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Signal Hill

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 80 000 4424
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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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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Worth travelling this route. Stunning views of Cape Town and beaches. Clean nature and fresh air. Beautifull sunsets

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth travelling this route. Stunning views of Cape Town and beaches. Clean nature and fresh air. Beautifull sunsets

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Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Want to see filth , go to signal hill. Rubbish everywhere, booze bottles laying around . Used condoms. Need I say more, it's sad as the view is absolutely spectacular.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing short of breath taking - went up signal hill for a sunset photo opportunity! Besides the views, the people were awesome and friendly! A great spot if you into photography! Especially a long exposure night shot on a tripod! Toilets are REVOLTING! best you steer clear if you can!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Before going to Cape Town I did a lot of research on where to go and what to see and Sunset on Signal Hill was on every list. I will say there is a reason it was on every list. From the top of the hill not only is there a beautiful view for he Sunset but one of the... More 

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This place is perfect if you want to enjoy a spectatcular sunset but don't feel like climbing Lions Head. Easy access and the perfect spot for a picnic and some wine.

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Offers some of the best view of the bay, the harbour and Cape Town. A must stop for amazing sunsets and city lights. A jacket might be required though. The wind can be quite nippy...even in summer.

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This is a great location to watch the sun sink into the ocean and watch Cape Town by night. However, make sure to book a taxi or Uber home, since the roads get very dark.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Catch a flip off Signal Hill with tandem paragliding, a tip though is not to show your instructor that you are nervous, this guarantees you longer time in the air. An exhilarating experience even if you are not adventurous you will love it.

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It's worth taking a drive up to Signal Hill to take in the views of Table Mountain and the city. There are a few tracks explore, and plenty of photo spots.

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After ascending Table Mountain be sure if time permits to ascend Signal Hill giving you another perspective over the Cape Town city beneath you. On good days marvel at those paragliding down to Bantry Bay from Signal Hill.

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