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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
Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have nothing but good words to say about this experience. Booking and paying online gets you a quick pass into the cable car. Having been here as a child also the site has since changed the car from a five seater to a 100+...More

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

Thank you!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the cable car down having undertaken a fairly arduous two and a half hike up the mountain in blistering heat . As a result, felt fairly triumphant at the top and from where the views were spectacular. Perhaps as a consequence the cable...More

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

Thank you for your review

Reviewed 3 days ago

Fair warning... the queue is long, very long.... but it's all worth it. It's an interesting ride up to the top. The views are unparalleled. You can spend hours walking around as well as have a bite to eat at the cafe. We made the...More

Thank Beautiworld
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the view. Most beautiful place in the country. Easy access and very clean. Lots of parking even though it was very busy.

Thank Antony M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Make sure the weather is clear and the queues are manageable - then head up. Inexpensive and a lot of fun. The rotating gondolas give a great view of Cape Town - and the summit has a few fun things to do.

Thank sbg62015
Reviewed 4 days ago

We bought tickets for the cable car as part of our city tour bus. We wanted to wait until the cloud had cleared for better views from the top and we were so lucky as the weather was incredible On the day we visited. Buying...More

Thank travelled-annie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth the visit.Be prepared to stand in que for atleast half an hour.The ques are pretty long on holidays.The view from top is awesome.Sovenier shop is well stocked and one can pick give aways

Thank puppy_13
Reviewed 4 days ago

One should think that Norwegians would be used to cold and bad weather, but Norwegians in Africa is a different matter... We missed totally! Even if the sign at the start of the cableway warned about cold, wind and zero visability, we went anyway (withour...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Table Mountain is on every guidebook’s must-do list for a reason: the cable car ride is a blast and the views of Cape Town are amazing, gorgeous and unforgettable. Great for families with children. Book tickets online before you go so that you can avoid...More

Thank VeritableVoyager
Reviewed 5 days ago

so amazing! fantastic must do while in Cape town.did wine tasting when we got there. So many different view points for the city, staff very friendly and welcoming, cant do enough for you

Thank carlyn67
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Tessa M
12 January 2018|
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Response from Debra W | Reviewed this property |
If you visit the official website it tells you the approximate queuing time in real time
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
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.