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“What a hike!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Lion's Head

Lion's Head
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Sea Kayak and Bike Tour from Cape Town
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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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45 reviews
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“What a hike!!”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

I was lucky enough to have hiked Lion's Head on a perfectly clear day, so I had a lovely, lovely view from the top.

But be warned - the last 30 minutes or so of the 90 minute hike up Lion's Head, is quite demanding - you will have to use your hands to scramble up and around rocks/boulders.

BUT SO WORTH IT!!!

Visited December 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“One of the best views in the World...”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a great hike...and a must if you are up to it. Very special with great views. Best to do when it is not windy and early or after 6pm in the summer

Visited January 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“exhilarating!”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

this somewhat challenging hike has all the rewards - for 360 degrees you can sit at the top and wonder at all of Cape Town below. be warned though that the top portion of the mountain requires a strong stomach as there are places where you have to grapple with rocks to continue the hike.

Visited December 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A must!”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

Easy to walk, view just sensational. We drove our car to the first pathway and walked up from there. We took our time taking photos etc so leave yourself about an hour.

Visited January 2013
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Be Careful”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

Lions HEad is an awesome walk/hike/climb, but concentrate! There are loads of people running/jogging up the mountain and will push past you if you don't get out of the way in time. People have fallen off, and people have died - the most recent incident was a month or so ago.

Visited September 2012
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