Full Day – Scheduled (approximately 8 hours)
A zipline canopy tour in the company of soaring eagles, surrounded by breath-taking Cape fynbos panoramas and mountainscapes only an hour’s drive from Cape Town could well be exactly what you are looking for.
Located in the Elgin Valley near Grabouw and scaling the rugged Hottentots Holland mountains in the Cape Nature Reserve of the same name, the Cape Canopy Tour has been listed as one of the world’s hottest new tourism experiences.
This is a fully guided adventure activity for nature enthusiasts of ages 5 to 75!
English tour guide, entrance fees applicable to itinerary.
Cape Nature Conservation Fees
Weight Restriction of 120kg
If there are any small children or guests requiring a tandem, please advise the office in advance.
Pregnancy – not permitted when pregnant
Fitness – Cape Canopy Tour is an adventure activity, and we recommend a reasonable level of fitness. You would need to hike for 1km up and out of the mountain after the activity.
What to bring:
– Please be sure to bring warm clothes since weather in the Cape can be unpredictable – especially up in the mountains.
– Comfortable shoes to walk in, no flip-flops/sandals
– Rain gear will be provided in wet weather
+/- 07:00 – Pick up from the hotel.
Depart Cape Town with your ILIOS Travel guide and journey into the Overberg region of the Western Cape via the magnificent Sir Lowry’s Pass.
Travel into the Elgin Valley which is one of the Cape’s most beautiful fruit growing areas and on to the Hottentots Holland Nature reserve – home to the Cape Canopy Tour.
After a safety briefing and kitting up at the reception, you will be transported by 4×4 high into the mountain range. This is where the fun begins! Two professional guides will accompany each small group, ensuring strict safety standards while providing an enlightening and educational experience through interesting facts about the nature and geology of this interesting area.
Slide along steel cables from platform to platform, taking you past waterfalls and through valleys, enjoying all that mother nature has to offer. With 13 platforms and slides up to 320m long, both nature and adventure enthusiasts will be sure to come back for more! After a short walk back to the vehicle, you will be transported back down to enjoy a light meal (refreshments to own account).
Upon conclusion of the experience we begin our return to Cape Town after a short stop at the Peregrine Farmstall.