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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: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Make sure you buy your tickets on line to avoid the queues. Beautiful mountain with easy trails. Allow 3 hours.

Thank Dawn634
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 3 days ago

please go! It's amazing! a lot of wait to go in but worth it!! amazing view over cape town and coastal area! take water

Thank AndreLaranjo
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in Cape Town then you absolutely must do Table Mountain. We went up on our last night and enjoyed a glass of bubbly during the sunset. The views are breathtaking, especially at night! Our only complaint was that the ticketing staff were...More

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TableMountainCa, Guest Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A good way to get to the top of Table Mountain. One of the stops on the Red Hop On Hop Off buses. Go early and best to choose a clear day. Shorter loop fine with strollers or slower walkers. Longer route across plateau out...More

Thank Laura F
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Table mountain was very beautiful.There was a long wait to get on the cable car and go to the top.but when you get there, it is worth it.you can go for a walk and see the view from the top of all of Capetown.there is...More

Thank honeygold2015
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely a must on your visit to Cape Town we went after the season so the lines were not long. The cable car rotated so you have an amazing view on the way up. Walking around the mountain is equally as special.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ariel Cableway was awesome, but it was a Saturday, and, the line to get back down the mountain was an hour and a half long.

Thank Amber J
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. During peak season we welcome a higher volume of visitors which leads to longer queues. We suggest either taking the car down early in the mornings or in the afternoons when it is less busy.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was there for the first time ever, cable car was an experience but so much fun. It was a bit of a cloudy day and cold but the experience I have gain, memories added with my family was the most precious moment ever. We...More

Thank holtzhauzen
Reviewed 4 days ago

The views from the top of Table Mountain are wonderful on all sides with plenty of room to roam and walk about and see. Extended walk/hiking trails are available, as well as gift shop and refreshments at the top. The cable operators were friendly, professional...More

Thank CanadianWannabe
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review

Reviewed 4 days ago

Very crowded on a sunny Sunday morning. You can cut the line by ordering your tickets in advance or if you did not, do such while you are in the line... That will save you a long waiting time. The cableway bring you a relatively...More

Thank Gilbert D
TableMountainCa, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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Tessa M
12 January 2018|
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Response from ronniej1872 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only saw this just now. Wait time gets longer the later you go. We went at around 10.00 and it was maybe 15 minutes. When we left around 12.30 it was well over an hour. We went on Jan 1st but I reckon weekends will... More
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Nitin M
28 December 2017|
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Response from TableMountainCa | Property representative |
Hi. April is high season for us. We open at 8am, weather permitting. Please pre-book your tickets online. Thanks
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sam a
29 November 2017|
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Response from Agata W | Reviewed this property |
It will be windy on the top, so better to take jacket and a cap. It might be interesting to watch the "clouds show", but with strong wind it might not be that enjoyable.
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