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Harties Cableway on a winter’s afternoon; a photo essay

  • 18 July 2013 | Tara Turkington

Since its reopening after a major refurbishment in 2012, the Harties Cableway has quickly become an iconic South African attraction. It’s only an hour or so’s drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria, and is a perfect way to spend a morning or afternoon.

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It’s so easy to get beautiful pics at the Harties Cableway

  • 28 June 2013

June is nearly over, which means you only have a few days left to enter the first round of our photo/video-of-the-month competition.

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Win cableway tickets in the Harties photo/video of the month competition

  • 19 June 2013

Have you taken any amazing photos or videos of the Harties Cableway? If so, we’d love you to share them with us. In fact, we’re so keen to see them that we’re offering a monthly prize of two return tickets for the best photo or video shared on our social networks.

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A wedding at the top of Magaliesberg

  • 13 February 2013

We might be celebrating Love on the Mountain with Steve Hofmeyr this Friday, but Jacques and Hester Barnard beat us to it when they exchanged wedding vows at the top of Harties last weekend.

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The world’s cableways: Part 3

  • 18 December 2012 | Kate Rau

An aerial cableway is known by a different name in countries across the world.  Also called an aerial tramway, a cable car, a ropeway or an aerial tram, this lift system by definition uses one or two ropes for support and another rope for propulsion to propel a cable car (or cabin) from one end of the line to another.

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Scene from above: An aerial photo story

  • 05 November 2012 | Kate Rau

The Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway, once a top visitor attraction for overseas travellers and a firm favourite among “Harties” residents, has reopened its doors to the public.

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Happy memories and creative snaps

  • 04 October 2012

A trip up the Harties Cableway is sure to leave you feeling inspired. We have been receiving lots of wonderful feedback on our Facebook page lately. We absolutely love hearing from you and seeing your photos – keep them coming!

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Scene from above: Birds and blooms below the cableway

  • 26 September 2012 | Kate Rau

Calling all bird-watchers, or “twitchers”, and flower fundis … View the magnificent fauna and flora of the Magaliesberg as you look out from the Harties Cableway cable car. Explore biodiversity in bloom – from small creatures that dwell in the dappled forest, to giant mountain aloes.

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Another world at the top: a photo essay

  • 10 August 2012 | Laura Maggs

What is in store for you when you visit the Harties Cableway? Here are a few snapshots to pave the way!

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Thank you for your feedback!

  • 19 July 2012

We have been receiving some wonderful feedback on our Facebook page lately! We love hearing from you – thank you for your comments and photos.

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Visitor information

The Harties Cableway is open

Rates

Return trip

Price increase from 1 November 2015

Adults R195

Children (4-14) R115

Under-fours go for free

School group bookings only

Primary R50

Secondary R90

Teachers R130

Please contact our office 012 253 9910

Registered tour guides and operators

Annual tickets R895 (unlimited access to the mountain for 1 year during operational hours). Please contact our office.

We regret that no food, drinks or pets may be brought to the cableway. Pensioners, present your SA identity document at the ticket office and only pay R120!

Please note that the Harties Cableway operates weather permitting. Contact us for more information.

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