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“Watch the sunset!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
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Table Mountain Off-Road Scooter Tour
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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.
Sydney, Australia
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“Watch the sunset!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2013

We did this on our first day! We arrived in Cape Town and then went up to Signal Hill with a group of people from our hostel and watched the sunset. Lots of people take picnics up there, which we did and they also lay out this huge picnic blanket for people. Nice thing to do with your friends or with your girlfriend/boyfriend.

Visited October 2013
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Cannes, France
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“we like”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2013

We enjoyed Signal Hill. and partly for private reasons. This place put us in a very good mood because we felt good there and a few good jokes came out.

Visited September 2013
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Lyon, France
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“fantastic view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

take a taxi or a bus to go to the top,
Fantastic view on Cape Town and suburbs , the harbor the beaches and V&A Water front

Visited August 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Beautiful sunset, terrible traffic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

We visited signal hill after we came down table mountain, it was very easy to find from there. The attraction has become too big/popular for what it is, as a result there is NO parking, and the single lane to the top doesn’t move. however once you get to the top, and find yourself somewhere to park, the view and sunset take your breath away. don’t go onto the viewing deck, take a small walk to the left and find yourself a seat on the grass, watch the boats go by as the sun sets, it is very romantic. In Short, go early, and expect it to be full of people, but find yourself a private spot to watch the sun go down, you won’t forget it. BE SAFE! signal hill does have a reputation for robberies, once the sun goes down, don’t hang around.

Visited March 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“truly spectacular”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

Without doubt one of the most spectacular views that is possible to see in any city in the world. Cape Town is anyhow blessed with incredible natural beauty but also has quite variable weather that any two days can give such a different views around the iconic table mountain. The day I went it was perfect with bright sunshine and a few clouds. Gentle pathways with marvelous vistas await. A must do.

Visited September 2013
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