Friday, 26 February 2016 09:00
Pedal Power Association are hosting a STAY WIDER OF THE RIDER AWARENESS RIDE this Saturday 27 February 2016. This is an awareness ride and is an untimed event. Groups of 50 cyclists at a time will be departing from the parking area at Maiden's Cove at 2 minute intervals from 07h00. The cut-off time is 11h00. PPA urges all cyclists wanting a safer cycling environment to join them for this ride. There is no entry fee, but it…
Monday, 15 February 2016 10:01
Celebrating  the Best of Chapman's Peak Drive in modern monochrome.  Enter now to Win a set of double tickets for show and dinner at Cafe Roux Sessions! The Chapman's Peak Drive Frequent User card features an historical Black and White image of the drive.  We are  in the process of ordering new cards and would like YOU to help us with a new photo for the cards!   Send us your Black & White picturesque moments or…
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 10:49
On the 6 March 2016,  the Cape Town Cycle Tour will be taking place.  This is one of the most popular and spectacular cycling races on the planet and it is definitely the largest timed cycle race in the world.   The 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour, dubbed the Show you Care Solidarity Ride, drew nearly 34000 cyclists who pedalled a substantially reduced 47km route in support of the fire fighters who battled the blaze and residents affected…
Monday, 14 December 2015 12:30
Life is good at Chapman’s Peak Toll Plaza.  A new Point – of-Sale machine has been installed at the Toll Plaza office.  The machine is located inside and will be utilized for payments and for Frequent User top-up payments.   In addition to accepting credit cards,  the system will help to alleviate congestion at the toll plaza lanes if there are any card issues. If there should be any congestion in the toll lanes, particularly during…
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 15:00
Cyclists , roadworks,  rockfalls and #Chappies are not good bedfellows.  As the weather warms up, more and more cyclists are taking to the roads for summer training.  The Chappies/Cyclist debate is raging at dinner tables all over the peninsula and on many Facebook Community forums. The reality of the situation is that Chapman’s Peak Drive is still dangerous on the Noordhoek Side of the viewpoint following damage to the slopes in the Wildfire of March 2015.  It…
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 08:00
Sunset is one of the most popular events on Chapman’s Peak Drive and traditionally the Day Pass on #Chappies allowed users to stay until sunset.  Chappies will now be getting set times for the Day Pass which remains free to the public and will continue to operate in the same format, except for the designated times of use. New times effective from 1 December 2015. The Chappies Day Pass or Picnic Voucher is valid for free use of designated…
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:00
93 years ago,  on Saturday 6 May 1922, the Governor of the Union of South Africa, His Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, opened  Chapman’s Peak Drive to traffic  (Then called the Hout Bay – NoordeHoek Road) . Today #Chappies is a toll road linking the north and south of Cape Town.  At the time of writing, Light Motor Vehicles are paying R40 per direction, so regular users could be paying a lot of cash for driving…
Monday, 19 October 2015 17:45
As the days get longer, lazier and warmer, the birds get chirpier and the blossoms brighter, so the urge to pack a picnic basket, grab a blanket and head outdoors becomes more prevalent in our thinking and planning and actions. Summer is here- which definitely makes it time to grab a picnic basket and get out there! Cape Town is spoiled for choice when it comes to picnic spots. Head for one of the many…
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 15:15
Chapman’s Peak Drive is a toll road and the fee increases every year, usually on 1 July. This is based on a contractual agreement between the Concessionaire and the Department of Transport & Public Works. The increase will happen every year so Chapman’s Peak Drive recommends that if you drive over Chappies more than 3 times per month (this a no-brainer!) to register now and start saving! For some people driving on Chapman’s Peak Drive is a once in a…
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 14:45
The annual increase of the Chapman’s Peak Drive toll tariff fees took effect on 1 July 2015. 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, the…
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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.