West Coast Activities



Birding

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 > >

Culture

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

Flowers

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 > >

Wine

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

 

 

 

 




Events March 2015

7HopefieldDutch Reformed Church Bazaar/Carnaval, +27 22 723 1416
26 FebPaternosterJazz on the Rocks, +27 21 591 5208
29PaternosterPaternoster Full Moon Market, 082 824 8917
29DarlingDarling Passion Play, 074 369 8212
30GoedverwachtPaasfees Blommemark , 022 912 4410
30YzerfonteinACVV Basaar, 022 451 2246
30YzerfonteinYzerfontein Crayfish Bonanza, 082 320 3513
22Lamberts BayLamberts Bay Crayfish & Cultural Festival, 027 432 1000
20PortervilleGatskop, 022 931 3732
20PortervilleGatskop, 022 931 3732
1PaternosterJazz on the Rocks, 021 591 5208
8HopefieldSpore op die sand, 022 723 0543
15DarlingDarling Museum Talk : Snakebusters, 022 492 3361
15StrandfonteinTrans-Atlantic Endurance Race, 076 901 2020
16VelddrifNG Kerk Basaar, 022 783 0005
2MoorreesburgSwartland Halfmarathon, 082 892 8395
7Riebeek-KasteelRiebeek Cellars Grape Stomp, +27 22 448 1213
7HopefieldCWL Baard Sportsday, +27 22 723 0040
13StrandfonteinTrans-Atlantic Endurance Race, +27 82 870 0259
20Lamberts BayLambert's Bay Kreeffees, +27 27 432 1000
21PiketbergCancer Walk of life Scheppie Saus Moutons Hoek, +27 83 233 7772
21VelddrifSunset 2 Sunset Tri-athlon, +27 83 558 4947
21VelddrifSunset 2 Sunset Tri-athlon, +27 83 558 4947
21MalmesburyMalmesbury Relay for Life, +27 22 482 1111
28HopefieldSpore oppie Sand Festival, +27 73 187 6764
28VredendalNouveau Kollege: Medeliefie Makietie, +27 27 216 1650