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Chapman's Peak Drive

| Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872, South Africa
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Chapman’s Peak Drive toll road winds its way between Noordhoek and Hout Bay on the Atlantic Coast on the south-western tip of South Africa. Chapman’s Peak Drive is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world. Chapman’s Peak Drive is affectionately known as #Chappies.
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| Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I drove this on my way back from Cape Point to Hout Bay. The drive is very scenic, and a nice drive. There's a small toll but nothing major. Highly recommended

Thank kimkallen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chapmans Peak Drive is so beautiful in the sun and offers views of Hout Nay at one end and Noordhoek at the other. The entire drive is fantastic and the work that jas been donr to improve the road ihas been carried out really well....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving out of Hout Bay you'll come across Chapman's Peak. This route is good to take if you're heading back into Cape Town and takes you through Noordhoek. You'll have to go through a toll booth which will cosy R42 if you're in a car....More

Thank snsimmy23
Reviewed 19 June 2017

If you're driving in a standard (light-weight) car, a small toll of R42 will open up a world of views to you. The only way it could get better, is if I had wings to explore the view from above. The drive is really a...More

Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Chapman's Peak Drive was one of our favorite activities while visiting Cape Town. For a cheap toll fee, you get some of the best views in all of the Western Cape. Along the drive, there are many pull-offs allowing you to take pictures, relax and...More

Thank CloudPotatoes
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This drive on Chapman's Peak showcases the beauty of South Africa in its purest form. It took our breath away!

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you are staying in Cape Town I would suggest a clockwise visit to go along the M4 Cape Point via Simon's Town would be a good place to start, visiting St James, Boulders Beach, Cape of Good Hope, then around onto Chapman's Peak Drive...More

Thank GeorgeE
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Accesible by car or bicycle. Not a very long drive, but the panorama is beautiful. One of my favorite things to do in Cape Town.

Thank MarijnHG
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Champan's Peak is a winding, narrow, cliffside road close to Cape Town. There are few places to stop, so you'll enjoy the view a whole lot more if you're not driving. There is a toll mid-way. The views are best at sunset, but then the...More

Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We took the route back from Cape Penisula through Chapman's Peal Drive back to Cape Town and the views just before sunset is simply stunning. Allocate extra time to make pit stops along the way and temperature do drop once it reaches around 4pm onwards.

Thank Ash L
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Amira A
23 June 2017|
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Response from EddyBakker59 | Reviewed this property |
You can hire a scooter in town to travel across Chapmans Peak drive and from there you can travel to Boulders Beach to see the penguins. They are both lovely destinations to visit. You can rent a scooter in Cape Town. Take... More
Karen K
21 February 2017|
Response from Chapmanspeakdrive | Property representative |
Hi Karen, If you don't have your own transport then you will need a car. Options are: 1. Rent a car 2. Uber or taxi 3. Book a tour to Cape Point and combine it with a visit to the SW tip of Africa and visiting the... More
Kerry C
23 January 2017|
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Response from Pascal P | Reviewed this property |
I would not worry. It is beautiful and spectacular, but nothing like a moutain road in terms of curves and void.