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Cape Town Travel Guide

Hiking and Canyoning

Cape Town and the surrounding areas offer some of the finest hiking in the world.

Longer walking tours (four days and longer) outside Cape Town can be arranged through Active Africa 021/788–6083. www.active-africa.com.

Kloofing, known as canyoning in the United States, is the practice of following a mountain stream through its gorge, canyon, or kloof by swimming, rock hopping, and jumping over waterfalls or cliffs into deep pools. There are some exceptional kloofing venues in the Cape.

Table Mountain Walks offers various hikes, including options at Table Mountain and Silvermine Nature Reserve, with a well-informed guide (R400–R650). 021/715–6136. www.tablemountainwalks.co.za.

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