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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Loved spending the day here! Definitely recommend getting tickets ahead of time and getting there early to avoid the ticket office and long line. Unbelievable views!

Thank Wade5780
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Why strain yourself with walking and climbing up this beautiful Mountain, when you can simply glide up and enjoy the magnificent views from the safety of the Cable Car? Since my first ride (in cars that are now on "historical" display at the entrance to...More

Thank Derek N
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have been up table mountain before, but this time we took are 13yr old grandson up and he could not believe just what is up there, he said what we going up there? for typical child, but soon shut him up he was well...More

Thank Ross P
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Wow I never expected the views to be as stunning as they were. Table Mountain is amazing, it is hard to put into words. I went up Table Mountain at sunrise for the extra experience and what an experience it was. I booked before hand...More

Thank hanf06
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

High Season either you arrive at 7am or you will have to wait 3-4 hours in line! Only one shuttle bus to bring people up to the cable way, ridiculousMore

Thank JoaoZonig
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Hi Joao, thanks for the review. During peak season we do experience a high volume of visitors and therefore longer queues. We suggest pre-booking tickets online and visiting in the afternoons, when it is less busy. We are working with MyCiTi to try and run...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A must see for all visiting Table Mountain. Go in the evening on a clear day so as to take in the daytime views, the sunset from Table mountain is quite an experience. Views of Cape Town lit up at night from Table Mountain are...More

Thank drmadhu1973
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great to visit the mountain again with family. Needs to be a good clear day to go up, but the views are spectacular. Queues a little long though

Thank lokuthula
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Cableway is very modern facility. It takes about 60 peoplefor 4 minutes up. what is more interestingisthat it males a turn ofalmost 360degrees around its axesand thus give opportunity to people tohave a great view.

Thank inikolova
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The best engineered cableway that takes you to the top of the Table Mountain within minutes. They have used the best engineers to design this cableway. It is very flawless and the design is amazing

Thank Hlalo G
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The ride and views on the way up and down are spectacular and there is even a few views with a breeze.

Thank Jerry K
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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
28 July 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
December tickets will be available online at Webtickets from October. Thanks
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