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Review of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
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US$257,02*
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Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Nice experience but know what to do”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Should by online the ticket and prepare yourself to long lines without aircon. Once to the top - perfect scenery and fab experience.

Visited January 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“If majestic views is your thing, do it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I mean it's the table mountain - I'm a student so the ticket was not very expensive(thankfully for me) Now the queues can look daunting but it goes pretty quickly.

They take a picture of you at the bottom before you take the cable car which you can purchase on your way down but as nice as they look it is way too overpriced. Which is a shame since they waste printing the pics for you to see..would have been nice to be able to buy them without feeling mugged off.

Visited October 2016
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Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review, 11 January 2017
Thank you for your review.

Our photo package prices are on par with similar attractions worldwide. You are under no obligation to purchase them.
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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We went up on the cable car to the top, waited for about one a d a half hours but it was worth it, get your tickets online, and book earliest car to avoid heat and more queing .

Visited December 2016
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Easiest way to get up and great views.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Think they said only 3 of these cable cars in the world (they have two of them). Although you have to wait in line even with a ticket it is the fastest way to get up the mountain (hiking looked like a real adventure).

Visited January 2017
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Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review, 11 January 2017
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“Expected it to be good but until you get there ......”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived from London to our hotel around 9 am and they advised us to go more or less straight away as the weather forecast showed high wind for the next few days. Thank goodness we did. Bit of a queue but it was top season and Sunday. We probably waited 45 mins but it moved well and was well organised.

It was a stunning day. Perfect views and no wind. My expectation was that it would be good but until you get there you really can't appreciate how spectacular it is

Simply cannot be missed but make sure you take the first opportunity to do it. We were in Cape Town for 3 days and if we hotel had not pushed us to do it we would have missed it due to high winds.

Visited January 2017
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