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“if you have time to kill” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
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$64.56*
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Cape Town City Sightseeing by Motorcycle Sidecar Experience
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
worthing .england
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“if you have time to kill”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Unless you intend to wander some of the trails leading from and around the summit but want to see CampsBay and Cape Town from a different angle I would not urge any tourist to visit the Hill.There is nothing of its history on show just views.

Visited January 2013
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“PUT YOUR FINGURES IN YOUR EARS”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The drive up is worth it alone as the view you get of Cape Town is different to the normal one shown on the posters. Bo Kap in all it's colours is just below you so take a proper camera. More could be made of this attraction and it was closed on the last time I visited but still go. Of course don't forget to arrive before 12 midday or you wont hear the cannon.

Visited January 2013
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“Part of the City Sighteeing Tour”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Visited in the evening for the sunset, as an added "free" extra to the the 48 hour option on the City Bus. Some reasonable photo opportunities, but it was very crowded and returning to the city after sunset could only be described as chaotic, due to traffice congestion, which resulted in a 30 minute wait.

Visited January 2013
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Lusaka, Zambia
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“Marvelous View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Signal hill is an amazing place to be. We went to Cape Town for a 6 days’ vacation; out of which we went to three times up on signal hill. The sunset view from here is breathtaking. You get a wonderful view of the ocean and the Table Mountain, with the beautiful Cape Town right under your feet. Although many people visit, we didn’t have much trouble finding a good spot for us. We did a picnic and enjoyed a good time. Very relaxing and romantic!

Visited January 2013
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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“Great Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Lovely views, quite peaceful and not too busy. You can get great photo opportunities of Table Mountain from this position.

Visited January 2013
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