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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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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

Excellent no words describe the experience Cable cars are cancelled due to wind so check with reception at hotel before experiencing the once in a life time experience that cable cars are in operation on the day.

Thank paulinedownunder2016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Closest of the big 4 sight seeing destinations in Cape Town ,South Africa. Breathtaking scenery, beautiful setting and gorgeous views at top of mountain. Tram is awesome , but waiting in line takes forever if you go before 1:00pm. Also, hike is moderately difficult, but...More

Thank ChefHef65
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After going on my first paragliding experience off signal Hill and feeling exillerated we went up the 'new' (ashamedly I had only previously been up the old cable car previously). Firstly the ticket for the Birthday ride was an absolute breeze and if it was...More

Thank Baz055
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had pre booked tickets but that still meant a near 2 hour queue today which was disappointing! It looked like if you bought them on the day you had less of a queue which defies reason! The wait was worth it as it was...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited early on a glorious Sunday morning, having purchased tickets in advance before we left the UK. We arrived by taxi at 8am, there where already long queues even though it didn't open till 8.30am, once open however the queues moved quickly and we...More

Thank Kitmatkat
Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the best things to do in CT, so don't miss it but go early it gets really crowded. The view is amazing and I absolutely recommend to hike the way up and take the cableway only to come down. Take your...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed yesterday

Just stunning. Advise to pre-book your tickets to avoid the long queue although, you will still have to wait but well worth it!

Thank Beesands
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If the gruelling Table Mountain hike is not for you (like it wasn't for me), this is a really great (and only) alternative. The floor revolves as it climbs/descends, so no one can hog the best viewpoint. Slightly terrifying but it a good way ;)...More

Thank Kuruma135
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You must go online and purchase your tickets otherwise the wait in the very long line will easily be a couple of hours ( if your lucky!) Even with a pre purchased tickets we still had to queue for an hour! The queue to Descend...More

Thank Jackiefm
Reviewed 2 days ago

Overall duration about 3 hours including queuing for the cable rides. A fantastic view from atop table mountain, and was very fascinated by the 360turn of the cable car. Small cafes and restrooms provided at the top.

Thank NaniSG
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28 August 2017|
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Response from askuksia | Reviewed this property |
We went in August. However, general info that we obtained locally & from experience: a) Booking online is simple and avoids a wait in the queue. So, I would recommend. b) Cable cars may be closed due to winds- these are... More
28 July 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
December tickets will be available online at Webtickets from October. Thanks
25 July 2017|
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Response from Trevor S | Reviewed this property |
The easiest route is via Platteklip Gorge. The start of the track is a km or so past the lower cable car terminal. The walk is quite steep but the views are amazing. It is a short walk from the top of the track to the... More