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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago

Table mountain isn't open every day - you need to check on tablemountain.net which will let you know whether it's open. If it is, make sure to book online and print your tickets to avoid queuing for an hour on arrival to buy tickets. You...More

Thank AliciaTravels00
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review

Reviewed 2 days ago

Book online then drive or get the curtesy bus to the cable car, we drove and found a spot to park the car relatively close - about a 10 minute walk away. We expected the worst when we saw the queues but it is so...More

Thank yzat181
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting the table mountain is a must do of course in Cape Town. Make sure to plan as soon as possible when in cape town, as the cable car will be closed in bad weather.

Thank Rick v
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must-do activity in Cape Town. The views of Cape Town and the ocean were spectacular. Family loved it.

Thank _rogfenn
Reviewed 3 days ago

The cable car was fun and exciting climbing to the top of Table Mountain. The view from the top was spectacular.

Thank Rosemary S
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Buy the ticket before you go! Lines are long even if you have a ticket so getting it first is important. We caught the Hop On bus to go to the cable car. Although there are only two cars each holds perhaps 50 people so...More

Thank Tassylass
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In winter with family in Cape Town is not great timing and we had days of rain and cloud cover. Only for a day out of summer to present itself and one could se the cars from the Waterfront. Booked online and for some reason,...More

Thank Gordon W
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even though it was a sunny day, we got all the way there to find it was closed due to wind. It was still absolutely amazing though, you have to get pretty far up before you get onto the cable car and the view was...More

Thank charlotte m
Reviewed 3 days ago

A ride to the top of Table Mountain is a must when in Cape Town. The cable cars themselves are ingeniously round and rotate while moving, thus allowing a 360 degree panoramic view of the trip for all passengers, and not just for those who...More

Thank RannTel-Aviv
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The ticket queue can be long, especially in season on good weather days. Besides that, the whole cable way & Table Mountain is very well organised and runs smoothly. Take at least 3 hours to enjoy nicely. (In a rush it could be done in...More

Thank Duan T
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thepatricks_2
28 July 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
December tickets will be available online at Webtickets from October. Thanks
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xxAmanda-Suexx
25 July 2017|
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Response from Boxer1954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, The walk will take about 2 -3 hours an take plenty of water with you an endure that you check the weather as the mountain crested it s own weather. Their is a public bus service that goes to the start of the cable... More
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alessandro f
18 July 2017|
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Response from Fia1969 | Reviewed this property |
From the Table Mountain site...Question: Can I show my online ticket on my mobile phone to be scanned at the gate? Yes, online tickets can be scanned from your mobile phone. Enjoy - you're going to love it!
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