#Chappies in Numbers

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…

Chapman’s Peak Drive: Condition of Entry

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,…

Wild Card Tariff Changes 2018

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.…

Alien Vegetation Clearing is Back

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…

Leaves are falling, Autumn is calling

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…

Two road closures on #Chappies for March events in Cape Town

Monday, 05 March 2018 09:11
The 40th edition of biggest timed bicycle race in the world takes place on the 11 March 2018 - The Cape Town Cycle Tour, with some 40,000 cyclists participating in the annual event. With the MTB races and Junior races completed this past weekend, all eyes will be focused on Sunday's event and local and visiting riders will be out and about with final preparations.  Chapman’s Peak Drive is the premier training route for the…

Congrats to our winners..

Thursday, 11 January 2018 15:44
Entilini Operations wanted to thank all its Chapman's Peak Drive frequent users for their continued support particularly during the winter period of 2017 and ran a prize reward whereby all registered frequent users (even new ones) were included in a lucky draw to win prizes worth R10,000 to be a tourist in our own city!  Some T's and C's applied.  Thanks to all the Chapman's Peak Drive registered Frequent Users who took the time and effort…

Things to do in Cape Town: events

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 12:53
There’s always something happening in Cape Town.  During the summer Capetonians there is a range of outdoor festivals and events - sports, culture and music-related. Winter hosts comedy, theatre, food & wine shows and there is always music and markets. Below is a selection of some of the major events in Cape Town for 2018, important to know for your travel planning - for some you may need to use Chapmans's Peak Drive and some…

Manual Mode on #Chappies

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 11:25
Chapman's Peak Drive operates using a large number of integrated electronic systems. It is, however, essential for our staff to be able to function without manually without these systems and still provide the functionality and customer service to our drive users.   In order to provide essential staff training, Entilini Operations will go onto "Manual Mode" for one hour at least once a month.  During this 60 minute period, the electronic systems will be shut…

#Chappies Road Closure Protocol

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 10:02
Recently, you have probably noticed that #Chappies has been closed more than usual. High risk weather conditions, notably strong winds, have caused an increase in road closures on Chapman's Peak Drive.  In order to protect the safety of road users, there is a strict safety protocol in place when certain weather-related thresholds are exceeded.  These include strong wind or heavy rain.  Entilini Most people consider wind to be an inconvenience at best, but it can…
16.13 km
Wind Direction
0.04 km/h
Updated 6/19/2021 09:12:50
Maintenance in Progress, information may not be accurate!

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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.