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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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Sunsetting bliss

Compulsory "to do" on your bucket list. Grab a bottle of sparkling, your picnic blanket and take in the breathtaking sunset on this magnificent venue. For the more adventurous... read more

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

Compulsory "to do" on your bucket list. Grab a bottle of sparkling, your picnic blanket and take in the breathtaking sunset on this magnificent venue. For the more adventurous, hike a little further and capture the moment on the rooftop of a derelict building a few meters down the trail.

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We droved up here in the afternoon. Difficult to find parking lot, but we managed that. Nice place to be.

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Wow its impressive to see the view from here. Pack a picnic basket of a beer or two and watch the sunset from there with friends or your loved one.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

great place to watch the sunset.. take a picnic... grab a few friends...don't forget a blankie... also.. be sure to take some lighting for once the sun goes down.. and something warm to wear when sunsets...

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Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Lovely views of an awsome view of Cape Town. The road is good and we were blessed with perfect weather

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited Signal Hill in November 2014 and go back as often as we can as we really enjoy the views from up there. We visited when the hope star was still up there and man was it a beautiful sight!!!

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

What's great about Signal Hill is that you can drive there in 5 minutes from downtown, drive to the very top, and for free, enjoy your sundowners or just enjoys the views. It's incredible when the sun is going down over the ocean, and from different points along the drive up there you can see the entire city of cape... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I love to go up here and have a picnic with friends and watch the sunset and maybe have a beer or two ! highly recommended.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is amazing and really fun to do with friends and family and also good for fitness. you can take some food and water with and enjoy the sunset and watch as the moon lights up cape town really amazing views and lots to see at the top.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Signal Hill provides nice views of the city and ocean - but we didn't find a lot more to it than that. If you just want another viewpoint other than Table Mountain, then the drive up is worth it. We have not hiked on this mountain yet, but I believe there are trails around which may cause me to improve... More 

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Address: Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

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