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Chapman's Peak Drive

Hout Bay Road | Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872, South Africa
+27 21 791 8220
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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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Hout Bay Road | Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872, South Africa
+27 21 791 8220
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to Cape of good hope through by the sea. In spite of being a closed day, with no sun and a bit of rain, we were blessed with amazing views. Beaches are beautiful, but Chapmans peaks is out of the blue....More

1  Thank msgoliveira
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stunning view, if you're looking for adventure, hoping for some great romantic, or simply want to enjoy nature at its best. This place gives you a piece of heaven. Don't miss the sunset and / or the sunrise - it'll take your breath away!

Thank SDR007
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a really spectacular drive. Went with my girlfriend and another friend of ours from the US, they wanted to stop everywhere for photos!

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Unreal views to take your breath away. Small toll but the road is so well maintained you can accept it.

1  Thank AshleighGreen
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were on our way to Cape Point and drove through Chapman's Peak Drive. While the weather is cloudy, it did not reduce our modd in this stunning drive and the views were still beautiful. We cannot imagine how best it would be if it...More

Thank John_C_Chan
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This road was closed the first time we got to it from the south (Simons Town end) so we came back the next day from Hout Bay instead. We learned from the toll booth that you can actually get a Day Pass and drive up...More

Thank Gemma R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The scenery was absolutely breathtaking. Would recommend getting a driver so everyone can enjoy the view not just the occupants.

Thank Desire L
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

R42 toll fee but well worth it as the drive from Hout Bay along Chapmans Peak is spectacular. Beautiful drive, lots of stopping points and you can take a picnic with you. Great scenery and just really beautiful and enjoyable. Keep going and drive through...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

This road has plenty of history - named after one of the crew of an English ship that was becalmed in the bay back in the 1600's. The actual road was commissioned at the start of the 20th century. Then, over the years, it has...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I love driving and have been fortunate to drive on some awesome roads (Route Napoleon in France, San Bernadino Pass in Switzerland and road 500 in the Black Forest). This is on par with those experiences and is a MUST if you enjoy scenic driving....More

Thank travelbug256
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Laurent F
11 September 2017|
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Response from spanishfoodie | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't matter what time I would do Hout bay to Noordhoek. Hout Bay is amazing so find a restaurant their.
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