OUR SERVICES

We do tour hikes/expeditions, customised unique packages, group bookings as well as Corporate Team Building

Explore Table Mountain with Achmat Jackson Adventures

OUR TRIPS PRICE
PLATTEKLIP GORGE = Quick Trip
R750 pp *
Top of Platteklip Gorge to the Mclears Summit, 1h30m round trip * R100 extra
Cost for Cable Car Ride one way: R125, if the cable car is closed due strong winds
HALF DAY (HIKING ROUTES)
Lion’s Head
R700 pp
Devil’s Peak
R700 pp
HALF DAY (SCRAMBLE ROUTES)
India Venster (Window) to Cable Car
R1000 pp*
Kloof Corner Ridge to Cable Car
R1500 pp*
FULL DAY
Kasteels Poort
Skeleton Gorge down Nursary Ravine ** R55 extra (Kirstenbosch Gardens Entry)
R1000 pp *
Platteklip to Constantia Nek (Transport from Constantia excluded)
R1000 pp
SUNRISE OR SUNSET HIKES
Platteklip
R750 pp *
Lion’s Head
R700 pp

PRICING

PRICES ARE PER PERSON (PP) FOR 2 OR MORE PEOPLE

Where * shown, Descent is by Cabelcar @ R 125 per person which is paid directly to the Cableway Company. If for any reason there are strong winds and the cableway closes, the only option would be a walking descent. Cost for this would be R115 per person payable to your guide unless alternate arrangements are made.

PRICES EXCLUDES:

• Kirstenbosch Entrance Fee @ R55 per person
• Cableway far @ R125 per person (Children under 18 pays half price)

TIPS

GUIDELINES OF WHAT TO BRING-ALONG TIPS:

• Sunhat, Sunblock and Sunglasses
• Good Walking Boot or Trainers as well as a small backpack.
• Warm top and light jacket / windbreaker
• Water, at least 2ltrs for half day hikes and more for longer trips
• Snacks, such as fruit, energy bars, sandwiches, muf fins, nuts etc.

T’S AND C’S

Payment strictly in cash on the day or eft in advance at the time of confirming the booking. Bookings will not be confirmed unless proof or payment has been supplied.

Please note everyone meets at the starting points of the hikes booked, which will be advised on your booking information pack.

If a hike is booked and there is a no show or no cancellations in advance, we will not refund in any way. Terms and conditions will be provided with booking confirmation

CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING

Over the past few decades, management theory has evolved from the promotion of competitive work environments to the development of co-operative ones. As part of this evolution, businesses has put an ever increasing emphasis on team building. The main goal of team building is productivity and employee wellness, whereby employees learn to work together more effectively and able to do their work more efficiently as well as increase employee motivation and commitment.

This creates an environment of which fosters problem solving as well as encourage creativity. Where better than to do this and experience it outdoors.

Achmat Jackson Adventures has developed various programs and initiatives in respect of Team Building and Employee Wellness, which would be unique to your particular industry. No two team building exercises would necessarily be the same. What better way than to do this using our natural resources, such as our hiking trails and mountains at our disposal. Our dedicated team will customise Team Building events, specific to your needs and outcomes, and aligned to your specific industry.

As a result, Achmat Jackson Adventures ensures a committed, motivated and aligned team within your organisation and as such contributes to Employee Wellness.

PERSONAL TRAINING PLANS

Achmat Jackson Adventures has assisted in preparing and “Hike-Training” the following people for Kilimanjaro & ALL had successful summits.

Sam Williams –friend & Avid Hiker (2005)
Almyr Paulse – friend & Avid Hiker (2010)

In June & July of 2010, we trained 5 women for their preparation for Kilimanjaro expedition in a total of 8 weeks. In September of the same year, we were approached by Ronnie Muhl of Global Adventures to lead the expedition.

Herewith are the names of the woman below:

Anita Fredericks – from Couch Potato to Summit Kilimanjaro (no former hiking experience)

Debbie Naidoo – Grandmother (a bit of hiking experience)

Megan Pentz-Kluyts – 3 year Argus Cycle participant (no formal Hiking experience)

Porchia Sprague – no formal hiking experience

Marcel D’allende – no formal hiking experience

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Achmat Jackson Adventures’ has always had a vision to support social development and commitment projects and as such has participated in the Platteklip Charity Challenge, in aid of Charity for Community Development Projects.

Some of the results as follows:

Name Summits Money Raised
Achmat Jackson 16 Summits Total: R44 700.00
Stephen 13 Summits Total: R59 900.00
Nicholas 16 Summits Total: R43 900.00
Tom 18 Summits Total: R21 800.00
Renato 17 Summits Total: R9 800.00
Inky 20 Summits Total: R25 200.00

1) Total Platteklip Summits for 2015 150 – this included 30in30 Charity Challenge for Ihata Shelter for abused woman and children. Did 1 summit of Platteklip a day for 30 days in December 2015

2) April 2015 - Platteklip Charity Challenge (five times up) to raised funds for South African Education and Environment Project (http://www.saep.org), collected over R6 000

3) April 2014 - Platte lip Charity Challenge (five times up) to raised funds for a Crèche in Khayelitsha for kids with Aids, collected over R6 000

4) April 2013 - Platteklip Charity Challenge (five times up) to raised funds for a Creche in Khayelitsha for kids with Aids, collected R10 900

5) February 2011 - BatRun, this included the 3 peaks (Platteklip to McLears Beacon, Lions Head and Devils Peaks) on Table Mountain only did 2 peaks, withdrawn due injury.

6) April 2010 - Platteklip Charity Challenge (six times up) to raised funds for a Creche in Khayelitsha for kids with Aids, collected over R12 000

7) February 2010 - BatRun, this included the 3 peaks (Platteklip to McLears Beacon, Lions Head and Devils Peaks) on Table Mountain in a total of 8 hours during the night.

8) February 2009 - BatRun, this included the 3 peaks (Platteklip to McLears Beacon, Lions Head and Devils Peaks) on Table Mountain in a total of 9 hours during the night.

9) April 2009 - Platteklip Charity Challenge (five times up) to raised funds for a Creche in Khayelitsha for kids with Aids, collected over R20 000

10) November 2009 - Reach for a dream challenge up Platteklip to raise funds for kids with terminal illnesses, collected over R6000

11) December 2009, a timed hike up Platteklip for Absail Africa’s birthday.