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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 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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 26 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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The easy way up!

This is a great way of accessing Table Mountain and the revolving cable car ensures all the passengers get a view of sea and mountain. The 5 minutes it takes to climb is offset... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great way of accessing Table Mountain and the revolving cable car ensures all the passengers get a view of sea and mountain. The 5 minutes it takes to climb is offset by the queueing below. We did not book prior to our visit as we were not sure of the weather and you need a good day... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the waiting line and the ticket price (but book tickets in advance). The experience is 9 out of 10. Bring good shoes and warm clothes. Wind can be fierce on the top of the mountain. Spectacular view!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were hiking up to table Mountain. Absolutely amazing. Unfortunately was on that day the staff very unfriendly.

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

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your Cableway experience. Please email fazielah@tablemountain.net with more details about your interaction with our staff. Thanks, The Cableway team More 

UP NORTH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The two cable cars are large and not at all claustrophobic. The views as the car rises up are just stunning and the floor rotates so that everyone gets a 360 degree panorama. It was very smooth and the operators extremely professional - and friendly / humorous.

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

Thanks so much! More 

Downderry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Of course you want to go up the mountain and it's a great thing to do but just don't expect too much of the experience. Unless you can stay up for a long time you will never, ever get clear of the crowds and the walls of selfie sticks drive you crazy! The views from the mountain are wonderful though... More 

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

Thank you for your review. You can improve your experience by pre-booking tickets online to cut down on queuing time and visiting in the afternoons when it is less busy. There are plenty of viewing points at the summit from which to enjoy the views without obstructions. Thanks, The Cableway Team More 

England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there by hire car and had difficulties finding car parking. Once parked we headed for the ticket office. after obtaining you ticked you have to que for the cable cars.It is about 15 minutes ride to the top. Once on the top the view of Cape own is fantastic and you can walk along the table mountain. We... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Parking woes can be avoided by hopping on-board our free park and ride shuttle at the Lower Tafelberg Road parking lot. You could also cut down on queuing time by pre-booking tickets online. Thanks, The Cableway Team More 

North Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked our tickets on line and headed up early to avoid the heat and the queues. The weather was clear so the views were stunning. It really is a wonderful way to spend the morning and we did the short hike on the board walk on the top. The queues were so long by the time we got down... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good but long long queue but worth it.Outstanding views on a clear day which it was for us.Best to book tickets and you skip the long queue.Would deffinatly recommend well worth doing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see landmark. I have to give 10 out of 10 for the way I was treated, having to do this in a wheelchair.

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

Thank you so much for your review! More 

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

We've seen lots of views this holiday in SA but the views over looking Cape Town were out of the world! Photos do not even do it justice. My boyfriend and I are very active and walked all the way across the top of the mountain and back which was a fair way but worth it. So have decent walking... More 

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