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Signal Hill

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 80 000 4424
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to...

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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Offers some of the best view of the bay, the harbour and Cape Town. A must stop for amazing sunsets and city lights. A jacket might be required though. The wind can be quite... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Offers some of the best view of the bay, the harbour and Cape Town. A must stop for amazing sunsets and city lights. A jacket might be required though. The wind can be quite nippy...even in summer.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great location to watch the sun sink into the ocean and watch Cape Town by night. However, make sure to book a taxi or Uber home, since the roads get very dark.

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Thank Annemieke B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Catch a flip off Signal Hill with tandem paragliding, a tip though is not to show your instructor that you are nervous, this guarantees you longer time in the air. An exhilarating experience even if you are not adventurous you will love it.

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Wodonga, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's worth taking a drive up to Signal Hill to take in the views of Table Mountain and the city. There are a few tracks explore, and plenty of photo spots.

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Portree, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After ascending Table Mountain be sure if time permits to ascend Signal Hill giving you another perspective over the Cape Town city beneath you. On good days marvel at those paragliding down to Bantry Bay from Signal Hill.

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Thank Tim M
Cape Town
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a point mostly used for paragliding in Cape Town. Shows amazing views from a different perspective. Easy to get to by a car, no need to be hiking to get to. Also lovely spot for a picninc

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Incredible view of the city! Great spot to take pictures and amazing view of table mountain. Visit worthy!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went up Signal Hill as part of the Big Bus Sunset Tour. It is a very popular thing to do and VERY busy with groups of people/tours. But still worth doing! People don't have the best parking skills and therefore you may be stuck in a traffic jam after the sunset waiting for people to get back to their... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We hiked early on a public holiday and the views from the trail were magnificent. Take some water and remember sunscreen.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Were taken there by our tour operators Ilios travel and was well worth a visit to see the gun being fired and hear the history behind it.

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