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 September 2017

23GoedverwachtHeritage Festival, 022 783 2531
22VredendalWest Coast Winemakers Classic , 06072504190
14DarlingDarling WIldflower Show - 100 Years of Conservation, 022 492 3361
09PiketbergPiket-Bo-Berg Cycle Challenge, 022 913 1163
21Hopefield Talent show, 022 723 1528
06MoorreesburgSwartland Skou , 022 433 1072
01DarlingDarlling Voorkamerfest, 082 321 7542
02AuroraAurora Skou , 083 356 8626
23VelddrifWeskus Erfenis Makietie, 083 697 4897
24SaldanhaHeritage Festival Saldanha Cultural Village, 022 715 1142
28VredendalMadeliefie Makietie Fees, 027 201 3376