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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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Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful trip up an hiking around. Buy your tickets in advance online, as the wait was much longer for those that do not. You can use your ticket within 7 days of the day you book so no worries.

Thank 984Shelly
Reviewed yesterday

Long queue at the summit, took awhile to admit everyone into the cablecar. Views were good, but nothing to scream about. A little pricey

Thank seexuanbin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When visiting table mountain ensure to go early, when skies are blue and hopefully no wind. It is advisable to buy tickets online, we only found this out after being in the queue for more than an hour in the sun. It is poorly organised...More

Thank Thanya79
Reviewed yesterday

Table mountain is a must do , if you walk or take cable car the views are amazing you can walk around for hours take some great pictures , cafe and shop at the top .

Thank mcubitt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Ariel cableway offers a breath taking view of sea from various sides when one reaches the top.Even when one enters the cable carriage it rotates while sliding up and or down offering various views to tourist of the lower plane. It’s an enjoyable hassle...More

Thank JayantSathe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

you dont believe this power,size and capacity of cable car.about40perdons by one cable car and also high gradient elevating power make it so fun for you

Thank Armin H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We bought our tickets for the cable car in the hotel to avoid the long lines. The cable car takes about 5 minutes to go up the mountain. The car rotates 360 degrees thereby allowing all passengers to have a spectacular view. About one million...More

Thank Munir D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Table Mountain deserves to be a city icon! It is magnificent from every single end you look at, down or above. The table car rotates so that everyone can have access to a 360 degree view! A trip to Cape Town is not completed without...More

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

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 2 days ago

Recommend going to table mountain at seven in am. It opens at eight am. Otherwise the lines could be two hours up and two hours to get down. At 8 am there was no line and no wait to get down. Great view.

Thank bjthaler
Reviewed 3 days ago

The 360 element of the cable cart is the big win with this one. Choose the right spot in the cart and you could get the perfect panoramic picture of Cape Town. Highly recommended with a cable cart up and the possibility of hiking down...More

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

Thank you for your review

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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.
28 October 2017|
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Response from drbhavik2006 | Reviewed this property |
There are benches near que line
28 October 2017|
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Response from Amanda H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are seats (bench) under the fairly shaded screened area of the queues, however, they run down the section between pre-purchased tickets and queue waiting to purchase tickets, basically they're shared with two... More