Table Mountain Hiking & Running Tours EST. 1995

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A combination of rough terrain with occasional scramble.

Lion’s Head sunset hike has a steep screw top route circling the mountain and takes approximately two hours to complete. You’re getting views in all directions from the vista of the Atlantic coastline to the magnificent Table Mountain Twelve Apostles. The trail is rocky in some sections, using your hands to scramble over rocks maybe necessary. Rising up 669 meters, Lion’s Head summit has a 360-degree view, with Table Mountain as its backdrop. Lion’s Head is situated in one of the smallest floral kingdoms in the world.

As the sunset, you’ll be treated to a spectacular display of colors that illuminate the sky, creating a truly magical atmosphere. Transforming all of a sudden into a glittering spectacle. The lights twinkle and shimmer altogether, forming a sea of sparkling jewels extending as far as the eye can see. The lights outlining the coastline and harbor provide a striking contrast against the darkened ocean, offering a magical view that combines the beauty of nature with the urban landscape. The vibrant atmosphere is palpable even from a distance, making the experience altogether more captivating. Also, to ensure your safety down the mountain, a headlamp will be provided.

To make the most of your Lion’s Head Sunset Hike, bring comfortable hiking shoes, windbreakers and layers in case it gets chilly. Overall, the Lion’s Head Sunset Hike is an unforgettable experience that offers a unique perspective on Cape Town’s natural beauty. Book your hike today and discover the magic of Lion’s Head at sunset, a sight above all that captures the essence and energy of Cape Town nocturnal beauty.

Lion’s Head sunset hiking tour highlights

  • Breath-taking 360-degree view
  • Lion’s Head summit – 669 meters
  • Unabated views of Camps Bay Sunset

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Hike Lion’s Head Sunset Afternoon CEH 5

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Check-in: 16:30 Check-out: 20:00
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  • star ratingExcellent Mtb tour with excellent guide! I recommend to anybody! Perfect way to discover Table Mountain and parts of Cape Town!

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    14 February 2023
  • star ratingIn the early morning Patrick took us to climb the beautiful Table Mountain. He anticipated on the needs of the group, took great pictures for free and did every… read more

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    9 February 2023
  • star ratingPatrick was our fabulous tour guide for The Cape Peninsula tour. Extremely knowledgeable and very accommodating.

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    5 February 2023
  • star ratingPatrick our guide was very knowledgeable about the region and the cable mountain ecosystem. He made the whole experience much more than just a hike up the mountain.
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    2 February 2023
  • star ratingPatrick is a very nice person, a great MTB-guide who is perfectly adapting to his customers’ skills. Moments of him sharing his broad knowledge of the CT-area are also moments… read more

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    28 January 2023
  • star ratingCape Escape Tours has to be the best tour you could ever be on. Patrick makes your day. On timepick up, polite, knowledgeable, great driver. understands… read more

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    27 January 2023
  • star ratingI had the pleasure to (try) the “Mini” peninsula all day tour. Patrick met me at the lower table car station at Table Mountain to start the tour. I was… read more

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    25 January 2023
  • star ratingIf you love to hike new places this is one to experience in Cape Town. Patrick of Cape Town Tours was knowledgeable of the history, the wildlife and flora… read more

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    18 January 2023
  • star ratingA great tour to cape point! – We had a superior travel day to Cape Point with our driver and guide, Patrick……..he was friendly, a great driver, and a wealth of information……it all made for a memorable… read more

    7 January 2023
  • star ratingSpectacular Mountain Biking Experience in Cape Town and Wine Country – My wife and I had an amazing ride with Patrick both along Table Mountain and then a few days later in Paarl on some excellent single track and Jeep trails.… read more

    Jamie C
    24 December 2022
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