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Table Mountain National Park


Please note:
  • The Upper Tokai Road and in particular the arboretum including Listers Tea Room remains closed in the interest of the safety of the public and user groups. We understand that hikers, cyclists, horse riders and dog walkers are eager to get back into activity but at this stage there are too many hazards including potential tree falls. We will communicate any changes in the near future promptly.
  • Due to the fire in the Park, Upper Tokai will be closed indefinitely to the public. This closure includes access to all the mountain biking tracks.
  • Silvermine East and West are closed due to the fire, until further notice. Table Mountain National Park needs to assess the damage and ensure the location is safe for all users before the gates can be reopened.
  • The Silvermine Tented Camp has been badly burnt in a fire. It will be closed indefinitely until the damage can be assessed and rebuilt. Please contact the Reservations office on 021 7127471 for further information.
  • As a result of load shedding, credit card payments are slightly delayed at the Cape of Good Hope Gate and can result in longer waiting times on entry. Please note that The Funicular service does not run during load shedding.
  • During load shedding the life of the credit card machines at Boulders is limited by the battery life of the machines. Bearing this in mind, you might be requested to pay in cash on entry during load shedding periods.
  • Table Mountain National Park will close for all filming, events and functions (bar Signal Hill) on 15 December 2015 and reopen on 18 Jan 2016.
  • Wild Card, Activity Permit and Green Card sales are now at the Tokai Plantation Office, also in Tokai Road. Tel: 021 712 7471. Please note we recommend you retain your proof of purchase or renewal letter for your Wild Card membership in your car, to facilitate entry at TMNP gates when the power is down. The Wild Card office does not have a wheelchair ramp; please call in advance to make arrangements for access on 021 712 7471. Open Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 12:30 and 13:00 to 16:00.
  • For directions to the new office herewith a map to Tokai Manor House and Wild Card Sales.

This natural world heritage site, and Natural New 7 Wonder of the World, is a haven of magnificent mountains plunging into crystal seas fringed with bleached white sands of the Cape Peninsula. The mountain chain stretches from Signal Hill in the north, to Cape Point in the South and is also home to the world’s smallest, yet most diverse floral kingdom, The Cape Floristic Region.

Table Mountain National Park is a must-visit for anyone in Cape Town, local or international. From open access hikes and beautiful forest walks to pristine picnic and day-visit spots to secluded picturesque accommodation facilities throughout the park, there is plenty to do, see and experience.

Conservation fees are payable at only three access-controlled sections of the park, Cape of Good Hope, Boulders Penguin Colony and Silvermine.

Must sees for this park include:

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