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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hout bay” (157 reviews)
“toll road” (47 reviews)
“cape point” (56 reviews)
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Hout Bay Road | Between Noordhoek and Hout Bay, 7872, South Africa
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"hout bay"
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"toll road"
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"cape point"
in 56 reviews
"cape town"
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"stunning views"
in 38 reviews
"toll fee"
in 21 reviews
"small toll"
in 20 reviews
"take pictures"
in 22 reviews
"the atlantic ocean"
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"noordhoek beach"
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"falling rocks"
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"toll booth"
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"closed due"
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"photo opportunities"
in 7 reviews
"enjoy the view"
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"fish hoek"
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"both ways"
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This route is well maintained and safe to drive on. It has been converted to a toll road, but this is a small fee to pay for the beautiful views. There is plenty of spots to stop on the drive. And great photo opportunities. A...More

Thank ScottClanZA
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Hire a car and do it! If you do nothing else then you will still have had one of the best drives of your life and seen some of the most picturesque coastlines in the world. Plenty of little stop offs to take pictures and...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This was an absolutely spectacular drive the scenery was just awesome. The views just take your breath away....all I can say it just wow ! There are places to stop all along the way Chapman’s peak and you have to pay to use the road,...More

Thank Ross G
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Have someone who is an experienced DRIVER take this drive. It can be done by the average driver but you must have nerves as the elevations and windiness can be somewhat intimidating. The views are simply breathtaking and there is one imp articular part that...More

1  Thank Wel4life
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We drove through this on our way from Cape Town to Cape of Good Hope. Amazing drive with breathtaking views. Good picnic sites with restroom facilities too. So close to the city.

Thank Sujatha M
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Drove south from Cape Town on way to Simonstown to see the penguins. Very scenic as road is carved into the hills rather than bring built on them. Loads of places for photo opportunities. Modest fee to pay as it is a toll road but...More

Thank Jonofromcas
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

I admit to being a little nervous on this road due to the twists and turns along the mountainside but the view from the peak is out of this world. Magnificent

Thank BangkokAndy1976
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

It has been a few years since I have been back in Cape Town but we decided to travel through Chapman’s Peak in the way to Simon’s Town. It is fair to say that the place is as stunning as ever!! 45 rand for the...More

Thank Fleece71
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We did this as a family on our first full day staying in Cape Town, and it was such a fantastic way to get a feel for the region. Hout Bay and Noordhoek are must-visit stops along the way down to Boulders Beach and Cape...More

Thank Ellen D
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

There are signs everywhere asking bikers to go in single file but they don't and this can make for a very slow ride as there are too many curves to pass the masses of bikers and runners. We probably encountered over 300 bikers and 50...More

Thank Mike5466
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Laurent F
September 11, 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.
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Amira A
June 22, 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
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Karen K
February 21, 2017|
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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
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