Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
4.5
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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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 28 million visitors to the summit. A million visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.
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JerseyBenp
Jersey, UK261 contributions
Jan. 2023
Very clean, quick service, great views, but check wind though as we had to wait couple days to use, otherwise its a steep hike up when not running
Written February 2, 2023
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heidy W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa58 contributions
Jan. 2023
the ride was comfortable especially for someone with a fear of heights. No rush once up on the mountain so take as many photos as you want (the sites are beautiful). Worth the time in line (was not too long for us but be advised that the cable car can be shut down due to weather conditions so make sure if you want to go that you have alternate times to be there)
Written February 2, 2023
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TravelerX2020
3 contributions
Jan. 2023
Very professionally run and fantastic views. Not as adventurous as hiking up it, but there are plenty of beautiful views at the top for a relaxed version of the mountain. There's a great vibe among the visitors, too. No regrets, and very reasonably priced. I don't know if we were lucky, but there was almost no queue, despite being a beautiful day around the holidays.
Written January 30, 2023
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Jonathan B
Singapore26 contributions
Jan. 2023
I booked a "skip the line" ticket for 11am, but when I arrived there a very apologetic staff member told me that the cable cars weren't running because of the wind. She said I could either cancel or keep checking the website to see if it was running later in the day. By mid afternoon it was running again. My fast track ticket was honoured and I was on the next cable car heading up. Riding to the top of Table Mountain is quite exhilarating. The mountain top is very beautiful with its marked trains and indigenous fynbos. The views are stunning. I can't believe I waited so long to go up despite visiting Cape Town many, many times.
Written January 30, 2023
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Resturang och hotell expert
Orebro, Sweden3 contributions
Jan. 2023 • Friends
You pay a lot just to go on a cable ride for 30 seconds. But up there it was very beautiful with good views and good food. The staff was also very friendly.
Written January 30, 2023
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pieboyinspain
Spain386 contributions
Jan. 2023
Super efficient and organised. The cable car was clean and well run.
The views are amazing.

Carl the cable car attendant was brilliant , he knew I was afraid of heights and told me a funny story the whole journey to distract me.

You can't come to CT and not go up table mountain
Written January 27, 2023
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Alexia A
5 contributions
Jan. 2023
This experience is the perfect one if you are not interested in really hiking but want to witness the amazing views
Written January 27, 2023
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Anne S
Leeds, UK464 contributions
Dec. 2022
We prepaid our tickets but we still had to queue for one and a half hours. We had to queue for about 20mins to get down. When we came down the queue appeared to have doubled and they had stopped selling tickets for the day. At the top there were plenty of info boards. The views are amazing and the trails laid out very well. On the day we went there was some mist that kept coming across the summit which made it very atmospheric. The cable car itself had a revolving floor which meant everyone had a good view. Take a lightweight jacket as it can be very cold at the top if the mist rolls in.
Written January 26, 2023
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TravelbugVietnam
Vietnam1,667 contributions
Dec. 2022
I chose the wrong day to visit. The morning of New Year's Eve. It seemed like every tourist in Cape Town was there. The red hop on/hop off bus was a very convenient way to get to Table Mountain. We had to wait for over 2 hours standing in the hot sun before finally getting the cable car to the top. After a bit of a walk around and taking photos I joined another queue to get the cable car back. The queue was so long and it was so hot that a staff member was handing out blue umbrellas which we returned once near the cable car. I would have liked to have been there at another time of the year.
Written January 24, 2023
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Jeff220
Minehead, UK388 contributions
Jan. 2023 • Couples
Breathtaking views from the top I’m not good at heights but we’ll worth it only takes 4 minutes we were so lucky as clouds were low plenty of walks to do at the top an photos to take got to be one of the must do sites in Cape Town
Written January 23, 2023
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