Rates and opening hours

For a fast and convenient way to experience the Cableway, buy your tickets online before you arrive (please remember that you will still need to queue for the Cableway on busy days).


Rates (in South African rand) are valid from 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016:

Ticket type Return One way
Adult (see below for details) R240 R125
Child 4-17 years of age R115 R60
SA senior citizen (Fridays only at Ticket Office) R100 R53
Student (Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R130 R70

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Terms and Conditions

  • Please note that only online tickets bought at our recognised partner ticket outlets Webtickets, Cape Town Tourism and City Sightseeing South Africa will be accepted.
  • Seniors' concession rate available on Fridays only with a valid South African ID
  • Students' concession rate available on Fridays only with a valid student card
  • Children under 4 travel for free
  • Cableway tickets are only valid if purchased via Webtickets. Cableway tickets bought via any other websites (other than Webtickets) are not valid.
  • Online tickets can be purchased and printed from any computer, or shown on-screen on a mobile device.
  • ​Online tickets bought from 1 October 2015 are valid for 7 days from the chosen date (except early-access tickets), and can be refunded during this period
  • No cash refunds are given on online tickets. Refunds are via the credit card that was used in the original transaction. For refunds email refunds@tablemountain.net
  • Refunds take up to seven to 10 working days (depending on the bank) to be processed
  • Please note that tickets for promotional offers can only be purchased from the Cableway’s ticket office. 
  • SANParks Wild/My Green Card holders enjoy a 20% discount (only available from our ticket office)
  • The sale of Cableway tickets via third parties is not permitted at the Lower and Upper Stations
  • Please note that Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Co (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to increase ticket prices and change operating times without prior notice

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Operating Times

The cable car operates weather permitting during the following times:

Date First car up Last car up Last car down
1 December 2015 - 31 January 2016


20h00 21h00
February 2016


19h30 20h30

March 2016

08h00 18h30 19h30

April 2016

08h30 17h30 18h30

1 May - 31 August 2016

08h30 16h30 17h30

1 September - 31 October 2016

08h30 18h00 19h00
November 2016


19h00 20h00

Annual maintenance

The Cableway is closed for annual maintenance from 25 July 2016 to 7 August 2016, weather permitting.