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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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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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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It spins too !

This is by far the best way to get to the top , get your ticket and follow the signs , simple . It's a steep climb but the car spins around so you get a 360 view whilst climbing .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After climbing table mountain, it was useful to be able to have the cable way thereabd take only 5 min to go down! Long queue though and it was end of January... Avoid planning any appointment right after Table mountain as you never know how long you are going to spend there... There is only one car at a time... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is by far the best way to get to the top , get your ticket and follow the signs , simple . It's a steep climb but the car spins around so you get a 360 view whilst climbing .

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brilliant day spent on Table Mountain. Despite being school holidays, weekend and darn hot the Aerial cableway ran like clockwork. Good idea to purchase tickets online, especially at busy times.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived in Cape Town on a very windy day and cloud covered the mountain. To our delight our second day in town was dead calm and clear, but considering the amount of people in line it is a very popular destination. The vistas were amazing and well worth the wait!!

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Starnberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Even tough it was a beautiful day in February with everybody warning us about the crowds, we experienced a rather relaxed ride with the cableway - we had preordered our tickets on the internet and we came later in the afternoon -still sight and time enough. A Must when you are in Cape Town!

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great simple way to get to the top of this world landmark. Go early and gettickets ahead to avoid the long lines.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brilliant cable car fantastic the views are awesome so many people going up in the cable car all diapered when we got to the top

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went with my husband and a friend from England. When we got there, there was a long cue but fortunately we could book our tickets on our cellphone online so it went faster than expected. There were MANY people but everythng went smooth and organised. The views from the Cableway and on top of the mountain was spectacular. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the wait can be frustrating it's worth the wait Absolutely fantastic just make sure there isn't any cloud before going up the cable car is great a full 360 view

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very popular attraction so it is well worth booking in advance. If you have booked in advance queuing is minimal. The whole experience is extremely enjoyable from the journey on the cableway itself to the breathtaking views to the unexpectedly high quality café on the summit.

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