Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Town

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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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  • We returned to Cape Town via Chapmans Peak after a day out to the Cape of Good Hope. The views are amazing and if you time it right you can end up at Camps Bay to see the setting sun.  more »
  • Chapmans Peak drive is stunning, there are plenty of stopping points for photos and best views of Hout Bay as you come over the pass. We have visited many times and always drive over because its so...  more »
  • This is one of the world's most iconic waterside drives. Take some time and stop along the way to enjoy the scenery. A must do when in Cape Town.  more »
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