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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 80 000 4424
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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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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Signal hill is the best view I've ever seen.i visited it at sunset . I went by bus of hop on,hop off.(sunset tour).you can see the sunset over Atlantic Ocean.it was amazing.magic... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Signal hill is the best view I've ever seen.i visited it at sunset . I went by bus of hop on,hop off.(sunset tour).you can see the sunset over Atlantic Ocean.it was amazing.magic place to see cape town

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here for the sunset and loved it. Get here early as parking is tight and fills up quickly. Bring a bottle of wine, pic nic, or just your camera, it's an amazing place to watch the sun go down over the ocean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the best view we had in Cape Twon, we went there to see the sunset over the Atlantic and it was amazing, once side the sunset the other the clouds moving across Table Mountain. Will definitely go back, but next time with a couple of glass and a bottle of bubbly to enjoy like many other people were.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a sunset tour with the red hop on hop off bus. This was a good choice as the traffic is pretty congested up the hill. It was a clear evening and the views were spectacular all round. We walked about to see the views before settling down to watch the sunset. The authorities have provided a large matt... More 

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Somerset west
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to get fantastic views of Cape Town,Robben Island,Table Mountain,Seapoint and somewhere you can go to do tandem paragliding down to Seapoint

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't forget to catch a glimpse of the smallest Muslim shrine in Cape Town to your left on your way up and look over the Mother city to your right as you drive the steep road to the top. Go just before sunset, and bag your place on the cliff top facing the ocean and wait... The blood red sunsets... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Totally worth it if you love to watch sunset from the hill top and over the sea....I love SA...so much natural beauty ...so much refreshing !!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The views were stunning from here of Table Mountain, Table Bay and Robben Island. Easy to drive to the top, and there were plenty of people who had taken taxis too. I can imagine that watching the sunset from this point would be amazing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This section of Table Mountain is a bit more welcoming to the less hardy hikers. As compared to Table Mountain’s flat range, Devil’s Peak or Lion’s Head, Signal Hill offers a leisurely stroll up a slight incline to an area with great views of Cape Town.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toon advantage of the sunset bus to signal hill - and it's probably the only way to do it given the limited parking at the top. Everyone goes to the north side of the hill, right next to the parking lot, to view the actual sunset and it's quite packed. We actually wandered a little higher to the southern... More 

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