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Signal Hill: Tours & Tickets

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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
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very popular point for locals and tourists alike to get a breathtaking view of sunset with a great backdrop scenery of Lion’s Head and Table Mountain as well. On a peak season, it may be quite difficult to get out of Signal Hill as...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank NazleeM_13
Reviewed 4 days ago

Signal Hill may be called "the poor man's Table Mountain", as the views from up there are almost as spectacular, there is no wait for the cable car and one can walk up there relatively easily in one hour. Besides, if you manage to be...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Jochen B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Signal Hill overlooks Cape Town and the Bay on one side, and Table Mountain on the other. If the weather is clear, the views are spectacular. You can get here either from hiking up one of the trails, via a tour, driving or an Uber....More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Terry S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Drove a couple of Zimbabwean friends who live in Cape Town but had never been above the city to Signal Hill. They were blown away by the views on all sides

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 797david
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a trip to the summit of Signal Hill. Great views of Lion's Head & Table Mountain. Sedate little walking trails with a small refreshment area. Busiest at sunset as everyone wants their "Sundowners" on Signal Hill.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank HPerry_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the late afternoon when we visited Signal Hill the clouds were sitting on the buildings which made for some incredible photographs, people sitting along the edge with the clouds below. If you are inspired you can go hang gliding off the edge. Sadly the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Susan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you live in a paradise such as Cape Town you can tend to take things for granted. So it is great to take visitors as it helps takes one back and RE appreciate this magnificent view

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank RaviN_ZA
Reviewed 1 week ago

one can easily walk up to signal Hill from the city, then continue to Lion's Head. great views around !!!!!!!!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Fran R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can either take the long walk here from the Lions Head car park or you can drive all the way to the end of the road and it’s quite a gentle walk from there. Either way it’s good exercise and usually there is an...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Zaphod125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience. We arrived early before the crowds arrived. Packed out a picnic items under the tree and waited for the beautiful sunset. Was definitely worth the wait. It does get a bit crowdy closer to sunset so you should definitely not be in a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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pia60
October 9, 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.
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pia60
October 6, 2018|
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Response from travelingmomOrlando | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot on the top of Signal Hill.
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pia60
October 6, 2018|
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Response from raja_k_bahrin | Reviewed this property |
Not far, its uphill walk for about 5 minutes
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