Ride the Cableway to the Top of Table Mountain

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You will be in good company when you ride the cableway to the top of Table Mountain. It has carried some of Cape Town’s most illustrious visitors including King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II, Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Steffi Graf, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Margaret Thatcher, Prince Andrew, Brooke Shields, Michael Blubé, Tina Turner and other many other notable guests. Wouldn’t you like to be among them?

 
 

 

When you reach the top of the mountain, you will be delighted by breathtaking views of the city. No hiking boots required… the summit of Table Mountain is about two miles wide, and flat!

 

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company celebrated its 87th anniversary this year, and the cableway remains one of the most popular attractions in Cape Town. You will see why when you experience it firsthand on Day 2 of your Cape Town Tour.

 
Here are a few fun facts courtesy The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company:
 
1. The Cableway has transported more than 25 million people to the summit of Table Mountain.
2. Each of the two cable cars can carry 65 people.
3. More than 800 people can enjoy the trip every hour.
4. The floor of the circular cabin rotates to allow travelers 360-degree views.
5. The cable cars' circular shape ensures excellent aerodynamics and stability.
6. Approximately 909,000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.
7. The cable cars take four to five minutes to reach the top of the mountain.
 
 

 

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