Table Mountain is one of Cape Town’s most recognised landmarks and is a popular tourist attraction that offers hiking, camping, and other activities. Umlindi (the African name given to the mountain) overlooks the world famous city of Cape Town and Table Bay in the Western Cape province, South Africa.
Table Mountain is one of the New7Wonders of Nature, and the only one to be located in an urban area, making it highly accessible. It is the most iconic landmark of South Africa and also the most photographed attraction. It’s famous cable car took millions of people to its top. There are about 2,200 species of plants found on Table Mountain and 1470 floral species. Visible from over 150 miles away it is central to life in Cape Town. Even those who have never hiked up the mountain or even strolled on its slopes, will still navigate around the city based on where they are in relation to the mountain.
Take the five-minute cable car trip to the top of the Mountain, 1 089 metres above Cape Town, and explore the summit. The Cableway is wheelchair accessible, and yes, some parts at the top are too.