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

Rates (in South African rand) valid from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018 (excludes 15 December 2017 – 15 January 2018):

Ticket type Return One way Ticket type Return One way
Morning Peak (8am - 1pm)
Adult (see below for details)
R290 R150 Afternoon Peak (1pm onwards)
Adult (see below for details)
R275 R150
Morning Peak
(8am - 1pm)
Child 4-17 years of age
R140 R70 Afternoon Peak
(1pm onwards)
Child 4-17 years of age
R135 R70
SA Senior Citizen
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R100 R50
Student 
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R130 R70

Peak Season (15 December 2017 to 15 January 2018) rates:​

Ticket type Return One way Ticket type Return One way
Morning Peak (8am - 1pm)
Adult (see below for details)
R305 R180 Afternoon Peak (1pm onwards)
Adult (see below for details)
R275 R180
Morning Peak
(8am - 1pm)
Child 4-17 years of age
R145 R100 Afternoon Peak
(1pm onwards)
Child 4-17 years of age
R135 R100
SA Senior Citizen
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R100 R50
Student 
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R130 R70
Early Access Ticket (valid from 7h30am) R400

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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. Cableway tickets purchased via Go Cape Town cards are not accepted at the Cableway. 
  • 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 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 email refunds@webtickets.co.za for refunds on Cableway tickets paid for at Pick ’n Pay.
  • 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.
  • Please see our Indemnity Notice here.

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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
May - August 2017

08h30

17h00 18h00
September - October 2017

08h30

18h00 19h00

November 2017

08h00 19h00 20h00

1 - 15 December 2017

08h00 19h30 20h30

16 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

08h00 20h30 21h30

16 - 31 January 2018

08h00 19h30 20h30
February 2018

08h00

19h00

20h00

March 2018

08h00

19h00

20h00

April 2018

08h00

18h30

19h30

Table Mountain Café and WiFi Lounge operating hours:

  • Café – opens with first car up and 30 minutes before last car down
  • WiFi Lounge –  opens with first car up and 15 minutes before last car down
Date Café Opening

Café  Closing

Last car down
May - August 2017

09h00

17h00 18h00
September 2017

09h00

18h00 19h00
October 2017 08h30 18h30 19h00

November 2017

08h30 19h30 20h00

1 - 15 December 2017

08h00 20h00 20h30

16 December 2017 - 15 January 2018

08h00 21h00 21h30

16 - 31 January 2018

08h00 20h00 20h30
February 2018

08h00

19h30

20h00

March 2018

08h00

19h30

20h00

April 2018

08h00

19h00

19h30