Safety tips for the Summer Season

Friday, 22 December 2017 09:42
Chapman's Peak drive welcomes all visitors to Cape Town and wishes you a wonderful stay.   We know you are on holiday but we encourage all our visitors to be safe during the festive season. On Chappies in particular we encourage following the rules of the road (speed, texting and driving under the influence) . We ask that all road users are respected - cyclists, pedestrians and motorists alike.  Please do lock your doors when leaving…

Re-surfacing of Chapmans Peak Drive

Friday, 03 November 2017 12:24
It is 14 years since the opening of Chapman’s Peak Drive as a toll road after the 2000 fires and devastating rockfalls forced the closure of the pass. The pavement structure and surfacing fared reasonably well over the 14 years, but had reached a stage where a planned intervention was necessary, so as to extend the life of the pavement for another 6 to 10 years. This was becoming apparent in the increased porosity of…

Register and Like to Win

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 14:17
We are desperately trying to give away the September Monthly Draw to one of our #Chappies #Frequentusers but we need some Facebook love!  Actually we need some likes - it seems our Frequent Users are not Facebook Folk. Each selected winner so far didn't give us the thumbs up - help us to help you win!   We have 3 classic Cape Town experiences to give away every month to a Registered #Frequentuser - but…

Expect roadworks on Chappies until December

Monday, 16 October 2017 15:57
In a Media Release by the Western Cape government's Department of Transport and Public Works on 16 October 2017, it was announced that sections of Chapman’s Peak Drive will be closed from 23 October until 1 December 2017 for the re-surfacing of the roadway. Road users can expect roadworks on Chappies until December- although regular commuters and frequent users will have access during peak periods.  The reseal of the road from the Hout Bay end of the concession…

History of Chapman's Peak Drive

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 12:19
With Heritage Day approaching in South Africa, it is worth revisiting the interesting history of Chapman’s Peak Drive has an interesting history. It was the brainchild of Sir Frederic de Waal, the first administrator of the Cape Province (De Waal Drive in Cape Town was named after him). Work on the route began in 1915 and the formal opening took place in 1922. Unfortunately, rock falls caused the closure of this splendid national treasure in…

Fantastic prizes up for grabs for all #Chappies Frequent Users

Friday, 01 September 2017 10:55
Entilini Operations would like to thank all its Chapman's Peak Drive frequent users for their continued support particularly during the winter period, causing variable closure of the drive for safety reasons. For the next 3 months, all registered frequent users will be registered into a lucky draw with the chance to win fantastic prizes worth R10,000 to be a tourist in your own city!  Thanks to our ab-fab friends, we have 3 monthly prizes up…

Whale watching from Chapman's Peak Drive

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:12
Whale Watching from Chappies One of the most incredible wildlife experiences on the planet happens like clockwork off our Cape Town shores.  Our gorgeous destination becomes the temporary home of migratory whales who come to our shores to feed and to calve.   This seasonal migration takes place from June - November with September usually being the peak period. South Africa has amongst the best land-based whale watching in the world, but it is also worth…

Environmental impact on Chappies - graffiti

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:22
This month a couple in a white land rover was photographed by one of our frequent users and reported for publically defacing the Chapman's Peak Drive view site.   Graffiti has been defined as "writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place" and is an issue that generates widespread community concern due to the negative impacts on community perceptions of safety. However marking other people's property…

Chapman's Peak Drive - the price you pay

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 09:02
Welcome to paradise. Here you‘ve got it all. The Atlantic Ocean on the one side, mountains on the other side. Chapman's Peak Drive is a scenic toll road in Cape Town and one of the top visitors destinations in the city.  There can be controversy over the toll fee and the price you pay, an issue that is not unique to us - toll fee controversy and usage is a global issue in places where…

Mandela Day 2017

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 06:19
Mandela Day is a special occasion at Chapman's Peak Drive, and each year our staff find a project in order to take action and inspire change.  Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. It was launched on his birthday, 18 July, in 2009 via a unanimous decision by the UN General Assembly. “It is in your hands to make of the world a better…
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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.