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Hike Lion's Head (Cape Town)

Lion's Head Parking, Signal Hill, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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“sunscreen” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lion's Head Parking, Signal Hill, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Even if for me it was quite challenging to hike it up, arriving on the top of the mountain after nearly 2h walk was totally rewarding by the most amazing sunset I’ve ever seen. My boyfriend and I carried our backpacks with some snacks and...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Our group set off.... we had a group of teenagers and then the youngest child was 9 years old. I was impressed to see the SAN parks rangers joining the hikers and keeping everyone safe near the scary bits. Our 9 year olds flew up...More

Thank mightymousemdsm
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The lions head hike takes about an hour. The trail goes from the city side and wraps around to the oceanside and back before it gets to the base of the steep section. There are two ways up the steep section, one is the longer,...More

Thank satobt
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Parking is always an issue. Bring lots of water and some sugary sweets or juice for energy. In Summer it gets hot so the best time to hike is from 5pm and when you come down it's sunset. Travel light. Bring an extra dirt bag...More

1  Thank Teekabel
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The beginning of the hike is a bit hectic but I promise you, once you reached the top, the struggle was worth it! You are greeted with the most Breathtaking 360 degree views onto. more chains should be implemented as the traffic to go up...More

Thank Liezl K
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

If you love hiking and enjoy a beautiful sunset with a spectacular view then this should be top of your bucket list!

Thank Denis S
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

This was a first time for us despite numerous visits to Cape Town. Arrived at 6:30 on a chilly, dark morning. Saw the sun rise and the view from the top is spectacular. Worth every step.

Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I love Cape Town! And what better way to see the town and the sea from the top of Lions Head! Often when Table Mountain is covered in clouds; Lions head is clear. It is not an easy hike. Be prepared to get tired! And...More

Thank MarleenSny
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

We started at 5 am whilst it was still dark so you definitely need a torch. It was much harder than I expected and I am afraid of heights so had to chicken out before I reached the top but an awesome experience. It did...More

Thank 75lala
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic views, beautiful morning light, a good 3hrs hike and in an environment which does not make you think about the physical effort a single second.

Thank Henri M
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