Community Hike | Lion's Head

Sun Sep 11, 11:00 - Sun Sep 11, 15:00

Lion's Head


The Mother City’s "mane" event!

Looming above Cape Town and the surrounding ocean like a sentinel, Lion’s Head is an iconic piece of the city’s wondrous topography. At 669 metres above sea level, its peak offers panoramas of the city, Table Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, making it a wildly popular destination for hiking enthusiasts (and a top spot for Instagrammers).

You don’t need Gore-tex boots, trekking poles or fancy hydration gadgets to hike up Lion's Head. The kit list below includes the bare essentials:

  • Water (at least 1,5 liters)
  • Something warm like a fleece or sweater
  • Comfortable sport shoes (running shoes / sneakers are fine)
  • A daypack
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Snacks

Please avoid wearing the following:

  • Sandals
  • Jeans or dresses / skirts
  • Excessive or expensive jewellery


Community Hike | Lion's Head
Lion's Head
Signal Hill Rd, Signal Hill, Cape Town, 8001
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