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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We were told weather up on the mountain was fickle, and as soon as you get a clear day go straight up. So when we arrived in Capetown midmorning to a still day with blue skies, we headed straight up. Lucky we did, as the...More

Thank Kezza61
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place! Touched by God. My best trip ever. Never saw such a beautiful place in my entire life

Thank Dânia S
Reviewed yesterday

The views are splendid and we would not have missed them or the ride in the cable car (with its revolving floor). We went on a Saturday, about 3pm, with splendid weather, possibly one of the worst times to choose. As other reviewers say, do...More

Thank whatsnottaken80
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Who doesn't want to go to the top Table Mountain while in Cape Town? Er.. Probably 0! Of course this place can be very frustrating and you can be very unlucky. It is weather dependent and even on a day with clear skies the wind...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed yesterday

All the Capetown visitors come here. Sunny day after bad weather a day before gets even worse. Buy a ticket in advance online or at hop on hop off office in advance for a shorter line.

Thank TravelProNewYork
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Table Mountain is absolutely amazing and the Cable Car is the very best way to see it. The views from the top looking down over the city, cape and Robben Island are utterly mesmerising. Go early in the morning though as the queues at the...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrive early or go later in day to avoid long lines. We went as a stop as the hop on hop off bus. Arrived around 16:00, no line.

Thank TATSanDiego
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cableway is great and on a clear day the views from the top are stunning. Best to buy tickets in advance and arrive early. The lines get quite long, and if you do not buy a ticket in advance you have to wait in...More

Thank USR1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visit early on a good day to avoid queues and take in great views from Table Mountain. Floor in cable car revolves to ensure everyone gets a great view. It is possible to walk but cable car is a nice experience.

Thank iomdave007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the table mountain in the morning by cable car. It's moving while you are going up. So you can enjoy the landscape. It was foggy in the morning. We couldn't see the landscape but waited for 3 hrs and spent great time in...More

Thank semrahosgor
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heatherstoneberg
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
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thepatricks_2
28 July 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
December tickets will be available online at Webtickets from October. Thanks
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xxAmanda-Suexx
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
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