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“BEST DAY OF MY LIFE”
Review of Lion's Head

Lion's Head
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Reviewed May 22, 2013

climbing this nearly killed me, I am a young women (not very active) but after seeing it from my hotel window everyday thought i would give it a try. took around an hour and a half to get to the top, just in time for sunset. and my gosh, the best view my eyes have ever seen. there were a few clouds in the sky, and some of my best travel pictures are from the top of this place!

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

A much easier hike than Table Mtn, with great views! The top portion with the chains and hand holds was a nice change from the gradual hill in the beginning and also gave you some security on the way up, especially when the winds pick up!

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Reviewed May 17, 2013

The lion's head seen from the top of the table mountain is beautiful, but it is even better to see it and stop for a picture or two on your way to Cape of Good Hope. The view is just stunning! Best time is around 16.00 hour, before sundowner.

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Reviewed May 17, 2013

Views that take your breath away accompanied wonderful weather made for a lovely afternoon taking lots of photos from all angles.

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Lion's Head is surely the place to be if you're after a stunning view of Table Mountain. The hike to the top take about an hour, less if you're really fit, and more if you stop en route to admire the ever-changing scenery.

From one point you are graced with uninterrupted views of coast, mountain, and city!

There are two options, one via some well-placed and recently installed steps and chains (marine grade stainless steel) and one slightly longer walk to avoid this. Either way, it's a lovely hike.

On and for a few days before full moon, hundreds of people, locals and visitors alike, walk up Lion's Head and sit on top in what must be the best outdoor "party" in Cape Town. I've met people from a wide variety of places up there and even made good friends from these trips!

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