Chapman's Peak is the name of a mountain on the western side of the Cape Peninsula. The drive to it is quite scenic and a must do while in Cape Town. The drive itself is worth it but there is a lot to do in this area too.
Close to the blue shoreline, Chapman’s peak is a picturesque place to go to. Photographers, adventurers, health freaks and nature lovers alike are bound to love this place. The activities that can be done here include fishing, cycling, running, whale watching, water sports and many more. As a part of the Silvermine Natural Reserve it is also a haven for budding ornithologists who would love to explore the bird life in the area.
The views from atop the peak are stunning to say the least. It is a good idea to take the drive on a weekday as the place will certainly be crowded on the weekends.
- It is better to go for the drive in groups as it is cheaper while doing the activities.
- Attractions do have their separate fees.
- The ticket prices given are for the toll tariffs for Light motor vehicles. The tolls differ according to the size of the vehicle. Heavy Motor Vehicles may have a toll of about 356 Rands.
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10.42% of people who visit Cape Town include Chapmans Peak in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
60% of people start their Chapmans Peak visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Chapmans Peak
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chapmans Peak
This route is arguably one of the most beautiful routes to drive in the Western Cape. The route meanders along the cliff-face between Houtbay and Noordhoek and has a toll-fee of R 47.00 per car (subject to change). There are numerous viewing points and picnic areas where you can pull over next to the road and take beautiful photos. Also, some of the picnic areas have ablution facilities available.
The views on Chappies are amazing. It is an experience not to be missed when you'rd in the Cape. You must find out if the road is open, there are road closures from time to time. A truly South African engineering marvel!
Still one of the most beautiful drives in SA.
The views from the top are breathtaking. You can see everything and get perfect shots of sunsets. The only downside is the amount of cars. Getting up and down is chaos. There is so many cars and sitting in traffic is a guarantee. But the view from the top is worth the wait, that's why there's so many cars to begin with.
The best in coastal drive's weather permitting.