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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  • Most incredible views. The drive around the mountain and its curves are spectular. Lots of viewing spots from different angles. Absolutely stunning in every way.  more »
  • This was one of the most beautiful roads we have ever seen. Watching the view of the ocean as the tides sculpt the beauty of the land and water was just so mouthwatering. You can stop at any of the...  more »
  • So thankful for all the viewpoints on route. We had to stop several times to appreciate the scenery. Next time.e we will pack a picnic as there are several spots with tables & chairs. The sea and...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery, a Capetown trip has to include a visit here
  • Wow,something out of this world,amazing 👏
  • What a view!!
  • a scenic drive with awesome spots to pull over and just take in these beautiful views
  • Amazing. A marvel to see!

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