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Signal Hill

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 80 000 4424
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to...

Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune vistas of spectacular views.

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Stunning views

If you'd like a quick visual summery of the stunning city without the wait of going up table mountain this is the spot. It's beautiful all round, it's free but as with all of Cape... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you'd like a quick visual summery of the stunning city without the wait of going up table mountain this is the spot. It's beautiful all round, it's free but as with all of Cape Town, on a windy day... hold on to your hat!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sheets laid down for those wishing to sit for the sunset. Take your own picnic/wine to add to the ambience of the evening. Good walk around the top as well so leave 30-45 minutes (minimum) to venture around and take in the views of Cape Town. Toilet facilities there. You can drive/taxi up but also Big Red Bus tour takes... More 

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to see Cape Town, Robben Island, Cape Town stadium from an aerial view, this is a place to go to, excellent sunset aswell

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to view Cape Town from a different angle Signal Hill is definitely the place to be. Only downside is during peak holiday times its very difficult to maneuver with your vehicle on those roads. But its worth to go for a hike or walk to the top

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Thank Melanie M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter gifted me a paraglide off Signal Hill for my 50th and it was theeee most exhilarating experience in my life. On a perfect summer's day with my Slovenian pilot, we took off Signal Hill and glided effortlessly over high rises on the Atlantic seaboard. The tranquility whilst suspended several hundred meters above sea level was out of this... More 

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Thank NazeemCole
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is absolutely the best view to drive to where you can show a oversees visitor the layout of the Peninsula, harbour, City Bowl, Atlantic seaboard, Bo-Kaap, Robinisland and more all at a single stop. Breathtaking views, ample parking and a neat environment in nature adds to the pristine environment. A must do during a clear day. At night the... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a connecting road off the main road to the cable car and found this hill by mistake. What a find, lots of parking and toilets and views from all angles of Cape Town...

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove around Cape Point and Signal Hill was one of the stops. It is a beautiful sight. You should not miss it. Cape Town offers so many beautiful places.

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Thank Richard V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful place to get good views of cape town. Also this is a place where they launch paragliding which seems really cool to do. You can buy a ride at the top (at least several people asked if were interested and it costed about 120-160USD. You can drive here by car and park at the top so... More 

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Cape Town, Century City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sunset is the best time to visit as the views are heavenly, pack a picnic and a few good friends and the rest mother nature will cover

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