Embark on an unforgettable day trip along the mesmerizing Cape West Coast, where you’ll be captivated by the natural wonders and hidden treasures of the region. Escape the typical tourist paths and immerse yourself in the abundant fauna, breathtaking flora, turquoise seas and pristine white sandy beaches that adorn South Africa’s famous Western Cape.
As you journey along the West Coast, you’ll find yourself in a fisherman’s paradise, experiencing the laid-back lifestyle of the area and savoring the delectable local seafood cuisine. The West Coast National Park, a lesser-known gem, awaits you with its peaceful serenity. If you’re lucky enough to visit during the flower season (around August/September), prepare to be awe-struck by the kaleidoscope of wildflowers adorning the rolling hills.
Tailor your day to your desires and interests. Spend time amidst the wildflowers, explore coastal trails, savor local seafood or simply let your adventurous spirit roam free. Our qualified local private guide will be there to assist you, ensuring you discover the unspoiled landscapes and hidden gems of the region.
Your journey begins with a morning pick-up from your Cape Town accommodation, setting the tone for a laid-back road trip away from city life. Delight in idyllic spots where you can savor delicious, fresh seafood while enjoying top-notch views of golden sunsets against the azure waters.
Driving along the R27 farm road, you may stop at a charming farm stall before reaching your first destination, the rugged landscapes of the West Coast National Park. With approximately three hours to indulge in the park’s picture-perfect scenery, you might encounter some of the local wildlife, from ostriches and dung beetles to eland, bontebok, springbok and tortoises.
Hike along the scenic trails or drive through the park, soaking in the beauty of the Langebaan Lagoon and beyond. Your knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the area and suggest the best ways to experience the park’s wonders. During the flower season, witness the park transform into a mesmerizing tapestry of colors, creating an extraordinary photo opportunity.
When lunchtime arrives, you have the option to stay within the park or venture to the charming seaside town of Langebaan. Indulge in the region’s abundant seafood, with West Coast Kreef (crayfish) being a must-try delicacy. Enjoy a traditional meal at Geelbek restaurant, housed in a historic Cape Dutch building or head to Pearly’s restaurant, offering fresh seafood with views of the lagoon.
For a unique experience, inquire about booking “Die Strandloper,” an informal beach restaurant where you’ll be treated to an immersive feast of West Coast-style seafood dishes prepared by local people.
As the day draws to a close, take a moment to savor the serene surroundings at Blouberg Beach, where you can enjoy sundowners with a breathtaking view of Table Mountain and the magnificent bay. With cherished memories in your heart, journey back along the coast to Cape Town, arriving by evening.
This tour offers exclusive pick-up/drop off and transportation services to all places. We do not pick up any other clients during the journey.