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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain. To date the Cableway has transported more than 26 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Be prepared for a long wait and crowded cable ride going up to Table Mountain. If you are lucky enough to be next to the glass, you will be treated to great views on the rotating platform of the cable car. The operators cram too...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed yesterday

It was a bit of s wait because we were there during the summer when it seems that most of South Africa comes to Capetown to escape the summer heat inland. The ride was worth the wait however. The views were spectacular. We went up...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed yesterday

A great experience, every person in the world should visit this amazing awesome magnificent natural wonder

Thank mlsultantt
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fantastic, must do item to have on your bucket list. The cable car is a must almost vertical ascending or descending on your journey and the views are breath taking, Strongly advise get there early as queues can get very long and waiting...More

Thank Alistair R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For most novices i would say it takes 2 hours plus. Not for the faint of heart, the path is rocky and goes straight up! Beware that during high winds the cable car may not run, ie hike back down. Watch the weather, if its...More

Thank 291DEA
Reviewed yesterday

The revolving cable car ride up to the top of the iconic Table Mountain gives you breathtaking views of the beautiful city with its myriad landscapes of beaches, mountains, valleys......Definitely on the to do list before the mist ( affectionately called "The Tablecloth") covers the...More

Thank 461sv
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a ‘must do’ attraction for Cape Town Definitely book your tickets in advance. We skipped past the queue right to the front which was good. The tickets were valid for 7 days so if there is a bad weather day you won’t miss...More

Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Words can't not explain the breath taking views that you experience on the summit of Table Mountain. It's a must do when visiting Cape Town!

Thank IvorLArgun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a scenic mountain, with breathtaking views. The beauty of nature truly surrounds as you ascend the aerial cable car to the mountain top. You’ll likely spend about an hour or so in line so be prepared (same can be for the way down). It’s...More

1  Thank Dor G
Reviewed 3 days ago

An absolute must do outing when visiting Cape Town! Views from the top of Table Mountain is awesome with many photo opportunities. Always take a long sleeve top with, because it can be very cold on top and the weather can change within a few...More

Thank ElmarieM
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. Our ticket prices are on par with similar attractions around the world and we do run specials of up to 50% off for locals. Additionally, locals are entitled to a free ticket on their birthdays. Thanks

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Tessa M
13 January 2018|
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Response from ronniej1872 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only saw this just now. Wait time gets longer the later you go. We went at around 10.00 and it was maybe 15 minutes. When we left around 12.30 it was well over an hour. We went on Jan 1st but I reckon weekends will... More
Nitin M
28 December 2017|
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Response from TableMountainCa | Property representative |
Hi. April is high season for us. We open at 8am, weather permitting. Please pre-book your tickets online. Thanks
sam a
29 November 2017|
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Response from Agata W | Reviewed this property |
It will be windy on the top, so better to take jacket and a cap. It might be interesting to watch the "clouds show", but with strong wind it might not be that enjoyable.