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Review of Lion's Head

Lion's Head
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

What a lovely walk at full moon. It really is beautiful. Just a pity about all the people with their head torches blinding you as you go. It is full moon after all.

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

If you want a great view of Cape Town, then this is the place. It is settled almost in the centre of the city which mean you do not have to take a long drive to get there. I also sometimes run from my hotel up Lion's head - what a great run. Go with friends and enjoy the beauty of Cape Town from the top of Lion's head.

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Reviewed 20 August 2014

We arrived at the mountain an hour before sundown and made it to the top with about 20 minutes to spare. In July it was not very warm, and the wind made it pretty chilly, so bring a jacket. Also, if you go for sunset (do it!), it will definitely be dark on the way back, so bring a torch as well. We stayed on top until it was dark, and the views of the city at night were really nice. Better yet, the stars above were very beautiful - we watched the Milky Way, the Southern Cross and Scorpio all emerge during the walk down.

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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We took the cable car up Table Mountain and saved our hike for Lion's Head. We are really glad we scheduled time for this hike. It wasn't terrible hard, but was challenging enough to make it fun for our teenage kids. There are some steep areas but there are metal ladders attached that make it very doable. The view is spectacular.

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Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent hike to do whilst in Cape Town. It takes about an hour to climb to the top and is not good for people who have knee problems or suffer with vertigo. The first section of the climb is a steep slope which is a path but as you get further up the climb gets a lot harder. You have to climb rocky sections and some parts are vertical which you need to use chains and foot holds to climb. Once at the top however the views are spectacular and well worth the climb. The best time to go is about 3pm so it is not as hot and you get to see the sunset. You will need to wear sensible footwear and take plenty of water and suncream. A good alternative if table mountain is closed.

Thank VickyFrancis
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