With Christmas lights scattered all over the Mother City and tinsel glistening in shop windows, people are starting to enjoy the festive season cheer. Table Mountain Cableway is also spreading the joy this holiday by offering visitors a number of activities to enjoy on top of one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
School holiday programme
From Saturday December 8 to Sunday January 13, children visiting the Cableway will receive a 20-page Activity Booklet that includes games, ‘Did you knows?’, ‘Things to do at home’, and a treasure hunt on Table Mountain. Roaming characters will entertain children between 11am and 1pm daily from December 24 to January 6 at the top station.
Father Christmas on Table Mountain
This season you can take your children to meet Father Christmas and his helpful Christmas Fairy 1067metres above sea level. These characters will be sharing a little magic with children at the lower and upper stations on Monday December24 and Tuesday December 25. They can be seen at the lower station at 11am and at the top station from 12pm to 1pm. Why not treat your family to a fuss-free and fun Christmas feast from the highest restaurant in Cape Town? The Table Mountain Café will serve a delicious traditional Christmas buffet on Christmas Eve and Christmas day.
New Year’s Eve
Table Mountain Cableway offers something special for nature lovers and those wanting a tranquil experience to see the New Year in. The last car up on December 31 is at 11pm, and the last car down is at 1am.
Visitors can bring their own bubbly and picnics with them, or grab a seat at the Table Mountain Café that will extend its operating hours until 12.30pm on New Year’s Eve.
* The Cableway operates weather permitting. For more information, call 021 424 8181, or visit www.tablemountain.net.