We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

“Super expensive ” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Book In Advance
US$237,37*
and up
Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“Super expensive ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no other choice than to go and there. But the food was not that bad. They had a lot to choose from and it tasted fine. The service was ok and of course the view was something else :)

Visited January 2017
Helpful?
Thank Ben A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

7 752 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    5,528
    1,811
    308
    53
    52
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Hebrew first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice experience but know what to do”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Helpful?
Thank Sandro F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“If majestic views is your thing, do it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Helpful?
Thank Sophya_Saf
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for your review.

Our photo package prices are on par with similar attractions worldwide. You are under no obligation to purchase them.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Swansea County, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Helpful?
Thank Michael D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Easiest way to get up and great views.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Helpful?
Thank Mackythorn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Thank you for your review
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Table Mountain Aerial Cableway also viewed

 
Cape Town Central, Cape Town
 

Been to Table Mountain Aerial Cableway? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing