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Bask in the unspoiled beauty of the Atlantic coastline at West Coast National Park. Covering 27,500 hectares (67,954 acres) of coastal landscapes, the park is known for its abundant population of birdlife, scattered across hidden beaches, lagoons, and rock formations. Explore the lagoons to spot flamingoes and dramatic coastal scenery, or venture farther into the plains to see antelopes, mountain zebras, and ostriches. Visit between August and December if you wish to spot whales. Use our West Coast National Park trip itinerary maker site to visit West Coast National Park on your trip to West Coast National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to West Coast National Park
Cape West Coast Private Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $169
Duration: 1 day
Full-Day West Coast Private Tour from Cape Town with Local Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $89
Duration: 9 hours
Cape Town | West Coast Cycle & Safari BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $245
Duration: 8 hours
West Coast National Park Reviews
This is the second time we visited West Coast National Park and I am pleased to say that we really enjoyed both visits. Yesterday was the start of the week long free entry to SA citizens. This meant t... more »
Abwechslungsreicher Nationalpark vor allem im August/September wenn Millionen von Blumen blühen und die meisten Vögel da sind. Haben auch den sehr scheuen und seltenen Buntbock gesehen ebenso wie ande... more »Varied national park especially in August/September when millions of flowers bloom and most birds are there. Have also seen the very shy and rare buntbock as well as other antelopes, ostriches and not to forget the beautiful flamingos. At the end, a dream beach is still waiting to see.
Perfect outing for a day if you visit the beach. Check the tide tables to plan accordingly. Be prepared and take along umbrellas, gazebos etc. Pack as light as possible so when the tide comes in its easier and quicker to pack up.
It's about 1.5 hrs from Cape Town. Gate opens at 07h00 in summer. We hot there at 07h30 and there was already a long queue to get in. If you are going to the lagoon then take a gazebo or umbrellas for shade. No shops nothing to buy there so take everything you need. The lagoon is shallow and fun to play in so take an inflatable boat or toy. Lots of fun. Nice and clean. Soft sand. Warm water.
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