Cape 1000 Invites The Public To SA’s Premier Automotive Spectacle

Cape Town, 1 March 2024 – The breathtaking Cape 1000 road rally brought to you by Private Clients by Old Mutual Wealth, is gearing up for its third edition, promising an unparalleled showcase of South Africa’s most exquisite cars. The event, renowned as South Africa’s most beautiful drive, is set to take place from 10 – 15 March 2024, and will feature an extraordinary line-up of vehicles.

Among the rare and exotic cars participating in this year’s rally are the 1935 Bentley Derby Special, 1965 Shelby Daytona Recreation, 1993 Lamborghini Diablo and a 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale.

Vanessa Crichton, Cape 1000 Event Director, expressed excitement about sharing this extraordinary opportunity with the public. “It’s not often that you get to see such a wide variety of truly special vehicles in one place, and we are excited to share this opportunity with the public. All suggested viewing areas are free to attend.”

The Cape 1000 is not just a visual feast; it’s a thrilling automotive experience. The event will host various driving challenges, including a timed rally, mountain passes and a long-haul driving adventure. This year’s event spans Cape Town, Swellendam, Hermanus and George, offering an excellent opportunity for car enthusiasts to witness Africa’s most beautiful drive.


10 March 2024 – Sunday: Registration & Show & Shine

14:00-17:00: Quay 6, V&A Waterfront in front of Table Bay Hotel

11 March 2024 – Monday

08:30-09:30: Quay 6, V&A Waterfront in front of Table Bay Hotel (watch the start)

10:00-10:45: Bainskloof Pass (driving)

12:30-13:30: Drostdy Museum, Swellendam (lunch)

15:00-15:45: Gates to Fancourt Hotel (outside)

12 March 2024 – Tuesday

08:30-09:30: Gates to Fancourt Hotel (outside)

08:40-09:40: Outeniqua Pass

10:40-11:40: Meiringspoort Pass

14:00-14:45: Outeniqua Pass

15:30-16:15: Eden Technical High School – display before driving up York Street to Fancourt

16:45: Gates to Fancourt Hotel (outside)

13 March 2024 – Wednesday

08:15-09:00: Depart Fancourt Hotel

12:15-13:15: Barrydale – Diesel & Creme (lunch)

13:30: Tradouw Pass (driving)

15:45: Gearing’s Point, Hermanus (end of day)

14 March 2024 – Thursday

08:00-09:00: Gearing’s Point, Hermanus

09:45-10:15: R44 Clarence Drive (driving)

11:00-11:45: Fish Hoek (driving)

13:30-14:15: Chapman’s Peak (driving)

15:00: Silo Precinct V&A Waterfront (end of rally)

For those unable to attend, follow the action on social media under Cape 1000 or visit Cape 1000’s official website for suggested viewing areas and the entry list at

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The Cape 1000 brought to you by Private Clients by Old Mutual Wealth is an event that car enthusiasts won’t want to miss. Bring your family and friends to enjoy South Africa’s most beautiful drive.



South Africa's most beautiful drive

“Driving in The Cape 1000 was a joy. Every car told its own story, the landscapes were stunning. The camaraderie among drivers, unforgettable memories and friendships. An adventure that ignited my passion for driving like never before…”