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“Breathtaking” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I wasn't fit enough to really enjoy my first hike but that was my fault. This is a fabulous place to visit. Take a guide, get some warm clothes on as the weather changes faster than my heart beat when I'm walking up hill. Highly recommended and stunning [stunning] views.

Visited June 2012
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“DO IT!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Its Table Top Mountian Park! You can not be in Cape Town and not see and explore this area! Be prepared to walk a bit and maybe pack a like lunch but it is well worth the effort.

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“Great for a hike, even better for the views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I went twice during my two weeks in Cape Town, once to hike it with my wife (morning is best before its too hot) and another time on the cable-car with the group we were traveling with. The hike takes 2-3 hours depending on your fitness level and not for someone who's out of shape. Its the equivalent of climbing a steep set of stairs for 2+ hours, so if that's not your idea of fun, take the cable car. You can also buy a one-way ticket to get back down. The views are amazing from the top, so bring a camera. The mountain is not open in bad weather (wind being the biggest culprit) so there's some unpredictability in visiting, so take advantage when you can.

Visited January 2013
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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“Great views from the top”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Worth paying to go up in the cablecar as the views from the top of Table Mountain are breathtaking.

Must have a nice day to appreciate the views as the mountain is often covered in cloud and worth taking along a top as although sunny it was stiill quite cool on the top. Take your time walking around the views are worth it.

Also you maybe lucky and see the Dassie (Rock Hyrax) which is related to the elephant. You won't think it when you see it.

Visited February 2012
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“A must do!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This is a place that you can not miss when in Cape Town, the view from the top of the Table Mountain is breathtaking. We can basically see the whole city, from every angle and it is really impressive. Just be aware of the wind up there, it can be quite could and it actually was when I was there, although it was in the middle of the summer, January. I was only wearing a coat and felt extremely cold there. It somehow disturbed my stay and made me come down quicker than I was expecting. So, if you really want to fully enjoy it, make sure to be warm enough.

Visited January 2013
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