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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 424 8181
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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

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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Table Mountain

If it's clear do it. Don't wait or you may miss it. Cable car floor rotates so everyone gets the view.

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If it's clear do it. Don't wait or you may miss it. Cable car floor rotates so everyone gets the view.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Visit to Table Mountain is beautiful. Remember that this is weather depending experience, sometimes the view might seem so clear and cable car cannot operate due to strong wind. Always check their operating status online or ask the reception of the hotel to call upfront. Its very advisable to buy the tickets online as it will shorten your waiting time... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Will be cold in winter. Very good view of Cape Town and its surroundings. Best view during the hot days, when there is no fog. High winds and dense mist or fog will result in closure. Call before you visit if any of the above condition seemed to exist. Various view points at the top and restaurant is also available.

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Thank lennypn935
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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The cable car is modern and seems safe and takes you to the top of table mountain. the cable car rotates through 360 degrees as you travel up and down, so you get panoramic views as you travel. There are some windows left deliberately unglazed so you are not hindered when taking photos. It is a must if you are... More 

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Pretoria
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This is one of the Cape gems. Spectacular in every sense even if waiting time is long . Do not miss if weather is good . Must do

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Thank Mike W
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The cable car to Table Mountain was breathtaking!!! Really enjoy the trails at the top. Pictures taken by Table Mountain Cable car staff were excellent and were a good value.

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Thank Charisse B
Denver, Colorado
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Well worth it, book online, tickets are good for a week, taxi or uber to the base, weather, clouds, fog or wind can be a problem so pick the right day.

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Thank FDXXX
Brisbane, Australia
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The cable cars are pretty cool but it was over so quickly! When your on the mountain it was pretty crowded and hard to get a good picture without people trying to get in your way.

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Thank patriciadrew28
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We went on a Saturday morning. The place was extremely busy, long lines. Not a lit of parking so be prepared to park along the road and walk. Wear good walking shoes. Bring a bottle of water and light jacket, as it can be cooler on top. They really cram a lot of people into each cable car but the... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Only way up unless you're a climber with that entails! the car rotates so you get a panoramic view on the way up and down - queues at both ends but worth it!

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