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Lion's Head

Signal Hill Road | Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Signal Hill Road | Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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"full moon"
in 166 reviews
"great hike"
in 139 reviews
"table mountain"
in 516 reviews
"easy hike"
in 43 reviews
"rock climbing"
in 43 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 34 reviews
"bring water"
in 31 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 61 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 51 reviews
"camps bay"
in 123 reviews
"lots of water"
in 26 reviews
"short hike"
in 27 reviews
"views of cape town"
in 69 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 60 reviews
"coming down"
in 30 reviews
"atlantic seaboard"
in 28 reviews
"spectacular views"
in 75 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Early wake up but the sunrise on top of Lion's Head worth it ! The hike is quite easy appart from the ladders at the end, which can impression some one. Bring your muffins and hot tea or coffee !

Thank Laurence S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

At times the trek seems very treturous with drops at one side and a rock face on the other. Chains and ladders are there to assist, but this trek is more like a scramble in parts - not for the faint hearted. But the views...More

Thank Jo R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was such a nice hike to the top of the Lion's Head! We took a taxify to the bottom of the hill and then walked up with a normal speed and we reach the very top in one hour. It was a really hot...More

Thank Lizzywood257
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely Sunday afternoon spent hiking around Lion's head. A good place to start a hike for the not so fit! A brisk walk taking in our awesome view of Cape Town..scenic.. picturesque..picture perfect!

Thank Virg250
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely moderate hike, scrambling down was a bit tricky and go very early to avoid the heat and crowds. Thoroughly enjoyed this hike.

Thank ladymo_uk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn’t take too long to get to the top. Easy hike and very enjoyable views. Can get a bit crowded so be prepared to wait for people coming down the mountain.

Thank Jonathan D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to watch the sunset. Bring water and a warm jacket. It's not an easy hiking, but it's worth it.

Thank Karine D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a great time, there are two paths, one longer and flatter the other steep and more adventurous. Ladder, ropes, metal handles and what ad adventure. Go for it!

Thank kimdavis4
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started at 3 back at sunset at 6h30 beautiful trek with moderate difficulty with 360 view of ocean, all of Cap Town and Table Mountain - do it

Thank shaman01
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk is quite accesible hardly any 'rock climbing' until close to the top. If you cant do that part the views until then are spectacular. However definitely if possible get to the top it is well worth it. Go early in the morning as...More

Thank alycemichele
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happytraveller8585
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Response from kabongo B | Reviewed this property |
I suggest having a phone and download the Uber app as best option to avoid being ripped off by taxi drivers who usually over charge people based on their accents or where they from (Where are you(guys) from) is the... More
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ABHISHEK R
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Hermes B | Reviewed this property |
Toward the end, it can get very challenging for the little ones. However you can hike up and have a great view even before it gets too steep. If your kid likes walking and some “adventure”, I saw quite a few little ones... More
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