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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 - 21:30
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 25 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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US$237,68*
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Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
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Cape Town City and Table Mountain Private Tour
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City Sightseeing Cape Town Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Visited here in January and was a bit dubious but so glad I did it . No queue and straight up in the cable car . Slightly scary but very stable and safe . What a view from the top... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will wait about 2 hours even when you buy advance tickets and this was in the "off" season. Just beware, if you go in "high" season, you will waist a good part of your day in line.

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Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. To cut down on queening time, we suggest pre-booking your tickets online and visiting us in the afternoons when it is less busy. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here in January and was a bit dubious but so glad I did it . No queue and straight up in the cable car . Slightly scary but very stable and safe . What a view from the top , amazing . You cannot come to Cape Town and not do this . 285R which is about £15 ,... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Prebooked tickets online so no queue, we visited about 4pm in high season but still founds tons of places to get breathtaking uninterrupted photos of Cape Town, the mountains and clouds spilling over Signal Hill. A hot day but got pretty cold at about 7pm; we were glad we took jumpers. The Cableway was closed a lot due to high... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good friendly service from cable way staff, but some of the staff at shops and restaurant were less friendly. Beautiful views at top of the mountain. A must do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't visit Cape Town and not go up Table Mountain cable car. We were told that the first time you see the mountain clear of cloud go straight up. Beautiful views from the top. Fabulous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First, but your tickets in advance. If you don't you can still jump in the ticket holders line if you can get online and buy tickets on your phone. We waited about 40 minutes in the ticket holder line, this is a hugely popular attraction. The cablecar rotates as you ascend and descend the mountain, so if you can get... More 

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London UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful experience and one you must do when in Cape Twon. My wife doesn't like heights or cable cars but on this trip she felt comfortable and fine as its actually not that high as mountains go and takes about 2 minutes get from bottom to top. This is one of the stops on the Red Bus City Tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get your tickets in advance as the queues can be long , especially in peak season. The views are amazing and the information about flora and fauna is fantastic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The kids hiked...I am 60+ and am not in THAT good shape, so I rode up! Exhilarating yet safe ride...and FUN!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can see all around Cape Town...Robbin Island, 360 degrees. Cable car very organized, amenities and people friendly!

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