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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 April 29, 2018
saswcpr
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Saint Julian's, Malta
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A magnificent stretch of road that skirts the shoreline. The views of the sea and the towering... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
georgestof
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Durbanville, South Africa
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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

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Thank Durkfd
Reviewed September 19, 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 July 12, 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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Reviewed June 1, 2017

This a great road to drive on when you want to go a recreational drive. The road goes along the ocean. As you hit the mountains your recreational road trip will get a whole lot better. As driving between the mountains and the oceans. During...More

Thank Jay1072
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