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Lion's Head in Cape Town is a peak situated at 669 meters above sea level. The hike up Lions Head takes approximately 90 minutes at a moderate pace. Lions Head trail is steep but do-able, while the 5.5km trail packs a punch (Both ways). The views...more
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It offers the best sights of Table Mountain and the city, and is relatively quick to complete (took us around 45mins to climb). Many people choose to run the climb, however towards the end of the trail there is some scrambling and climbing. That said,...More
We wanted to bring in the sunrise at the top of Lions head so headed off on our hike at 4am. This gave us plenty time to find our way up the hill safely, and also make it to the top before the masses arrived...More
After our visit to the top of Table Mountain we drove to the end of Lion's Head road. You'll find a wonderful view of the ocean and a place where daredevils can go on a tandem parasail.
There are a few places along the road...More
AS at February/March 2019 , the route is under repair as certain sections are deemed to be relatively unsafe. Maintenance Work as started in January but has not been satisfactorily repaired.
Best to check with SANPARKS when it will be safe again.
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Lions head isn't an attraction it's a mountain you climb it any time, there's no lights etc & very dangerous so if you are not experienced be careful & take head lights. There is no shop or anything, table mountain is an... More
Lions head isn't an attraction it's a mountain you climb it any time, there's no lights etc & very dangerous so if you are not experienced be careful & take head lights. There is no shop or anything, table mountain is an attraction with a restaurant cable cars & gift shops