This majestic sandstone mountain is undoubtedly Cape Town's most well known and well loved landmark. Its flat "table top" ... More
This majestic sandstone mountain is undoubtedly Cape Town's most well known and well loved landmark. Its flat "table top" stretches for three kilometers and is flanked by Devil's Peak on one side and Lion's Head on the other. When a south-easterly wind blows, the top is obscured by a large white tablecloth of cloud that pours over the steep northern face. The Table Mountain Reserve is home to an impressive range of indigenous flora, including many endemic species. The mountain is a treat for hikers, climbers and amblers with over 550 well-established paths. Be well prepared when setting out on a hike since the mountain is known for her mood swings and the weather can change dramatically in a short space of time. For the less energetic there is the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway which does a single rotation on the five-minute ascent/descent giving passengers a panoramic view. At the summit cable station is a restaurant, souvenir shop and viewing platforms where you can see fat, furry das sies (rock rabbits) lazing in the sun.
The first Table Mountain cableway was opened on 4 October 1929. Since that date over eleven million people have used
the service, and it's still extremely popular today. The circulating cableway provides spectacular views, offering a leisurely panorama of ...
Designer guesthouse with a mix of international renowned design and South African contemporary art. Situated at the slopes of Table
Mountain and Lions Head in an indigenous garden of 1 800 meters squared. With private balconies or patio. Great ...
The Cape Peninsula is possibly one of the most spectacular combination of sea and mountain scenery in the world. At
Cape Point, one also finds a treasure house of some 1200 different species of fynbos (Afrikaans for 'fine bush') ...