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Signal Hill

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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 80 000 4424
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to...

Signal Hill is so named because it was a site for flying flags to communicate weather conditions, thus providing opportune vistas of spectacular views.

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Great spot!

Great View! Sunset!! You can see the beautiful city. Good to bring some coat cause its very windy!! You cannot miss it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Manaus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great View! Sunset!! You can see the beautiful city. Good to bring some coat cause its very windy!! You cannot miss it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were driving around cape town for some sightseeing. Signal hill was one of the best stops! You have a great view on Robben Island and also at the table mountain. There is an option to go paragliding but we didn't try that due to our busy schedule.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was fortunate to have a picnic on signal hill towards late afternoon and watch the city empty out and come to rest at night. The lights are amazing.

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Prestwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We didn't get up Table Mountain due to cableway closed by wind and this was the next best. You can drive upto and park at the top.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is not an easy way to get on the top so you must walk. Good trek and beautiful nature. Offers great Cape Town views. Careful. It is a bit cold over there.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This area is located above the city and provides great views. Well worth a visit. One can drive here.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cape Town is a beautiful city, and looks its best when seen from above. So drive up to Signal Hill and take your camera. You won't be disappointed. Ignore the traffic and other tourists, and just enjoy the views. Why not take a picnic.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose a clear day and take your camera! So much to see in every direction - and so very different. Apparently not so safe at night

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After two attempts to get up Table Mountain we were recommended to see the view from Signal Mountain instead. It was a Sunday and the road up was VERY busy with cars and coaches, however the view was worth it.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always a treat walking up Signal Hill to view the lovely sunsets we are spoiled with in Cape Town. With Super Moon it was even more awesome, although a bit windy. Signal Hill is also during daytime a stunning setting to enjoy the views. A must see for every visitor to Cape Town and for the locals alike.

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