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 2016

29PaternosterChristmas in July, 022 752 2023
27Lutzville & KoekenaapLutzville Agricultural show, 083 398 0899
16VelddrifBergrivier Winter Carnival, 022 783 1821
22DarlingMuseum Talk, 022 492 3361
25VredendalRadio Namakwaland Teleton, 027 213 4208
15PiketbergBergrivier Canoe Marathon Bridge Gatherings, 022 913 2063
16VelddrifBergrivier Canoe Marathon, 022 783 1821
9ClanwilliamChristmas in July Gala, 027 482 2362
23MalmesburySwartland Veterane Ploegdag, 082 659 9749
31CitrusdalOlifantsrivier Canoe Race, 082 801 5766
31CitrusdalOlifantsrivier Canoe Race, 082 801 5766
3Bergrivier Winter Carnaval, 022 783 1821