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Cape Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At every three minutes, the "Flying Dutchman Funicular" connects "Cape Point" (lower station) to the iconic lighthouse (upper station) of historical "Cape of Storms" (now officially known as "Cape of Good Hope")! Adult tickets' prices range between SAR65 to SAR70, depending on period of the...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great way to get to the top of the area with wonderful views. We got there early before the crowds, which was nice, as it can get very crowded when the tour buses start rolling in. You can spend as long as...More

Thank sellrd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's very steep otherwise though not a long way but with a rucksack on your back and a schedule to keep, it makes no sense not to take this modestly-priced convenience. Shops at the top and the bottom, splendid views from the top - What's...More

Thank OLDGIT71
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The Flying Dutchman is actually a tram that climbs the hill in the Cape Peninsula area. The name is also a monicker for a fmaous DJ in Singapore who now featurss on the morning show on FM 91.3 pn Mondays ro Friday

Thank raja_k_bahrin
Reviewed 26 August 2018

For most sightseers, this is the best way of ascending Cape Point. This is the third place this year where I have gone on a funicular ride. The other two were on the Budapest Castle Hill Funicular and Los Angeles’ Angels Flight Railway. The Flying...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This train makes getting to the top of the cape really easy, and gives you stunning views on the way up and on the way down. There is a small fee, but it is worth it, the queues move quickly and you don't have to...More

Thank Glyn B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The funicular (and the nature reserve) shut early, so make sure you don't leave it for the last. The funicular is a great way to get up to the point where you can take in wonderful views of the cape below. There's a way to...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The funicular is a very convenient way to travel to the lighthouse at Cape Point, as the walk up is a long one. The lines were very short and the ride comfortable.

Thank Yolained28
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The ride in funicular to see the cape of good hope from top, from upper light house of the cape point is very smooth and fast.Its available at every 3 mins interval and accommodates around 30-35 people. The view of the cape of teh good...More

Thank NishiNupur
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Even though the funicular was out of order we were able to get up to the light house with a shuttle bus. Not the same for sure but still a good experience

Thank teri w
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