Take a cable railway to Table Mountain and look around - you're at the edge of Africa!
The height of Table Mountain in Cape Town is 1089 meters. You can take a foot path to reach the top, but the fastest way is a cable-railway.
The cabins of the cable way turn on its axis to enable passengers 360°panoramic view of the ocean and whole Cape Town.
Photo: Stay on the Table Mountain's top till the sunset
How to do?
1. You can take bus №№ 106, 107 or free excursion shuttle MyCity (departure at Lower Tafelberg Road stop) to get to the bottom of the mountain. You can buy cable-railway tickets online
(tickets are valid for 8 days) or at the ticket desk.
2. The top of Table Mountain has its biosphere - here you can see endemic animals. Also here you can buy souvenirs, have a snack in cafeteria and also take a free 30-minute excursion with a guide that takes place every hour from 9am till 3pm at Twelve Apostles Terrace cafe.
Where to do?
Mountain with a flat surface stands in the southwest part of the city - on the territory of the National reserve. The height of the Table Mountain is 1086 meters. You can come here by bus or climb the top - by cable railway.20
When to do?
Cable railway functions from 8am till 7pm.
On New Year and Christmas holidays - till 9pm.
Two-way cable railway ticket in the morning (from 8am till 1pm) is R290 for adults, R140 - for 4-17-year-old children.
Ride after 1pm is R275 for adults, R135 - for children.
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