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“A must do in Cape Town” 5 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
$64*
and up
Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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“A must do in Cape Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I'm told that the queues are normally long - we were very fortunate to arrive just as the cable car ride opened, having been shut all day because of high winds. The car revolves as you go up which means that everyone gets the view down to the city. The view from the top is breathtaking and if you can stay for the evening sunset, do so

Visited January 2013
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“Overpriced, but the only real way to get to the top...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The cable car itself wasn´t anything special and was quite overpriced, but the view from the top of table mountain is beautiful

Visited January 2013
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“Gives you a lift”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

A good way to get up the mountain. It feels safe and is comfortable and as it revolves the views are great. It looks slow but as the other car passes you can see they move pretty fast

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“A Must for Cape Town Visits!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

The top of Cable Mountain is one of the highlights of Cape Town. The views are spectacular! There are lots of food options at the top to enjoy the evening sunset. Wines by the glass and cheese, along with really good custom made sandwiches.

The walking trails are many and easy for elderly visitors. The views on the other side of Table Mountain are just as spectacular as the Cape Town side. We chose to use the cable cars, as the walking trail looked a bit tough even for the downhill climb.

Visited November 2012
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“Safe and Sensible”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

If you are not an experienced walker - it's the only way up! I hate cable cars and heights! I loved this one! They take no risks at all, It doesn't swing about, before you know it you are there and back and the views on the way are unbelievable. Don't second think it - if it's open, just do it!

Visited January 2013
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