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Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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We went as a team of about 20 people we enjoyed the route. It has the most amazing views and you can see Cape Town in a 360' view. It was relatively safe and took about an hour and a half to get to the...More

Thank Eumaine
Reviewed 2 days ago

Seriously beautiful view from the top but not the easiest climb, especially if you aren't used to physical activity. We did the sunset hike which was beautiful - but don't forget head torches for the way back down!

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hike it early morning / late afternoon / full moon / cloudy / sunny!!! Each time it’s a different experience. Unparalleled views of Table mountain and a full Panoramic of beaches, city, Robben island! Get your timing right and you land up climbing with a...More

Thank AlisonM2944
Reviewed 6 days ago

The hike up & down is relatively easy & you do not have to use the chains etc to get a spectacular view. Take water & a hat & you will not be disappointed. The paved path ways are clean & well taken care of.

Thank lulu008
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky as the weather was really nice. The view from the top is beyond description. We visited during day time, But still enjoyed an impressive view!

Thank Miyuki0404
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lion’s Head is a relatively easy hike and takes about an hour to get to the top. There is a climbing section with ladders and grips, but there are alternative paths that are purely for walking. The views from the top are amazing - especially...More

Thank JessicaLillie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was awesome, the view at the top is amazing. We did the sunset hike watching the sun set was superb.

Thank LeratoN27
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hiked before sunset. It's not too hard of a hike if you are an avid hiker. The views are incredible. I'd like to go back and do it again at sunrise.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arguably one of the best walks in the Cape Town vicinity, giving spectacular views of Cape Town, the city bowl, the harbour, Sea Point, Camps Bay and Twelve Apostles depending on which aspect you take in... many walking tracks, cycle tracks and places to take...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A sunrise hike to Lion's Head is a must do for anyone visiting Cape Town who loves the outdoors! Getting up early to complete the approximately one hour hike to the peak will reward you with a magnificent sunrise and panoramic 360 degree views of...More

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Sachin K
5 July 2018|
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Response from Hailey B | Reviewed this property |
Technically, no closing time. As mentioned above it is a mountain which you can hike at your own risk. If going at sunrise or sunset, remember it's dark before the sun comes up, as well as after it goes down. (Surprising I... More
23 April 2018|
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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
31 December 2017|
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Response from mepoettg | Reviewed this property |
There is a part where you need to climb a steel ladder and some steep parts the child probably needs help with, but we have seen little children hiking it as well with the help of their parents if they are brave and sporty... More