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Lion's Head hike for Morning provided by Hike Lion's Head (Cape Town)

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Lion's Head hike for Morning

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2 adults
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Important Information
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Hot drinks
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code: Hiking / Walking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Happyjohnny wrote a review Mar 2020
Auckland, New Zealand350 contributions76 helpful votes
Going hiking as 'preparation' for Table Mountain, this is NOT a walk in the park! The views from the top can probably only be bettered by Table Mountain itself. Be prepared for some stiff challenges and take water!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Cat M wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom16 contributions17 helpful votes
This was my third visit to Cape Town and I wanted to do a hike. We were informed by multiple people that Lions Head was great as it was very quick (two hours) and easy to do. We started at 7.30am and the hike started fairly pleasantly but after about 30/40 minutes in it became
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Waggy1610 wrote a review Jan 2019
Paternoster, South Africa343 contributions70 helpful votes
We did this hike as a family. The route is awesome, and easy to use. We did not see the alternate route to avoid ascending and descending on the chains and staples, but it can be safely done by anyone in reasonable condition. Remember to take a snack, and water, it's a
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muzzer02 wrote a review Jul 2018
Azille, France45 contributions47 helpful votes
This is a fantastic hike, probably better in my opinion than Table Mountain because you get ever changing views as you walk around and up the Lion’s Head. The hike is quite steep in places so you have to be in reasonable shape to enjoy it. Take some water and wear decent
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Date of experience: March 2018
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By: Hike Lion's Head (Cape Town)
Johan K
Not second fiddle
The temptation in Cape Town is to get up Table Mountain and people regard Lion's Head as the 'ugly duckling' or sec
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Just keep going ... it’s worth it!
Glad we started with three full water bottles and caps for everyone. The hike and the way is well marked and enjoya
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Incredible sunrise hike
We hiked Lion's Head in the early morning, with the goal of watching sunrise from the top of the peak. Our group
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Ed S
A fun climb and great views over the city and bay
Did this on a typically windy CT day. It's a scramble in places, not just paths and tracks, so come prepared for a
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Wake up early and hike before noon!
I’ve hiked Lion’s Head a few times, but on this particular day my BF and I woke up late and only started our hike a
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Janet L
Worth it!
About 1200 ft in total. A good path to start then steeper and rougher. But I am 78 and made it to the plateau maybe
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Melissa R
Hike up lions head
This hike was amazing. A little strenuous in certain areas, but doable. The “chains” part put me off a little, so
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Diane L
Spectacular Sunset
Great hiking and doable. My tour guide Barry picked me up at the hotel, hiked up for about 1 hour 20 min (stopped f
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Morning hike in the mist
The Lions head hike took about 2 hours and it was a perfect start to the day. There were some challenges near the t
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Very scenic walk which I understand is easier than table mountain which we didn't attempt. Be prepared to do some r
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Amazing views!
First of all, I have not hiked in the last 10 years and I was traveling solo. :) Came there with a guide at past 5
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Go early!
At times this is more of a clamber than a hike as it goes almost vertical at some points and scaling the rocks with
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Full moon hike
The Lions Head hike as such is fabulous and views are superb! The one advise - if you want to do Full Moon hike an
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Magnificent Sunrise!
A sunrise hike to Lion's Head is a must do for anyone visiting Cape Town who loves the outdoors! Getting up early t
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A short , but a well worth hike.
Lions head dominates the skyline in a smaller way than Table Mountain but is equally spectacular and much more sati
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  • Duration: 3h
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