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“Best visited at sunset”
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
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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.
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
“Best visited at sunset”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Signal Hill offers a great 270 degree view across Cape Town and the Bay, with Robben Island in the distance. On a clear day at sunset the views are truly awesome!

Visited April 2013
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic views”
Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

Drove up to the top of signal hill on our second evening in Cape Town. Fantastic views of Table mountain, V & A waterfront, football stadium and in fact all of the city bowl area. Great place for a picnic at sunset.

Visited March 2013
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Go at sun set”
Reviewed May 9, 2013

Even though it was cold and windy, this was well worth the trip to watch the sun go down over the Atlantic. African sunset have a magic to them that reaches the soul, and watch the sun go down over the ocean's horizon you can believe that you experiencing such beauty. Advice: Make sure you dress warmly, there's a guy selling hot drinks there but just go prepared for the windy chill. I loved just sitting on the grass embankment and taking a bit of time to watch a beautiful African sunset.

Visited April 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a short drive from the famous Table Mountain (and technically a part of the Table Mountain Reserve Park)! It won't take you long and you can see Table Mountain from Signal Hill. Also, I saw a bunch of paragliders there when I visited if that interests you.

Visited May 2013
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Carluke, South Lanarkshire
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“Signal Hill,well named !”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Outstanding views all round. Well worth the effort of getting up there. Showing off Cape Town and Robbin Island to great advantage. Quite memorable.

Visited March 2013
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