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West Coast National Park is a stunning natural reserve located on the western coast of South Africa. It is known for its pristine beaches, breathtaking landscapes, and diverse wildlife, making it one of the top tourist destinations in the country.


  • Visit the Geelbek Visitor Centre
  • Take a scenic drive through the park
  • Explore the Kraalbaai Lagoon
  • Go on a bird-watching tour
  • Visit the Postberg Flower Reserve
  • Take a whale-watching tour
  • Explore the Strandveld Museum
  • Go on a hiking or walking trail

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit the West Coast National Park is from August to September, during the annual flower season. This is when the park is covered in a carpet of wildflowers, creating a breathtaking natural display.

During this time, the park is at its busiest, with visitors coming from all over the world to witness this spectacular sight.

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Getting There

The West Coast National Park is located approximately 120 km north of Cape Town and can be reached by car in approximately 2 hours. Visitors can also reach the park by taking a train to the nearby town of Langebaan and then taking a taxi to the park.


The park offers several accommodation options, including camping sites, self-catering cottages, and lodges. Visitors can choose from a range of options to suit their preferences and budget, with options available both inside and outside the park.

Regardless of where they choose to stay, visitors to the West Coast National Park can be assured of a comfortable and convenient experience, surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of this unique and special place.