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Signal Hill

Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 80 000 4424
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Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune vistas of spectacular views.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“watch the sunset” (122 reviews)
“table mountain” (572 reviews)
“noon gun” (52 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 80 000 4424
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Even on a cloudy day it was a nice drive up the hill and the overlook was so pretty. There is a nice place to park and places to walk around and see different views. I'm not sure if there are shuttles up there or...More

Thank Barbie48025
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful view - especially sunset! Very cold and windy - somewhat cloudy when we went but views of the city, sea, and Table Mountain made it all worthwhile!

Thank SimSimBamBam
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our driver from the hotel took us to this hill after we saw a big queue at table mountain. Let the photos speak. Just amazing view 😍

Thank Jenie N
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stop by for a nice view of Table Mountain and on the opposite side, there are great views of the coast. This would be a great place to see the sunset.

Thank F S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were with a tour, and there while the Table Mountain cable cars were undergoing maintenance. It's nice that you could drive up to the top, and that there were places to stop and have a nice beverage near sundown. Gorgeous views, but don't just...More

Thank ekm321
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Allways very romantic in all aspects Such as the view in Summer time to see the sunset.Having sundowners with your love one.Even in waiting time its nice to be on top off that hill.So make sure that you get out there expecially with the Summer...More

Thank F417BCdebbiem
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as tall as Table or Lion's Head, but the bonus is you still have a view down onto Cape Town and the ocean, you have great views of Table Mt and Lion's Head, lots of guineafowl, and you see the paragliders take off -...More

Thank Ed B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Signal hill has a canon that blasts daily at noon. But apart from that attraction one can drive up the hill to get wonderful views of Lion's head, Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront, Green Point, Three Anchor's Bay and Sea Point. One can paraglide from here...More

Thank Traveleator
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Back a picnic basket and get there at least 30 min before sundown to get a good spot. Bring the wine and watch the gliders launch.

Thank Collin H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're bothered by crowds or are time restricted and can't take the Table Mountain cable car, then a drive up Signal Hill is a good bet. It's free and you get wonderful views from the top. You can't see as much as you would...More

Thank Adrienne P
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