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All You Need To Know About Climbing Lion’s Head

Picture-perfect views, exquisite flora, full moon night hikes

Are you really a Capetonian if you’ve never stood at the top of the iconic Lion’s Head peak, with its panoramic city views? 

On a clear day, you’ll see picture-perfect views of Table Mountain, Camps Bay, The 12 Apostles Mountain Range, Camps Bay and Clifton beaches, Signal Hill, Robben Island, and the city. There are different routes, all with the option to summit, or to circle the mountain without reaching the top, making it suitable for a variety of ages and fitness levels.

MANY ROUTES FOR EVERYONE, FROM BEGINNER TO MODERATE
The hike takes roughly 1.5 to 2.5 hours up and down, depending on your level of fitness and how long you spend up top. The main routes start from the parking area on Signal Hill Road.

The popular clockwise route starts up the Jeep track. It spirals up,

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