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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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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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Table Mountain unforgettable sunsets

Table Mountain is a must see attraction when visiting Cape Town. Breathtaking views, wonderful hiking opportunities and unforgettable sunsets make this one of your 'must see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Table Mountain is a must see attraction when visiting Cape Town. Breathtaking views, wonderful hiking opportunities and unforgettable sunsets make this one of your 'must see' items.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Table Mountain visited via the aerial cableway is always a brilliant experience, if only there was better organisation. We had purchased our tickets online and still had to stand in line albeit in a separate line for over an hour in temperatures of about 29 degrees. The poor tourists who had not purchased tickets online, stood in line for over... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having had limited time in CPT with a long "To do" list, I decided to pre-book the cableway. Parking was horrendous - not sure if it was due to peak season or whether it is always busy. There should be a park-n-ride facility available close by. The system is well managed and views from the cableway were spectacular. Although busy,... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We do offer a free park and ride shuttle service from Lower Tafelberg Road and strong advise you to use it. Our Cafe prices are on par with restaurants within the City Bowl and include the cost of transporting produce to the summit of the mountain. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Aww what a beautiful view.God's creations this is deffintely a must see.Beautiful to look down and just see water all around you.

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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The coolest cable cars, as you don't have to fight for the best window! The cable car revolves, allowing everyone a great view!

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Durban
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was quick and efficient and the crowds where well managed going up and coming down, the last ride is at 9:30 pm so wait in line before that :)

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 4 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 5 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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