GPS co-ordinates to the Lower Cable Station: -33.948184 18.402969
The Lower Cable Station is on Tafelberg Road, off Kloof Nek Road, and about a 15-minute drive from the city centre. Just before turning left onto Tafelberg Road, look out for a digital signboard on your right, which indicates whether we are open or closed.
Be on the lookout for directional boards as you come into the city centre on major routes. While many people drive to the Lower Cable Station and park along Tafelberg Road, there are a number of other ways to get here – visit our Getting here page for more info on bus and taxi services, and our free shuttle service.
You will find free parking along Tafelberg Road, before and after the Lower Cable Station. Tafelberg Road is steep and winds up to the Lower Cable Station, which is about 1.5km from the Kloof Nek Road turn into Tafelberg Road. There is a traffic circle in front of the Lower Cable Station building, making it easier for tour buses to drop off visitors.
This map shows some of the hiking routes on Table Mountain. Always hike with someone who is familiar with the route, or use a recent map or guidebook. Alternatively, consult someone who has personally climbed the route. Take note of signage and stick to designated routes. Check our section on Quick tips for more info.
The Cableway makes effort to ensure the mountain is accessible to all our visitors. There is lift access to the cable car, a pathway system at the upper station, disabled toilets and disabled parking available. Take a look at our wheelchair map for more information.