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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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We were unable to get up Table Mountain with crazy schedule and because of the wind so Signal hill was the next best thing. At night the view was pretty and in daylight the view was spectacular. These views give you a feel for the...More

Thank EMcCdn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Photos (especially mine!) don't do the sunset here service. It gets a little busy but is worth it. Take a bottle of wine (& glasses!) and plenty of layers (it is very windy and can be v.cold!). Nature at it's finest.

Thank Griswald_Trecker
Reviewed 3 days ago

you will have lot of fun. you can do para gliding from this height. There is a huge frame where you can get a pic taken in the frame.

Thank Matein K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good view to cape town soccer stadium an the sea area, but not to the rest of cape town (as there are trees and bushes which prevent a good view), a lot of tourists there during the day. If you have time - do this...More

Thank KnieRe72
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Beautiful spot to watch the sun set over the ocean. Great panoramic views of the harbor, Robben Island and Table Mountain. Worth it to brave all the cars & tourist busses!

Thank anzeldebeer
Reviewed 1 week ago

If there are too many cars, you can also walk there, but not along the road, use the path in the bush velt.

Thank MichaelS21995
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not make it to the table mountain as this was almost all time too crowded and I did not want to spend a day of precious time with queuing, Signal Hill offers beautiful views at no cots and no time wasted. Not as...More

Thank michiebenanders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Signal hill the look out point of the dutch at the time they colonised the cape ...a fire was lit when a ship approached the harbour

Thank shafie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here around noon. Some people were enjoying paragliding. Otherwise, not much to enjoy. For the views, Table Mountain and Lion’s Head are better choices. This place has some distance from the city. I don’t have any reason to recommend this place.

Thank W7927SH_
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly I was expecting a more beautiful sunset... It's like to top point for sunset but is not really special

Thank AgitatedSuzieQ
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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.
October 6, 2018|
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Response from travelingmomOrlando | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot on the top of Signal Hill.
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Mmustafaj2 | Reviewed this property |
We parked right on the top +- 20 meter.. good luck 👍🏼