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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Activities: Hiking
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Worth the trip to South Africa.

my favorite place in Cape Town. A relatively simple walk and hike to do for sunrise or sunset. Worth the trip to South Africa.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

my favorite place in Cape Town. A relatively simple walk and hike to do for sunrise or sunset. Worth the trip to South Africa.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Scenic place to hike or drive up. There's a lovely painter there painting the Table Mountain from Signal Hill.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great experience. Did a late afternoon climb and just reached the top in time for sunset.One of the most beautiful views I have seen. Full moon over Cape town and the harbour.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Hiking up Lion's Head is so much fun and a definite highlight of my recent 2.5-week trip to Cape Town. It only takes about an hour each way and, while the trail can be steep at times, the route isn’t too hectic. Plus, the views from the summit are out of the world -- you can see all of Cape... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I'm not going to lie, the walk up is HARD! But it's so beautiful that when you reach the top, it's totally worth it. Make sure you watch the sunset from the top. It's the most beautiful sunset I've ever seen!

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Easy 1 hour hike with 360 degrees view of Cape Town. Can get a bit windy on the top, but the views are spectacular. Always nice to be there.

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Dakar, Senegal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our hike up the lions head was one of my favorite things in Cape Town. Lovely hike up with sweeping vistas of camps bay and all of Cape Town . Few tourists and lots of locals

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic place for trekking and walking. You can opt for paragliding from here. Nice to walk specially in the morning.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome and gruelling hike for the unfit. Taking the chains...a great experience. But, NO TOILETS! Should have one somewhere, surely, it's a must....considering the amount of water you must drink to make it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We droved up here in the afternoon. I popular place, so it was difficult to find a parking lot, but we managed that. Good view and noce place to be.

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