Cape Canopy Tours
excursions activities

Age Groups

  • 5-9
  • 10-12
  • 13+

Cape Canopy Tours 

Situated in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve, Cape Canopy Tours have partnered with CapeNature to take you into a previously inaccessible and pristine part of this amazing World Heritage Site. Only one hour from Cape Town, they offer a fully guided adventure activity for nature enthusiasts of ages 5 to 75! There is also plenty more fun family-friendly activities and things to do with kids in Elgin.

The following will be included in your tour:

4 x 4 trip
Fully guided trip (13 platforms, 11 slides and a swing bridge)
Complimentary light lunch
Rain gear if needed

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What to expect

After a safety briefing and kitting up at the reception, guests 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 all the while providing an enlightening and educational experience, providing 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, we transport you back down to enjoy a light meal together.

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Need to know

Weight restrictions:
Our cables are designed to hold several tons, however, in order to safely enjoy the tour, we require our clients to be able to fit comfortably into a full-body safety harness, with a weight limit of 120kg.
Please note that if you weigh over 120kg, but you’re fit and in good shape, it is likely that your body shape will fit comfortably in the harness with no problems at all.
We regret, that participating in the Cape Canopy Tour experience is not permitted when pregnant.
Fitness required:
Cape Canopy Tour is an adventure activity, and we recommend a reasonable level of fitness. You will need to hike for 1km up and out of the mountain after the tour.

What to bring:

Please be sure to bring warm clothes since the weather in the Cape can be unpredictable – especially up in the mountains.
Comfortable shoes to walk in.
Rain gear will be provided in wet weather.


Minimum spend

  • per adult
  • per child
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