CAPE TOWN ~ Signal Hill (Western Cape, ZAF)
Sunday November 13th, 2016
TODAYS MILEAGE – 14 miles or 23 kilometres
TRIP MILEAGE – 12931 miles or 20810 kilometres
Once the location for signal flags communicating weather warnings to ships visiting the bay, Signal Hill is also the home of the Noon Gun, which is still operated to this day by the South African Navy and South African Astronomical Observatory.
Both Lion's Head and Signal Hill are accessed by Signal Hill Road that ends at the Signal Hill parking lot, which has spectacular views of Sea Point and Table Bay. Our guide did warns us to be careful around the area, especially after hours and if it's deserted, due to incidents of violent crime and robberies.
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