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Address: Table Mountain National Park, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0)12 426 5000
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The mountain in the middle of Cape Town offers many hikes and magnificent...

The mountain in the middle of Cape Town offers many hikes and magnificent views in all directions.

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$151*
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Table Mountain Hike in Cape Town
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Private Hiking Tour of Table Mountain

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Sweeping Views

We went a little bit before sunset. It was beautiful. We spent maybe a little bit over an hour there, which is not nearly enough time. We did maybe half of what there was to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lisa G
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Bronx, New York
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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went a little bit before sunset. It was beautiful. We spent maybe a little bit over an hour there, which is not nearly enough time. We did maybe half of what there was to see. Gorgeous views, everywhere you look. We took the cable car up, which was a nice experience, though there was a very long line coming... More 

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Thank Lisa G
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited table mountain many times and at different time of the day. Each time its like going for the first time. I enjoy walking the pathways and seeing the different views. but my favorite is to sit in the restaurant and watch to sun set over a nice red. Then seeing all the lights over Cape Town as... More 

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Thank petercochrane55
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Table Mountain offers incredible views of Cape Town and the surrounding areas. And the top itself is actually beautiful. That said, I wouldn't spend more than 30-45 minutes on top. A must-do, however.

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Thank Ross L
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing hike for a city, without a doubt. Up the mountain you'll enjoy wonderful views. Be careful where you park your car as we've seen quite a few cars were broken into there. It might be common in Cape Town though, don't know...

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Thank ElerTrav
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a beautiful sunny day and the views were splendid! I don't know about the cue for tickets, because we bought ours in the Hop-on Hop-off bus, but it did not seem to be long. Still, it can be a cue at the cable car itself. On the top there is a souvenirs shop, which we found useful... More 

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Thank Sinziana2011
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Table Mountain is one of the most iconic geographic formations in Africa. It is a mountain that rises 1000 metres out of the ocean - towering over Cape Town. The original name was ||Hui!gaeb, likely meaning either the place where clouds are made or the image of the cobras hood opening. There numerous routes up the mountain. I like Skeleton... More 

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Thank Crawhall
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

enjoyed the cable car ride but had to queue for ages (don't go on a public holiday) very good facilities a must when staying in cape town and quite exciting

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Thank steveD4862CA
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great view but make sure you pre book tickets and get there nice and early. The cafe with food and drink is very good at the top.

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Thank bernardluke
Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Cape Town you have to do Table Mountain, but the weather can make this a challenge. Some days the mountain is swathed in cloud and it is not worth going up. Fortunately it was clear on the day of my visit. You can buy a ticket in advance via the Internet or agents, but you still... More 

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Thank missdixon
Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very professionally and safely managed. We were taken quickly up the Mountain. Views from the top stunning. I hate heights and had a few problems with looking out, but still very glad I experienced it. Truly awesome

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