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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...
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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a sight not to be missed

Once you have waited long enough to get on the cablecar, it was not too bad in March, you get such a view on a clear day with the rotation of the car, it gives you that 360°view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Once you have waited long enough to get on the cablecar, it was not too bad in March, you get such a view on a clear day with the rotation of the car, it gives you that 360°view you were not expecting! It is a quick ascent that leaves you awestruck!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Cableway is fun to reach the top of table mountain. There are few other ways too but this simpler one. The cable cars rotate 360 while on the way to the top. So irrespective of where you stand you will get great view the mountain and the city below. For adventure seekers, I recommend trekking.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Extremely fast and secure, less than 10 minutes and i was there on the top of table mountain. Perfect.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Fabulous experience. Check waiting times as we went on Saturday afternoon on the hop on hop off bus (worth buying joint tickets on the Tour). and there was a 1.5+ queue. We left and took a cab there on Sunday morning and walked virtually straight in. Obviously extraordinary views and interesting and informative free tours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Nice views and the car rotates as it climbs affording everyone a shot at the views. Some people found the rotation discomforting so they stood in the middle which does not move. Either way it was a nice ride.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Amazing views and wonderful experience. The staff was friendly and I got a free ticket up the mountain because it was my birthday. The ride is smooth and the scenery breath taking. I cant wait to go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff made our visit to Table Mountain a fantastic experience. The staff at the restaurant on top of the mountainturned a cold day into a warm experience. All the trails are in great condition and you become one with nature strolling on the various marked paths crisscrossing the mountain top. Our kids couldn't stop smiling. Awesome to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

pre book your tickets, and then go first thing in the morning, on your first clear day. pre-booked tickets are good for several days, and allows you to join the faster line, table mountain only had good visibility for 2 days out of the 10 we were there. the views are spectacular, it gets very hot so wear a hat... More 

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

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The way up to the top of Table Mountain. For such a major attraction parking is an issue. Buy your tickets in advance on the Internet to avoid the queue.

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

Thank you for your review. Our parking is limited since we are part of a national park but we encourage visitors to use the My Citi shuttle or hop on board the City Sightseeing Bus for a stress free ride to the top. Thanks More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Not to be missed - breathtaking views and experience. Book tickets prior to avoid delays and best time to visit is early morning. Panoramic views over coast and city are spectacular..

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