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West Coast National Park

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Address: West Coast National Park, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 22 772-2144/5
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The West Coast National Park hosts vast concentrations of migratory birds,...

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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Beautiful sight

We live in Cape Town but had never been to see the wild flowers in the west coast national park. What a sight! It was absolutely beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We live in Cape Town but had never been to see the wild flowers in the west coast national park. What a sight! It was absolutely beautiful.

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Thank rwiles2016
Cape Town, South Africa
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A little over an hours drive North of Cape Town on the R27 is the West Coast National Park. Clearly there is a lot to offer in the park - hiking and mountain bike trails and accommodation to suit many tastes. I am unable to comment on any of the above as specifically we visited the park in one of... More 

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Betty's Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The flowers were breathtakingly beautiful!! Well maintained roads.The park clean and the staff friendly. Well worth the visit on a sunny day. Loved all the tortoises too!!

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Thank Rene S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was i the park for the first time on Sunday. I am so impressed with how well the grounds are kept. The lookout point where you can get out of your car were in pristine condition. The flowers are stunning this year and I was here at the beginning of the season so I can just image what it... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My tenant advised me to go check out the flowers at Postberg. They bloom last weeks of August and first weeks of September. If you are around that time in the area do go as for they are lovely.

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Thank Denny-says-cheers
israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is full with magnificent flowers and wonderful blue-water-white-sand lagoons. The best flower section is the whole area of Postberg in the north side of the park and the best beach / lagoon area is the Kraalbaai beach, which has Braai facilities, a magnificent sandy wind-protected beach and wonderful all-around views. This park was a wonderful experience.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best in december water is hot as ever..small fish swimming with you.excellent for kids and hole family.shallow and blue water..an absolute must for december summer.we go there every year without fail!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the National Park for a bit of exploring and a braai on Saturday, 6 August 2016. What a fun day it was. Arrived fairly early on a thankfully sunny winter's day and our first stop was at the Geelbek Restaurant. Felt a bit outdated and eerie but it was empty, probably a bit too early in the day.... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views and plenty of walks. Not many cars on the road so nice and peaceful too. Take binoculars because the bird life is plenty, even the wildlife is an added bonus.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a well kept National Park. Drove round today to look at the early onset of the flowers. Stopped at Geelbek, very interesting and what a lovely restaurant, menu looked inviting but today we weren't having lunch. Then drove up to the Postberg Section, flowers were beautiful, rocks were magnificent, scenery outstanding. Finished off at Plankiesbaai. Super day.

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