Table Mountain Cableway

Local nameTable Mountain Cableway
LocationCape Town, South Africa

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is a cable car transportation system offering visitors a five-minute ride to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. It is one of Cape Town's most popular tourist attractions with approximately one million people a year using the Cableway. In January 2019, the Cableway welcomed its 28 millionth visitor.

The upper cable station is on the westernmost end of the Table Mountain plateau, at an elevation of 1,067 metres. The upper cable station offers views over Cape Town, Table Bay and Robben Island to the north, and the Atlantic seaboard to the west and south. Amenities at the upper station include free guided walking tours, an audio tour, meal options at a café and a wi-fi lounge.

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Table Mountain and Cape Town Half-Day Trip from 40 USD

Opening hours

First car up: daily: between 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. (season dependent)
Last car up: between 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (season dependent)
Last car down: between 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (season dependent)


Return/One way

Adult (morning): R330/R190
Adult (afternoon): R290/R190
Child (4-17) (morning): R165/R90
Child (4-17) (afternoon): R145/R90
Senior: R100/R50
Senior (Fridays only): R150/R80

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +27 21 424 8181

Address 8001, South Africa

Coordinates -33°57'10.408" N 18°24'11.151" E

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