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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Skip the Line: Cape Wheel Admission Ticket
From $11.13*
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Skip the Line: Cape Wheel Admission Ticket
From $11.13*
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The Cape Wheel is a giant observation wheel that offers a spectacular 360 degree panoramic view of Cape Town from the iconic and vibrant V&A Waterfront precinct. Your viewing experience across the Mother City includes Table Mountain, Robben Island...more
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Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed today via mobile

There is one v I p cart Take it if you can Otherwise the view is incredible le and it is a well visited attraction . So I would suggest make this a fun thing to do before you go for dinner .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hekpoortheksie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visitors must be warned! We were basically forced to take photos which we were told is included in the ride. At the end we feel ripped off as we had to pay an additional R250 for privacy reasons. The availability of digital photos is also...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank stoneys2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised how much we saw up there and how many times we went around (6 times in total). It was a clearing day which meant that we saw quiet a bit of the whole waterfront and the mountain. The photos could be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank gera m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cape Town is breathtaking in this vantage point of the Cape Wheel. Like the London Eye but much smaller. Great experience to get your bearings of the city. However the photo package was way overpriced in relation to the ticket price. I'd definitely do it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank M0ndeS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife had to do some convincing for me to agree to this but glad I did... Great and friendly service from the ticket booth right through to photo station at the end... Well done!! Felt comfortable in the aircon cab and after first rotation really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1963ws
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It seems so touristy but the reasonable cost and great views mean don’t skip it. I think it must be especially romantic and beautiful at dusk

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JRArndt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice break to wandering round the shops. Some great views of all of Cape Town Helpful staff, with air conditioned cabs Take your camera and get it close to the glass for the best shots.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mikeyskay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were quickly escorted to our car on the wheel after making a quick photo stop. The cars can seat up to six people on air-conditioned comfort. Cars are clean, comfortable and free of grafitti. The wheel spins slowly around 4 times. Windows are clean...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C7551EFbrianh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun experience - great view of the waterfront. Relatively inexpensive and staff always friendly and helpful!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YuriM1401
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

It was great for the first round then al the excitement died down. Im essence it is an awesome ride and you are able to almost everywhere. A birds eye view indeed.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Janet W
February 4, 2017|
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January 19, 2017|
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I am pleased to announce we have a half price pensioners discount now, on Tuesdays. Visit our website for more info.
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August 6, 2016|
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Currently the price is R120 for adults, R60 for kids up to 17 years old. More info on our website.
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Neil C
London, United Kingdom
My Itinerary Suggestion (8 Replies)
Hi Having had a hard think of places to go\see\do, please can someone check this itinerary and see if needs changing or tweaking or things i could add... I understand some of the days I can squeeze something else in.. I'll be travelling with Mrs and 1.5 year old baby, hiring a car, staying near V&A waterfront area and will be arrive mid November... I scrapped the Safari (Aquilla) as i thought below would be better alternatives. Suggestions and tips are most welcomed....More
October 16, 2018|
Response fromSulaiman S|
Robben Island? Needs a half day though
Neil C
London, United Kingdom
Itinerary suggestions (6 Replies)
Just looking for itinerary suggestions: will be travelling my wife, me and 1 year old baby and most likely staying around madison avenue area. Love exploring and bit adventurous but would need to be bit safer with the baby onboard. Here's what i come up with, please advise anything i can squeeze in or worth a visit, Saturday – Arrive hotel around 11am Saturday – Rest or suggestions??? Sunday – Explore local area (bit vaugue, will have to be specific) \ Greenmarket Square Monday...More
August 07, 2018|
Response fromCorneyCoetzee|
I might suggest trying to put Table Mountain earlier in your trip. I sometimes happen that the cable cars get shut down, due to wind or cloud cover. So if this were to happen earlier in your vacation, you could reschedule, however you might be out of luck if you plan on visiting towards the end of your vacation. Otherwise it looks like a nice rounded trip.