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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 424 8181
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08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

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 25 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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Great views - cableway with a revolving floor

A good way to get up Table Mountain even if you don't have a head for heights. Two of our party didn't like heights at all so sat in the middle of the cable car and coped well... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good way to get up Table Mountain even if you don't have a head for heights. Two of our party didn't like heights at all so sat in the middle of the cable car and coped well - it takes about 3-4 mins to get up to the top. There are great views from the revolving cable car but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trip up the cableway was a first for our children and a bucket list tick for my husband. For me it was a chance to recreate a family adventure from many years ago. Truely South Africa's greatest national treasure and an awesome experience of sheer height, floral beauty and breath taking views. An absolute must for every visitor to... More 

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Burton-on-Trent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit, the views are breathtaking if it's a clear day, worth checking before you buy tickets. Best to get tickets online or through your hotel, can wait an hour or more just for tickets at busy times. There is free guided tour which lasts around 20 mins and points out lots of interesting facts. All in all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

well worth doing. beautiful views. well organised. was a bit concerned about the state of the engineering but was pleasantly surprised. nice shop/café at the top as well. must do in cape town

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Asheville, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views are terrific and the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. A definite for first time travelers to the area.

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Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The cable car is as good as they get I suppose. The car operator was very funny and even received a round of applause afterwards. I wish I knew his name to commend him on here. Don't worry about trying to get the best spot on there as we did on the way up, as it spins around and gives... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Up to 60 people fit into a cable car. The car rotates on the way up, so anyone next to the window will get photos from the entire surroundings on the ascend.

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Peterborough, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked tickets on line which reduced but did not eliminate the queues. There was more to see and do than I expected at the top. Obviously don't go if there is a sniff of cloud as you will see nothing. The gondola is good as it rotates so no view- hoggers!

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Buy your tickets on the internet before you go as the ticket booth queue can be over an hour plus another three quarters to get in the cable car. Don't drive there poor parking and take your own water for the queue. When you get to the top utilise the free guided walks that leave every hour from the cafe.... More 

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Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Parking woes can be avoided by using our free park and ride shuttle service from the Lower Tafelberg Road parking lot. Thanks, The Cableway Team More 

Crowle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Frightened of heights? close your eyes! Get to Table Mountain and go look at the views. I like the technology and engineering as well the ride up , its like the bucket list has one more ticked off!

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