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Signal Hill

Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 80 000 4424
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Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune vistas of spectacular views.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“watch the sunset” (122 reviews)
“table mountain” (568 reviews)
“noon gun” (52 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 80 000 4424
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Reviewed today

Worth a visit on a clear day, views of Table Mountain, Cape Town & the beach. One of the yellow frames to take a picture of table Mountain situated here. A picnic spot & odd food sellers too.

Thank Julielynn2013
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Table Mountain is an iconic must-do for anyone visiting Cape Town however the changeable weather conditions can sometimes mean that the cable car is nor running. If this happens then Signal Hill is the answer. We drove ourselves up there but it would be easily...More

Thank pharmboy0
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Take the drive to the top of the hill. Great views overlooking Cape town and the ocean. Toilets available.

Thank Neville S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The views driving up the road and from the parking spot are absolutely breath taking. One can enjoy views of the city nestling beneath the magnificent mountain, as well as glorious vistas of the Atlantic Coast and across the bay. Not to be missed.

Thank georgestof
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a a beautifull place to visit . make sure its not windy to enjoy the stunning views . they say its one the most famous spots in capetown for sundowners.

Thank imi2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Besides getting breathtaking views of Cape Town city and surroundings and table mountain, there is a great vibe on this spectacular site, people having a sunset drink, laughing and chatting. Parking could be difficult during the popular sunset hour, so get there early and soak...More

Thank Sietse W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just watch out for the guinea fowl, who will try to steal it :) Beautiful views and we even got to witness several hang gliders taking flight!

Thank Roxane V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot to watch the para pants take off, sunset, amazing view but: Traffic wise on a Sunday a hell. Be sure to be on time as people block the half street parking on the way up. All you need is 1 big bus to...More

Thank jarcurjar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views are just breathtakingly beautiful. Take a deep breath and point your camera. You'll never regret seeing this.

Thank BangkokAndy1976
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always on our to do list. On the day we had ideal weather with minimal wind, sunshine and a nice & busy holiday vibe. Loved watching the paragliders taking off.

Thank Albie S
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