Kasteelspoort to Upper Cable Station Via Echo Valley

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Kasteelspoort to Upper Cable Station Via Echo Valley is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near the city of Bakoven that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

7.3 miles 3533 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

The hike starts from the most southern residential area of Camps Bay, heads up one of the gullies between the 12 Apostles. Once on top of Table Mountain, use a myriad of trails to pass some huts used by the South Africa Scouts (there's a public hut as well that looks like it would be a great place for a picnic). You'll pass above the reservoirs and head through Echo Valley towards the upper cable station. There is a cafe and shops at the top, which is a great place for a sandwich and a beer. The cable car costs 125 rand to go down. Lots of streams, birds, and steps.

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