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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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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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 great experience

We had prebooked tickets and got there early morning to beat the crowds. (a very wise decision looking at the huge queues when we came out) It was very well organised, and very... read more

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Ascot UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had prebooked tickets and got there early morning to beat the crowds. (a very wise decision looking at the huge queues when we came out) It was very well organised, and very informative.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Please buy your tickets before going up the mountain. It's really nice the scenery but the cue was way to long. And with tree kids playing around and some mean grown ups without any patience ( of course they were tourists, the local people are really friendly and relaxed) With less than the 35 degrees I would definitely do the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's Amazing , if you have the choice to do one thing in Cape Town , the best option would be the table mountain cableway . Try to avoids the weekends and the public holiday because it will be crowded . The best timing is afternoon because the weather gets cooler . You can go by uber or taxi your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best way, go on red Open top bus trip and get ticket when booking bus --this saves about 30 minutes at busy time queuing at cable car . Lift car rotates as it ascends and descends Shop at top and café too. Fantastic views -obviously when Table Cloth (Clouds) do not cover the summit --If it is cleat one day... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a real good time taking the cable car down the mountain. I liked how the engineering of this cable car is all visible as it is really intriguing to see how it works. The floor of the cable car rotates and it's a beautiful view from all sides. I would recommend buying tickets beforehand like I did to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Efficiently run, excellent staff, brilliant experience. This is by far the best cable car experience I have enjoyed. No location in the cable car is a bad one because it revolves. Safe and fun! Our kids loved it as did we!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very convenient and provides lovely views. Walking down would be quite taxing (and not particularly worth it, as you've seen it all, if you walked up!).

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After moving to Cape Town we bought an annual 'cable card' which allows for unlimited rides and comes in very handy after hiking up the mountain on any of the various routes. The staff are friendly and every ride makes us proud to live here.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At first I wasn't keen on going to Table Mountain Cableway as I had been up there quite a few times already, but eventually my friends and family convinced me to come with them! I am so happy that I actually went- myself and one of my friends decided we would do the tour on Table Mountain and I was... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful cable car trip up to Table mountain! Long lines went quick because of nice, good staff! Buy your tickets online or on hop on hop off buses to avoid queues to buy tickets.

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