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West Coast National Park

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West Coast National Park, South Africa
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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 watching.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flower season” (48 reviews)
“bird hides” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
West Coast National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

we loved the visit in this park. an amazing place that is worth to be seen. we saw quite a lot of wild animals. entrance fee is very low. 16 miles beach is just amazing, we walked on the dunes and visited some wild beaches...More

Thank Romano S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went there for bird watching as well as hoping to catch the last petal of the flower season. The well organized bird watch cottages and path allowed us to see the bird closely without bothering them. Also the scenery of the park was amazing....More

Thank t_dzai
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The drive to this national park is absolutely worth it! There are a few beaches, we like Kraalbaai. We love lazing around the lagoon. The water is shallow and calm enough for our young kids to play in the water. Take some shade, don't pack...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a whole day birding in the park and were very disappointed with access restrictions on foot. Not aware we weren’t allowed to walk along roads and tracks, we were stopped walking down a wide track leading to one of the bird hides and...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was the second time my wife and I had visited this park, having initially visited in 2005. We were not disappointed on this occasion either. If you're into wildlife and landscapes you will love this place. We visited the bird hides and toured the...More

Thank Broadsword27
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had planned our September trip to Cape Town to include a visit to see the amazing spring flowers in the Postberg reserve. It is an easy straight drive from Cape Town and annoyingly we drove all the way there one afternoon [ about an...More

Thank Tpouvtn
Reviewed 16 October 2017

On our return to Cape Town from Saldanha we drove through the park. It was after the main flowering season so there weren't many flowers but the few that remained were very pleasing. The park has a beautiful view of the most attractive coastline. We...More

Thank Anton N
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The West Coast National Park is really lovely. You drove there and back from Cape Town, hoping to see the lands full of flowers. The season to see this natural wonder is supposed to be from September to October but the recent drought delayed it....More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I do think R70.00 entrance for a pensioner is a bit expensive. The park is always lovely to visit , but the lack of rain has taken it's toll on the flowers this year. It seems only the yellow flowers bloomed in this years display...More

Thank Rushida27
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A lovely outing to go on with the whole family. Take it slowly and stop for lunch along the way. I seem to always be a bit late for the flowers so next year I'll try and make it at the begining of September and...More

Thank 307jellybean
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Maria H
16 August 2016|
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!