Adriaan Roets
3 minute read
26 Jan 2020
8:26 am

Iconic Table Mountain goes green

Adriaan Roets

The Table Mountain Cafe has dramatically reduced the use of glass, soft drink cans and plastic bottles.

Table Mountain as seen from Lion's Head. Picture: Wilderness Search and Rescue Western Cape facebook page

South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful landmarks, yet all take a back seat to the majesty that is Table Mountain. Ranked one of the new seven wonders, it is a world heritage site, thanks to its abundance of fynbos and flora, and the cable car has always been the most popular way to get up there. It provides a world-class service to tourists, explorers, selfie takers and lovers of nature. The five-minute ride offers 3600 views, thanks to the cableway’s rotating floor. The summit is the highest point of the Table Mountain nature reserve, where initiatives...