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Lion's Head

Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
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“full moon” (156 reviews)
“great hike” (126 reviews)
“table mountain” (464 reviews)
Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed today

We had a great hike to the top of Lions Head, together with the enormous crowds who go there for full moon. It was quite an experience watching the sun go down and straight after turn around to see the moon on the other side....More

Thank Thedane80
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an amazing walk up and the sunset was incredible (leave whilst it's still light though). The walk it's self isn't too bad once you have made it but there is points where you have to climb on rocks and go up ladders etc...More

Thank EleanorBall
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Lion Head Mountain has been named so because it looks like one. It is located between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. It’s peak forms part of a dramatic backdrop to the city of Cape Town. Hiking to the top takes abut 50 minutes. It...More

Thank Munir D
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a spectacular view of the City and the sea. When you get to the top you have a magnificient panoramic view. Relatively easy to get to the top. You have two routes when you get further up. One, requires a bit of guts when...More

Thank Daniel v
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want a fun way to get fit with view points nearly everywhere you turn, this one is for you. A great summit for novice to advanced hikers. Can also recommend for a team building exercise. Don't bash it, until you try it.

Thank Jovana H
Reviewed 2 days ago

view is amazing. you have to do hiking there. it will take 40-50 min. check the wheather conditions. hiking not easy but not so hard. you can handle it. take a drink somethink to enjoy one of the best sun set of your life.

Thank Mrtglr
Reviewed 3 days ago

if one love to hike ths is the place , best for hiking , not for elder or if u have any medical condition . better carry your own water or food . view from top is awesome , place is windy . not my...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This hike is not for the faint hearted especially in 35degree heat. We were very unprepared for this hike as we did not expect it to be that difficult. First off pack lots of water!! We ran out half way up and there’s nothing up...More

Thank Twin2_sarah
Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb views but remember to take enough water as there is nothing for sale at the top. Not recommended for the elderly!

Thank toandfromtheairport
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lion's Head was beautiful. Panoramic views os Cape Town. We were there to paraglide off it. AMAZING !

Thank robynarena
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Response from sonnenangie | Reviewed this property |
hi every day all day long 24/7 phantastic, but quit busy is a fullmoon hike.
16 June 2017|
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Response from GregTitaliano | Reviewed this property |
I would advise walking up with a friend, preferably not alone as there have been some small muggings at dark in the past. You should be more than fine though. It is a beautiful walk and would highly recommend it. A guide is... More