This is a must for those who like a little hike. Not too challenging but requires some effort but the views are well worth it.
The walk-up Lion’s Head offers the best 360-degree view of Cape Town. It’s not as high as Table Mountain and easily accessible from the parking along the Signal Hill road The Lions Head walk ascends the mountain in a clockwise direction doing a full circle before the top. The top section up to the…
Hike up Lions Head for some of the best views on offer. It is not a super tough hike but there are some areas where you need to climb up ladders. Be safe and no not rush!
Hike to the top of Lion's Head to get a 360 deg view of city, mountains and ocean. For something a bit different, walk the route during full moon. Only 3.3kms from Embracing Cape Town and the spectacular views will take your breath away.
“Self-Drive to the top of signal hill and you will not regret it. Sit on their designated spot at the top with many other cape Etonians winding down to the sunset. ”
“If you like evening or morning walks, the Sea Point Promenade is a beautiful walk next to the ocean, there are often dog walkers, runners and cyclists on this route. If you're feeling up to it, you can walk all the way around the cost to Clifton beaches and end up in Camps Bay. ”
“Kirstenbosch, the world famous botanical garden is a 5 - 10-minute drive away and is a wonderful location for seeing indigenous Cape vegetation at the foot of the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. It's a perfect spot to wander around and take in iconic scenery and enjoy the unique indigenous flora and fauna. Local birdlife is particularly well represented. The trails are perfect for a relaxed stroll; a more adventurous trail run; or as the start of hike up the back of Table Mountain. Look out for: o ‘Boomslang’ treetop canopy walk to get great views and get a perspective from the treetops o Colonel Bird’s Bath Also known as (‘Lady Anne Barnard’s Bath’) o Sculptures o Dinosaur exhibition in the Gardens ”
“Mozambique Restaurant and Willoughby & Co Restaurant are my two favourite places to eat in Cape Town. Mozambique has the quintessential Cape Harbour view and great Portuguese and Prawns and Willoughby's simply has the best seafood and sushi... possibly in the world :)”
“Perch for breakfast or get your fix at the counter. Never leave without a rye bread and add a sourdough for good measure. My 2yr old daughter makes me go there to buy her croissants. The vibe at the newer location in Greenpoint isn't quite the same. 185 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre”