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About Upper Cableway Station to Maclears Beacon

Hike to the highest point of Table Mountain along a very easy trail. Start at the Upper Cableway Station and take the main path leading to the Western Table. Look for plaques 13 & 14 to make certain you're heading on the right route.

Walk for 15 minutes until you reach the point where chains and poles have been placed to ease the short climb down. Take this section, as it is not difficult. Continue along the path to Maclear's Beacon, well marked by yellow footprints.

Duration: 1 hour one way
Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 5.5 km return
Warning: Do not attempt this route in misty conditions – you could lose your way

Upper Cableway Station to Maclears Beacon Map

Upper Cableway Station to Maclears Beacon is 10.4km from the centre of Table Mountain National Park , the nearest airport 21.7km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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