The Fynbos Guy

My name is Dominic Chadbon aka The Fynbos Guy.

I’m a qualified and registered mountain hiking guide
with 20 years of guiding and teaching experience.


It’s not just a hike, it’s an experience.


Table Mountain hiking or Cape Point hiking

It’s what I do


Botanical Tours

I specialise in them


Birding Trips

It’s my passion


Family Hikes

Bring everyone

I specialise in half-day, full-day and multi-day hiking tours throughout the Western Cape – tailor-made to your requirements.

Latest Blog Entries

Cape Town Fires: The Race Begins

It’s been seven weeks since fire devastated the central mountains of the Cape Peninsula but they are already turning green. Fresh new leaves are everywhere you look, pushing skywards with unmistakable urgency; after all, fire in the fynbos is nothing less than the... read more

A Half Day Cape Point Tour – With a Difference

OK, let me get it straight out of the way. A half day Cape Point tour with The Fynbos Guy means we won’t be going down to the tip of the reserve, to Cape Point, where the lighthouse is. Oh alright, we can nip down if you want but it’s really not necessary. Here’s why.... read more

What they say about me

We wanted to write just to tell you how much fun we had hiking Lion’s Head with you and our friends back in September! We’ve been so sad to be back home – the entire trip was really wonderful. Our hike with you was definitely a highlight of our time in Cape Town. Christine (USA)

Thank you so much for an absolutely fantastic and truly memorable day. The kids loved it and your interaction with them was a sight to behold! Physically challenging, interactive, educational…it was paradise, thank you for your huge role in making such an experience. Ian (Cape Town)

thank you once again for the great hikes which we thoroughly enjoyed – they were are real highlight. I am still trying to channel that feeling of standing on Table Mountain taking in the view now I am back to the office and the cool Tasmanian weather. Cathy (Australia)

Whether you want a lazy ramble or a white-knuckle scramble

I have the routes and the experience to meet your expectations.

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