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-R250 R115
Child 4-17 return R110 R58
SA senior citizen (Fridays only at Ticket Office) R95 R50
SA student (Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R130 R68

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Peak Season

From 15 December 2014 to 15 January 2015, we have three different types of online tickets to choose from: early-access tickets that get your guests aboard the cable car before the ticket office opens, as well as our morning peak and afternoon tickets.

The early-access tickets allow access from 07:30. A limited number of early-access tickets is available online, and must be purchased the day before. Early-access tickets are priced at R300 per person and are only valid for two days from date of purchase.

In an effort to spread our daytime visitors evenly throughout the day, our online daytime ticket prices are as follows:

Morning peak tickets

Allow access from 08:00 until 12:00
Adult return: R250
Child return: R110

Afternoon tickets

Allow access from 13:00
Adult return: R225
Child return: R110

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
  • 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 are not permitted at the Lower and Top 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

08:00 20:00 21:00


19:30 20:30


18:30 19:30


17:30 18:30

1 May - 15 September

08:30 17:00 18:00

16 September - 31 October

08:00 18:00 19:00


08:00 19:00 20:00

1 December - 15 December 

08:00 20:00 21:00

16 December - 15 January

08:00 20:30 21:30