Chapman’s Peak Drive: Toll Tariff Increase 2017

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 10:31
The annual increase of the Chapman’s Peak Drive toll tariff fees will take effect on 1 July 2017. 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,…

Chapman’s Peak Drive closed until further notice

Thursday, 22 June 2017 11:38
The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works announced on 19 June 2017 that Chapman's Peak Drive would be closed until further notice. In a statement, departmental spokesperson Byron La Hoe said several rocks fell onto the road on the Noordhoek end "and caused significant damage to two catch fences and the road surface". "Geotechnical engineers visited the site and put a remedial action plan in place," La Hoe added. According to the statement,…

Winter is Coming

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 09:12
Despite unseasonable sunny days in Cape Town and persistent and severe drought conditions, winter is coming to Cape Town. Our frequent users will know that Chapman’s Peak Drive will, in the interest of user safety, be closed from time to time. This will typically be during times of high winds, heavy rainfall or continuous rain, maintenance or the clearing of rocks caught in the catch fences. The vegetation on our mountain slopes has not fully…

Chapman's Peak Drive Day Pass

Monday, 29 May 2017 11:24
Did you know that you can use PART of Chapman's Peak Drive for free? The Chapman's Peak Drive Day Pass allows use of the designated picnic areas, viewing spots and mountain trails, before the Day Pass Control Point from the Hout Bay side only - and you don't have to pay the toll tariff. How does the Day Pass work? The Day Pass is valid from the Hout Bay entrance only and can be used…

Cooperation Between Cyclists and Motorists: Crucial for Improved Safety on Chappies

Monday, 22 May 2017 11:11
Chapman’s Peak Drive is perhaps one of the world’s most beautiful and exhilarating routes to drive, cycle or even ramble.  It’s no surprise that it is an integral part of two sporting events: The Two Oceans Marathon and the Cape Argus Cycle Race.  Anywhere that draws both motorists and cyclists, be it a spectacular mountain road like Chappies, or a bustling city centre, has to face the same issue, and it is the most important…

Chappies road closure for Easter marathon

Thursday, 30 March 2017 12:14
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, 15 April 2017 in Cape Town (other subsidiary runs will take place on Good Friday, 14 April 2017). The 56km route will remain the same as usual - from the start in…

Frequent User Conditions

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 05:01
Discounted Tariffs are only applicable to users who have pre-registered at the office. The discounted tariff steps as promulgated by WCG are detailed in applicable category tariff. Refer also to Government Gazette for CPD Toll Tariffs. All Frequent user cards registered are issued against the account holder. No discounted rates are applicable for commercial use, like tour operators, including mini-buses and buses or businesses. Payment Method Frequent User Card issued by the Operator / Concessionaire…

Cape Town Cycle Tour: #Chappies Road Closures - 12 March 2017

Monday, 27 February 2017 11:20
The much loved Cape Town Cycle Tour  takes place on Sunday 12 March 2017.  The tour is a much loved Cape Town event, and is the largest individually timed cycle race!  Some 35 000 cyclists will take on the traditional 109 km route from the city centre, down the M3 through to Muizenberg and as far south as Smitswinkel. From there they will then head north again, over Chapman's Peak Drive and through Hout Bay…


Tuesday, 31 January 2017 12:31
Just over a month ago, we were surrounded with Red and Green Christmas decor and the frenzy of Christmas.  Now it's heart-shaped boxes and lots of red and pink ribbons, trying to entice us to celebrate our loved ones with special gifts. We don't want to ignore the lovey dovey stuff that comes in the build up to Valentine's day, but we'd prefer to show the love without all the commercialization.  No shopping required. #Chappies…

Temporary Road Closure for Alien Vegetation Clearing

Saturday, 28 January 2017 11:03
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…
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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.