Lion's HeadFree: All time

Lion’s Head (a.k.a. Leeuwen Kop)  is a mountain located in between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. Peaking at 669 metres, the mountain forms a dramatic backdrop to the city of Cape Town. Hike up Lion’s Head to catch the sunset view over both the city and the Atlantic Seaboard. The hour-long walk to the top is particularly popular during full moon as well. The difficulty is moderate so any fit individual should be able to hike it with no problem.

Address: Lion’s Head Table Mountain National Park, Signal Hill, Cape Town, 8001
Opening hours: Daily 24h
Phone: +27 (0)21 487 6800

Photo credit: Meraj Chhaya (Flickr CC), Andi Gentsch (Flickr CC), warrenski (Flickr CC)