Signal Hill, Cape Town

Mountain · Nature / Park
Drive to Signal Hill for panoramic views of Cape Town, including Table Mountain and Robben Island. You can reach the hilltop on a short, picturesque drive from town, and once there, have a picnic, hike up to the adjacent Lion's Head Hill, or take a romantic evening walk for a chance to capture some unforgettable sunset images. Wandering the plateau, you'll come across a number of "kramats," sacred tombs dedicated to various Muslim missionaries. Signal Hill is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • The views from signal hill is fantastic. Allows you to see a brilliant city bowl and around the corner up the 12 Apostles. Definitely requires a viewing vist.  more »
  • Lovey drive up. Best to visit at night and see the city lights while eating a meal. Doesn’t close so it’s great for any time  more »
  • Everything in Cape Town is about views and certainly Signal Hill is one of places to go ... especially to Sunset Bus Tour with Red bus.  more »
  • The nature and views here are breathtaking but the facilities are not good. Very sorry toilets.
  • Whenever I go Signal Hill for sunset 🌇 It’s never disappointe me.
  • Beautiful sightseeing that doesn't cost a cent to enjoy. Definitely a place for all outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Best place for me to watch the sunset, but the traffic is bad later in the afternoon and also a little hard to get car shuttle services
  • It's really beautiful n romance as the sun sets

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