bout Us

Achmat Jackson Adventures was formed in 2014 by Achmat Jackson, a seasoned and experience guide, with accreditation in Adventure Networks; CATHSSETA, a registered member of Cape Town Tourism and First Aid..

Achmat Jackson, The Managing Director of AJA, has been a seasoned and accredited hiker for the past 21 years and started High Altitude trekking in 2002. The first summit of Mount Kilimanjaro took place in the same year. The team have the ambition and full intention of climbing the Seven Summits; that is the highest mountain in each continent and has subsequently achieved 3 of the 7:

1) Kilimanjaro
2) Elbrus
3) Aconcagua

Their goal is that their determination can be an inspiration to their community where they reside and other communities’ at large throughout the country.

The team furthermore has a vision of inspiring others, that one can have dreams and achieve great challenges despite the disadvantages they may face, be it physical or circumstantial.


To date the team lead by Achmat Jackson Adventures has accomplished the multiple
International Achievements as follows.

• Peak Lenana (4985m) – Kenya, December 2013
• Island Peak (5900m) – Nepal India, April 2012
• Aconcagua (6962m) – Argentina ; January 2011
• Kilimanjaro (5895m) – Tanzania ; September 2010 – Leader of
   Expedition (as per Ronnie Muhl)
• Elbrus (5642m) – Russia; August 2008
• Mount Aconcagua, Argentina (5900m) – South America Dec 2006
• Kilimanjaro (5895m) – Tanzania 2005
• Kilimanjaro (5895m) – Tanzania 2002
• The Inca Trail – Peru – South America 2004
• Kilimanjaro (5895m) – Tanzania 2002

Most 5-day and weekend trails in the Western Cape, Drakensberg, Fish River Canyon and Nauklauft 8-day – Namibia

Local Conquests and Summits of Plattekloof Gorge, Table Mountain
1) In 2009 i completed a total 100 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
2) In 2010 i completed a total 104 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
3) In 2011 i completed a total 104 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
4) In 2012 i completed a total 94 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
5) In 2013 i completed a total 110 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
6) In 2014 i completed a total 120 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
7) In 2015 i completed a total 150 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
8) In 2016 1 completed a total 120 Summits of Platteklip Gorge
9) To date (13 Dec 17) for 2017 I have completed a total of 126 Summits of Platteklip Gorge