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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
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If you have time, take a drive to the West Coast National Park. The scenery is absolutely beautiful with the turquoise sea in the distance and a bird watchers dream to be able to sit in the Bird Hides.
Just make sure that if you...More
Really enjoy visiting this park! It is not your traditional park, but has a unique charm of its own and if you're prepared to immerse yourself in nature you'll surely enjoy your time here. Worth the visit and you definitely have to experience the Langebaan...More
Take this scenic route through the West Coast National Park when travelling south from Langebaan. Great view points, including bird hides with an amazing bird life, Geelbek restaurant with good food is a lovely place to stop.
We had a morning to do some sightseeing and arrived at about 10am on Saturday morning. The West Coast gate was quite busy with two queues to get in. (It is the gate closest to Cape Town). As we are Wild card holders, we did...More
We enjoyed several hours of excellent birding in West Coast National Park; they have several "birds hides" which are essentially shelters where you can sit and enjoy close bird-watching without disturbing the birds. And as we were leaving the park, we saw a herd of...More
It is a great park but it does not have a lot animals. Along the road there are a lot of turtles and snakes, The snakes are generally gone before we where able to stop the car. The visitor's center is always very helpful. This...More
It's a beautifully preserved place and it has the best of both worlds. Beautiful lagoon beaches and if you are willing to drive to the end of the road you can braai at the sea. Just be careful for the little tortoises crossing the road.
At R59 per person it seemed a fair price to enter, albeit R295 per vehicle...
We went to Kraalbaai, which is a beautiful scenic lagoon, and the reason for our visit.
Thank goodness we didn't visit for the wild life since there was hardly any...More
Second visit and signage much clearer so could get in at top Langebaan gate easily. New hides and lookout points. Wonderful views and lagoon colour is amazing. Sadly two downsides from last visit. The Geelbek visitor centre has been expanded in terms of tables, losing...More
Most of the park you will travel by car. There are also hiking routes. I enjoyed Seeberg viewing point--a great view, worth your while. Have lunch at Geelbek, either on the green patio or on the covered patio at the back of the restaurant. Make...More