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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
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!
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 know!) So bring a torch! It is stunning at sunrise though, would highly recommend beating the sunset crowds and waking up early.
As far as timing goes, it depends upon your level of fitness honestly. I think a reasonably fit person can make it up in 45 minutes, barring in mind that's stopping for maybe 2 five minute water breaks on the way up, not really stopping for the views too much. I would at least spend ten minutes at the top enjoying the views, having a snack, and taking a rest! anywhere from 10-30 minutes depending on what you want out of the hike. Although going down is "easier" it's still time consuming in the initial descent scrambling down all the rock. In total, I would recommend 2-3 hours.
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
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 enough