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#ThrowbackThursday – the 1974 upgrade

Last week, we shared pictures of the second cable car, which was introduced in 1958. Today, we have pictures of the third cable car, which came into service in 1974.

Cable Card deal available on Groupon

Quick! There are only two days left to take up a special discounted deal on Cable Cards, the card that gives you year-round access to Table Mountain!

Congratulations to our Snap, Share and Win competition winner!

After four weeks of receiving many great photos, the overall winner of the Snap, Share and Win competition is Arthur Bacchus, with this excellent entry ...

A birthday treat on Table Mountain

While everybody who lives in Cape Town has Table Mountain as a constant presence in their lives, there are many who have not had the privilege of going all the way to the top.

#ThrowbackThursday – the Cableway's first upgrade

Last week, we looked at the opening of the Cableway in 1929. Today, we have a picture from the second cable car, which was introduced during an upgrade in 1958.

Special deal on Cable Cards: save 23%!

Starting today, we’re offering a discount on new Cable Card sign-ups. Head over to Groupon, where you can get your hands on one Adult Cable Card plus a R50 voucher for the Table Mountain Café for only R450.

Exploring Table Mountain's views in 360 degrees

We recently celebrated our 85th birthday, and invited Cape Town Instagrammers to celebrate with us. Travel bloggers The Wild Angle put together this excellent interactive 360˚ panorama, highlighting the best bits.

#ThrowbackThursday – building the Cableway

In our second #ThrowbackThursday feature we tell you how the Cableway came about

New7Wonders frame 'stationed' in the city

Look out for the brand-new yellow frame at the Cape Town Station Forecourt!

Cableway becomes most Instagrammed 85-year-old on Saturday

The Cableway officially turned 85 on Saturday – a very good innings indeed!

What's blooming on Table Mountain?

Shaking itself dry after the winter rains, Table Mountain takes a deep breath in September and explodes with colour. Yellow, purple, white and orange flowers jostle for your attention as you hike up Platteklip Gorge or meander across the Table Top, the blooms teased into life by longer, warmer days and the prospect of pollinators – bees, butterflies and curious-looking long-tongued flies.

A gorgeous day to celebrate our 85th birthday

On Saturday we celebrate our 85th birthday, but because the Cableway is an old dame it gives us the prerogative to celebrate in advance. This morning we invited some of our friends to mark the occasion with us.