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Cape Town: 3-Hour Lion's Head Sunset Hike

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Cape Town’s must-do hike. Enjoy panoramic city views and a gorgeous ocean sunset. This is the best way to capture a glowing picture of Table Mountain and learn about its nature and culture.

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  • Hike up Lion’s Head for a 360-degree panorama of Cape Town
  • Watch the sun setting and have the best light to take photos of Table Mountain
  • Walk down into the sunset and enjoy the city lights at twilight
  • Learn about the nature, history and culture of the area


Embark on a captivating adventure with our professional guide as we take you on the must-do hike of Cape Town's Lions Head during sunrise or sunset. This hike promises an unforgettable experience with its easy-to-moderate 1.5-hour ascent and the stunning vistas that await you. As you ascend Lions Head, prepare to be mesmerized by the panoramic views of the city below and the majestic mountains. If you choose the sunrise hike, witness the gradual unveiling of the day as the sun paints the sky with hues of orange and pink, casting a warm glow over the city and the ocean beyond. Alternatively, if you opt for the sunset hike, experience the magical moment as the sun dips below the horizon, bathing the landscape in golden light and creating a breathtaking spectacle. Capture the perfect photograph of Table Mountain as it basks in the morning or evening light, showcasing its iconic beauty. Our professional guide will also provide fascinating insights into the points of interest in the city below and across the bay, making you feel as if you were soaring in the sky, gaining a bird's-eye view of Cape Town's treasures. To conclude your adventure, descend back into the vibrant city lights or embrace the joyful atmosphere at the beach, providing a fantastic way to start or end your day in the Mother City. This hike with a professional guide ensures a memorable experience filled with natural beauty, stunning views, and an enchanting sunrise or sunset.


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Important Information

  • This hike is not suitable for children under the age of 10.
  • All hikes are at your own risk and are subject to weather and safety conditions.
  • Please note, tour start times can vary slightly depending on your guide’s expert advice. Your guide will contact you the day before with specific details, so please keep your phone active.
  • Please specify if you have a fear of heights or any other health conditions that hiking will aggravate during the booking process.

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