Top Five best whale-watching spots in the Western Cape

Monday, 03 June 2019 10:16
It’s Whale season in Cape Town, which means that the Southern Right Whales are migrating into the coastal waters of the Western Cape to calve and nurse their young. This seasonal migration takes place during June- November, every year, with September usually being the peak period.  Here are five of the best whale-watching spots in the Western Cape   Chapman’s Peak Drive  Chapman’s Peak Drive | Pixabay Chapman’s Peak Drive is an excellent whale-watching spot…

Three things you should know about Chappies

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 06:36
Chapman’s Peak runs between Hout Bay and Noordhoek and has been crowned the paradise of Cape Town. It is safe to say that a visit to South Africa’s Mother City is incomplete without being mesmerized by Chapman’s Peak drive. Here are three things you should know about ‘Chappies’... The distance and its reward Chapman’s Peak drive is 9 km long, stretching from Noordhoek to Houtbay. The drive has 114 curves and is often regarded as the…

The World’s Most Beautiful Marathon On Our doorstep

Saturday, 30 March 2019 07:58
It’s that time of the year again, where local and international athletes and sporting enthusiasts gear up for the annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. The sporting event has earned a sterling reputation over the years and has been crowned the world’s most beautiful marathon. The event attracts over 25 000 participants across South Africa and abroad and has become a national institution in our country. Although the marathon provides participants with the most breathtaking…

Two Oceans Marathon - 20 April 2019

Friday, 15 February 2019 11:44
OMTOM 56km Ultra Marathon - 20 April 2019 The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is a 56 km (35 mile) ultra marathon held annually in Cape Town, South Africa on the Saturday of the Easter weekend. Self-proclaimed as “the world’s most beautiful marathon", the ultra-marathon will take place on Easter Saturday, 20 April 2019 in Cape Town. The 56km route will remain the same as usual. The race is run against a backdrop of spectacular scenery through…

Cape Town Cycle Tour - 10 March 2019

Friday, 15 February 2019 10:42
41st Cape Town Cycle Tour The 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour takes place on Sunday, March 10. The Cape Town Cycle Tour which was previously held under the name of one of the sponsors, the Cape Argus is a cycling event held in Cape Town, South Africa and it is the largest, timed cycling event in the world. Traditionally the race is held on the second Sunday in March. The most beautiful bike race in…

Valentine's Day on #Chappies

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 15:27
February - Month of Love Valentine's Day on the 14 February each year is the highlight of the month of love. Cupid and hearts and couples holding hands seem to be everywhere!  February however is no different to other months on Chappies - though our fabulous neighbours in Noordhoek and Hout Bay have some sensational Valentine's Day offers for you or your loved one.  Location Location Location Some destinations seems to inspire romance and we…

Alien Vegetation Clearing - Feb & Mar 2019

Thursday, 24 January 2019 15:19
Alien Vegetation Clearing is Back Frequent Users of Chapman's Peak Drive will be familiar with our periodic road closures for Alien Vegetation clearing. This is essential to protect our delicate eco-systems and prevent the alien plants from stealing ground water or destroying our natural fynbos. SANParks Table Mountain HAT Teams in conjunction with Working on Fire send out specialized teams to clear these aliens using ropes and technology to chop and clear the slopes of…

Safety and Awareness this Festive Season

Friday, 14 December 2018 15:23
With an average of 15 hours of sunlight during Cape Town summer days – the city is a magical destination with Table Mountain forming the backbone and backdrop of the peninsula. Endless ocean views and golden beaches surround the mountains, and in between there is a vibrant modern city. Considered one of the most beautiful cities on the planet, it is a cosmopolitan city and like any city has it’s share of dangers and crime.…

10,000 Page Likes - Thank You

Monday, 12 November 2018 12:59
Chapman’s Peak Drive has reached a new milestone - 10,000 likes on our Facebook page! Thank You for your overwhelming support. It’s great to know that Chapman’s Peak Drive is so loved and cherished by so many. A huge shout out to our frequent users – the locals who live and breathe the drive, the air and the views on their daily commutes and travels in Cape Town. Your support and returning patronage is unprecedented…

Be Inspired on Chappies

Thursday, 08 November 2018 11:44
Be Inspired on Chapman's Peak Drive - an area of natural beauty, scenic wonders, natural attractions, wildlife, active adventures, walks and wellness. Take the drive, take the scenic route, we invite you to be inspired on Chappies  Natural Attractions Chapman’s Peak Drive extends from Hout Bay on the north side and Noordhoek on the south side and is one of the major routes for visiting the Cape of Good Hope Section of Table Mountain National Park.…
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About Chapman's Peak Drive

  • 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.