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Quite a hard walk from the cable car station but great views all the way

Maclear's Beacon is the highest point on Table Mountain so probably worth doing for that fact if... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Andrew B
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Anti-climax

After hiking up to the top of table mountain we saw the trail to Maclear’s Beacon. It’s such an... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
MFC31
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London, United Kingdom
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Highest Point of Table Mountain, Table Mountain National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Maclear's Beacon is the highest point on Table Mountain so probably worth doing for that fact if nothing else. Being the wrong side of 60 I found it quite a hard c 90 minute walk from the the upper cable car station to the beacon....More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

After hiking up to the top of table mountain we saw the trail to Maclear’s Beacon. It’s such an easy trek, takes about 35 minutes each way. Once there though, it’s a bit anti-climatic! The views are still spectacular, but the beacon itself isn’t worth...More

Thank MFC31
Reviewed 3 December 2017

It's a pretty easy hike to get to Maclear's Beacon. I would recommend it for anyone that wants to move away from the tourists at the top of the cable car area.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of extra effort required if you have made to top of Table Mountain to say that you’ve touched the summit. As cairns go this is quite a big one!

Thank Peter Y
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It was amazing to be at Maclear's Beacon… We walked app.2 hours but it was enjoyable and unforgettable… To be in the nature top of the Table Mountain was an unexplained experience… JUST DO IT...

Thank Saffary
Reviewed 14 March 2017

defnitely a sight to behold one cannot visit Cape town without experiencing this awesome experience of visiting one of the seven wonders of the world Gods creation in all of his Glory,Stunning awesome majestic

Thank Sweetienoel
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Of course everyone wants to ascend to the the highest point of Table Mountain, but I assure you, the hike, and other parts of the trek (or cable car...I suggest trek up and car down) are far more spectacular. Dont make the journey just for...More

Thank MLB0714
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A bit of a trek over difficult terrain, not suitable for elderly people! Amazing sites and view. Quite expensive to actually get there........

Thank adriancooper5
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The 360-degree views from the top are simply breathtaking. I highly recommend hitting this spot on your hike, and absolutely do not forget your camera!

Thank Tria M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The hike from the cableway station on the top of the mountain is so worth it - lovely walkway, but make sure to take drinks along, esp on warm days. Maybe a few benches could be added? Views are just awesome, even along the walk...More

Thank BushyD
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