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“The best sunsets for free” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Private Tour
$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.
Teufenthal, Switzerland
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“The best sunsets for free”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

A must visit if you are in Capetown. You have the best view of the city for free. On Sundays is very crowded...but worth to visit.

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“Great views of the bay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A simple drive to the top provides great views of Sea Point, Table Bay, Robben Island and Table Mountain. Security is excellent with good parking and easy walkabouts.

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“A sunset experience not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Anyone visiting Cape Town should do this at least once. Arrive early take a picnic and drinks and watch the sun slip into the ocean and see how the shadows change on Table Mountain behind. Can get v busy and parking is limited. If you want to avoid driving there is a special open top sunset bus tour as well.

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“Drive to the top of Signal Hill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

An absolute must on your drive round the peninsula. Views are spectacular and less of a mission than the planning required to get ahead of the queues to get on the cable car (which is also a MUST, of course). Take care when wondering away from the crowds.

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“Best view ever”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

When Cape Town gifts you with good weather, head up to Signal Hill for sundowners. Although there are only a few picknick tables, the view of the ocean on one side, and the city lights on the other, makes this a very worth while outing. Take a blanket and watch the sun set over the blue ocean.

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