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 »
  • This is one of the most fascinating drives in the world. The views are spectacular and better than the coast road between Los Angelos and San Francisco or along the Costa Brava in Spain. Do not miss.....  more »

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