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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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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We bought afternoon tickets online and took the Hop on Hop off bus to the cable car entrance. It had been very windy all week so the cable car was closed, fortunately an afternoon was calm and the cable car was opened -worth checking on line several times during the day to see if it is running. The trip was... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Loved the ride up in the cable car. You really get a good view of Cape Town and an understanding of the geography. Be sure to go as soon as you can on a sunny day, because if it gets windy or socked in with fog and clouds the cableway doesn't run.

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Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
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102 reviews 102 reviews
41 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We did it all: Come early to avoid parking problems en for shure there is no queue for using the Cableway. That became true and we spend a lovely day on top. The Cableway is modern and safe. When the weather is no rough is wil not operate. During the appr. 10 minutes uphiil or downhill it turns slowly around... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

If you find yourself in Cape Town you must go and check out Table Mountain. The lines can be long to get on the cable tram but once inside the fun begins. The cable tram rotates!! so as you ascend the mountain you get a full view of the valley below. It is a glorious view! Then you are on... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

A must visit place if you happen to be in Cape Town and trust me you will not be disappointed. I could do it everyday if i was living in Cape Town.

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Friesland, Netherlands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

If you are able to, do the Platteklip Gorge walk (2 hours). You avoid the long waiting line (over an hour). If you take the cableway, buy your tickets in advance online.

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

Thank you for your review.Buying online tickets is a great way to scale down on queuing time. More 

Coleraine, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

wonderful rotating ariel cableway to top of table mountain with spectacular views of whole Cape Town area. Very windy during our visit and cableway was closed for most of our visit but we finally made it to top on our last day. E tickets booked for day could be used within 2 weeks

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

Thank you for visiting us! More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I was lucky in that there was no queue and I got on straight away. The floor of the large car rotates so that everyone has a chance to look at the view which is very clever and the staff are friendly and helpful.

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

Thank you for your great review!We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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250 reviews 250 reviews
54 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Travelled all the way to the entrance, only to be informed that the cableway had just been closed because of the wind. Bear this in mind when. Thinking of travelling.

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

Thank you for your review. Summer is high wind season.For future visits, please check our website, social media platforms and with our reception for operations updates. More 

Astoria, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

So indescribable. Takes your breath away. Pictures and video can't possible do this justice. However, as other reviewers have said, and as with anything in Cape Town, you must check the weather. The winds will shut it down, or if it's foggy, don't bother. BUT, if you have a lovely day, you will really have an unbelievably memorable experience and... More 

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

Thank you for your breathtaking review! More 

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