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Not just a way to the shops!

We recently moved from the UK to South Africa and settled in Hout Bay with a beautiful view of the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
harrymlaw
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Hout Bay, South Africa
Stunning world beating drive set in history and surrounded by modern day controversy

Said to have been built on the breaking backs of Italian prisinors of war and with their toil and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
saswcpr
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Saint Julian's, Malta
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We recently moved from the UK to South Africa and settled in Hout Bay with a beautiful view of the beach, harbour and mountains. Chapman's Peak Drive now provides us with a route to do our weekly shopping at Sun Valley. Despite doing the journey...More

Thank harrymlaw
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Said to have been built on the breaking backs of Italian prisinors of war and with their toil and sweat this civil engineering construction marvel is breathtaking. With the Table Mountain sandstone and granite rock looming above soaring up the mountain and the precipitous drops...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 23 April 2018

A magnificent stretch of road that skirts the shoreline. The views of the sea and the towering mountains are absolutely stunning. One can continue to Chapman's Peak and Noordhoek for a breathtaking trip one will not easily forget. Highly recommended.

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 24 February 2018

All the roads around the coast are stunning but some stand out like Chapmans And Clarence Drive. Some you find yourselves travelling both ways just to enjoy it fully.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a must do while in the Cape area - I recommend driving down to the southern points of the Cape on the eastern side. The different views of the beaches and towns of False Bay are quite beautiful. On the way back, enjoy...More

Thank OneCvilleFamily
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Whether you approach it from the heights above Camps Bay or from the Hout Bay, this is one stunning piece of scenery. Catch it in the sunlight with a gorgeous turquoise sea or when the wind is up and the waves come crashing into shore,...More

Thank Iain47
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This road is beautifully scenic and is lovely to see the ocean with all its views ,lovely for a nice drive

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The view of the Southern Atlantic Ocean and the majestic 12 Apostles that are part of the Table Mountain tableau frame this piece of road that goes to Hout Bay on towards Chapmans Peak Drive. There are ample of parking spots to enjoy the views...More

Thank Durkfd
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Beautiful views of the ocean, several scenic spots to stop. This drive is all about the ocean views. There really is not much more to share about this drive.

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have made it a hobby to drive solo along the great drives of the world like: Big Sur, The Appalachian Trail, The Trans Canada highway, Route 66, Route 62 in South Africa, The Three Cornices in France, The Khyber Pass in Kashmir, The Cabot...More

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