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“Beautiful view” 4 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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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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“Beautiful view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

You have to go on a good day or the cable cars don't run. We checked on the Table Mountain website prior. There's a bit of a queue unless you go early 8am I think it opens, but its ok & worth it. The cars take around 65 people so you move through fast enough. The floor in the cars rotate to give 360 degree views on the way up & down, it's a very steep climb.

The views from the top are spectacular and you can take your time exploring the top of the mountain to get all the great scenery shots over Cape Town, Robin Island & the Atlantic Ocean.

I think you have to visit Table Mountain if you visit Cape Town

Visited October 2013
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“Great views, nice walks at the top”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We were lucky to have a clear day to take this trip. The view is breathtaking, and the combination of the rotating floor and one or two of the windows removed gave good opportunities for great photos. Once at the top there are charming walks amongst the boulders and wild flowers, to different and dramatic views on every side. This is a must-do in Cape Town - such a great view of the city laid out before you on every side.

Then for a contrast, from somewhere below, watch the clouds pour over the mountain in the afternoon.

Visited November 2013
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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“It's high up!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Great, quite a queue to get on but worth it. Spinning centre so you all get a good view but it is high so if you don't like that, maybe not your idea of a great day out.

Visited November 2013
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“Breathtaking view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Deserving to be one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Once you are at the the top of the mountain, you will be mesmerized by the breathtaking view. Its a photographers haven. You will see the whole view of Cape town and the surrounding mountains and clouds.

Visited November 2013
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Willebroek, Belgium
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“spectacular view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We were lucky it wasn't crowdy so we could go on straight away. Rotating platform in the cable car, good picture opportunities as 1 of the plexis was taken out.

Visited November 2013
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