Travel Shot: Chapman’s Peak in Cape Town, South Africa CheapOair Staff April 9, 2010 general Chapman’s Peak in Cape Town, South Africa Located just over nine miles south of Cape Town, South Africa on the western side of Cape Peninsula is Chapman’s Peak. Adventurous travelers will want to take a ride along Chapman’s Peak Drive, which barely hangs on to the side of the mountain. The scenic drive between Noordhoek and Hout Bay will easily become one of your most memorable travel experiences. This roadway is used for two of South Africa’s biggest races – the Two Oceans Marathon and Cape Argus Cycle Race. The western edge of Chapman’s Peak is facing almost directly vertical toward the Atlantic Ocean, with the top of the mountain flat sedimentary rock. South Africa made our list of Top 10 Travel Destinations You Must See This Year. There is still time to book a last-minute travel deal to Cape Town to experience the World Cup this summer.