Table Mountain Cableway now open to hikers over weekends

Table Mountain Cableway
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Table Mountain National park have announced they’ll be opening their cableway for hikers over weekends.

Since the reopening of parks in June – coupled with Lion’s Head still being closed, Table Mountain National Park has seen an influx in hikers. In an effort to ease congestion and offer those who don’t want to hike back down an alternative, they’re opening the cableway but with strict regulations.

The opening times for Table Mountain Cableway will be between 8 am and 3 pm on Saturdays and Sundays and tickets will have to be purchased online beforehand or in the Wi-Fi lounge at the top cableway station.

The restrooms and lower station kiosk will also be open to hikers in accordance with Alert Level 3 regulations for water and light refreshments.

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“In accordance with our strict Covid-19 health and safety protocols, we are only allowing a maximum of 26 people plus the cabin master per ride down in the cable car. No person will be permitted to enter the cable car without a mask. To ensure the safety of hikers and our team, we will also sanitise the cable car after every ride.” – Wahida Parker, Managing Director at Table Mountain Cableway

Hikers are urged not to hike alone, to dress warmly, carry water and contact details for emergency services before embarking on their hike. Read more and book your pass on Table Mountain Cableway’s website.

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