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“What a View!!!”
Review of Signal Hill

Signal Hill
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune vistas of spectacular views.
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Once at the top you will love the views of the scenery around cape town- you will see the beaches, town. waterfront, stadium, ships at sea as far as the eye can see, very little in the way of food so take your picnic baskets, and ensure you have sun lotion, shades, binoculars, and you will enjoy and don't forget the camera

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

After work, we packed a picnic basket and some warmer clothes, and drove up to watch the sunset from the top of Signal Hill. The site has been vastly upgraded, and is now safe and spotless. We found a space to spread our picnic blanket, amongst the many other people there, opened up our basket, shared some wine, and settled down to watch a beautiful sunset. What a wonderful way to end a busy day! And of course, Mother Nature did not let us down! If you are going to do this, make sure to take warm clothing - even in summer. It can become very chilly in the evenings, and one is quite high up. It is a most breathtaking and lovely experience, and if you are an international visitor, one that you should not miss. The stunning images of cloud, sea and setting sun will stay with you for a long, long time.

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Just a short drive from central Cape Town and you can see a panorama view of the bay without worrying about the cloud or waiting in line for a cable car. Worth stopping along the road for different perspectives as well as going to the far end.

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Beautiful views from the top. We met the artist, Ishmael, and heard his story of letters he wrote to Bothe during the apartheid years. Then we had time to watch the loading of the cannon for the noon gun. Thanks DC Tours

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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Had a great experience at Signal Hill the day was clear and you could see for miles over beautiful Cape Town and while standing doing the admiring and taking photos the lunch time Gun went off what a noise but so pleased we were there to hear it. On the way down took photos of a beautiful tree out in flower reminding me of New Zealands Pohutakawa which is always out at Christmas in the North Island

Thank Crackerjack2014
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