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Why locals love it

Lion's Head is a quick getaway from the hussle and bussle of city life. There are phenomenal views and it's safe. Experienced trail runners also enjoy the hike early in the mornings. It also only takes about an hour (each way) to do.

Why you should visit it

Lion's Head has just got something very special about it. In the city, on the city - but away from it all. Locals either love it and do it often or else have never even done it at all after living here their whole life! Weird, but true.

Special tip

Dress in layers, have sunblock, a buff/scarf, a snack and some water.

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9 Comments

The challenge and 360 degrees views from above.
Adrian
Local Ambassador
June 17, 2019
This is for the adventure at heart.. the view from top is breath taking.
Parinita
Local
May 20, 2019
The view is astonishing. Will recommend the sunrise hike to the top :)
Sarah
Local
May 9, 2019
Nice for hikes or just to look at. Try and go during the day at night they could be possible petty crime
Jill
Local
May 23, 2018
Very quick and immensely satisfying hike. Bring a bottle of bubbly up to the top and enjoy the sunset! (Remember to bring flashlights for the way down)
Renée
Local
March 24, 2018

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