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*All distances listed are as the crow flies, and not actual travel distances.
Table Mountain, Long Street, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Two Oceans Marathon, Noon Gun, Heart of Cape Town Museum, Koopmans-de Wet House, Two Oceans Aquarium, Chavonnes Battery Museum, Castle of Good Hope, District Six Museum, Holocaust Centre, Groot Constantia, Newlands Brewery, Greenmarket Square, Rhodes Memorial, The Company's Garden, South African Museum and Planetarium, Orange Kloof, South African National Gallery , Newlands Stadium, Blue Train, Long Street Baths, Signal Hill, St George's Cathedral, Whisky Live Festival, V&A Waterfront, World of Birds
Consistently rated in the world’s top 20 hiking routes by National Geographic, the 670m-high Lion’s Head alongside Table Mountain in Cape Town is everyone’s favourite hike. It’s less than an hour to complete, a short distance from the city and there are several interesting challenges to overcome before reaching the summit.
Lion’s Head is by far the most climbed mountain in South Africa, receiving approximately 200000 visitors per year. Some arrive for the exceptional views, others for the stimulating hike and adventure sports such as tandem paragliding and abseiling. Whatever the reason, all are required to take the walk up Lion’s Head to enjoy their experience.
The unique fynbos (fine bush) on the slopes of Lion’s Head include a silver tree forest, the leaves glimmering at any hint of wind. These trees only thrive on one side of the mountain and are the largest member of the protea family of plants.
The hiker faces a series... Show more