Lions Head is a great way to start your hiking experience in Cape Town. Easily accessible and a shorter ascent than Table Mountain, makes a summer’s evening hike a breeze. When I was working the 9-5, I would often take a quick stroll up Lions to watch the sun set.
Of all hikes in Cape Town, Lions Head hike is definitely the most popular. Seated between Table Mountain and Signal Hill this sphinx-like peak provides 360-degree views of the city, Table Bay, and the Atlantic seaboard. For a period of time, I lived below this giant and regarded it as my