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Table Mountain shortlisted for New 7 Wonders Spot

Table Mountain has been shortlisted as one of 28 natural sites from around the world competing for a place on the New 7 Wonders list.

The mountain has beaten the Atacama Desert in Chile, the Azure Window in Malta and the Rock of Aphrodite in Cyprus, for a spot on the shortlist. 

From the Table Mountain Flickr group: V&A Waterfront backdrop

View of Table Mountain from the V&A Waterfront, photo courtesy Axel Bührmann.

Do you have images of Table Mountain you’d like to share with us? We’d love you to join the Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa Flickr group. You could see your image on our blog!

From the Table Mountain Flickr group: Red-winged starling

From the Table Mountain Flickr group: Table Mountain from Blouberg

Table Mountain from Blouberg beach, photo courtesy Warren Tyrer.

Do you have images of Table Mountain you’d like to share with us? We’d love you to join the Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa Flickr group. You could see your image on our blog!

From the Table Mountain Flickr group: Sunset

Mountain sunset, photo courtesy Sonja_za.

Do you have images of Table Mountain you’d like to share with us? We’d love you to join the Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa Flickr group. You could see your image on our blog!

Romancing the cableway

Whether you’re a guy trying to claw your way out of the dog box, or are a girl looking for new ways to woo your man, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is one way to your loved one’s heart.

We’ve put together a few ideas to help you plan the perfect date.

Half price romantic trip to the city’s most spectacular sundowner spot

Take your romance to new heights thanks to Table Mountain Aerial Cableway’s Month of Love Sunset Special which runs until Sunday February 28. The Table Mountain Café is also offering a special Valentine’s menu valid from 12 - 18 February 2010.

The Cableway through the ages

As far back as the 1870s, Capetonians had proposed installing some form of transport to get to the top of Table Mountain.

In those days the only way up was on foot, but the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War in 1899 halted the plans that would see many more people summit the mountain.

From the Table Mountain Flickr group: Camps Bay

The view of Camps Bay from Table Mountain, photo courtesy Tiffany Turkginton-Palmer aka wooze66

Do you have images of Table Mountain you’d like to share with us? We’d love you to join the Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa Flickr group. You could see your image on our blog!

Go touring with the Go Cape Town Card

City Sightseeing Open-Top Tour, Table Mountain Cableway and Two Oceans Aquarium have joined forces to launch the Go Cape Town Card, an all-inclusive ticket for the three popular tourism attractions.

The card will be available from Tuesday December 1, 2009.

Table Mountain festive party up for grabs

Celebrate the festive season with a dinner party at the highest sundowner spot in the Mother City.

Four months of Cape sunsets at half the price

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway’s renowned Summer Sunset Special starts on Sunday November 1, 2009 and runs until Sunday February 28, 2010. For four months visitors pay half price after 6pm to travel to the highest sundowner spot in the Mother City.