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“Iconic No 1 sight” 5 of 5 stars
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Table Mountain
Table Mountain National Park, South Africa
+27 (0)12 426 5000
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$64*
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Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Hiking
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The mountain in the middle of Cape Town offers many hikes and magnificent views in all directions.
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“Iconic No 1 sight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Table Mountain is the most recognizable symbol of Cape Town, it can be seen from almost all over the city. Its flat top is often seen with a cloud "table-cover" as locals call it. A cable car takes you up to the top, but it is only recommended in clear weather, otherwise there not too much to see from above.

Visited April 2015
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“great view from the top of the table mountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

If the weather is good, it is very interesting to take the cable car and climb to the top of the mountain. You have an exceptional view from there.

The best moment may be in the morning, where the view is clearer.

It is possible to climb down the mountain by foot, instead of taking the cable car back. It takes about 2 hours with good shoes.

Visited August 2014
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“More than what we expected!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We knew Table Mountain was somewhat of an attraction after reviwing other Trip Advisor comments before we went to Cape Town. We had no idea that it basicially surrounds Cape Town and is unbelievably spectacular up close. We hiked up to the top and took the cable car down. If you're not up to the hike, taking the cable car both ways is always an option. Once at the top you can get in a good walk and there is plenty to see. There is also a nice, casual restaurant/cafe with nice choices. We would definitely hike it again!

Visited April 2015
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“Great Scenery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Cape Town city is a great sight to see from the Table mountain. It's fun to climb and manageable for even those who are not fans to hiking.

Visited August 2014
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“Sunset View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent views, especially just before sunset.
Go towards the evening to avoid the cable car queues.
Carry a jacket. It is freezing up there!

Visited December 2014
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