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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 13 May 2017 via mobile

Chapman's Peak Drive has spectacular scenery running alongside it and will leave you breathless. There are several spots to stop and take some photos. The toll road costs 42.00R for a normal car.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very well worth doing this drive - the stunning views keep coming & could take a picture at every turn!!!

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Anyone visiting the Cape Town Area must do this drive. The views are unforgettable. A once in a lifetime trip

Reviewed 3 May 2017

You really should not miss this. On one side you have massive majestic mountains and on the other sheer cliffs and the vast expanse and beauty of the ocean. It's difficult to believe that such natural beauty exists in reality.

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Heaven on earth. This is it. In my opinion it's better than on top of Table Mountain. So simple yet so beautiful. The tollgate is worth every cent as the uptake cannot be cheap. The tar road and roadside stops are beautifully maintained. Some people...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Amazing don't miss it. It is a wonderful drive with great views and you can stop all along the route to take photographs. We drove from Hout Bay to Noordhoek, the next time we will drive the other way. They road is closed on certain...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been, you're missing out! So unbelievably beautiful it's ridiculous. Lots of view points to take photos. Such a cool mountain pass, especially the part where the road is carved out of the mountain side. It is chargeable, but not expensive.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is one place which must be there on your visit list. A drive full of winds, sometimes so much that one feels flown away, natural beauty with a perfect combination of hills and sea view. Be sure to visit this place on a bright...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Chapman´s Peak offers breathtaking views of the coastline. Passing it by bike gives you even a better possibility to enjoy the scenery

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautifull roads in the world. Especially during sunset. There are plenty of little parking spaces to stop and enjoy the sunset.

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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
22 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.