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 July 2014

18PiketbergBergrivier Canoe Marathon : Piketberg Brugsaamtrekke, 022 913 2063
18VelddrifBergrivier Canoe Marathon, 022 783 1821
19VelddrifBergrivier Winter Carnival, 022 73 1821
3Bergrivier Winter Carnaval, 022 783 1821
9MalmesburySwartland Berg River Canoe Marathon, 082 261 542
26Riebeek-WestPPC Riebeek Berg Marathon, 022 482 2909
1DarlingXmas in July at Evita se Perron, 022 492 3930
25ClanwilliamKrismis vir Kansa met Nic Stevens en Amore, 083 601 6456
26DarlingTaste of Darling, 074 194 1711
26VanrhynsdorpNG Kerk Vanrhynsdorp: Urionskraal bazaar, 027 201 3371
28VredendalRadio Namakwaland Teleton, 027 21 3376
29KlawerKlawer Kunste, 027 201 3371
1VanrhynsdorpSucculent show, 027 201 3371
1CitrusdalOlifantsrivier Canoe Race, 022 921 3210