Lions head sits between Signal Hill and Table Mountain with its peak reaching 669 meters above sea level. It is a more relaxing hike with world class views. Lion’s head hike is suitable for all skill levels, with alternative routes to avoid all climbing. This hike is perfect from anyone who has just arrived in Cape Town, as it gives a beautiful 360-degree view of Cape Town. Lion’s head hike is a great alternative to Table Mountain when it’s windy or cloudy on top of Table Mountain.
Trip date and time: 8 am to head sits, seven days a week
What to bring: Waterproof jackets, warm clothes, hiking shoes, hat, sunblock between and sunglasses.
Lion’s head is an instantaneously recognizable peak from anywhere in Cape Town. You don’t need to be super fit to hike this gem in Cape Town. We journey up the mountain which normally takes 90 minutes and then you will be able to rest above lions head with a full view of Cape Town and Table Mountain. Going on the sunset on lions head is something that cant be explained and only experienced. The Lions head view is truly an iconic one and must be seen by all that visit Cape Town.