Cape Town City Tour to Table Mountain

The City Tour to Table Mountain is our flagship tour in Cape Town. It provides the easiest and most convenient way to visit the Table Mountain Cableway and it offers a great introduction to Cape Town’s City Bowl, as well as Camps Bay and the Atlantic Seaboard. 

Best way to visit Cape Town City and Table Mountain 

  • Circular route, buses run regularly. For detailed times, view timetable or see the signage at each bus stop

  • 11 bus stops, hop on and hop off as you like

  • Total tour duration (with no hop-offs): approx. 90 minutes

  • ​Commentary in 15 languages (English, Afrikaans, Arabic, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Zulu) and a special channel for kids

Best things to see on the Cape Town City Tour to Table Mountain

Buy your ticket for Table Mountain Cableway

Skip the ticket queue at the Table Mountain Cableway and buy your Cableway ticket at one of our tour offices or on the red bus. 

Where does the City Tour to Table Mountain start?

A red bus ticket allows you to hop on and hop off on all our tours so you can start your double-decker experience at any of our stops.

Tickets can be bought at our tour offices, online at a discounted rate, or from the bus driver.

Select the 'Map' tab above to zoom in and explore the route, or download a printable PDF map here.

Explore Cape Town on the red bus

Why not explore the City Tour to Table Mountain and the Mini Peninsula Tour with the added Constantia Valley Wine Bus? If you have time, go on the Downtown Tour too through the City! And how about a free walking tour in between? Your ticket gives you access to all these tours.

Here's a video on what to expect when you hop on the red bus in Cape Town. 

Please note on 1 January 2018 there will be no service at stop 8 and stop 9 after 12pm. 

This tour will not run on 2 January 2018 (Cape Minstrels Carnival) and 11 March 2018 (Cape Town Cycle Tour). 

Stops legend

1
Indicates Cape Town City Tour to Table Mountain stop number
1

V&A Waterfront

Waterfront: 9am-9pm
Aquarium: 9.30am-6pm

Festive season trading hours:

Aquarium: 9am-7pm

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town


2

The Clock Tower

Open daily: 9am-4pm

Festive season: 
Fri-Sun: 9am-7pm
Mon-Thurs: 9am-4pm 

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Clock Tower Precinct, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Free entry


3

Cape Town International Convention Centre

Daily, 8am-12pm

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town

Free of charge (fees for individual events apply)


5

81 Long Street

Open every day of the year 9am-5pm

30 minutes (recommended time to explore this stop)

81 Long Street, Cape Town


6

Jewel Africa

Mondays to Fridays: 9am-7.30pm Saturdays and public holidays: 9am-5.30pm Sundays: 4pm-7pm

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

170 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town

Free entry


7

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Opening and closing times change throughout the year – check the website for current opening hours and operating status

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Lower Cable Station, Tafelberg Road, Cape Town

R135-R290


8

Camps Bay

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town


9

The President Hotel, Bantry Bay

30 minutes (recommended time to explore this stop)

Protea Hotel President, 4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay, Cape Town


10

St John's Road, Sea Point

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Corner Beach & St. John’s Road, Sea Point, Cape Town


11

Winchester Mansions

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

221 Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town


12

Green Point and Urban Park

Park times: 7am-7pm daily

1 hour (recommended time to explore this stop)

Bay Road, Green Point, Cape Town

Free of charge


1

V&A Waterfront

Waterfront: 9am-9pm
Aquarium: 9.30am-6pm

Festive season trading hours:

Aquarium: 9am-7pm

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Cape Town timetable (PDF)

Cape Town timetable (PDF)

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1

V&A Waterfront

Our tour office, located outside the Two Oceans Aquarium

8.40am 4.45pm
2

The Clock Tower

Opposite the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island

8.45am 4.50pm
3

Cape Town International Convention Centre

Foreshore

8.50am 4.55pm
5

81 Long Street

Our tour office at 81 Long Street, your gateway to central Cape Town and Greenmarket Square

9.00am 5.55pm
6

Jewel Africa

Jewel Africa specialises in only the finest handmade jewellery. Custom or personalised pieces can be made on site. Buitengracht Street (FREE diamond tour)

9.06am 6.01pm
7

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway (open weather permitting)

9.25am 6.23pm
8

Camps Bay

Home to one of our ticket offices located just outside the luxurious Bay Hotel on Victoria Road.

9.20am 6.38pm
9

The President Hotel, Bantry Bay

Sea Point, corner Queens and Alexander Roads

9.30am 6.48pm
10

St John's Road, Sea Point

Corner Beach and St John’s Roads

9.35am 6.53pm
11

Winchester Mansions

Sea Point Beach Road

9.37am 6.55pm
12

Green Point and Urban Park

‘Moaning Minnie’ Lighthouse & access to Green Point Urban Park & Cape Town Stadium

9.41am 6.59pm
1

V&A Waterfront

Our tour office, located outside the Two Oceans Aquarium

9.50am

Buses are available all day, every day. Please note that over the certain periods, buses depart up to an hour earlier. For detailed times, view timetable here or see the signage at each bus stop.

Please note: the tour terminates at Stop 1 (by request at Stop 5).