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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

Great short walk from the lion's heads parking to signal hill (took about an hour) takes you to a wonderful hill, where you can sit and watch the sun set and see the amazing Capetown coastline.

Thank RotemN19
Reviewed yesterday

The road up is quite narrow and can be busy with return traffic so it can be frustrating. I wouldn't walk up, for views the Lions Head from even its lowest (accessible to all) levels gives a better view and is on the way to...More

Thank TeganThomas
Reviewed 2 days ago

I ate my lunch at Bo-Kaap Kombuis Restaurant, while I admired the outdoor scenery of Signal Hill, Lion's Head and Table Mountain.

Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A couple of friends we went out for a drive and ended up at signal hill. The view is amazing breath taking a awesome chill spot. Something you must experience.

Thank Kristen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The say in Cape Town, Signal Hill goves them a real time forecast of the weather. When Signal hIll is covered in clouds, then rian should be expected. Simple.

Thank raja_k_bahrin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Signal Hill always guarantees spectacular views of Cape Town and Camps Bay. It’s also popular with paraglidera and sometimes you can see as many as 10 in the air, riding the air currents. Make sure you are on Signal Hill at midday when the canon...More

Thank Kobus M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to climb up the Lionshead. The view is extrordinary. Such a beautiful view over Cape Town and to the Tablemountain. Not so many people are here. When you're here it's a must.

Thank Tieeh79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this on what we thought would be a good evening. There were many people who would stand up just as the sunset started to get pretty. Then the sunset fizzled. Would not return. Too many people to be able to enjoy.

Thank Donna N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love coming here in summer especially to watch the sunset and to view the city lights after! I wish there was more parking or a safe walk way

Thank Kimberley950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked Lions Head and afterwards we decided to get a cool drink at Signal Hill and watch the sun go down. Parking available and a small pop up cafe. Guinea fowl roamed free and didn’t seem phased by the crowds.

Thank Kathryn i
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July 27, 2018|
Response from Jinx L | Reviewed this property |
Signal Hill does not close. It is a public road up to the parking area. But not safe alone there late at night.