Holiday Tips for the Festive Season

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:18
It's holiday time in Cape Town,  it's summer and the festive season has begun.  Our magical city, welcomes visitors from all over the planet. Cape Town's star attractions are in high demand. Her accommodation establishments, her restaurants, her wineries, her beaches, her mountains and her roads are lively, and the city is bustling with energy and smiles.  Capetonians themselves love summer and relish their mountain walks, watery activities and their beach days (with granadilla lollies!)…

Battle of the road - cyclists vs motorists vs pedestrians on Chappies

Friday, 25 November 2016 13:40
Summer is coming and with it the desire to get out and enjoy the beauty of Cape Town has intensified. There are few more beautiful spots in this gorgeous city of ours than Chapman's Peak Drive... and as always at this time of year, the walkers, the runners, the cyclists, the Sunday Drivers, the tour buses, the gobsmacked self-drive visitors join the daily commuters on Chapman's Peak Drive for the sheer joy & pleasure of…

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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…

Alien Vegetation Clearing and Chappies Road Closure

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…

Heritage Day, Braai Day & More

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,…

More congestion for south peninsula motorists

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…

City to host public information session about upcoming Kommetjie Road project

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…

Chapman’s Peak Drive: Toll Tariff Increase 2016

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,…

Chapman's Peak Hiking Trail

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…

Chapman's Peak Hiking Trail

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…
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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.