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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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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

2 minutes to travel 1 vertical kilometer suspended from a cable. The inside of the car rotates so that you have photo ops of the the city, the cableway stations, and the passing cablecar. Didn't enjoy the 25 minute wait at both stations, and the giant VISA logo painted on the cars.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

The cablecar is a quick way to get up the mountain but you need to be there early otherwise you'll stand in a que for several hours. The ride it selv is fast with nice views over Cape Town.. Its better to hike up but be prepaired With good hiking shoes an plenty of water. Take the first car and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Get a trip to one of Cape Town best atracttion Table Mountain............ The clouds acting as the table cloth You will love it

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

The wait time to get up the mountain was 1+ hour, and when on top, the visibility was terrible. It was a clear, beautiful day on the bottom, so trust the signs when they tell you that visibility really is poor. The clouds covered much of what we attempted to see. It was an experience you almost "have to do"... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Whilst I appreciate the new wonder of the world's significance to Cape Town, I was a bit underwhelmed by a visit to this mountain. The views before I climbed the mountain were the same as the ones on top except for Robin Island and the other side of the mountain. The queues to get into the car were very long... More 

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Girona, Spain
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182 reviews 182 reviews
48 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

We went the day before Christmas, on local holidays, and we were on the qeue for more than 2h before getting in the cable car. Anyway all the organization and queues to buy tickets are very good and, despite of be waiting so long, it worth it. I recommend to buy the tickets online, there is amdifferent line for those... More 

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Saint Helena Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

The Cable Ride to the summit is stunning. The process for tickets and embarkation is easy and the cars themselves are modern and most importantly, felt safe. The floor of the cable car revolves giving everyone a 360 degree view of the ride up the mountain. Loved it!

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17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

What an awesome experience once again! I must also share that after 18:00 during summer you have the best views with sundowners on this most majestic mountain top ;*)

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Wonderful experience but be sure to buy your tickets on line. Our first attempt had about a 2 hour wait just to get tickets (no shade) so we forfeited and tried the next day with already purchased tickets. Parking was a problem and after a steady pased walk we easilywent through and entered the cable cart. The floor is revolving... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 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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