Due to high volume online purchases, the ticket office will be closed at the mountain. To ensure your chance to ride the cableway, please purchase tickets online before ariving.

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 2014 to 30 September 2015:

Ticket type Return One way
Adult (see below for details) R225 R115
Child 4-17 return R110 R58
SA senior citizen (Fridays only at Ticket Office) R95 R50
Student (Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R130 R68

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Terms and Conditions

  • 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 are valid for 14 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 can 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 and not online (look through our Special Offers menu for more details)
  • 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

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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

16-31 January

08h00 20h00 21h00


19h30 20h30


18h30 19h30


17h30 18h30

1 May-15 September*

08h30 17h00 18h00

16 September-31 October

08h00 18h00 19h00


08h00 19h00 20h00

1 December-15 December 

08h00 20h00 21h00

16 December-15 January

08h00 20h30 21h30

*The Cableway will be closed from 27 July to 9 August 2015 for annual maintenance.