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 (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
R330 R190 O* Afternoon Adult
(13h00 till close)
R290 R190
O* Morning Child 
4-17 years of age
R165 R90 O* Afternoon Child 
4-17 years of age
(13h00 till close)
R145 R90
SA Senior Citizen
(7 days a week at Ticket Office)
R100 R50 Student 
(7 days a week 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 7 days a week with a valid South African ID.
  • Students' concession rate available 7 days a week with a valid  international or local 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
1 May - 31 August 2019




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 Opening


Last car down
Café: 1 May - 31 August 2019 08h30 17h30 18h00
Wi-Fi Lounge: 1 May - 31 August 2019 08h15 17h45 18h00