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Road Works on the R27 Trunk Road / West Coast Road

Due to the current road works on the R27 Trunk Road/West Coast Road stop-and-go measures are in place. These cause delays and visitors to the West Coast National Park should allow an additional one hour travel time to reach the Park gates before closing time (currently 18:30).

Note to Day Visitors

Download our Gate Registration & Indemnity document and complete before your visit in order to save time when entering the park.

2015/16 West Coast Rock Lobster recreational fishing season

View the information and dates for the 2015/16 West Coast Rock Lobster recreational fishing season.

Just inland from the secluded harbour of Saldanha Bay, and only 1,5 hour's drive from Cape Town's City Centre, one finds the azure waters of the Langebaan Lagoon, focal point of the West Coast National Park.

Thousands of seabirds roost on sheltered islands, pristine golden beaches stretch endlessly into the early morning mist and brooding salt marshes are home to vast concentrations of migrant waders from the northern hemisphere. During the spring the strandveld is embroidered with a tapestry of multi-hued flowers, while in the Postberg section many antelope are to be seen in a setting that is as unique as it is idyllic.

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