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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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USD 88.11*
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Cape Town Unlimited Attractions Pass
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USD 62.39*
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Table Mountain Skip-the-Line Ticket and Half-Day Private Chauffeur
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USD 231.52*
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Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8181
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Reviewed yesterday

We purchased our tickets via City Sightseeing tours and the bus deposited us outside the cableway. We were lucky there was no queue and the process of getting everyone up the mountain was managed very effectively. Unfortunately it was very cloudy so we only had...More

Thank wendy h
Reviewed yesterday

Quick, practical and nice way to get to the beautiful landmark that is table mountain. We hiked up and took the cableway down - nice way to do it!

Thank Sigrid S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely well worth the long wait and cold while queuing. Unbelievable view. Works class. Would highly recommend people to visit at the earliest opportunity to visitor this attraction when the weather is clear.

Thank Davids4999
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoy so trip so much. The view is great! Wonderful cable service. Took around 80 pictures that is how beautiful it is. Want to come back for sure

Thank Jianquan L
Reviewed yesterday

Has to be done....go as soon as weather permits but beware of large queues. After 18:00 slightly cheaper and fewer people

Thank julimayhew
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We waited for about half an hour to buy the tickets. The queue was long but moved quickly. Once we bought the tickets there was again a bit of a wait to get in to the car. However it was worth it as we didn't...More

Thank lekha2015
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit whilst in Cape Town, breath taking and lovely views of the city from a thousand metres above

Thank vasdev
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cableway offers a nice surprise, as it turns around when going up and down, so you don't have to walk to take a look at the views. Goes quite quickly so the journey to the Table mountain and back is pleasant and lasts not too...More

Thank Agata W
Reviewed 2 days ago

An epic outing for visitors and locals alike! Undoubtedly one of South Africa's national treasures!!

Thank Dee_B_8106
Reviewed 3 days ago

The cable car holds about 65 people so they manage to move the crowds quite well. The floor rotates so everyone gets a view of the mountain and Cape Town. Staff is good and cable car was efficient. They watch the weather and will shut...More

Thank Sylvia M
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29 October 2017|
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Response from drbhavik2006 | Reviewed this property |
There are benches near que line
29 October 2017|
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Response from Amanda H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are seats (bench) under the fairly shaded screened area of the queues, however, they run down the section between pre-purchased tickets and queue waiting to purchase tickets, basically they're shared with two... More
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