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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 - 19:00
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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US$245,80*
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Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
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US$122,90*
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Cape Town City and Table Mountain Private Tour
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US$13,69*
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City Sightseeing Cape Town Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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On Top of the Table.........sober lol

This is the must do, first thing when getting settled into Cape Town. I went via the Hop on and Hop off bus and booked my ticket when I got my bus ticket. I was there at 9am and I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Saintfield, United Kingdom
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Saintfield, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the must do, first thing when getting settled into Cape Town. I went via the Hop on and Hop off bus and booked my ticket when I got my bus ticket. I was there at 9am and I skipped the queue by having pro-bought my ticket. A good move. The 360 degree rotating cable car means that everyone... More 

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very good view of the Lion's Head and the City while riding the cableway. While inside, we were asked to release our hands from the handlebars and we all did. To our surprise, the entire floor started rotating 360 degrees...it was awesome and we could see everything, including the sides of Table Mountain!!! It was exhilarating!!!

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Dunkeld, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the wonders of the world, well worth seeing. Inexpensive cable car up to the top takes 5 minutes and there is a series of walks around the top of varying length. All are easy wanders, you just chose the distance. Magnificent views of Cape Town and the oceans surrounding the Cape. There is a coffee shop that sells... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What can one say. Fantastic views, quite well organised. Easy to get to on the red city tour bus. Well worth the visit. Highly recommended.

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Itaperuna, RJ, Brasil.
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of best experiences we have ever had. The place is gorgeous, the view incredible, the sunset unforgetable. Everything is well organized, and you must take care of your own safety in the place, but it is safe! The cableway offers a most amezing trip, in which everyone is contemplated with all the different angles of vire! A... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent value for money. We were going to walk up but we were tired from a long flight so decided against it. The queues were small in the afternoon so it was a smooth and quick process getting to the top. Apparently it can get very busy especially in the morning. Unbelievable views once you're up there! Enjoy

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have tried to get my mother in law to go up Table Mountain for years, and this time around we succeeded on our second try. It was busy on the day, and despite the difficulties it was worth the problems and the cost. My biggest disappointment was the lack of consideration for the elderly. There seemed to be thoughts... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bought the tickets online so skipped the first queue, but don't be fooled you'll still have a small wait to get the lift to the launch level. Staff were happy, friendly and helpful! The cable car operator was informative and funny, they have a great sense of humour! The views and walks are amazing, the shop is ok, a little... More 

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Monrovia, Liberia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We rode the cable car down the mountain after a 5 hour hike up. Our legs were burning after a long day of hiking. If we had not had the option to ride down, we would not have hiked up. It is easy to by a ticket at the WiFi bar. The ride is super smooth as the floor rotates... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a pleasure. Staff always very friendly, and the mountain holds a special place in our hearts.

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