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Table Mountain Treks and Tours

Welcome to Cape Town, vibrant and rich in history, just waiting to be explored! Let Table Mountain Treks and Tours show you the many sights of the city and its mountains. Ranging from personalised private tours to informative hiking trails!

Private tours in the Western Cape
The tours incorporate the main highlights the city and surrounds have to offer and are all based from Cape Town itself. The team does its utmost to accommodate any special interests or requests you may have, such as bird watching, sports events, museum or art gallery visits or any other special event that may be taking place at the time of your visit. They also combine a trek with your day tour, such as hiking the 3 hours Shipwreck Trail when doing a full day Cape Point/Cape Peninsula Tour. Table Mountain Treks and Tours is here to make your Cape Town and Western Cape visit as memorable of an experience as possible!

Justin Hawthorne
Justin is a qualified Adventure Tourist Guide specializing in “off trail” mountain guiding and trekking below 2700m AMSL throughout South Africa & currently registered to guide in the Western Cape. He is a member of the Mountain Club of South Africa and has been a volunteer mountain hiking guide for the Table Mountain National Park since 2007. Justin travels whenever possible and has a particular interest in trekking the tropical mountains of the Philippines. He holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering, obtained from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Mark Hawthorne
Mark is a qualified, registered Culture and Nature Tourist Guide (Western Cape including the Garden Route) with a vast knowledge of South Africa’s Cultural and Natural Heritage. Born in Cape Town, growing up on the slopes of Table Mountain, Mark followed his passion and qualified with a National Diploma in Nature Conservation working in this field for 32 years – including 2 years with Cape Nature Conservation and 30 years in the Table Mountain National Park – until 2012.

Mark is passionate about trekking and guiding hikes and enjoys sharing his knowledge on South Africa’s rich and diverse cultural and natural heritage – especially with regards to the Cape Floristic Kingdom, wetlands, birdlife and the Afro-montane forest ecology.

Mark made a significant contribution during his career in promoting environmental awareness and in 2003 he was the proud recipient of the Cape Times/Caltex Environmental Award, for outstanding achievement in the Natural and Cultural Environment in the Category Professional Individual or Group, which was a highlight in his career.

Lindsay Hawthorne
Lindsay is a qualified, registered Cultural Tourist Guide who was born in Cape Town and grew up in the suburb of Fish Hoek. She spent a year travelling in Europe and has always had a love of travel and nature. Having managed two curio stores in Simon’s Town and at Boulders Beach, Lindsay followed her interest for sharing the beauty and unique places with visitors and loves being an ambassador for the beautiful city of Cape Town.

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