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West Coast National Park

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The West Coast National Park hosts vast concentrations of migratory birds, and is an ideal spot for appreciating the colorful flora endemic to the region. There are picnic sites, hiking trails, and opportunities to go mountain biking or whale...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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West Coast National Park, South Africa
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+27 22 772 2144
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from US$165.30
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an untouched gem of a park. The look out points and beaches were simply exquisite, even with stormy weather

Thank tietzkaren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really amazing bird life and beautiful lagoons. Saw lots and lots of tortoises. The accommodation needs a little TLC. Really quiet and exquisite sand dunes

Thank Companion15971952530
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I guess we missed the best of the flowers by a month or more 😐 but then our timing for 7 weeks in SA had been driven by departure dates for the two organised trips we wanted to do and also by ensuring that we...More

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boardwalk takes you over a marsh of many colours to the hides. We watched flamingos and egrets and delighted in the cool water colours. Where parking was relatively easy to find.

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The West Coast National Park is fantastic in October: we saw 16 young ostrich chicks and every flower was in bloom. It is very doable as a day trip from Cape Town. Price is reasonable, you can spend up three hours here easily. I only...More

Thank Stalex24
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The flowers this year (2018) in early September at Potsberg (the sections that’s only open in August & September) was excellent! See attach photo’s When we went back on the 30th of September the Kakiebos have taken over and the see of yellow was manly...More

Thank GerritPretorius
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The west coast national park is well run and an excellent place to experience the West Coast nature in a pristine state . I appreciate nature and look for places to visit that give you a sense of the area thousands of years ago ....More

Thank Schiess
Reviewed 4 October 2018

to make a trip to the Park when the flower blooming season starts. In comparisation with some other parks it's quite expensive, Specially when all the flowers are more or less gone. The Lagoon is pretty. There were no official price list at the gate...More

Thank wolfdssd
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Stunning scenery close to Cape Town. Wildflowers carpeted the ground. We saw zebra, a venomous puff adder crossing the road (thankfully from the safety of the car), tortoises crossing the track and an ostrich walking down the road! What an amazing day. Brilliant.

Thank Wallyetta
Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you love solitude, silence and wide, open swathes of bushy grasslands, this is your place. With its wonderful location, with bontebok, eland and ostrich roaming around freely and the resident rock kestrel, rock pigeon and nesting weaver birds in the backyard tree, this is...More

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Maria H
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Response from Barbs1985 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Mia Yes! Do yourself a favour and book at the Abrahamskraal Cottage! What a fantastic place in the middle of nature!
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