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Lion's Head

Signal Hill Road | Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
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Signal Hill Road | Signal Hill Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 81 762 5551
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When you visit Lions Head during the day, be prepared for a challenging hike. It is fun hiking the mountain, but when you get closer to the top it gets steep and some moments might be a bit dangerous. When we reached top we could...More

Thank JaneTeesalu
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our hike/scramble to the top of Lion’s head. The views are worth the climb... would recommend wearing some decent trainers or walking shoes.

Thank Jodi A
Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting shaped mountain in the form of a lion, easy climbing to the top and spectacular views of Camps Bay, Cape Town and surrounds

Thank aliceliebenberg
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful. Parking and food truck at the start. Tough first 1km. You must push through to the very top. Magical Cape Town!

Thank Lee V
Reviewed 2 days ago

A tiny bit challenging (if you don't like heights). Spectacular 360 degree views of Capetown. Worth every minute!

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When visiting Cape Town one has to take the morning or afternoon to get out in nature and hike up Lions Head. Such a fun activity for the family. There are some edgy parts to the hike but all in all a great experience for...More

Thank Lance G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great hike. Can get a little treacherous/steep at the top. Everybody seemed to be very friendly, not in a hurry, and allowed room to ensure everyones safety. Great views from the top. We chose not to take the 'staple route' but the way around the...More

Thank Jake K
Reviewed 4 days ago

The views from the Lion's Head are fantastic and there are a number of trails you can take if you like to hike.

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 5 days ago

A hill in the Table mountain's vicinity which is shaped like a lion lying on its belly (when viewed from the Camps bay area) is a stunner! Hike up this hill to get stunning sunrise and sunset views

Thank A Rajan P
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love paragliding and took my flight certificate two years ago. My license has expired, but I was given the opportunity to pilot myself while I had an angel looking over me. But this time it was my husbands turn to test a tandem flight....More

Thank Pamela0222
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31 December 2017|
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Response from Hermes B | Reviewed this property |
Toward the end, it can get very challenging for the little ones. However you can hike up and have a great view even before it gets too steep. If your kid likes walking and some “adventure”, I saw quite a few little ones... More
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28 June 2017|
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Response from sonnenangie | Reviewed this property |
hi every day all day long 24/7 phantastic, but quit busy is a fullmoon hike.