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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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USD 241.89*
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Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
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USD 120.95*
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Cape Town City and Table Mountain Private Tour
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USD 115.55*
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Private Tour: Cape Town Mother City and Table Mountain Day Tour
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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 26 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the easiest way to go up to the top of Table Mountain. Queue could be a problem sometimes, so it's better to book online and skip it. Cableway rotates while moving up, so it gives all the same view no matter the position...More

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was so much fun. We got to see baboons and see the beautiful surrounding area. Definitely a must see.

Thank PennyD123jj
TableMountainCa, Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived at Table Mountain late in the afternoon, and there were very few people there, no line. It was quite chilly and windy at the top, but clear. We could see very far.my husband was interested in the plant life so meandered a bit....More

Thank amieduvin
TableMountainCa, Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the highlights of our trip to Cape Town. Extremely beautiful and worthwhile, with stunnig view of Cape Town and the harbor

Thank loucushman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing views of Cape Town and the surrounding area. We happened to visit following 2 or 3 days of closure due to weather so there were significant delays because of pent up demand for the cable ride to the top and back down. However, we...More

Thank cuznbob
Reviewed 2 days ago

fantastic views of Cape Town and surrounding areas on a clear day ,can be hampered by low cloud occasionally.Well worth the effort even if you're afraid of heights,just close your eyes in the cable car

Thank sim0nw111
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I liked the funicular! Not bad quality for not so much high price. The view is posh to enjoy sky/ocean/! Highly Recommend!

Thank Asyl A
Reviewed 2 days ago

The weather hampers your ability to get to the top of the mountain using the cable cars. The view is fantastic and walking around the top of the mountain is nice. There is a gift shop and restaurant on top. It was cold and windy,...More

Thank Hurrynextvacation
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing views from the top, plenty to do walk wise and a cool 360 rotating cable car on way up, buy tickets online, leave early and prepare to queue.

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 2 days ago

On our last day in Cape Town the mist cleared and we could see the top of Table Mountain for the first time. We immediately made our plans caught the City Bus and away we went we had pre bought the Cableway tickets which saved...More

Thank KathyW1952
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28 August 2017|
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Response from askuksia | Reviewed this property |
We went in August. However, general info that we obtained locally & from experience: a) Booking online is simple and avoids a wait in the queue. So, I would recommend. b) Cable cars may be closed due to winds- these are... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
December tickets will be available online at Webtickets from October. Thanks
26 July 2017|
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Response from Trevor S | Reviewed this property |
The easiest route is via Platteklip Gorge. The start of the track is a km or so past the lower cable car terminal. The walk is quite steep but the views are amazing. It is a short walk from the top of the track to the... More