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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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Absolute must if in Cape Town

I cannot imagine visiting Cape Town and skipping this view. Amazing!! We were fortunate to go when their was mild cloud cover so we were able to get clear views of the city and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I cannot imagine visiting Cape Town and skipping this view. Amazing!! We were fortunate to go when their was mild cloud cover so we were able to get clear views of the city and also experience clouds rolling over the top of the mountain. Excellent! Be prepared with a jacket as even in warm weather (we were there in summer)... More 

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Windsor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Awesome views of Cape Town, was a little cold when we went up (sunset special) but definitely worth a trip. Be careful... the cable car rotates, made me feel a little queasy initially.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a brilliant experience. Hold on to your hat at the top. Expect to queue during the summer season. If you visit later in the day take a jacket, even if it's boiling in the day. It gets cold up the top.

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Wilmslow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a quick chair lift to the top of Table mountain. It only takes a few minutes to complete. However, if you queue for a ticket, you can have a long wait, especially around midday. Get there early. The ride itself is quite spectacular, as the car rotates through 360 degrees. So no matter where you are you will... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Simply amazing and efficient. It's a must do in SA and combined with the hop on hop off tour I would highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I understand why this is now part of the 7 new wonders of the world. The view is maxing and climbing there with that turning lift is a great idea. There up you can go for a walk and enjoué all the various panorama count 2 h at least

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Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Cableway provides an unforgettable experience. The cable cars rotate 360 degrees providing some jaw-dropping views of the city and surroundings. Mountains, ocean, sunsets, beaches. Spectacular!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The cable car is a great way to see some spectacular scenery and quickly get to the top of table Mountain and get back down again. However I would suggest rather than queueing for a ticket at the base of the cable car lift you would be better off buying a ticket at the hop on hop off bus ticket... More 

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Thank you so much! The Cableway team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very touristic but still one of the place you will have to go to if you are in Cape Town. Amazing views on the surroundings. We bought the tickets online upfront and loaded them on the smartphone, it worked perfectly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to see the views, I would really recommend it, but to avoid the queues go just after 3 pm, as there is a lull in the visitors passing through. You still have loads of time, but less hanging around.

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