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“Free picnic spot at sunset with a glorious view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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$64*
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Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Free picnic spot at sunset with a glorious view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Pack a picnic, a jersey (it can get chilly after sunset if windy, even in peak summer!) and take your favourite person in the world. Do not forget your camera to capture the moment. You won't want to forget this - a really romantic spot for some and simply a lovely place to enjoy sunset and a short walk while admiring the city from up high. You can easily spend 3 hours there, although you can do this in half hour if pressed for time. Plus it's a quick drive to get there and no hiking necessary - great if you're lazy like me :)

Visited January 2014
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“A signal to fly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Wow, what a journeynu this hill. Pity the people wh had to create the roadway up and up. For us in a car, it was a slightly hairy experience as there are not crack barriers along every stretch of the road. That said, oh my, WHAT an experience when you reach the pinnacle! We were fortunate to see 3 para gliders on their descent and a fourth was preparing to take off as we got out of the car so I was able to photograph him as he took off and soared. It is another spectacular part of Cape Town and yet another experience you would be foolish to miss.

Visited January 2014
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“Stunning Views Accross Sea Point & Cape Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Really good view point to see for miles across the city. Watch out for the Helmeted Guiniea Fowl. Also, go and watch the Para-gliders they can be hilarious.

Visited February 2014
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“Cracking sunsets and no charge!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This is a cracking spot to watch the sun go down with a bottle of fizz. Lots of couples all have the same idea every night and if you are lucky there will be a man with a guitar adding to the ambience. An easy drive and a few rand to a parking chap will make the whole experience a cheap thrill

Visited February 2014
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“Great views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

A really cool place to watch the sun go down into the ocean. Take a few drinks and some food and a great experience!

Visited December 2013
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