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Cape Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The ride up is quick and smooth. Little waiting and no troubles along the way. You can choose to ride both ways but many in out group wanted to walk down (after lunch, of course) just for the exercise and photo opportunities.

Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well worth using since the walk is long and steep. It is about a 4 minute ride. Nothing special but very functional and you will be glad to have used it versus walking up. Cost was R80 and we were lucky enough to...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of our group decided to walk to the top, to see the light house and the view. We queued for the Funicular but the queue was soo long that they got to the top at the same time as us! It was quicker coming...More

Thank skindiverDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the funicular to the top and walked down. Staff were friendly and the service is efficient running every three or four minutes.

Thank DecMul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having done Table Mountain we ventured to the end of Africa to go to the top via the funicular. The ride was fine , but the views at the top were well worth the effort to get there. If you have done Table Mountain you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must wait in lines to buy tickets. Each car holds approx 65-people. Excellent views of ocean once atop. Can be windy. Gift shop.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 11 October 2018

At every three minutes, the "Flying Dutchman Funicular" connects "Cape Point" (lower station) to the iconic lighthouse (upper station) of historical "Cape of Storms" (now officially known as "Cape of Good Hope")! Adult tickets' prices range between SAR65 to SAR70, depending on period of the...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This was a great way to get to the top of the area with wonderful views. We got there early before the crowds, which was nice, as it can get very crowded when the tour buses start rolling in. You can spend as long as...More

Thank sellrd
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It's very steep otherwise though not a long way but with a rucksack on your back and a schedule to keep, it makes no sense not to take this modestly-priced convenience. Shops at the top and the bottom, splendid views from the top - What's...More

Thank OLDGIT71
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The Flying Dutchman is actually a tram that climbs the hill in the Cape Peninsula area. The name is also a monicker for a fmaous DJ in Singapore who now featurss on the morning show on FM 91.3 pn Mondays ro Friday

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