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The mountain in the middle of Cape Town offers many hikes and magnificent views in all directions.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Table Mountain National Park, Tafelberg Rd, Gardens,, Table Mountain National Park 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
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I loved the view from Table Mountain and the vegetation up there. Every now and then you can spot a lizard or a dassie. You can walk around table mountain, but it is not a hard hike, since table mountain is mostly flat :-) I...More

Thank bhulliger
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We startet at the beginning of the Platekip Gorge. Highly recommend to go there with hiking shoes and sporty outfit, as well as get enough water with you along. The nature and the little challenge of this trail makes it wonderful. As we finished the...More

Thank Ekirey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Table Mountain required a 30 min Lyft drive from our hotel; located by the waterfront. After a short walk up a flight of stairs, we waited for the descending cable car. The great thing about the cable car is that it rotates around and there...More

Thank cnw1009
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience , from above you can see Cape Town and much more. Magic place. Book it or go late afternoon , is less busy and sunset is beautiful but take care because going down if you wait the closure there will be big line...More

Thank MarioV85
Reviewed 3 days ago

Table Mountain is a short drive outside of Cape Town and forms part of Table Mountain National Park. It is recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Overlooking Cape Town, it provides unparalleled views of the area and draws tourists from around...More

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This iconic mountain is a must for visitors to Cape Town. For the adventurous it can be hiked up and down but for the vast majority the cable car is wonderful. To avoid a long wait it is advisable to book tickets on line. On...More

Thank H4772NMrogerh
Reviewed 5 days ago

The walk up table top mountain was brilliant it was an easy to follow path that went up hill continuously to the top. It took us about 2 hours and is best done early morning or late afternoon to catch the sunset. The path had...More

1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 5 days ago

No trip to Cape Town would be complete without going to the top of Table Mountain. There are several excellent hikes and the cable car as options to reach the top. While up there, there are shopping and dining options and excellent views. Not to...More

Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This past October 2018 I had a chance to visit Cape Town, South Africa what a beautiful place. During my stay I had the opportunity to visit one of The Seven Wonder of Nature, Table Mountain. This experience by far was the most impressive of...More

1  Thank Curtis J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stunning views, great cable car ride, advise to pre-book as queue can be pretty long and the tickets last a week anyway. The weather can change pretty quick so be prepared. Cable car ride is great, the floor rotates to give everyone a view, really...More

Thank Mark B
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Charles K
19 October 2018|
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Response from StepankaB5 | Reviewed this property |
Cable car is normally close down for yearly maitenance every year in August. You must check dates closer to the time!!! Also check their official website the day in the morning. It give all important information including... More
1 September 2018|
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Response from CharlotteJo1986 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn’t respond you can get a bus direct from Victoria and Alfred I think. Then you’ll get the cable cars up.
Debi S
11 May 2018|
Response from gjim195 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry so late to answer. We took the tram Up. I am 75 yrs young but not up Hill.