Where you can drive in Cape Town
Cape Town is a city jam packed with friendly people, tourist attractions and idyllic scenery. Once you’ve rented your quality car hire South Africa vehicle from CarsAtCall, hit the road to experience the most scenic drives Cape Town has to offer. The drives featured below are ideal day-trips to make the most of Cars at Call’s affordable rental rates and quality car hire South Africa .
One of the most scenic drives in Cape Town is to Cape Point within the Cape Peninsula National Park. Situated at the most southwesterly point of Africa, it is one of the highest sea cliffs in the world – 249 m above sea level.
Take the funicular for a scenic trip to the old lighthouse, or walk the hundreds of steps to the top to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Get a prime view of whales and dolphins between May and November. Undertake numerous scenic walks and trails, see a variety of animals and swim in stunning tidal pools.
Chapman's Peak Drive
Chapman’s Peak Drive is another one of the most scenic drives Cape Town has to offer. Closely hugging the curves of the mountain, it cuts into the mountain walls and winds along near vertical cliffs. Make sure you have your camera to capture the breathtaking sheer drop to the sea and wonderful views across the bay to the suburb of Hout Bay and beyond. Chapman’s Peak Drive is a toll-road, but the money is well spent as it offers plenty of awe inspiring lookout points for photos or a picnic.
Set in the bay behind Table Mountain , Hout Bay ( Wood Bay ), is a day trip not to miss. Take your quality car hire South Africa vehicle from Cars at Call and experience this charming valley that has managed to retain its air of rustic charm from the days it supplied timber for shipbuilding and repairs. Hout Bay is a working harbor, and has an excellent fresh fish market and restaurants where you can enjoy freshly caught seafood like fish, calamari and crayfish.
Ou Kaapse Weg
Ou Kaapse Weg is a magnificent drive across a mountain range, which forms the backbone of the Cape Peninsula National Park . This mountain pass, built in the early 1970’s, runs between Noordhoek and Tokai. Experience 10 kilometres of dazzling sea and mountain views.
Fish Hoek is snuggled securely between two mountains and two oceans along the False Bay coast. This enchanting town has a serene coastline with magnificent sea views, and an ideal spot for whale watching from July to October.
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