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An iconic 2 to 5 day, 1 to 4 night hiking trail traversing 75km
through the world heritage site of Table Mountain National Park
(TMNP), the Hoerikwaggo Trail gives hikers an unforgettable
experience of travelling in the footsteps of the Cape’s ancestors
and experiencing the unsurpassed beauty of the Hoerikwaggo – the
“mountain in the sea”.
Hoerikwaggo is a Khoisan name given to Table Mountain by the
nomadic Khoi people who hunted and gathered on these mountains.
Hikers pass through peaks, forests, beaches and restricted
conservation areas of Table Mountain National Park, while journeying
through the smallest and most diverse of the world’s floral
kingdoms. Along the trail, hikers are also exposed to breathtaking
views; and flora and fauna unique to the Western Cape.
There is no charge for hiking the trail;
however hikers will be required to pay
entrance (Cape Point) and
accommodation for the trail or for further
information, contact the Hoerikwaggo Trail Bookings Office on Tel:
+27 (0) 21 712 7471 between 08h00 -16h00 weekdays or via e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, click
here to check availability and book online. All
tented camps accommodate a maximum of 12 persons.
The trail is not signposted.
It is recommended that hikers use a TMNP accredited Trail Guide.
Contact either (021) 465 8752 or (021) 462 7861 for assistance in
arranging a guide. Should a trail guide be required to sleep over at
a tented camp, the client must arrange with the guide for the
payment of this accommodation.
Trail Guides are compulsory
should hikers wish to take the Disa Gorge route in Orange Kloof.
It is recommended that Slingsby
maps are purchased for the hike.
shuttle services are not offered by Table Mountain National Park.