Valken Labyrinth Adventure Hike

Duration: 3 - 5 hours

Location: Table Mountain National Park

Standard

R1500

(includes lunch & snacks)

Note that this route is located on the 12 Apostels side and we will not take the Cable Car down.

Explore the natural labyrinth maze, caves and caversn on top of Valken Buttress on Table Mountain.

  • We will take the less travelled summit route and you can expect no crowds!
  • Intermediate rock scrambles for the more adventurous.
  • Secret caves, caverns and cracks to explore during the hike.
  • We are qualified guides and we know this mountain like the back of our hands. Trust us to always put safety first
  • We provide beverages, lunch and some snacks to get you to the top!

Moderate fitness level preferable, but please chat to us beforehand if you have concerns.

There are no restrooms during the time on the mountain. Please visit restrooms before you arrive.

Starting times vary, please select sunrise option, sunset or ask for a preferred time to start.

If you do not have a car, please take an Uber/Taxi. Parking is limited at the base on Table Mountain

Standard tickets will include beverages and trail snacks. Premium tickets will include lunch.

The experience lasts between approximately 3 hours to 5 hours.

Cape Town weather is unpredictable - experience will be cancelled if safety is a concern.

Intermediate hike with a total elevation of +-800m and total distance between 6 and 10 kilometers based on the routes we choose on the day.

One of your experienced guides will meet you at the designated meeting spot (see link for exact location). There are quite a few exciting routes up, far from the hustle and bustle of the main route. Therefore, depending on how adventurous the group feels, we can tailor the route. As mentioned, we always put safety first, so the guide will assess the fitness levels of the group and ensure that everybody gets to the top safely. We will stop for photo opportunities and  rest whenever necessary. Once we summit, we will enjoy the views and enjoyed a gourmet picnic on secluded secret spot.

We recommend taking a taxi/Uber to the meeting spot. However, if you do have a car, parking during peak times can sometimes be limited.

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What if I have dietary restrictions or allergies?

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, intolerances etc) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.

Are bathrooms available during the tour?

We are mostly in nature, therefore, there are no public toilets available.

What do we do in case of bad weather?

Our experiences are weather dependent. The guides will always check the weather reports and if it is too windy/misty/rainy we will have to cancel the experience. Guests will receive a full refund in that case and hopefully we can reschedule. That’s Cape Town for you… four seasons in one day!

What should I bring with me?

For the hiking experiences, please ensure you wear appropriate footwear. Please do not wear sandals or shoes without grip.  In summer it is essential to wear sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses. In winter, please ensure you layer well and always bring a windbreaker. We can always bring extra gear on loan if necessary, just chat to us beforehand.  We provide water, but you are welcome to bring your own small bottle if necessary.

For the beach/food experiences, comfort is key! It’s a relaxing experience where you will be sitting on the beach – feel free to bring swimwear/towels/sandals. As per above, in summer  it is essential to wear sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses. In winter, please ensure you layer well and always bring windbreaker. We can always bring extra gear on loan if necessary (including snorkeling gear/wetsuits etc)

 

 

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