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West Coast National Park

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West Coast National Park, South Africa
+27 22 772 2144
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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.
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  • Average4%
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“bird hides” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
West Coast National Park, South Africa
+27 22 772 2144
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visited the flowers were really not spectacular. may have been the western Cape drought or perhaps we were just to late in spring. However, because we did not focus on the flowers we were surprised by the number of wildlife and really enjoyed...More

Thank MartinKobie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful landscape with stunning ocean view , flowers were not as much as I heard it before , although it's season . But spending time in beach is pleasant

Thank Conciergecapetown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the West Coast NP to see the flowers. The whole park is beautiful! The flowers were everywhere, covering the soil in beautiful colors. As it is so close to Cape Town, we arrived in the park after lunch and didn't have time...More

Thank Maria-Cece
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

South Africa must be the only country in the world where there are two different tariffs: one for locals, South Africans and one for foreigners, tourists. The entrance fees at all South African National Parks operated by SANP are more than double if you are...More

Thank tewatcpt
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went to West Coast NP to see the flowers at Postberg, we were fortunate enough that our timing was pretty good, there were massive amounts of flowers and it was spectacular to see, the day we went it was cloudy and a bit cool...More

Thank Andrewschoeman
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It was supposed to be a dry year, but the flowers at Postberg were fantastic. This is a beautiful park, even out of flower season. Lots of birds, lovely scenery between the lagoon and the ocean. Good drive for a day from Cape Town and...More

Thank Fkafrica
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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!