Man falls to his death from Lion's Head

The man, whose body was recovered last night, had fallen several hundred metres.

SANParks says a hiker who fell to his death on Lion's Head wasn't following a marked hiking trail. Picture: AFP.

CAPE TOWN - South African National Parks (SANParks) says a hiker who fell to his death on Lion's Head wasn't following a marked hiking trail.

The man's body was recovered last night. He'd fallen several hundred metres to his death.

SANParks Communications Manager Merle Collins says the victim has not yet been identified.

"The man was discovered on the cliff side of Lion's Head which is off the known track of the hiking trail."