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Table Mountain Abseil

Duration: Half Day

Table Mountain Abseil

If you are looking for action and adventure during your holiday in Cape Town, abseiling off the magnificent Table Mountain will be hard to beat. After a thrilling ascent to the top, you can enjoy spectacular views of Cape Town before repelling yourself down a dramatic, 1000 metre vertical drop above the deep blue Atlantic Ocean. Not to be missed, this is the experience of a lifetime.

Table Mountain is one of South Africa’s most beautiful natural landmarks and an extremely popular tourist attraction in Cape Town. Every year thousands of visitors make the ascent via cable car or hiking to enjoy awe-inspiring vistas from the summit, and to explore the numerous walking and nature trails through Table Mountain National Park, which is renowned for its rich biodiversity. The highest point of Table Mountain is Maclear's Beacon, which rises 1,086m above sea level. This is where many adventure-seekers choose to descend the mountain in one of the most exciting way possible – abseiling.

Table Mountain’s ‘Long Drop’ is the world’s highest commercial abseil, and the 112-metre controlled descent is undoubtedly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Prepare for the ultimate adrenaline rush as you stand on the edge of the vertical rocky cliff face, dangling above the vast expanse of Cape Town from a single rope. The panoramic views are truly breathtaking, encompassing the City Bowl, the Atlantic Ocean, numerous sandy bays and the rugged peaks of Cape Peninsula, which include the famous Cape Point. This is undoubtedly one of the most unique ways to view the coastal beauty of Cape Town.

As you slowly and carefully make your descent, the tourists and mountaintop disappear from view. This is the prefect time to reflect on the tranquility and natural beauty surrounding you. You can even stop and taking photos on the way down if you’re brave enough to take your hands off the rope! Enjoy the weightless sensation before your feet hit solid ground again, although you will probably be floating on air for the rest of the day.

No climbing experience is necessary to enjoy this unforgettable adventure. Equipment is provided and experienced professional abseiling instructors will be there to guide you safely all the way down. Remember to dress accordingly as weather conditions on the mountain change frequently and vary to the rest of Cape Town. If you love extreme sports, this is the tour for you.

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