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Absolutely spectacular scenery along this coastal route, comparable to 17 mile drive in California... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
Callander, United Kingdom
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Victoria road bliss

This is the second most beautiful road in our country! Breathtaking, awesome, incredible and much... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely spectacular scenery along this coastal route, comparable to 17 mile drive in California. Well worth the drive for fantastic coastal views.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Markeverett
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

This is the second most beautiful road in our country! Breathtaking, awesome, incredible and much more adjectives needed to describe it. If I stayed in Cape Town, I would travel that road every day!! All problems seem to evaporate in the wind! Do not slip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maraisl3
Reviewed August 7, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank saswcpr
Reviewed April 23, 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank georgestof
Reviewed February 24, 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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed February 11, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank OneCvilleFamily
Reviewed November 7, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Iain47
Reviewed October 2, 2017

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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed September 30, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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