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Lion's Head

Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
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“full moon” (148 reviews)
“great hike” (116 reviews)
“table mountain” (425 reviews)
Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a sunny day. Really nice hiking trip! Don't need to be very active to take this hike, fits most people. We were told that the hike would take 2-3 hours, we used a little bit under 2 hours with a break. We also...More

Thank Daniëlle K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just to be close to the Wonderful Creation,what a Wonderful Privilege to go,if you ever have the opportunity,just got to visit!!!!

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lion's Head is close to Table Mountain and should not be overlooked if you are in Cape Town. The views from the top are almost as good as Table Mountain. It's not as hard to hike up as TM but still requires a bit of...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a routine Cape Town tour . The views of the vast ocean and the town are good and photogenic . The thrill of visiting lions head is less than table top mountain... if in hurry can be skipped from your itinerary also .

Thank sumeshkhanna
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hiking Lion's Head represents a great morning's activity. It involves a share of scrambling (climbing without ropes) so ensure that your walking shoes/booths have grip. The earlier you start the better- we set out at 9 am but experienced some back up at the climbs...More

Thank meod
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is not for the timid walker. The walk isnt easy but it is so worth the views when you get to the top. Amazing experience.

Thank Tasmin s
Reviewed 4 days ago

The view from Lion's Head is great, and often available when Table Mountain is closed due to wind or clouds.

Thank GDH1p
Reviewed 4 days ago

I you are someone who do not belief what a camera can do why not put our eyes on what is awesome.The driving experience is fantastic. Stop walk and feel how your worries come to an end of so many worries of what is going...More

Thank Dl B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hike to the top of Lion's Head gives one a view over Cape Town, the harbour, Robben Island, and plenty of scenic coastline. Take water and a snack and wear decent shoes - the route can be slippery.

Thank JohnM312659
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Making it to the summit is one of those things I have on my bucket list. I've climbed a few times but have never made it to the top (I'm scared of heights) I usually go as far as I can muster take in the...More

2  Thank Kim M
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Sizeka Anitor M
28 June 2017|
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Response from sonnenangie | Reviewed this property |
hi every day all day long 24/7 phantastic, but quit busy is a fullmoon hike.
16 June 2017|
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Response from GregTitaliano | Reviewed this property |
I would advise walking up with a friend, preferably not alone as there have been some small muggings at dark in the past. You should be more than fine though. It is a beautiful walk and would highly recommend it. A guide is... More
27 May 2017|
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Response from GDay1044 | Reviewed this property |
Hi The best option is to start at the parking area on Signal Hill road - access by car / taxi - the parking area is monitored and there are security patrols in the 'park' area which has trails that will take you to the base... More