Chapman's Peak Drive, Western Cape

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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, Western Cape attractions like Chapman's Peak Drive can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We made this cornice path that goes from Hout Bay to Nordhoek... you have to pay an R50 toll back and forth but you don't have waste... it's amazing, it has many places where you can park to take pictures of the beautiful landscapes of the sea, the cliffs and the mountains. It's really worth it!!!
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  • You'll see a lot of spectacular views along the cliff-lined path. The road is very popular with TV CF and the scenery is too good.
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