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Signal Hill

Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 80 000 4424
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“watch the sunset” (115 reviews)
“table mountain” (528 reviews)
“noon gun” (50 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 80 000 4424
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice drive up towards Table Mountain and then a turn to the right.... You have Lions Head where you could go for a hike to the top, a must do for the athletic adventurer, what a view from the top. Signal Hill with the noon...More

Thank Oiltraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago

Same view as Table Mountain without the hassle and free. Just around the corner from Table Mountain.

Thank Experienced_63
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An easy drive to the top giving access to a track up to the Lion's Head. Parking is available but limited. There is a paragliding take off and in favourable winds you can see many taking off from the slope next to the car park....More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would suggest this place more than the Table mountain cable car. Views of the entire city are more clear than higher up.

Thank GutMD
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stunning sunset view. Get a seat to the left side of the big mat (facing downhill) so that your view of the sunset is uninterrupted. Take a picnic and watch the sun go down or instead drive down to Camps Bay afterwards for a meal....More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't wait for hours to get to the top of TM, go to Signal Hill at 12 noon and be present for the historical cannon shooting over the city. Nice tradition.

Thank prfirec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a picnic basket up - there are cement tables & chairs to have the picnic. Also a big frame with Table Mountain in the background for a photograph. The paragliders jump off Signal Hill and it is quite spectacular to watch them. There is...More

Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My third visit to signal hill and guaranteed to visit again soon. Views are amazing gorgeous stunning 360 degrees view of Cape Town. Must visit if in the Cape Town area

Thank Lutchmee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove up to watch the sunset from Signal Hill one night. The sunset itself was beautiful and the setting is just lovely. A must-do in Cape Town. The parking however was a mess - the actual parking lot only holds a few dozen cars,...More

Thank gw2588
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the next best thing to taking the cableway. It was cloudy at the top of Table mountain so we decided to go the next day and drive a short distance to Signal Hill. There are beautiful views of downtown Cape Town from the...More

Thank Varty_10
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