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Flying Dutchman Funicular

Cape Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 780 9010
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Interesting ride

Form and function is what you can use to describe the Flying Dutchman Funicular at Cape Point. For... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luc V
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Good service and Charming.

The Flying Dutchman Funicular (also known as the Cape Point) provides a good and friendly service... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ronel V
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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“walk up” (9 reviews)
“light house” (7 reviews)
“cape point” (31 reviews)
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Cape Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 21 780 9010
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"both sides"
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"spectacular views"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Form and function is what you can use to describe the Flying Dutchman Funicular at Cape Point. For those who are physically challenged, this may serve as a means of transportation. For those visiting, but otherwise able bodied, it may be a good idea to...More

1  Thank Luc V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Flying Dutchman Funicular (also known as the Cape Point) provides a good and friendly service, especially with groups and the elderly, at a good rate. This is a quick way to get to the Cape Point Lighthouse. As you rise the views of the...More

Thank Ronel V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice views from the top and you can explore the area, walking around the paths. We chose to climb the steps to the lighthouse. Beautiful views everywhere you look!

Thank mldelrosa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought the return ticket of R70 (say £5) was well worth it. The walk up is more tiring than it would appear at first glance and I preferred to save my energy to walk round at the top etc. There are some lovely views...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

It rotates as it climbs! Wow! Beautiful ride on a sunny day to the top of Table Mountain. Worth the wait in line!

Thank glassfun2
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

The line is worth it the view and the expirience of going up there is magnificent. do not miss it there is a restaurant and a shop up there.

Thank Maritza G
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Helpful for tired legs after we had walked out to cape point with an extra trip down to the beach and back. Waiting in line to get on means we probably didn't save any time, but the reprieve was welcome.

Thank Karin W
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

The Cape Point funicular is an experience with nice all round views. I use it going up to save time and energy. Once at the top station there are two roads, one up to the current lighthouse and one to the east to the lower...More

Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

was great to be so close to the steps to be able walk up to the top of the Lighthouse. The little shop was interesting and bought a few souvenirs ...btw it is the only place to buy T-shirts with Cape Point on it. Just...More

Thank Werodeacamel
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Recommend the ride if you have kids. Its an easy way up and down to the light house. The top can be very very windy though

Thank maryO2897YI
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