Table Mountain

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  • Address: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 27-217122337
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Off Road, View Point, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Adventure, Hill, Neighborhoods , Nature

Table Mountain - Review

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. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Cape Town itinerary 2 days.

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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TripHobo Highlights for Table Mountain

  • Table Mountain Address: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Table Mountain Contact Number: 27-217122337
  • Table Mountain Timing: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Table Mountain Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Table Mountain(preferred time): 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Table Mountain: 06:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Table Mountain

  • 65.6% of people who visit Cape Town include Table Mountain in their plan

  • 55.03% of people start their Table Mountain visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Table Mountain

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

94.77% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Table Mountain

People normally club together Table Mountain Cableway and Clifton Beaches while planning their visit to Table Mountain.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Table Mountain, Cape Town Reviews

  • Don't miss this if you are visiting Cape Town, as it will give you by far the best views of the city. The ride up and down is fun, too, in a large cable car that holds 65 people. It can be very windy at the top and chilly in the colder weather months, so dress appropriately. Oh, and bring your camera. :)

  • One gets the Best view of Cape Town, must see!!! The only issue its weather dependent and hence do have a reserve day for this since there is very high chance of not running due to bad weather conditions. We Were just lucky to have it finished on the last day of the trip. The best part inside the cable car is it rotates on the way up so that everyone gets to appreciate the view from all angles. Had an amazing experience while on the way down. The crowd was superb wherein on some Happy song which is sung in the cable car, we were dancing. Would like to know that song if somebody knows. Overall super experience.

  • Going up the mountain is a fantastic thing to do. It's beautiful up there, and the view of Cape Town and the ocean are phenomenal. Don't go to Cape Town and not do this.

  • The Cable Car is nice and relaxing compared to the strenuous hike up Table Mountain. You can enjoy a 360 degree view of Cape Town and the surrounding area. The cost is worth the amount of time saved and the cars run very frequently.

  • Good day. This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. When ever you are in Capetown this is a Must!! the staff is helpful and friendly, they always assist where ever they can. on the top of the mountain there is a gift shop as well as a shop where you can get something to eat or drink , although the are very expensive up there. i would advise on having breakfast before you go up and maybe by your tickets online, the line to buy ticket may get very long but if you bought online you skip the ticket line and stand only in the online ticket line (much shorter) to go up. Hope you have the time of your life

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