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9 Secrets of Table Mountain National Park that Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
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9 Secrets of Table Mountain National Park that Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow

Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) may include the famous Table Mountain that makes it on to at least one list of the world's most beautiful mountains, and attracts millions of visitors annually. But the national park extends way beyond the table top, incl...
10 things you may not know about Table Mountain
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10 things you may not know about Table Mountain

Table Mountain is Cape Town's most prominent landmark. The view of the flat-topped massif, as seen from Table Bay or Blouberg, is recognised throughout the world and has placed Cape Town on the map. That it is one of the seven new wonders of the world is no my...
Silvermine Nature Reserve Photographs
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Silvermine Nature Reserve Photographs

The beautiful Silvermine Nature Reserve is part of the Table Mountain National Park is is perched on top of the mountain, overlooking on the one side Ou Kaapse Weg (the entrance is at the top of this road), Tokai, Constantia and Westlake and on the other side ...
Saturday walks in the Cape
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Saturday walks in the Cape

Saturday walks in the Cape: Saturday was a day of walks for us.  We hadn’t planned any of these walks but the view from our bedroom window in Lakeside is of the Steenberg Plateau in the Table Mountain National Park and at 7am on Saturday (who needs children wh...
Table Mountain Pipe Track
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Table Mountain Pipe Track

Summertime is a great opportunity to experience the Cape Town surrounds by getting out onto one of the many hiking trails on offer. If you like walking but are not up for a big hike, the Table Mountain Pipe Track is a nice flat walk perfect for afternoon and e...
Photograph of iconic Table Mountain on International Day of Climate Action by Dave Estment
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Photograph of iconic Table Mountain on International Day of Climate Action by Dave Estment

Did you know that 24 October was the International Day of Climate Action? The intention of this day, organised by 350.org, was to lift public awareness on the need for an international climate treaty to reach 350. 350.org called upon people from every corner o...
Tranquillity Cracks – Hiking Above Camps Bay
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Tranquillity Cracks – Hiking Above Camps Bay

Tranquillity Cracks, also known as Yellowwood Cracks takes its name from the forest of Yellowwoods growing from a crack in the skull of Table Mountain. Start this walk from the Table Mountain Nature Reserve signpost on Theresa Avenue above Camps Bay.  Follo...
Lions Head – Crouching Lion, Hidden Mountain
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Lions Head – Crouching Lion, Hidden Mountain

Table Mountain is by no means South Africa’s only mountainous draw card - with ranges like the Drakensberg, the Cederberg, the Magaliesberg and a whole list of other ’bergs to choose from, we’d probably have been able to keep Sir Hilary happy for quite some ti...
Waterworks Museum Hike, Cape Town
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Waterworks Museum Hike, Cape Town

The Waterworks Museum Hike is a wonderful 12km walk starting at the top of Table Mountain (at the cable car station) and ending at Constantia Nek.  With a bit of preparation and planning, you could work it that you only spend about five minutes walking uphill ...
Table Mountain Cable Car Station Photo
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Table Mountain Cable Car Station Photo

Our photo of the day is of the Table Mountain Cable Car Station. There are many ways to reach the top of the famous mountain (see Table Mountain Hiking Trails), but the most popular is to take the Cable Car to the top ... You can now buy your tickets fo...
Buy Table Mountain Tickets Online
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Buy Table Mountain Tickets Online

Buy Table Mountain Tickets Online: As of August 17, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway has introduced a ticketing system that allows visitors to purchase tickets online. This is great news as you can now avoid waiting in queues at the ticket office and head straig...
View from the Top … (of Table Mountain)
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View from the Top … (of Table Mountain)

Photographs of the view taken from the top of Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain. View more photos in our  photo-gallery on SA-Venues.com at Table mountain photographs or if hiking on Table Mountain appeals to you, see our article published earlier this week Ta...
Table Mountain Hikes
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Table Mountain Hikes

Any Capetonian will admit that winters are pretty wet and windy in Cape Town - but in between the cold fronts we are also treated to sunny, crisp and clear warm days.  Perfect for getting out into the great outdoors! Last Sunday I did just that - my brother an...