Sunset hike to Lion’s Head in Cape Town, South Africa


Climb to the heights of Cape Town during a sunset hike to Lion’s Head with fully-certified South Africa Outdoor Adventure Guides.

Private and Group

1/2 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug




  • Hike to peak beauty on Lion's head in the coastal city of Cape Town.
  • Soak up the starry skies and illuminated city with panoramic views.
  • Benefit from having a mountain guide accompanying you along the hike.


The Lion’s Head mountain rises above the coastal Cape Town, forming a dramatic background to the city.

Part of the larger Table Mountain National Park, Lion’s Head peaks at 669 meters above sea level. The protected area covers rugged mountains, coastline, and rare flora, such as fynbos, which is fully protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Named Lion’s Head during the 17th century, the shape of the rock is said to resemble a lion that is crouching.

Although not the highest mountain in the area, it does offer accessible and breathtaking panoramas of surrounding nature, the buzzing cityscape and the choppy waves of the vast Atlantic Ocean.

We’ll time our hike just right to reach the summit for sunset, taking in the luminous city on one side and the starry skies on the other.

Watching sunset unfold from this idyllic vantage point offers a unique and serene experience of seeing the city.

During the 3-hour hike that follows a spiralling path you’ll also learn about the nature of the region, its history and culture, while I point out the city’s iconic landmarks.

The route includes some ladders and chains that take us along relatively exposed spots which could be daunting for those scared of heights. Yet if you feel up for the challenge, don’t forget that I’ll be here for you the whole way from base to summit and back.

Get in touch now to reserve your place in the stunning coastal city of Cape Town during a half-day sunset hike to Lion’s Head.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 62 Each

Group of 2

EUR 62 Each

Group of 3

EUR 62 Each

Group of 4

EUR 62 Each

Group of 5

EUR 62 Each

Group of 6

EUR 62 Each

Group of 7

EUR 62 Each

Group of 8

EUR 62 Each

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- Guiding fee

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This is the price to join a minimum group of 2.


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