Nothing says summer like an idyllic Cape Town sunset and the Table Mountain Cableway is offering locals a discount on trips for the festive season ahead.

The Table Mountain Cableway annual Sunset Special returns this November, offering South African citizens a 50% off discount on tickets up and down the mountain after 6pm.

Grab the kids and head up the mountain to snap some candid pictures as the blue sky lights up and transforms into an orange, yellow and pink hue.

Patrons are advised to bring along their South African Identification book to purchase a valid Sunset Special ticket.


The Sunset Special will be running for the following dates: 

November 1 2018 – December 19 2018

January 3 2019 – February 28 2019

The Sunset Special will not be available from December 20 2018 – January 2 2019.


Ticket prices:

Tickets for the Sunset Special will cost half price as indicated in the below amounts.

Adults – R145 per return ticket

Children – R72.50 per return ticket

Tickets can be purchased online or from the ticketing office at the Lower Cableway Station.

Locals are instructed to enter in their ID numbers when purchasing a ticket online and the same applies when purchasing at the Cableway service.

Sunset Special tickets for children, do not require any proof of ID.

Before heading to the Cableway, patrons are advised to check the weather conditions on the site to ensure all the facilities are open.


Picture: Table Mountain Cableway


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