PICS: Severe mudslide on Chapman's Peak Drive

2013-11-16 18:25
Cape Town - Chapman's Peak drive that runs along the Atlantic Coast between Noordhoek and Hout Bay has been shut due a mudslide following severe weather conditions in the Western Cape.

News24 Travel contacted the organisation to find out when the mudslide would be cleared and the road re-opened but high risk rainfall is set to continue for the rest of the weekend and expected damage to the road means authorities are unable to give a specific date.

Tweets showing the mudslide were posted on social media sites such as twitter and Facebook.

The mudslide is said to be close to Tintswalo five-star luxury hotel, with access only open to its guests from the Noordhoek side of Chapman's Peak.

For more info on Chapman's Peak drive conditions and usage contact 021 791 8222 or visit

The 9km Chapman’s Peak Drive, with its 114 curves and rocky coastlines has been named as one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world.

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