West Coast Activities


The West Coast has a number of different ecosystems and therefore offers the opportunity of birding in mountain, coastal, sandveld and estuarine habitats. The region is blessed with an abundance of birding 'hotspots' that include 8 IBA's and 2 RAMSAR sites. read more > >


The West Coast offers a vibrant and diverse cultural experience, celebrating the past and present lives of the people of South Africa. read more > >


Situated within easy reach of Cape Town, the spring wildflowers can be enjoyed at a number of locations on the Wet Coast. Spring announces itself with drifts of white rain daisies and tiny yellow button daisies, blue flax and pink nemesias. read more > >

Mission Stations

The Mission Stations on the West Coast bares testimony to the sterling work the church has done to develop the indigenous people of the West Coast. read more > >


The region is blessed with three excellent wine routes:The Darling Wine Route, West Coast Wine Route and Swartland Wine Route. read more > >





Events August 2016

25PortervillePorterville Skou, 022 931 3732
27VredendalNamaqua Daisy Challenge, 082 321 6200
25HopefieldHopefield Fynbos Show, 022 723 1720 / 073 100 0357
21DarlingMuseum Talk, 022 492 3361
6YzerfonteinYellowtail Challenge, 083 306 5510