Journalists who make use of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway will not only have a great time, but also be able to write a great experience feature about the trip.
If you can’t make the trip yourself, or are looking for some other angles, several ideas are provided bellow.
Table Mountain’s importance to the tourism industry in South Africa
Table Mountain is one of South Africa’s most famous landmarks, attracting thousands of visitors each year. This is a massive benefit to the local economy as well as the communities of Cape Town.
Seasonal visitor numbers for Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Visitor numbers at Table Mountain Aerial Cableway are often a good reflection of the current tourist season. So if you are writing a story about the general state of the Cape Town or South African tourism industry, statistics from Table Mountain Aerial Cableway could be very useful.
Celebrities on Table Mountain
Cape Town is a celebrity magnet, and many famous visitors summit Table Mountain to see what all the fuss is about.
Oprah Winfrey, Arnold Schwarzenneger, Magaret Thatcher, Prince Andrew, Micheal Schumacher, Tina Turner and Jackie Chan are just a few famous faces to appear at the top of Table Mountain.
From Bollywood stars to soccer heroes, plenty more names will be added to that list in the near future.
The history of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Much has changed since opening in 1929, but Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is still bringing joy and fantastic views to visitors from around the world.
You can read about the history of the Cableway here.
Table Mountain as the ultimate romantic destination
Countless marriage proposals and declarations of love have been made on Table Mountain. The magnificent views and magical atmosphere add something extra special to the occasion.
If you are writing a piece about dating ideas, Table Mountain provides you with several options, bearing in mind the indoor and outdoor possibilities at the top of the mountain.
Table Mountain is a wonder of nature
Table Mountain is the only South African entry that has been short-listed for a spot in the New7Wonders of Nature, along with 27 other natural sites, including the likes of the Amazon and the Grand Canyon.
The New7Wonders of Nature campaign aims to raise awareness of the incredible variety of natural beauty around us and to encourage the conservation thereof.
The official New7Wonders of Nature will be determined by votes from the public and the final seven will be announced on November 11, 2011.
Click here to vote for Table Mountain!
Flora on Table Mountain
There are as many plant species on Table Mountain (1500) as there are in the entire United Kingdom and there is indeed much interest in this field. Table Mountain forms part of the Table Mountain National Park and the Cape Floral Kingdom World Heritage Site. This is the smallest yet most diverse floral kingdom in the world.
For more information about flora on Table Mountain, see our Nature Lovers section.
Fauna on Table Mountain
From dassies to baboons and rare birdlife, Table Mountain offers a wide range of fauna for nature lovers and photographers.
For more information about fauna on Table Mountain, see our Nature Lovers section.
Hiking on Table Mountain
Table Mountain not only provides placid walking paths, but also several challenging hiking routes.
For more information, see our section for hikers.
A photographers’ paradise on Table Mountain
Millions of photographs have been taken of Table Mountain or from Table Mountain.
See our photographers section for tips about light, equipment, subjects and methods.
Special deals offered for locals
Information about specials, such as a free ticket on your birthday, is available in our sectionfor locals.
Log onto this website regularly for updated information about special deals.