Table Mountain, Cape Town
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Table Mountain, Cape Town - Address, Phone Number
Address: Cape Town, South Africa
Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
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Table Mountain is an absolutely iconic place in Cape Town. In many ways, this mountain with a flattened top symbolizes the city. The top of the mountain is home to some incredibly amazing views of the area around it.
Whether you wish to take the cable car up the mountain, a visit Table Mountain is a must for any Cape Town visitor. Rich in rare flora and fauna, being on top of the mountain is a once in a life time experience.
There are many trails that take you up the mountain and some are easier than others so be sure to pick one that suits your physical status. You can also choose to take the cable car either up or down the mountain. If you are an adrenaline junkie, however, you can even try abseiling down the mountain which is sure to be a thrilling experience.
Table Mountain Information
- The views are considered to be one of the best in the world. Take your time and enjoy nature in all its glory.
- You can also ask for a guide who can lead you up the mountain although the trails are well marked and you can find the way up yourself.
- It is not a good idea to hike up alone. It is better to go with a group or a guide. Stick to the marked paths as it is very easy to get lost.
- You should also carry windproof/waterproof clothing, plenty of water and sunscreen while climbing. If the weather conditions are bad do not try to climb more.
- There is a cafe and a souvenir store on top of the Mountain.
How To reach Table Mountain by Public Transport
- Tafelberg Road
Restaurants Near Table Mountain
- Pepper Club Restaurant
- Lolas Cafe, On the Road to....
- 95 Keerom
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Really nice experience to travel in the cable car. Amazing views, well planned trips, good service, eco friendly. Great views around the place. It really deserves to be a natural wonder.
An amazing experience with breathtaking views of cape town and the surrounding areas. One piece of advice, pre book your tickets and arrive early. We didn't have any issues with getting on the cable car but we went to have another trip without pre booking, the queue would have taken 2hours. Not good when there's no shade. The cable car floor moves round so everyone can breathe in the experience... At the top, there's a brilliant cafe plus tourist shops etc. The walks are amazing but make sure you have sturdy shoes on, no flip flops ladies. Table mountain has to be the most beautiful and memorable places I've ever seen, certainly worth the 14hr flight to Cape Town. I really did leave my heart there
Cape Towns' Table Mountain and Cableway is truly a sight to behold. The mountain is flat topped hence its name and can be seen from virtually all parts of Cape Town. It is a fantastic tourist attraction with visitors using the cableway to access the Table Mountain National park which is home to thousands of species of fauna and flora, some of which are endemic to the region. The mountain is 1084 metres high and predominantly composed of sandstone.The cableway takes passengers from the lower cable station to the plateau at the top of the mountain. The cableway was first opened in 1926 and has since then been extensively upgraded with new cableway cars giving a majestic 360 degree view as it ascends.There are restaurants , curio shops and numerous walking trails at the top of the mountain. Devil's Peak is to the east and Lion's Head to the west which forms a dramatic backdrop to Cape Town.One cannot visit Cape Town without visiting the iconic Table Mountain. Its an experience you will never forget.
The ride up to Table Mountain via cable car was pretty cool as you are stationary while the floor spins giving you a 360 degree view of the beautiful surroundings. We arrived early (before 12:00 PM) and the lines were long (both pre-purchased tickets and ticket booth purchases). I recommend coming later in the day to avoid the lines. The food at the top of Table Mountain was good to and reasonably priced given its location. Bring a jacket because it's a little chilly! :)
Incredibly efficient and friendly staff all round! The free Walking Tour with local guide Rudi was absolutely delightful, and Rudi was very well informed and clearly passionate about the Table Mountain ecosystem, its fauna and flora. Breakfast at the Table Mountain Café was surprisingly good (strong, good coffee also) and the staff were also exceptionally friendly and efficient!
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