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Signal Hill

Cape Town Central, 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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 80 000 4424
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I used to come here almost everyday after work.At the end of the road its very touristy but if you go about half the way there. 2km from the turnoff you turn right at what would seem a temple or small house. There is a...More

1  Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hard to think of a reason to visit Cape Town and not hike Signal Hill. Fantastic view of the ocean and Table Mountain. Hiking can levels to match most levels of interest (easy stroll through the car park or enjoy some more strenuous hikes on...More

Thank JW-relaxed-traveller
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a relatively easy walk up to the top of this hill, where downtown of Cape Town can be seen. Good place to enjoy sunset too. Road goes up till the end - taxi will take you there too.

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 5 days ago

An interesting ride to the hill. The noon day cannon firing is something different . The views are good too.

Thank _jsexton1838
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every day the noon day gun is fired off the side of signal hill. It's a great way to get a spectacular view of the city and hear some history at the same time. Be sure to be there at around 11:45 if you want...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ride up with free parking. Great views anytime of the day. Seems to be the place to go for watching the sun set. When we were there, a huge billowing cloud draped over Table Mountain which looked exactly like the billowing clouds draping over...More

Thank igolfCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its nice terrain and offers lovely walk in good weather. But what makes it special is annual cycling championship.

Thank SudhaGupta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If it looks like a clear and beautiful day chances are the sunset will be amazing. Best place to watch the sun set over the ocean is signal hill. Although the traffic can be congested this time of day. Park at the bottom and enjoy...More

Thank saraharbiebossie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driven here on arrival in Cape Town by our host, and it was exciting to see Robben Island, and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans fade into the distance. Table Mountain was a highlight so close by, with the 12 apostles. Guinea fowl were...More

Thank RPThorne
Reviewed 1 week ago

By day and in the evening Signal Hill is a place to visit...it is one way up and one way down...I have a friend who actually lives on Signal Hill...the only one actually who has a house right on the top of the hill, where...More

Thank Jane W
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