We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lion's Head

Signal Hill Road | Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$79,03*
and up
Cape Point Tour from Cape Town
More Info
US$250,00*
and up
Sea Kayak and Bike Tour from Cape Town
More Info
US$98,79*
and up
Cape Point and Winelands Full Day Tour from Cape Town
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“full moon” (171 reviews)
“great hike” (142 reviews)
“table mountain” (525 reviews)
LOCATION
Signal Hill Road | Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
CONTACT
Website
+27 81 762 5551
Ways to Experience Lion's Head
from US$79,00
More Info
from US$250,00
More Info
from US$220,00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (3 585)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"full moon"
in 171 reviews
"great hike"
in 142 reviews
"table mountain"
in 525 reviews
"easy hike"
in 44 reviews
"rock climbing"
in 43 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 35 reviews
"bring water"
in 34 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 53 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 62 reviews
"camps bay"
in 125 reviews
"lots of water"
in 26 reviews
"short hike"
in 27 reviews
"views of cape town"
in 71 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 60 reviews
"coming down"
in 30 reviews
"atlantic seaboard"
in 28 reviews
"spectacular views"
in 77 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 2 601 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Took me about 2 hours to get to the top and back. and i'm not in the best shape. The views were amazing

Thank Nick A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday

It is not an easy hike so be prepared to climb on chains and make a significant elevation change (about 600m), make sure you come prepared with good shoes, water, and a friend. If you are going to see the sunrise or sunset bring a...More

Thank Tyler H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Because the weather made a visit to Table Mountain impossible on the day we had tickets, our guide took us to Lion's Head. It has spectacular views and, probably because it was misting, was not crowded with people. You could see the city spread out...More

Thank Linda S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Lion´s Head Trail is a must-have activity and it can be made by people of any age! You will take no more than 50 minutes to reach the top hiking at a comfortable speed... At the first stop, there´s a paraglider platform and a...More

Thank RafaelDinizPaiva
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visit the head in the morning or late afternoon to enjoy an amazing view over Capetown. Highly recommended!!

Thank Michaela S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went there to do paraglyding. It was an experience 1000. People were very profesional and made us feel at ease.

Thank lovetraveling79
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Vosit in a group especially early morning and after sun set. Gives you awsome views of Cape Town . Evenings the lights of Cape Town like twinkling stars

Thank Andrearothner
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

After having climbed up to the top and experiencing the most beautiful magnificent view, I was injured going down - at about my 3rd step down, I injured my ankle. I was overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity of my fellow hikers that early evening....More

Thank Ansa_Fer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved the hike, but tooooo many people on the same path and the empty plastic water bottles thrown away by walkers/hikers was terrible... I collected 20 on my walk!!!

Thank BryoniD
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lion's Head is a great little hike and a must do when in Cape Town. Even for the "unfit" person it is doable. It may take extra time but it's definitely worth it. The weekends are packed with tourists so I highly insist you go...More

Thank Hailey B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 113 hotels in Cape Town Central
Romney Park All Suite Hotel & Spa
387 reviews
.87 km away
Centurion All Suite Hotel
17 reviews
.91 km away
Atico Of Penthouses
3 reviews
.91 km away
Blackheath Lodge
1 948 reviews
.95 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Rockwell Dinner Theatre
443 reviews
1.12 km away
Duchess of Wisbeach
433 reviews
1.11 km away
Biesmiellah
243 reviews
1.09 km away
Bo Kaap Kombuis
175 reviews
.93 km away
Nearby Attractions
Signal Hill
3 282 reviews
.01 km away
Noon Day Gun
150 reviews
.71 km away
Ulungele Tours & Safari's
259 reviews
.93 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
happytraveller8585
23 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from bneb0y | Reviewed this property |
We ordered an Uber and it was there in less than 5 minutes and half the price of a taxi
2
Votes
ABHISHEK R
31 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Hermes B | Reviewed this property |
Toward the end, it can get very challenging for the little ones. However you can hike up and have a great view even before it gets too steep. If your kid likes walking and some “adventure”, I saw quite a few little ones... More
1
Vote
Erin V
;