Table Mountain Aerial Cableway reopening FAQs

 

 

As a leading attraction in Africa and the Indian Ocean, we believe that it is our duty to act responsibly as a tourism operator and take the necessary precautions to mitigate the spread of Covid-19.

At the beginning our national lockdown, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company therefore made the decision to close its operations to all visitors to comply the regulations set out by our healthcare and regulatory bodies in South Africa.

We will open to local visitors and domestic travellers on 1 September 2020, in line with the national lockdown regulations.

Once our international borders are open to international travellers, we will open our doors to all visitors.

TMACC will open its operations to all local and domestic travellers with strict health and safety protocols in place.

SANParks opened all national parks on 01 June 2020. Hikers are permitted to make use of hiking trails in the Table Mountain National Park.

Arrangements are in place for visitors who have already purchased tickets to get a refund.

Visit www.tablemountain.net for more information on the refund process.

The Cableway usually closes for two weeks for its annual maintenance. It will not close for maintenance this year, however, as maintenance will take place outside of operating hours.

Yes, the Cableway is open to all local visitors and domestic travellers from 1 September 2020.

We encourage cashless transactions so you can buy your tickets online on our website at www.tablemountain.net. Alternatively, tickets may be purchased at the top or lower station ticket offices.

It is important to check the weather conditions on the day of your visit in case the cable car is unable to operate.

We recommend that you buy your ticket online on our website at www.tablemountain.net. This ticket has a 7-day validity.

Alternatively, tickets will be sold in both the lower and top station ticket offices. The Cableway’s staff are on-site to assist with your ticketing needs.

Please check the weather forecast and conditions before coming up Table Mountain. Bad weather days are always risky for taking the cable car. We cannot guarantee that we will be open.

Please also check the Table Mountain website and social media pages before visiting the Cableway.

If on the day of your visit you become aware of the poor weather conditions, we strongly recommend that you choose another day.

Remember, if you purchased your ticket online, your ticket has a 7-day validity.

The kiosk at the lower station will also have snacks and takeaway meals such as sandwiches, salads and an assortment of cakes available.

Yes, the toilets at the lower and top station will be open for you to use.

Please check the weather forecast and conditions before visiting Table Mountain.

Visit our website at www.tablemountain.net or our social media channels for up-to-date information before visiting the Cableway.

Our ground staff will also be able to inform you.

The cable car will be running from 08h00 until 15h00 seven days a week from 1 September 2020.

If you miss the last cable car down, you need to make use of the emergency phone at the Upper Cable Station. Emergency Rescue Services will advise on the next steps to get you down safely.

The cable cars will operate as often as required but at least every 15 minutes.

The cable cars will run at a reduced capacity with social distancing. Strict health and safety protocols will be in place. Please visit our website www.tablemountain.net for more information on our protocols.

The health and safety of our staff and our visitors is our top priority. Strict health and safety protocols have been put in place. Please visit our website www.tablemountain.net for more information on our protocols.

Visitors are to please abide by the Cableway’s rules and regulations and wear a mask at all times. We, unfortunately, cannot allow anyone on our premises without a face mask.

Disposable masks are available to purchase in the WiFi Lounge if you do not have one. Unfortunately, we cannot allow anyone in the cable car who is not wearing a mask.

Yes, sanitising stations are placed at the entrance and exits of the upper and lower cable car stations and are also provided inside the cable car.

Disposable masks are available for purchase in the WiFi Lounge if you do not have one. Unfortunately, we cannot allow anyone in the cable car who is not wearing a face mask.

Our normal carrying capacity is 65 passengers. In adherence to the lockdown regulations, however, TMACC will only load 26 passengers including the Cabin Master for each ride in order to allow enough space for physical distancing.

The floors of the cable car have been demarcated to provide for safe distancing.

We will also operate the cable cars with the windows removed. This way we can ensure correct ventilation.

The Cableway’s health and safety representatives will be on site with testing equipment to test the temperature of any passengers showing symptoms.

Should someone have a high temperature, their physical contact with staff and visitors will be contained.

The handrails of the cable car will be sanitised between each trip.

A deep clean of the cable cars will be conducted daily.

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway has reopened its operations to all local visitors and domestic travellers.

As a way to celebrate its reopening, we are offering The Comeback Special, which includes an all-day ticket for R360 with two extra return tickets for free.

The Comeback Special is valid from 01 to 30 September 2020.

We encourage cashless transactions so you can buy your tickets online on our website at www.tablemountain.net. Alternatively, tickets may be purchased at the top or lower station ticket offices.

It is important to check the weather conditions on the day of your visit in case the cable car is unable to operate.

Visit South Africa's official Covid-19 resource portal.