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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 424 8181
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Really great service; friendly staff at every point. Really made the experience of ascending Table mountain a pleasurable experience. The revolving floor allowed everyone the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really great service; friendly staff at every point. Really made the experience of ascending Table mountain a pleasurable experience. The revolving floor allowed everyone the opportunity to see the panoramic views without having to move to access the window. Brilliant attraction.

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Thank Claire F
Ramat Gan, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cable car is great, honestly. It does a full circle as you go up the mountain so you get to see the view from all sides, a nice surprise for us! They take pictures of you beforehand and you can pick them up when you come back down. The only real downside we had was that upon our return... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful couple of hours exploring table mountain. Arriving at the bottom just before opening with a small queue for the prepaid line. So maybe a 10 or 15 minute wait. In the car and up to the top. Fantastic views back over cape town as the car slowly revolves on ascent. Out at the top and despite being a... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is one of the iconic sights of the world from the bottom but very much so from the top! The cable car service is very susceptible to weather conditions so get up there on the very first opportunity you have. In the nine days we were in town the cablecars only ran on about three of the days owing... More 

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Heysham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited on a hot day and the waiting time was about 45 minutes. You are kept cool by covered walkways and water spray. It was well worth the wait.The rotating cars carry 65 people and the views superb.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked our tickets in advance (only about half an hour in advance of leaving, so not that organised!) and arrived around 10ish on a lovely, clear day. We queued for only about 5 minutes to go up, though it took about 20 minutes in the queue to get down. There is a substantial area of good pathways at the... More 

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had heard it is best to buy tickets in advance to avoid queues, but we wanted the perfect weather day so just went early in the morning and had to pay the 'queuing price'. We are used to cable cars, but never been in one with revolving floor, which ensured all had good views. Restaurant at the top was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pick a clear sunny day and head up ... its great ... be prepared to park a long way away or take taxi. There is no car park at all just on street. Beware parking attendant intent on fleecing you of money for free spaces. Also be prepared to Q for tickets if not prebooked. That includes in the sun!!!!... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a little concerned about this before going because we'd heard from a couple of people that they had had to queue for hours to get on the cableway. We booked our tickets online and opted for the afternoon session, which started at 1pm. We arrived at about 1.20pm and found absolutely no queue at all, so I think... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Safe, secure transpo up the side of Table Mountain. Wonderful views on a sunny day. Go early; the line backs up quickly.

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