Tuesday, 25 October 2016 09:15
We recently shared some information about the traffic congestion in the south peninsula. Three years of road-works are scheduled to start on Kommetjie Road and Ou Kaapse Weg, meaning that the congestion to and from the South Peninsula of Cape Town is not going to improve in the short term.  Residents of the South Peninsula have been very active on social media with complaints of congestion, safety and the huge amount of time to commute "over…
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 16:04
Chapman's Peak Drive is rich in natural resources and Alien Vegetation Species are resource seekers. These plants disrupt our delicate eco-systems and steal  our underground water. These plants can expand rapidly and seek to destroy 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 from…
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 16:01
We are so proud that Chapman's Peak's Drive is part of the Natural Heritage of South Africa, as we gear up to celebrate Heritage Day in South Africa.  In 2004, the "Cape Floral Region Protected Areas" were inscribed as a World Heritage Site. The site includes eight representative protected areas including Table Mountain National Park (TMNP). Chapman's Peak Drive is situated on the slopes of the National Park and this World Heritage Site. As South African's,…
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 15:51
People of the South Peninsula - you've chosen a lifestyle. The idyllic beautiful residential zone of the South Peninsula - community and family oriented, close to beaches and mountains and services.  People in the Beautiful South are becoming grumpy as traffic congestion to and from work impacts their daily lives and moods.   Stress is aggravated by the distance and time spent on a journey as well as the number of roads on a trip.  Time…
Monday, 12 September 2016 12:27
Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town’s transport authority, will host a public information session about the Kommetjie Road project which is to commence by the end of October 2016, if all goes as planned. Residents from Kommetjie in the far south and interested and affected parties are requested to please attend this important meeting. Read more below: The City of Cape Town has committed to spend R750 million on road infrastructure projects…
Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:37
The annual increase of the Chapman’s Peak Drive toll tariff fees will take effect on 1 July 2016. 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. For a light motor vehicle,…
Thursday, 01 September 2016 10:55
September in the Southern Hemisphere heralds spring time.  It is a gorgeous time of year in Cape Town and with the spring blossoms and warmer days, it's a great time to get fit for summer and enjoy the natural spectacle that is Cape Town. We recommend taking a hike, and getting out there and what better place to hike, than Chapman's Peak itself. It is a moderate hike that should take an easy 3 hours…
Thursday, 01 September 2016 10:55
September in the Southern Hemisphere heralds spring time.  It is a gorgeous time of year in Cape Town and with the spring blossoms and warmer days, it's a great time to get fit for summer and enjoy the natural spectacle that is Cape Town. We recommend taking a hike, and getting out there and what better place to hike, than Chapman's Peak itself. It is a moderate hike that should take an easy 3 hours…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 17:09
#Chappies as we are fondly known as, is more often than not in the list of Top 10 Reasons to Visit Cape Town or Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town and even in the Top 10 Drives in South Africa. Mostly #Chappies is described as a spectacular scenic route and a must do activity in Cape Town.  There is more to Chapman's Peak Drive than meets the eye!   For some people driving…
Monday, 18 April 2016 16:42
You can get a cup of coffee pretty much anywhere in the world, but Cape Town is a special place and there are some truly notable spots where you can opt to caffeinate.  Some people can't start their day without it, some people drink it for a pick me up in the middle of the day and some people just drink it - often.  Coffee and Coffee shops mean different things to different people .…
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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.