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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.

Cast your vote for our Table Mountain on Heritage Day

In the spirit of Heritage Day South Africans are urged to show their support for Table Mountain by casting their vote for South Africa’s own World Heritage Site on Thursday September 24.

Cableway extends family special

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is extending its popular Family Winter Special until the end of October this year, so that all families can celebrate the tourist icon’s 80th birthday.

Table Mountain shortlisted in New 7 Wonders race

Table Mountain has made it into the final round of the New 7 Wonders of Nature contest beating the Atacama Desert in Chile, Azure Window in Malta and the Rock of Aphrodite in Cyprus for a spot on the shortlist.

 

Table Mountain tops Everest

Table Mountain is one step closer to being named one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. South Africa’s iconic mountain, and its only official nominee, has been voted as one of the top 77 sites selected from over 440 participants from around the globe.

The final countdown for Table Mountain

You have less than seven days to cast your vote for Table Mountain in the New 7 Wonders of Nature campaign. Currently sitting at number 7 in its category, the majestic icon needs your votes to boost its position before Tuesday July 7, when voting closes.

Call and cast your vote for Table Mountain

Now you can vote for Table Mountain in the New 7 Wonders of Nature race by picking up the telephone, as well as casting your vote online.