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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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Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
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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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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

OK a must do in capetown, but to maný people and to expansive much better climbing Lions Head!!!! it is for free and you have a full 360° view you can see even table mountain!

Thank sonnenangie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Purchase online or else you will be queuing for quite a while. A great view of Cape Town and the surrounding ocean. Cable car up gave a chance for some nice pictures. We spent roughly 45mins on the tour so all in its pretty quick...More

Thank brianfitz08
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lines can be long but the ride is worth it. Great views on the way up and we had an awesome sunset on the way down. The ride is smooth and the florr revolves so you get 360 degree views as you travel up. Only...More

Thank 932Charles
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is great. Do Table Mountain the first moment the weather is good because if you don't, you might miss it. Glad we did it our first night because it was closed due to weather for the rest of our trip.

Thank EH179
Reviewed 2 days ago

Special experience with the moving floor!! Get your tickets online, it will save you some time, as the queue can be quite long...

Thank Frank_Ineke
Reviewed 3 days ago

Table mountain cable way is one of Cape Town's greater sight seeing places to see and a must to visit. The view from the top is beautiful and the ride up and down with the cable car a great experience and very safe. I brought...More

Thank Anthea H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The view of Cape Town is unsurpassed but the weather obviously is a factor. go early, before 9 am to avoid long lines. Of course a nice clear day with limited winds also add to the enjoyment of the experience. Walk the full circumference on...More

Thank Kent B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As soon as weather permits this is a must do in Cape Town. It took us 3 days before cloud coverage permitted any views from the top of Table Mountain and they were beautiful. We went about 11:00 a.m. and had a small line up...More

Thank fai235
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Be sure to go first thing in the morning as soon as the cloud clears, fantastic view. We had a romantic walk around at the top!

Thank Georgina M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The cable car up to the mountain turned around whilst it was going up,amazing views before we even got to the top,spectacular views and walks. It was quite cool but sunny,well worth a visit.

Thank Pauline H
Fazielah W, Public Relations Manager at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review

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When is the Cable car closed for repairs. I've heard it closes for a couple of weeks in July or August.
13 March 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
Hi. The Cableway will be closed for two weeks for annual maintenance from 24 July to 6 August, 2017. Thanks
Hi. Is there any other way to go up Table Mountain aside from the Aerial Cableway? Can I get a cab to go up? I am acrophobic and claustrophobic.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Fazielah W | Property representative |
Hi. The only other way up is by hiking one of the three trails up the mountain, with an experienced guide. The Cableway is the only form of motorised transport up. Thanks
We are hoping to do the cable ride on 23rd of March this year can we by tickets now or is it too early? Also are the queues likely to be very long at this time of year. Thank you
29 January 2017|
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Response from Jjaymoh | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I concur with people who suggest that you must buy the ticket on the day of your excursion depending on the weather. In my experience the queues for going up the mountain can be very long and unbearable but not the... More