Why hike?

Table Mountian National Park offers a number of the best hiking trails in Cape Town. Lion’s Head hike, in particular, is one of those trails on Table Mountain that you can do regardless of your experience level, a hike with lionsheadhike.com Table Mountain guided hiking tours will delight you.

Trails in Cape Town run the length and breadth of the popular local mountain, providing exceptional hiking for all levels of ability and fitness. The height of Lion’s Head gives most beginners and advanced levels of hiking experience, sufficient time to complete the distance of 5.5 km round trip route, while Table Mountain hike distance is 3 km via Platteklip Gorge and takes around 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, enough time to get great views of Table Mountain.

Why hike?

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Table Mountian National Park offers a number of the best hiking trails in Cape Town. Lion’s Head hike, in particular, is one of those trails on Table Mountain that you can do regardless of your experience level, a hike with lionsheadhike.com Table Mountain guided hiking tours will delight you.


Trails in Cape Town run the length and breadth of the popular local mountain, providing exceptional hiking for all levels of ability and fitness. The height of Lion’s Head gives most beginners and advanced levels of hiking experience, sufficient time to complete the distance of 5.5 km round trip route, while Table Mountain hike distance is 3 km via Platteklip Gorge and takes around 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, enough time to get great views of Table Mountain.

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Lion's Head

  • Get picked up at your accommodation centrally located to Cape Town.
  • Transported to Lion’s Head mountain where you will meet your guide.
  • After a Lion’s Head safety briefing, begin your hike up the mountain.
  • See the wonderful flaura and fauna on top of Lion’s Head Cape Town.
  • Reach the top of Lion’s Head mountain in time for a magnificent view.
  • Rest and take some photos, while enjoying the panoramic scenery.
  • Hike back down where hot drinks and snacks are served as refreshments.
  • Hop in the shuttle to complete a journey back to your accommodation.

See it all from atop of Lion’s Head mountain in Cape Town. The most popular guided hiking tour at lionsheadhike.com, includes the Lion’s Head hike. This 4-hour scenic hike is a marvelous journey into Cape Town’s wild spaces. A perfectly photogenic hiking trail in Cape Town taking left and right turns for the Spiral and Chains routes respectively, the Spiral route is also known as the alternative route. Lion’s Head height reaches a massive 669 meters overlooking Cape Town landmarks including Robben Island, Hout Bay, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain. The Lion’s Head trail is a real adventure and readily one of the best hikes in Cape Town. Lion’s Head Sunrise hike up Lion’s Head is possible or even a picture perfect sunset can be booked through lionsheadhike.com.

  • Sunrise.
  • Morning.
  • Afternoon.
  • Sunset.

The Lion’s Head hike cost is R 850 per person. For large group rates and corporate discount above 4 people, please contact our sales team enquiries@lionsheadhike.com

*Transport to Lion’s Head is provided for FREE on lionsheadhike.com guided hiking tours within Cape Town areas. (Green Point, Sea Point, Camps Bay, Gardens, Vredehoek, Oranjezicht, Tamboorskloof, Three Anchor Bay, Fresnaye, Bantry Bay, CliftonForeshore)

Self-drive directions to Lion’s Head: Drive from Cape Town central up Kloof Nek Road towards Camps Bay. Reach the Signal Hill Road turn off, Turn right onto Signal Hill Road, continue for 100 meters. Lion’s Head parking will be on your right. There will be a sign on the left, written Friends of Lion’s Head and the official SANParks notice. The easiest way to self-drive is to use these Lion’s Head directions and ride with Uber using Google Map.

  • A jacket to keep warm.
  • Bag for supplies like water.

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Table Mountain

What a wonderful way to spend the day in Cape Town with a Table Mountain hike. This towering giant has acclaimed many world status titles including the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Table Mountain National Park. Giving users the chance to scale unimaginable heights, while enjoying a blissful half day Cape Town tour on the mountain, Table Mountain views enjoy some of the most spectacular vantages over the Mother City. With this vantage point comes the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, also included in the Table Mountain hike price. lionsheadhike.com services include Table Mountain guided hiking tours, Table Mountain hike, and the Table Top hike.

  • Sunrise
  • Morning
  • Afternoon

Table Mountain hike cost is R 1350 per person. For group discount and rates for more than 4 people please contact sales enquiries@lionsheadhike.com

*Price to hike Table Mountain includes the Aerial Cablecar rates.

*Pickup is FREE for lionsheadhike.com Table Mountain guided hiking tours. Table Mountain bookings cover these areas within Cape Town. (Green Point, Sea Point, Camps Bay, Gardens, Vredehoek, Oranjezicht, Tamboorskloof, Three Anchor Bay, Fresnaye, Bantry Bay, CliftonForeshore)

Self-drive directions to Table Mountain: From Cape Town, go towards Kloof Nek Road in the direction of Clifton. Reach the Tafelberg Road turn off, turn left on Tafelberg Road and continue for around 1 km. Lower Cablecar Station will be on your right. The official SANParks notice will signal the start of the India Venster trail or continue 1.5 km further along Tafelberg Road to Reach the Platteklip Gorge starting point.

  • A pull over to stay warm
  • Carry bag for refreshments

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While the Table Mountain hike is best suited for those looking for a little more difficult but not greatly challenging hike, the Lion’s Head hike is better suited for travelers looking for the most epic Cape Town views. The Table Mountain trails include our Platteklip Gorge, India Venster, and Skeleton Gorge hike. All of these Table Mountain hikes are trails we offer at lionsheadhike.com. The other trails to hike Lion’s Head include the Chains and the Alternative route with fewer people (Spiral Route). Whichever the route you select to hike, lionsheadhike.com gives you a reason why you should hike these paths without a worry or concern and for the best time of your life.

To give you a few ideas why hiking either of the two mountains, Lion’s Head or Table Mountain is an excellent reason to sightsee Cape Town, try to understand how the mountains can attract people from so many different countries. The United States visitors especially enjoy lionsheadhike.com services and tours, followed by travellers from Dubai, Canada, and even local Johannesburg. The hike also meets traveler needs on many levels, for whatever the occasion. Why individuals climb the mountain can be for reasons as varied and different as the number of trails. Some of the reasons why individuals acend the Lion’s Head hike or Table Mountain hike is individual sports, physical fitness, and mental well-being; other people see the Table Top; there are even more people who climb Lion’s Head for the Table Mountain Views and those who work on the mountain. There are those who crave solely the peace and solitude of the high summits; to search out the beauty in lonely places; to explore and experience nature; to flee the daily grind. There are even those who hike Lion’s Head or climb the Table Top before cycling or yoga.

Whatever your reason, this is one hugely popular mountain at the heart of Cape Town that you should climb. If you fancy nature and the outdoors, or if you’ve got a real sense of zest and a curiously inquisitive mind, then a hike up Lion’s Head is highly suggested. Conquering the mountain on foot is an exciting and gratifying experience in that you get a real sense of its beastly size, neck-bending height, wide shape, and spiral trails. Topping this are the intangibles: Lion’s Head hike tours include scaling a mountain, the fun of wonderful discovery, a sense of true accomplishment and immersing yourself in nature in every step you take.