Table Mountain Abseil

  • 30 minutes


Step off the top, at 1000 meters above sea level, and Abseil into pure vertical space.

This is the world’s original highest commercial abseil. You are surrounded by awesome views with Robben Island, Lions Head, The Twelve Apostles and Camps Bay as the back drop and the deep blue Atlantic at your feet.

We operate on a daily basis weather permitting between 9:30am and 3:30pm. Overall experience will take about an hour.

Included in that time frame is the safety demonstration, harnessing up, doing the abseil and a 30 minute hike to get back on top of the mountain.

Good to know

  • Weather permitting
  • Minimum age 10 years
  • Maximum weight 120kg


  • Fully qualified guides with abseil gear


  • Any additional items of a personal nature * You are liable for your own return Cable Way Ticket to get to our base on top of Table Mountain
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Camera/gopro so that you can take photos of the spectacular views whilst on your hike back to the top
  • Water for your hike after the abseil


  • You will be required to wear your mask
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm jacket

Secure Payments
Safe, simple payment. We never store your credit card details.
Easy Cancellation
Full refund on cancellations up to 24 hours before activity starts.
Friendly Help
We're available 24/7 to make sure your experience is amazing!

Looking for more of the best tours, activities and experiences?

Surfing Hiking Kayaking Diving Cycling Trail running Mountain hike Transfer Safari light Quad biking Day trip Outdoor sports Ziplining Wildlife encounter Motorcycle ride Wine pairing Wine tasting Food tasting Boat trip Half day trip Winelands safari History & Culture Cooking Snorkeling Evening trip Dining experience Safari Scenic drive Nature walk Scuba diving Train ride Horse ride Tubing Adrenaline sports Animal interaction Multi day tour Animal farm Market hopping Wellness Segway trip

July, 2019

I didn't abseil but I meet some of the crew at the Berg River Dam. They were setting up for the Bastille Day trail run. 5 stars as they had a bag and were picking up litter...some of it pretty gross. Well done, guys.

January, 2019

This is just amazing. You can abseil from the table mountain and you got an amazing view. But also you can go to a Kamikaze Canyon tour which is incredible. You can jump of a 22 meter high cliff into the water up. in the mountains. The guides are very professional! A lot of fun.

January, 2019

Absolute Amazing Experience on one of the new 7 wonders of the world, no better place to do this than with Abseil Africa on top of table mountain, the views are amazing, the experience is unbeatable and the staff really have got your back from the very beginning until the end. We was late arriving due to a long unexpected hike up to the top but we contacted the team who was very professional and friendly from the moment we made the booking, they contacted us via whatsapp which i preferred. Would highly recommend this to all who are visiting cape town.. Plans changed and the Abseil Africa team was more than accommodating this is a team who have got their act together and truly do focus on their customers experiences.

October, 2019

Fantastic energy from the staff!

June, 2018

Amazing experience with friendly staff that took a few photos and a video as I descended down. Although I wasn’t a complete novice, they explained everything very clearly & concisely making the entire process enjoyable. The trek back up was wasn’t too bad either and just can’t get over the gorgeous view!

Show more reviews

Light Cancellation Policy

The guest can cancel free of charge until 24 hours before arrival. The guest will be charged the total price if they cancel in the 24 hours before arrival.

Terms & Conditions

The beauty of Table Mountain, Lions Head and the Atlantic Sea Board coastline from the comfort of our kayaks is unrivalled. Dolphins, seals, penguins, Sunfish and occasionally whales frequent our Cape Town.

View Conditions

R420 per person
16 reviews
R420 per person
Book Now