Table Mountain, Cape Towns Flat top mountain is one of South Africas most visited tourist attractions.
The amazing wonder attracts thousands of guests, from adrenaline junkies to those seeking romantic rendezvous.
Every visit to the top of the mountain is a unique adventure. It is a must see for every tourist.
To accommodate each visitor, the tour is packaged with a variety of private tours in Cape Town.
|Travel By||Price||Table Mountain Tickets||Pros||Cons|
|1||Red Hop On, Hop off Bus from the Waterfront||R550||included||Reach Table Mountain with like-minded visitors, enjoy a recorded tour along the way. Includes stops at other locations.||Passengers must make their way to set pick-up and drop-off points. The route is explained on a voice recording.|
|2||Uber & Cape Town Cabs / metre taxi from the Waterfront||R415||excluded||A cheap option allowing you to go and come as you please.||No tour guide. Find your own way up and down, book your own cable way tickets.|
|3||Scheduled Tour||R600||included||Includes pick-up and drop-off at your hotel. A tour guide takes you up and down the mountain and includes a guided tour of other attractions.||You need to move with the pace of the group. You share a vehicle and tour guide with other passengers.|
|4||Private Tour||R790||included||The most informative and relaxed option. A private vehicle and local tour guide catering to the needs of you and your friends. You are in control of the tour and you explore at your own pace. Includes guided tour and entrances for other attractions.||More expensive.|
|5||Hike||FREE||excluded||Take your time to explore Table Mountain.||Exhausting and not recommended to hike alone.|
|6||Guided Hike||R750||excluded||Very informative and safe.||Exhausting, fee is limited to 2.5 hours.|
|7||Self-drive||car hire + fuel + ticket prices||excluded||Explore at leisure. Most flexible option.||Not as good as taking a private or guided tour.|
|Kids 4 - 17||R145||R75|
Table Mountain tickets can be bought online or at the entrance
Statistically, Table Mountain is very safe. The cable car only departs when it is safe. If strong winds are predicted, the cable car will be grounded. For visitors already on top of the mountain, a siren will sound notifying them to return to the cable car. As with every tourist attraction all over the world, there have been cases were mountaineers were mugged, lost or injured. But these are few and far between and occurred mostly because of negligence. A few safety tips when visiting Table Mountain:
|Mountain vehicle patrol||082 411 2401|