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“Long lines” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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
Type: Trams, Outdoors
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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Denver, Colorado
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“Long lines”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We had one clear day out of the five days we were in Cape Town, so of course we headed to Table Mountain. But the lines for the cableway were so long, we turned back and went to the beach instead.

Visited September 2012
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“Great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Try and plan your trip on your birthday, because you can go for free if you take a friend. This trip should definitely not be missed, the views are spectacular.

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“Quick ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Buy tickets discounted online. Save time. Quick easy ride to the top of table mountain. Lines move quickly .

Visited October 2012
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“Beautiful Sights”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Really enjoyed the sights and views from on top of the mountain as it feels like you are on top of the clouds. The cable ride itself wasn't the most enjoyable because the floor rotates instead of the car which allows you a short window to take photos. The photo they take of you me superimpose onto a car is some of the worst photo editing I've seen. The gift shops are lacking also so don't expect to find much to bring back. The views are so stunning however once you arrive that it makes you forget about dry thing else. You're here for the view anyway. So enjoy.

Visited October 2012
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“Lucky with the weather”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The cable car gives a great all round view and a pleasant ride. fabulous view at the top and nice walks.

Visited September 2012
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