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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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Beautiful view

Beautiful view of Cape Town and Table mountain. There is also an ice cream vendor that sells a fantastic ice cream. I cannot leave Cape Town without at least once visiting Signal... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Anton N
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful view of Cape Town and Table mountain. There is also an ice cream vendor that sells a fantastic ice cream. I cannot leave Cape Town without at least once visiting Signal Hill.

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Thank Anton N
Chico, California
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47 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

table mountain cable car was closed so our guide took us to the noon day gun at signal hill. Pretty cool view, especially of the soccer stadium. they go over the history of the noon day gun before noon when they shoot it. might be cool if you were a history buff. view was cool but there are way better... More 

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Thank Julie K
Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Want to see a 360 degree view of Cape Town? Signal Hill is your spot. Best sunset view over the Atlantic ocean. To enjoy the sunset. Make your way up early enough as parking might become a challenge.

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Thank Richard B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you'd like a quick visual summery of the stunning city without the wait of going up table mountain this is the spot. It's beautiful all round, it's free but as with all of Cape Town, on a windy day... hold on to your hat!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sheets laid down for those wishing to sit for the sunset. Take your own picnic/wine to add to the ambience of the evening. Good walk around the top as well so leave 30-45 minutes (minimum) to venture around and take in the views of Cape Town. Toilet facilities there. You can drive/taxi up but also Big Red Bus tour takes... More 

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to see Cape Town, Robben Island, Cape Town stadium from an aerial view, this is a place to go to, excellent sunset aswell

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Thank GarySib
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to view Cape Town from a different angle Signal Hill is definitely the place to be. Only downside is during peak holiday times its very difficult to maneuver with your vehicle on those roads. But its worth to go for a hike or walk to the top

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Thank Melanie M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter gifted me a paraglide off Signal Hill for my 50th and it was theeee most exhilarating experience in my life. On a perfect summer's day with my Slovenian pilot, we took off Signal Hill and glided effortlessly over high rises on the Atlantic seaboard. The tranquility whilst suspended several hundred meters above sea level was out of this... More 

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Thank NazeemCole
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is absolutely the best view to drive to where you can show a oversees visitor the layout of the Peninsula, harbour, City Bowl, Atlantic seaboard, Bo-Kaap, Robinisland and more all at a single stop. Breathtaking views, ample parking and a neat environment in nature adds to the pristine environment. A must do during a clear day. At night the... More 

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Thank Denelsha V
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took a connecting road off the main road to the cable car and found this hill by mistake. What a find, lots of parking and toilets and views from all angles of Cape Town...

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