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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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What a breathtaking view.I have being up the cable car before, when it use to be small just 4 people at a time. the revamped cable car turning around gives you a 120 degree view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

What a breathtaking view.I have being up the cable car before, when it use to be small just 4 people at a time. the revamped cable car turning around gives you a 120 degree view of the mountain and surrounding sites. The photos we got as well as the video are such a treasure. I would do it over and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The cable car ride was nice and smooth, but the rotating floor made things a little dizzying. It also made standing upright a challenge. My husband initially refused to get on it to go to the top, but ultimately agreed (he is afraid of heights). He was glad to have gone up. He thought the rotating floor was helpful in... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Do this if the weather permits. We weren't able to go up on our first try due to wind but tried again another day and it was great. The views were fantastic. It was fun to walk around the top of the mountain and look at unusual plants and watch the clouds and look a the city below.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Amazing view, you cannot explain this in writing you have to experience it. It is definitely worth the wait, yeah some times in busy periods you might have to wait 1.5 hours but it is definitely worth it! Try and buy tickets online as I think it is slightly faster. But a must do!

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Going up the mountain reminded me of the cable car in the Alps. The views are magnificent! Try to take some photos while in the cable car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The rotating floors add that extra element of fear and excitement when going up the cable car! Done it about 6 time snow and is alway sgreat fun! FREE on your birthday and cheaper during sunset times :) Student card holders and senior discounts also available - phone to check first!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Even with lines of people, the cables get you up there quickly and efficiently. The cable car has a moving floor so as you ascend and descend, you get a 365 degree view. Fabulous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

WE enjoyed the cable way on the way up to the mountain. We like that it was turning so you get a great view as you are going up. And we loved the photo they took of us before going up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We monitored the weather and had the reception person at our hotel book our tickets online in the morning and print them out for us. The price was 225 Rand per adult. They were good for the day. (If we could not use them we could get a refund). After our Robben Island tour we went to Table Mountain. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Thankfully we did this as a group tour as the queues were very long. We were very lucky with the weather, so got to Table Mountain at her best.

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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