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Signal Hill

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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 80 000 4424
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Reviewed today

Interesting history lesson loved the details given by the speaker and really do think it should be on every persons list of to do's in Cape Town

Thank spotpro
Reviewed today

Just a short drive from the city centre, the hill provides an excellent location for an overview of the city centr, the waterfront, Table top Mountain and Robben Island. Free to enter, a good size car park at the top, toilets, walkways and several stopping...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning walk up lions head. One of the most amazing views from the top of cape town and Seapoint and Camps bay

Thank Stunningjohnny
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were fortunate to have a clear sunny but windy day while visiting Cape Town. Nice views of the harbor and main city areas fro.m the top.

Thank jonjo7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went up to the signal hill at noon to hear the historic gun being fired at noon every day Beautiful views of Cape Town from there

Thank Vinothav
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely beautiful view from the top of Signal Hill. You can get a very nice photo of table mountain and surrounding area of Cape Town the ocean and the beaches below. There is ample parking, public toilets and also wind gliding activity take off from...More

Thank zackhb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Get up Signal Hill for some stunning views over the Atlantic Seaboard... great place for a run and if you feel game you can paraglide down to the beach at Sea Point with one of the experts...

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't want to hike lions head and don't want to queue for table mountain, this is a fantastic viewpoint, to make things easy you can drive all the way to the summit

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is absolutely nothing to beat a view of the sun setting over the ocean from Signal Hill. Make sure you get there early as parking spaces go fast. Take a blanket and some Champagne and chill as you watch hang gliders launch themselves from...More

Thank diana d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here because Table Mountain was cloud covered, so got great views of the city from here - but windy as well.

Thank sellrd
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9 October 2018|
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Response from TeganThomas | Reviewed this property |
That would be an easy walk but you could equally just drive up Signal Hill and avoid the risk of being run over by a car.
6 October 2018|
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Response from travelingmomOrlando | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot on the top of Signal Hill.
6 October 2018|
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Response from Stay703306 | Reviewed this property |
We parked right on the top +- 20 meter.. good luck 👍🏼