Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Price guide: Mid-range

Lower Cable Station, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001

Price guide: Mid-range

Table Mountain Cableway
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Expert overall rating:4.2 out of 5
Value for money:
Recommended for:
Families with teenagers, Families with younger children, First-time travellers, Singles, Sporty types, Great views / scenery, Nature / wildlife, Sightseeing

Expert review of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Table Mountain is the city's most famous landmark and an undoubted must do.

Many Capetonians are guilty of not having made it to the top of 'their' mountain but thousands more relish any chance to play in its foothills, hike its ridges and send visitors up to the top at any opportunity. Once you have made the five-minute cableway trip (or the hour or so long hike if you're feeling adventurous), you too will understand. The view is simply spectacular - from here you'll be able to see all around the Cape Peninsula and, on a good day, as far as Cape Point. The city's most-loved attraction runs a slick operation and there are short walks up top, kids' activities and a busy restaurant-café.

Price advice: 

An adults' return trip costs 160 rand, children under 18 80 rand. If it's your birthday you travel free. Children under four are free and there are various Friday specials. Online tickets add 10 rand administrative fee.

Expert tips: 
The mountain claims lives every year - if hiking, follow the route, dress accordingly and take enough water.
The weather is notoriously fickle so dress accordingly.

More information on Table Mountain Aerial Cableway :

Price guide:
Natural wonder, Viewpoint
Lower Cable Station, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001
+27 21 424 8181
Months open:
All year round
Opening times:
Daily Oct-April 8am-9.30pm; May-Sept 8.30am-6pm.

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