Scheduled Flying Dutchman Funicular downtime

Our Flying Dutchman Funicular will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on 21 August 2019. Please keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for updates and notifications in the event that we need to extend this maintenance period.

Our Flying Dutchman Funicular will not be operating over this maintenance period, however, a shuttle service will operate during the planned downtime as an alternative form of transport. You can purchase tickets in the same way you would the funicular tickets, costs outlined below:

Adult return ticket: R70
Adult one-way ticket: R55
Scholar*/Pensioner** return ticket: R30
Scholar*/Pensioner** single ticket: R20
*scholar aged 6-16 (under 6 rides free)
**Pensioner aged 60+ – ID required

For any queries related to the downtime, please contact Cape Point on 021 780 9010 or

Thank you for understanding.


*Update: 22 August 2019. The Flying Dutchman Funicular remains non-operational. Shuttles have been made available.

*Update: 23 August 2019. The Flying Dutchman Funicular remains non-operational. Specialists are tending to the technical issue and shuttles will continue to run until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience.


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