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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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Private Tour
$66*
and up
Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
Top Rated
$81*
and up
Table Mountain Hike in Cape Town
95%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Outdoors
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain...
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Type: Trams, Outdoors
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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 23 million visitors to the summit. 850 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Whats not to like, a great experience, fantastic views over the city and a must do for first time visitors to Cape Town. I would suggest that you book tickets on line as it does save some time when arriving at the cable way.

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Zushi-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I hiked up the mountain, but took the cable car down. There was not a line (queue) at the top to buy tickets to go down, so buying tickets was quick and easy. I did see a huge line at the bottom to buy tickets to go up - a LONG line a and there is no shade for those... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Unless you hike up the mountain, this is the only way to get up. Get your tickets ahead of time so you can wait in the shorter line!

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England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The cable car was very quick to get up and down and it was very well organised when busy after sunset. It was great that it rotates so as everyone isn't pushing for the good spots. The views on the way were great.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

If you aren't up for the hike to the top of the beautiful Table Mountain when you visit Cape Town, then the cable car ride is the way to go. The cable cars are very modern and the whole process is run quite efficiently - nothing like the old days when the lines were really long. I would recommend going... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

A must for all travelers, locals and nature lovers, the views are breathtaking and the plant life is like something out of a movie, interesting little flowers and things. It does get a bit chilly up there in the wind so take a jacket.

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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111 reviews 111 reviews
43 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Book your tickets online or through your hotel as you can go through the fast track pre paid line, go at the earliest time as the Table plateau is quieter. One of the must do's in Cape Town!

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

So different from other cable cars because it revolves and you get the full view no matter where you stand.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Epic views - we booked the tickets in advance and went late in the day, which meant we only queued for 15 minutes despite it being peak season.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The mountain is spectacular! If you're young or fit then hike up Platteklip Gorge. The cable car itself is efficient, and clean, nothing special. There's a canteen at the top food is decent, although pricey.

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