_10
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

It's quite an effort to get to the top. Take plenty of water. The view from the peak is absolutely breathtaking. 360 degrees view of our magnificent city, well worth the effort. Lovely to have a picnic lunch at the top. Budget 5 hrs round...More

Thank Kalala1410
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A hike to the summit of Devil's Peak was awesome. Few people do this hike since most prefer Table Mountain. The views from the top are amazing! Absolutely recommend everyone to do this trek.

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is an excellent half-day hike, but I advise starting as soon as it gets light to avoid getting roasted in the sun. There are many routes up. Starting near the Rhodes Memorial (on the edge of the UCT campus) is a more direct route...More

Thank TempleofPeace
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Overall it is a moderate hiking and It starts almost in the end of the Tafelberg Road (there is a sign in the beginning). The top can be very windy, so keep a jacket in your backpack.

Thank Alexandre J
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