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Devil's Peak

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa

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Climbing Devil's Peak is for a spectacular

Hiking to the top of Devil's Peak has to be one of the better ways to spend the first few hours of daylight in Cape Town. It's a reasonably energetic walk and you should be fit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
henderbee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiking to the top of Devil's Peak has to be one of the better ways to spend the first few hours of daylight in Cape Town. It's a reasonably energetic walk and you should be fit and equipped with water, snacks and bad weather gear because the conditions can change fast. But it's also a well marked trail that's not... More 

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Thank henderbee
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Please do not visit after dark can be very dangerous people have been robed ladies be careful do not go alone.

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This hike was truly spectacular, we got to the trailhead around 6:30 am and had AMAZING views throughout the hike. It was nice even when it was getting warm the hike was mostly in the shade. there was also some beautiful flowers on the trail and the trail was well marked. if you are looking for non busy trail this... More 

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Thank Martha M
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

There are many easy walks via a single track or jeep track. Of lately cycle routes are also allowed on the lower slopes of the Devils Peak Mountain. These are a must for MTB enthusiasts & trail runners. Routes are clearly marked for Hikers/ Cyclist. A common route for both walking/hiking ( 1-2 hrs ) & MTB cycling ( 1-2... More 

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Thank Ezzaat
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My biggest gripe I have with Devil's Peak is the darn wind - which seems to never stop blowing gale force winds

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Best views of the bay at night from Devils Peak. easy accessible by car (under 10 minutes drive). Fabulous.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We had an hour to spare in Cape Twon before trvelling to the airport and decided to walk up Devils Peak. It is certainly a steep climb but we are fitter and really enjoyed it. The walking trail spirals around the peak so one has an excellent view of Table Mountain, then Camps Bay, then the city again. We never... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Next to Table Mountain, Devil's Peak is also a good point to climb with friends and enjoy the nature. There are some paths with different levels of difficulty. Care is the same in Table Mountain, only climb in groups, take plenty water and protect yourself from the sun. Enjoy it.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Certainly isn't an easy walk, and later gets quite tough in the steepness, and a few thorn bushes near the top as the paths are overgrown from few walkers. The "dangerous" area, is actually right in the beginning of the path by the trees just off the road. The trouble makers can lie there and wait. So dont go on... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

The ability to drive, park the briskly walk, run or stagger up the peak is a privilege not everyone has. It's an incredible challenge much more difficult than you first think. However the sense of achieve is amazing as there is hiking, walking and an amount of rock climbing to get there but the views once you've recovered are well... More 

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