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):

These rates will be applicable from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021

Ticket type Return One way Ticket type Return One way
O* Morning Adult
(9h00 - 13h00)
R380 R200 O* Afternoon Adult
(13h00 till close)
R300 R200
O* Morning Child 
4-17 years of age
(9h00 - 13h00)
R190 R100 O* Afternoon Child 
4-17 years of age
(13h00 till close)
R150 R100
SA Senior Citizen
(7 days a week at Ticket Office and online)
R100 R50 Student 
(7 days a week at Ticket Office)
R200 R100

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, both those bought online and at our Ticket Office, are valid for 7 days.
  • 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.
  • Afternoon tickets are available for purchase throughout the day but may only be used from 13h00 on the day it has been booked for.
  • 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 processed via the credit card that was used in the original transaction. Here's more info on how to process your refund.
  • 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.
  • We do not offer refunds on cable card purchases.
  • 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:

Table Mountain Café and WiFi Lounge operating hours:

  • Café – opens with the first car up and closes 30 minutes before the last car down
  • WiFi Lounge – Closed
Date First car up Last car up Last car down
1 April 2021 -  30 April 2021




Date Opening


Last car down
Café: 1 April - 30 April 2021     09h00 16h00 N/A
Wi-Fi Lounge: Closed until further notice N/A N/A N/A
Lower Kiosk: 1 April - 30 April 2021 09h00 16h00


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