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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%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A really worthwhile excursion for a clear day. The views are magnificent. There are some very nice short walks at the top which are not too strenuous, also affording great views. There's also a basic restaurant at the top. They have provided some excellent look...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cable car was wonderful. It rotates 365 degrees while it goes up the mountain. We were there in July and it was very cold at the top. Be prepared because it can get cloudy, windy, and misty. You can see the must move in....More

Thank Margarita A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great ride up and down. Clear views in the rotating gondola. Our operator was a happy go lucky gentleman and he kept up a pleasant banter on the way up and down. When the weather is clear on table top... expect crowds waiting to go...More

Thank Clark K
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must do on your visit to Cape Town. You can spend hours up there if you want. I was lucky that it was sunny and clear for a few hours when I went up there, very short ques for cable car, so no hassle...More

Thank 206cathymac
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most amazing experience to see Cape Town at a,360 degree angle. Staff are professional and willing to assist where possible

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 2 days ago

The new cable car system is really quite an experience with its revolving interior. As one rises to the top it’s possible to see people climbing up the trail path to the top of the mountain. The views for the top are really quite spectacular....More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ride was great, very smooth. The staff very friendly. On top, the view was great. The railings as they are low and the fall is long, so be careful with children. Overall it was great.

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

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 days ago

This should be on your must-do list when in Cape Town. It’s a great view from the top, and also from the cable car, which turns you around 360 degrees on your way up or down the mountain. The cable car itself doesn`t turn, but...More

Thank bem68
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A bit of cloud which added to the experience- don't miss..... we didn't experience any delays but perhaps check before you go as some friends were delayed due to crowds.

Thank lennoxheadkms
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 via mobile

Loved this ! It’s safe and an amazing way to get up the mountain. Be careful when you choose your day to go up as if it’s windy or there is cloud cover the view is 0 Safe for children but keep an eye on...More

Thank Cassandra S
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23 January 2018|
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Response from Duran P | Reviewed this property |
Hi There.The cable car does not swing but it does rotate very slowly allowing eveyone onboard to get the great views. The cable car does not operate in high winds. This is a MUST DO!!!
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
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