13 Oct 2011

790Tv-Where is Chapmans Peak in Hout Bay?

790Tv asks people questions about Chapmans Peak in Hout Bay.

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04 Feb 2011

Clarification on the “Missing bodies” that were found on Chapmans Peak

Clarification on the “Missing bodies” that were found on Chapmans Peak

SAPS Media Centre, Western Cape Tel : (021) 417 7423

Media Release


On the 31st of January 2011 at approx 11:20 contract workers of SANPARKS found a body near the look out point on Chapman’s Peak drive.  The clothing description are as follow: Black and white hoody top, jeans and a grey sock.  An inquest docket was opened and the autopsy was conducted on Wednesday.

On the 1st of  February 2011 at approx 15:00 also near the look out point another body, mostly bones were found on Chapman’s Peak drive, Hout Bay.  The clothing description are as follow; grey windbreaker, brown belt with silver(rusted) clasp, one brown takkie with black sole and the writing one it “lapez”.  In his pockets were two bank cards, a rotting passport and a small photo.  A member of the public was at SAPS Hout Bay and confirmed that the photo belongs to Francisco Sardella, who went missing from Fish Hoek area during October 2008.  The family were informed to give DNA at the Mortuary, Salt river.

Any person with enquiries or information is kindly requested to contact Hout Bay police on (021) 791 8660 or 08600 10111.


W/O Tanya Lesch

Communication Official


tel  021-7918660 / 78

cell 082 302 8370

fax 021-7918661

e-mail.  houtbay-saps@saps.org.za

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25 Oct 2010

From Kommetjie to the Sentinel

From Kommetjie to the Sentinel

This is an amazing panoramic taken from Chapmans Peak, with Kommetjie to the south and the Sentinel to the north.

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06 Oct 2010

Man “flies” off Chapmans Peak

790Tv has featured base jumping off the Sentinel before. Now we have this amazing footage of a base jumper, flying off Chapmans Peak. Thanks to Bag Jump for the link.

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13 May 2010

Chappies Closed!

Chappies Closed!

It was bound to happen. Now for how long will it be closed?

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