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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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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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 26 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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Great fun with stunning views

The two cable cars are large and not at all claustrophobic. The views as the car rises up are just stunning and the floor rotates so that everyone gets a 360 degree panorama. It... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The two cable cars are large and not at all claustrophobic. The views as the car rises up are just stunning and the floor rotates so that everyone gets a 360 degree panorama. It was very smooth and the operators extremely professional - and friendly / humorous.

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Downderry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of course you want to go up the mountain and it's a great thing to do but just don't expect too much of the experience. Unless you can stay up for a long time you will never, ever get clear of the crowds and the walls of selfie sticks drive you crazy! The views from the mountain are wonderful though... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there by hire car and had difficulties finding car parking. Once parked we headed for the ticket office. after obtaining you ticked you have to que for the cable cars.It is about 15 minutes ride to the top. Once on the top the view of Cape own is fantastic and you can walk along the table mountain. We... More 

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked our tickets on line and headed up early to avoid the heat and the queues. The weather was clear so the views were stunning. It really is a wonderful way to spend the morning and we did the short hike on the board walk on the top. The queues were so long by the time we got down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see landmark. I have to give 10 out of 10 for the way I was treated, having to do this in a wheelchair.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've seen lots of views this holiday in SA but the views over looking Cape Town were out of the world! Photos do not even do it justice. My boyfriend and I are very active and walked all the way across the top of the mountain and back which was a fair way but worth it. So have decent walking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just find a spot on the outside area and the cable car rotates all of way around to give a fantastic view!

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Thank suncityga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Some years ago we installed a floor in the restaurant on the top. This necessitated several trips up. Always stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a beautiful hike around the 5 km loop with great views and a clear sky day. We didn't have tickets bought in advance but the wait was short in the morning. I would recommend arriving early in the day as the crowds build later. A beautiful view!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A must go on a clear day. Fast efficient and worth every minute. Good eats at the restaurant on top. Stunning views.

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