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“One of Cape Town's must-do attractions”

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
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US$89,60*
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Cape Town City Pass including 3-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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US$63,44*
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Table Mountain Skip-the-Line Ticket and Half-Day Private Chauffeur
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US$235,43*
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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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Just do it. The views are spectacular! The car rotates a full circle, so no matter where you stand, you get all the views from the city to the cliff face.

Now for practical stuff:
Book online. Seriously, the queue we were in was maybe 1/10th the length of the queue for people buying tickets on the day. You then just show the barcodes for your tickets on your phone, which are scanned for your entry.

Then drive up or get a taxi from one of the reputable companies to drop you off - you'll probably want to ring one to be collected as it is a bit of a walk back to the city. If you drive, you can drive right up to the bottom cable car house and drop a friend to take a place in line while they turn at the roundabout and go back down to find a roadside park - if you get to the front, you can sit there letting others pass until the driver comes back.

Thank BiddyNZ
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

The service is very effieicent and quick, and lead you to an incredible scenery..the climb is quick quick

Thank MARC D
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was a great, comfortable way to get to the scenic top of Table Mountain. Check Table Mountain.com before you go for an estimate of line wait times, so you don't end up waiting longer than necessary.

Thank Tatia C
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 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 :)

Thank Ben A
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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.

Thank Sandro F
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