Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Town

Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Explore the natural scenery between two oceans by navigating Chapman's Peak Drive. Connecting Hout Bay to Noordhoek, the 9 km (5.6 mi) winding route offers many remarkable vantage points from which you can see dolphins and whales in the sea below. Regarded as an engineering marvel, the route often hosts mass-participation races and marathons. Besides exploring the surrounding natural landmarks via vehicle, you can also go on a hike to uncover vistas rarely seen from behind the steering wheel. Using our international travel planner, Cape Town attractions like Chapman's Peak Drive can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The views along this drive are breathtaking, every turn of the coastal road revealing yet another spectacular view, a must do when in Cape Town.  more »
  • We drove along this road on the way to the ferry for Seal Island and what a fabulous drive it is. Cut into the hillside with views across Houts Bay, this should not be missed although it is a toll...  more »

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