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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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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Oh well... Got there but cable car not running due to high winds. Had a coffee in the café which was fine.

Thank zippy1963
Reviewed yesterday

I could have sitting and watching for hours just the landscape below, so beautiful! Absolutely a must in Cape Town.

Thank 639juham
Reviewed yesterday

You can't visit Cape Town without taking a ride on the Cable Car. The views going up and at the top are breathtaking. However, note that the cable car runs only in good weather conditions so check before you go. Also, bring a jacket because...More

Thank NYtraveler543
Reviewed yesterday

An easy to access attraction, the best part being the rotating platform this cable car provides. No need to rush in for a favored spot, you get a 360 degree view of Cape Town by the time you reach the top. Try going on a...More

Thank Sandeep A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great view weather dependent be sure and buy tickets at hotel long lines tee you can reserve the shuttle to take you and pick you up one to two hours plenty

Thank gail b
Reviewed yesterday

Bare in mind that it is always much cooler on the top so have a jacket, even on a bright sunny day. If you are energetic walk up and take the cableway down.

Thank Jocelyn S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing! A must see and do. Go early so as to avoid the crowds. Many locals climb upwards on multiple paths that one can take. Breathtaking views of the city, the bays and surroundings.

Thank ChrisBiz1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The only thing I can say is wonderful. You need to be flexible with your plans. We were blessed with a crystal clear day when we went, but Table Mountain can close quickly because of winds. If the weather is good try to get up...More

Thank Kelly Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

Traveling up the cable car was fast and comfortable. It gave us the ability to view the cape from the highest point and was beautiful.

Thank Mousecook
Reviewed 2 days ago

The cableway turns as it goes up and down which makes it easy to see 360 degrees! Well organized and not as scary as I thought it would be!

Thank packmybagsreadytogo
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aztraveleroh
When is the Cable car closed for repairs. I've heard it closes for a couple of weeks in July or August.
12 March 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
Hi. The Cableway will be closed for two weeks for annual maintenance from 24 July to 6 August, 2017. Thanks
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aquamermaid
Hi. Is there any other way to go up Table Mountain aside from the Aerial Cableway? Can I get a cab to go up? I am acrophobic and claustrophobic.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
Hi. The only other way up is by hiking one of the three trails up the mountain, with an experienced guide. The Cableway is the only form of motorised transport up. Thanks
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Saundie2014
We are hoping to do the cable ride on 23rd of March this year can we by tickets now or is it too early? Also are the queues likely to be very long at this time of year. Thank you
29 January 2017|
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Response from Jjaymoh | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I concur with people who suggest that you must buy the ticket on the day of your excursion depending on the weather. In my experience the queues for going up the mountain can be very long and unbearable but not the... More
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