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“Good spot for nice pictures” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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$66*
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Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune vistas of spectacular views.
Basel, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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“Good spot for nice pictures”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Great spot for panoramic pictures. Of course also the story why it"s called signal mountain is interesting if you travel with a guide (and are interested in the history of the place).

Visited January 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Worth the view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

If you are going to spend the time and money to travel to Cape Town, you will do yourself an injustice if you do not visit Signal Hill. The views are breathtaking and it is inexpensive.

Visited January 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Get a different view of table mountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Friends had told us to use Signal Hill as a backdrop for photos and we were not disappointed. Worth a drive up.

Visited December 2012
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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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“Awesome views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Breathtaking views from the top - of Camps Bay and the City. Should never be missed - view may be even better than the view from Table Mountain.

Visited December 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Breathtaking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

If you not fit for the hike take a car up and enjoy the breathtaking views. Chill and watch the sunset. A must do if you siting the Mother City.

Visited September 2012
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