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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 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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A must see landmark. I have to give 10 out of 10 for the way I was treated, having to do this in a wheelchair.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see landmark. I have to give 10 out of 10 for the way I was treated, having to do this in a wheelchair.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've seen lots of views this holiday in SA but the views over looking Cape Town were out of the world! Photos do not even do it justice. My boyfriend and I are very active and walked all the way across the top of the mountain and back which was a fair way but worth it. So have decent walking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just find a spot on the outside area and the cable car rotates all of way around to give a fantastic view!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Some years ago we installed a floor in the restaurant on the top. This necessitated several trips up. Always stunning.

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St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a beautiful hike around the 5 km loop with great views and a clear sky day. We didn't have tickets bought in advance but the wait was short in the morning. I would recommend arriving early in the day as the crowds build later. A beautiful view!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must go on a clear day. Fast efficient and worth every minute. Good eats at the restaurant on top. Stunning views.

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Mellieha, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good service, Highly efficient staff, easily accessible via public transport. It's all very safe and easy and a really good way of getting to the top of table mountain in a shorter time and with much less effort!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ticket queue was very long. We had been warned. Book tickets on line or in advance if you want to risk the weather. We purchased on the day as most days the cloud cover was heavy and we wanted a clear mountain top for the views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't worry if you don't get the best window, because the floor rotates so you can view everything!!! It is awesome!! The personnel driving it are so nice and some very funny!! (we were there on the Dic, 31st 2016)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spectacular panoramic views of Cape Town, we were able to see Robin island attributed to the clear day. However, check the weather, book arrive early to avoid long queues.Take a jacket, the weather does get cold once on top. Lovely walkways, well signposted. Saw a few dassies'.

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