Thursday, 12 July 2018 12:08
Man’s best friend. For those fur parents out there, your dog may be your best friend but not necessarily everyone else’s. We are constantly surprised on Chapman’s Peak Drive to see people walking their dogs believing that their dog is superior to everyone and everything else. Whilst you may know that your dog is the most well behaved, obedient pooch in the neighbourhood, in reality this may not be the case. In Cape Town, we…
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 09:07
For as long as cyclists and other vehicles have coexisted, there’s been conflict on the roads globally. It’s a complicated relationship, with equal amounts of fear and fury. Chapman’s Peak Drive is no different – with a finite amount of space on the road to share – if there is a best practice solution to share the drive then surely everyone should try their best to share it?  Sharing the road goes both ways, for…
Sunday, 01 July 2018 16:56
The annual increase of the Chapman’s Peak Drive toll tariff fees will take effect on 1 July 2018. The increase arises from a contractual arrangement between the Department of Transport and Public Works and the Concessionaire. Discount tariffs are still applicable to users who have pre-registered with the concessionaire operator and who maintain a minimum balance of R50.00 in their accounts. Discount tariffs are only applicable to non-commercial use only. New Tariff Toll - effective…
Monday, 21 May 2018 14:04
Winter Road Closures Winter is coming, we are feeling those chilly mornings, noting the heavier skies and we are hopeful there will be some much needed winter rain for the Western Cape. Please note that inclement weather can cause #Chappies to be closed, so if there is a stormy day, do check out our Facebook page or website, and we thank you in advance for your co-operation despite the inconvenience. Safety for all our road…
Sunday, 27 May 2018 13:53
One of the most enjoyable things at the on-set of winter in Cape Town is the remarkable food specials that are on offer. As a culinary city, Capetonians are used to eating out and eating out well. We have selected a few of the winter restaurant specials in and around Chapman’s Peak Drive so take advantage of these specials and taste your way around Cape Town this winter.  #Chappies is open 24 hours a day…
Sunday, 27 May 2018 12:11
Chapman's Peak Drive in numbers - some fun and interesting statistical numbers from the drive.    #Chappies in Numbers 1607    The year Chapman’s Peak got it’s name. A British ship, “The Consent” was becalmed in Hout Bay. The ship’s pilot, John Chapman, went ashore to search for provisions and recorded the bay as Chapman’s Chaunce, and the mountain became known as Chapman’s Peak   7          The number of years to complete construction of Chapman’s Peak Drive (1915…
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 10:14
Entry into Chapman’s Peak Drive is at your own risk.  None of Entillini Concession (Proprietary) Limited (the Concessionaire), Entillini Operations (Proprietary) Limited (the Operator), the Provincial Administration of the Western Cape, the South African National Parks Board, their respective servants and employees will be liable for any death or injury to any person or loss or damage to any property whilst you are on Chapman’s Peak Drive, irrespective of the cause of such death, injury,…
Friday, 18 May 2018 09:17
Wild Card HoldersChapman’s Peak Frequent Users Dear Madam/Sir REVISION TO DISCOUNT STRUCTURE FOR FREQUENT USERS – CHAPMAN’S PEAK DRIVE The directors of Entilini Concession, along with representatives of the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, met recently to review the various frequent user discount structures for Chapman’s Peak Drive. Given the increasing congestion on the city’s road network, a decision was taken to revise the discount structures of both Frequent Users and Wild Card Holders.…
Monday, 12 March 2018 12:57
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 in conjunction with Working on Fire will be sending out a specialized team to clear these aliens using ropes and technology to chop and clear the slopes of Chapman's Peak Drive and protect them…
Monday, 05 March 2018 10:57
While summer is by no means completely over, the days are getting a little shorter and the nights a little longer. The Autumn equinox in the Southern Hemisphere, takes place on 20 March 2018 - this is the date that day and night are almost equal length all over the world.  Little Lions Head is a fantastic walk above Llundudno and we hear it is a beautiful autumn equinox sacred site.  Chapman's Peak Hike is…
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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.