Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is celebrating their 90 year anniversary and wants to share this achievement with all South Africans by offering a return ticket for just R90 per person from 1 – 31 October 2019. Please note: To utilize this offer, please enquire about the T&C’s and, more importantly, please don’t forget to bring along your South African Identity Card or Passport!
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This just in ; from 1 October 2019, we’ll be offering a special R90 ticket to all South Africans with a valid ID or birth certificate ( 4 to 17 years old) in celebration of our #cableway90 th anniversary 😎 T&Cs will apply – check them out on www.tablemountain.net over the next few days!
The first set of cable cars were basic corrugated iron carts with a maximum capacity for 25 passengers and they ran from 1929 until 1958.
The next set had windows and were made of metal and could take 27 passengers at a time.
The facilities at the top consisted of a small tea room and some chemical toilets.
Today the cable cars are revolving high tech wonders, carrying 65 persons and offering incredible 360-degree views.
The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway has welcomed over 25 million visitors since 1929.
In 2011 the cableway was voted one of the New7Wonders of Nature.
Apart from the breathtaking views, the top of the mountain now has world-class facilities.
The Table Mountain Café restaurant for a meal with the best views in the world, the WiFi lounge which hosts a weekly very high, high tea. The Shop at the Top curio outlet sells mostly locally produced gifts and apparel.
Free guided tours and audio guides are available, and well-structured paths and informative routes make exploring easy.
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is also a leader in responsible tourism and eco-friendly practices, saving energy and water, recycling and proudly plastic-free.
There has never been a better time to visit the top of Table Mountain, and getting there on the cable car is a huge part of the adventure.
Get all the detail of this special offer here.
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