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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
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Private Tour
$66*
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Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
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$81*
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Table Mountain Bike Tour from Cape Town
95%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Transportation
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, Transportation
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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
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cruiser94
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

everyone who visits Cape Town has to do this trip, we did it to watch the sun go down, so romantic. I had to pinch myself and considered myself very lucky to be there.

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Taunton, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Avoid the queues and book tickets on line, cafe at summit offers a good range of reasonably priced refreshments. Must do in CP

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The cable car floor is rotating, so everyone takes turn to view all sides. That's a fun experience. Best to buy your tickets in advance.

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Tucson, Arizona
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258 reviews 258 reviews
87 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The cable car itself is not a problem. The ride is remarkably quick and the car rotates as it moves up and down the mountain, allowing everyone in the car to get a chance to see the remarkable views. The real pain is waiting in line to get to the cable car... and that's just a function of time of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

As the topic says it was amazing also easy to go there by bus and take the cable car :).. Would recommend going there and you will also be bale to see lions head..

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This is a VERY popular destination. Prepare for long lines if you go later in the day. It's best to buy your tickets before you arrive. The views over Cape Town are breath taking and phenomenal on a clear. Well worth the ride up or if you are athletic the walk up.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Its a rotating cable car, so everyone gets to see the views on all the sides, no need to rush in to get a good place. The system is efficient, but the queue are very long during peak summer days, which can be a very long and tiring wait.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
35 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The trip in the cablecar is, in itself, worth doing. When you get to the top the views are spectacular. This is a must

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Leicester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The aerial cableway is a must and is all part of the experience of Table Mountain. Book in advance if you can as the ticket queues can be very long especially if the cableway is closed the previous day; it means you don't have to stand out in the heat in a queue for up to two-3 hours. Access is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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38 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

this is fabulous trip,in the rotating cable car, so everyone gets to take on the view. Loved walking around at the top on the pathways. Excellent highly recommend

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