Rates and opening hours – Table Mountain

Rates / 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
O* Morning Adult Return
(08h00-13h00)
R293 R151 O* Afternoon Adult Return
(13h00 till close)
R277 R151
O* Morning Child Return 
4-17 years of age
(08h00-13h00)
R141 R71 O* Afternoon Child Return 
4-17 years of age
(13h00 till close)
R136 R71
SA Senior Citizen
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R100 R53 Student 
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R131 R71
 
 
 

Rates (in South African rand) valid from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019:

Ticket type Return One way Ticket type Return One way
O* Morning Adult Return
(08h00-13h00)
R330 R190 O* Afternoon Adult Return
(13h00 till close)
R290 R190
O* Morning Child Return 
4-17 years of age
(08h00-13h00)
R165 R90 O* Afternoon Child Return 
4-17 years of age
(13h00 till close)
R145 R90
SA Senior Citizen
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R100 R50 Student 
(Fridays only at Ticket Office)
R150 R80

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 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 7 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

16 - 31 January 2018

08h00 19h30 20h30
1 February 2018 - 31 March 2018

08h00

19h00

20h00

April 2018

08h00

18h30

19h30

1 May 2018 - 31 August 2018

08h30

17h00

18h00

Table Mountain Café and WiFi Lounge operating hours:

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

Café  Closing

WiFi Lounge Closing Last car down

16 January 2018 - 31 January 2018

08h00 20h00 20h15 20h30
February 2018

08h00

19h30

19h45

20h00

March 2018

08h00

19h30

19h45

20h00

April 2018

08h00

18h00

19h15

19h30

1 May 2018 - 31 August 2018

08h30

17h30

17h45

18h00