CHAPMANS PEAK DRIVE

Chapman’s Peak Drive is a 9km toll road and scenic drive on the Atlantic Coast linking the communities of Hout Bay and Noordhoek. The route with its many curves skirts Chapman Peak, the 593m high southerly extension of Constantia Berg, and follows the rocky coastline to unfold breathtaking views in both directions. Apart from providing locals with an alternative and convenient ...
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Noordhoek Beach

This immense soft white sand beach stretches from the foot of Chapman's Peak out towards Kommetjie. The beach is flanked by the crisp and inviting waters of the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the protected wetlands of the Table Mountain National Park on the other.  The beach is popular with walkers, horse riders and surfers. The well known shipwreck of the Kakapo (early 1900's)...
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Happy St Patrick’s Day

Shamrocks, gold a’ plenty, and tons of Irish smiles. Hope your St. Patrick’s Day brings much togetherness with friends and family all the while! The Noordhoek Valley blog and Chas Everitt wish you a Happy St Patrick's Day. May the homes and houses in all of Noordhoek be filled the spirit of green this special day! For more see www.Ireland.co.za – Chas Everitt Cape Tow...
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The Burning Hills of Cape Town

The massive fire raging in the southern peninsula mountains is set to burn for at least another two days – perhaps longer. With the Cape Town Cycle Tour taking place on Sunday, the battle to contain the fire raged on on Tuesday, with helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and ground teams fighting the blaze spread out over a vast area – fuelled by thick fynbos that has not been bu...
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Fire Rages in Cape Town’s Deep South

Firefighters are still trying to extinguish the blaze which is burning in the Far South. According to a report from City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Theo Layne, the fire started on Sunday afternoon in Muizenberg and has spread all along the mountain slopes to Noordhoek. He says four helicopters were deployed on Monday morning as most of the flam...
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Happy Valentines Day

The Noordhoek Valley blog and Chas Everitt wish our Noordhoek Valley residents a happy Valentines Day.   10 Irish quotes about love and romance: I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well. Oliver Goldsmith Women are made to be loved, not understood. Oscar Wilde The most important things in the world to do are to get some...
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ICC Cricket Fixtures 2015

The Noordhoek Valley blog and Chas Everitt are happy to bring you the key information for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, including dates and times for every fixture in Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will be jointly held across Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2015. The first matches will be played in Christchurch and Melbourne on 14 February, w...
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New Load Shedding Schedule

The new schedules below are designed around the days of the month and reflect Eskom’s decision to implement loadshedding nationally on a regular basis and over weekends. They replace the previous schedules, which were designed around days of the week and were applicable for occasional loadshedding during peak demand times. Loadshedding stages depend on the extent of the shor...
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