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“Amazing views”

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 27 million visitors to the summit. A million visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The cableway has a rotating floor so everyone can see. Even though it is obviously very high, it isn't too frightening. The views on the way up and at the top are amazing.

Thank Kay S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We arrived around 12ish and there were cars everywhere, we ended up parking way past the cableway building on the side of the road when we found a space and walked back.

When we got to the lines the line to buy tickets at the box office was across the street while the line to actually ride the cableway was much much shorter. We used our mobiles and purchased the tickets online and then went up to the cableway building. We did encounter a line here but nothing like the line to get tickets and this line was moving quickly.

They do pack the cableways with people so do not expect much room in them. However they do rotate so no matter where you stand you get stellar views.

The line at the top to come down was much longer than the line at the bottom but that cannot be helped. It is a great alternative if you arent up to the hike up the mountain.

The views at the top are epic.

Advice for others would be to go early. Check the weather and make sure that it is a clear day, clouds obviously ruin any sort of view and the winds can make it quite scary at the top. Pack a jacket because the weather on the top can be different to the weather on the bottom. Also wear good walking shoes for getting around the rocks at the top.

Thank Lozzi03
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

must see in Cape Town. go on sunset ,arrive enough time before sunset, takes time to go up in busy season, bring a coat and hat it is chilly up there. the views are amazing!!

Thank Anna C
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

It was very busy, but the wait wasn't too long. The cable cart was a bit full, but each one still got a good view of the mountain and surroundings. I enjoyed the food at the restaurant as well. Well organized and friendly staff.

Thank joanap200
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The iconic mountain is definitely a must see when in Cape Town.

I have been up the cable car a few times, the views from the top are out of this world.
Try go on a clear day, as sometimes a layer of clouds cover the top of the mountain, and you will not be able to see the view.
If you are a hiker, try hiking up. There are numerous paths, but the most straightforward path is Platteklip Gorge which is straight up the face of the mountain. You should be able to hike up within 2 - 3 hours (Leisure pace), and take the cable car down. Not for the faint hearted :)

Thank Carmin v
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