If you love mountains, and all things hiking, you’ve come to the right place!

In the drop down menu you’ll find more information regarding Justin’s mountain adventures and travels, along with his daily work as a mountain guide on Table Mountain and around the Western Cape of South Africa.  

For an immersive nature experience consider joining Justin Hawthorne in the field on one of his mountain excursions. As a full-time professional mountain guide in South Africa, Justin leads a variety of different hikes and nature tours around Cape Town. His focus area is on Table Mountain and the chain of mountains running south to the Cape of Good Hope where he has a lifetime of experience. It is in these mountains that he grew up exploring the great outdoors and developed a love for the natural environment. Fynbos, forests, mammals and ecology are strong discussion points along any excursion – be it a leisurely coastal walk or an adventurous mountain scramble. 

Not only does Justin guide on the Table Mountain range, but also in other Cape mountains from the Cederberg, Groot Winterhoek, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch Mountains, Boland and Kogelberg among others – with both day and overnight hikes on offer. 

Browse through Table Mountain National Park and Western Cape Hiking for more info into these trips. 

Disa uniflora (Orchidaceae)
Moody scenes over the Jonkershoek Valley in Stellenbosch.