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Signal Hill

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 80 000 4424
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

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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Table Mountain Off-Road Scooter Tour
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Cape Town City Sightseeing by Motorcycle Sidecar Experience
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Cape Town Food Tasting Tour

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Stunning views!

Lovely quiet place to visit under the view of Table Mountain. Great to see the Paragliders taking off from Lion's Head!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely quiet place to visit under the view of Table Mountain. Great to see the Paragliders taking off from Lion's Head!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

view is excellent but not as good as table mountain but as we were just up there to jump off it was an excellent trip.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for 360 views and entertainment of watching the paragliders launch off to land at seapoint beach

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Bayreuth, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Try to get there but be aware that the road is a cul de sac! If there is a lot of traffic it need some time to drive back.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best way to go is by the Big Red Hop on Hop of bus accessible at the waterfront. It is a lovely drive with earphones to describe all the local history and beauty on the way. Great for people of all ages. A very safe way to get about.

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Brufut-Gambia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well hyped up place to go. Trouble is every other tourist in Cape is going as well. One side of the road is blocked by parked cars making it a half hour forty five minute decent and lots of angry drivers. Some people leave early.....missing the actual sunset but also missing the traffic. Whats the point. Just as good views... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cape Town has to be the most beautiful city in South Africa. One of the few cities in the world with both the sea and the mountain

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is absolutely worth the short ride to Signal Hill from Cape Town. Fabulous views of Table mountain .

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Signal hill is used by joggers cyclists hikers and everyone else for great view over Cape Town also sea point and camps bay popular for sunset picnics etc and really accessible to all

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see Cape Town if Table Mountain is closed due to heavy winds. please wear sunscreen at here as it can be very hot. Avoid the toilets on a hot day or if they are busy. do not visit after sunset unless you go with a tour company . It is unsafe

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