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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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Noisy but wonderful

Great experience unless you don't like loud noises. The cannon is set off at noon and there is an explanation of the history of this location. The view is fabulous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great experience unless you don't like loud noises. The cannon is set off at noon and there is an explanation of the history of this location. The view is fabulous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Signal hill provides great views of Cape Town, Table Top Mountain and the Sea.!! There is a yellow stand overlooking the signal hill for taking pictures. We were with a group and had a great time!

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

Most amazing view when on top of Signal Hill. You do not have to be super fit to do this. I had a major back operation a year ago and that did not stop me. Important: go in groups or early morning. Do not go on you own. The last part is a bit steep, but not impossible. Families with... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Signal hill is a great outing and best of all it is totally free. Signal hill has a great look out over Cape town and a panoramic view of the sea. Often para-gliders launch from this hill which is a great spectacle. Many walking trails also start from the parking lot. Overall this is a must see when you are... More 

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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

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

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

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