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West Coast National Park

The beach and coastline at Posberg, in the West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park

The West Coast National Park was established to protect a section of the coastline, the Langebaan lagoon and 4 bird islands.


Throughout the year the focus is on the lagoon, except for a brief period every spring when the Postberg section of the Park draws thousands of visitors to view spectacular fields of flowers.
The Langebaan lagoon is said to be one of the great wetlands of the world. Each summer it is a bird watchers paradise when over 60 000 birds make it their homes, arriving from as far away as the Arctic, Greenland and even Siberia.

Other wildlife include the bat-eared fox, blue wildebeest, bontebok, zebra and African wild cat. Skate, ray and sand shark are a few of the fish species found in the lagoon.

Some of the leisure activities available are sailing, fishing and hiking.

ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK:
- bird watching
- wildflowers (in Spring)
- Postberg Hiking Trail
- fishing

SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Birdlife: Cape gannet, Jackass penguin, flamingos and other waders, black harrier
Herbivores: blue wildebeest, bontebok, zebra
Carnivores: African wild cat, bat-eared fox,
Sea Life: stingrays, sand sharks

DIRECTIONS TO WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK:
South of Langebaan off the R27

 

 

Nearby Listings

Graded:
Sleeps: 6 in 3 units/rooms

Walking On Water Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Langebaan

12.3km North West of center of West Coast National Park

Step into tranquility, adjacent to a green area and with panoramic views of Langebaan Lagoon. We offer3 fully equipped luxurious double rooms and gourmet South African Breakfasts at affordable tariffs. Tour guide on site.Internet and fax available.

Instant Booking
Sleeps: 8 in 4 units/rooms
From R 495,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Emerald View

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Langebaan

12.4km West of center of West Coast National Park

Our 4-Star Guest House Accommodation inLangebaan blends elegance with casual comfort

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Glenfinnan Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Langebaan

13.0km West of center of West Coast National Park

Glenfinnan Guest House overlooks the town and lagoon of Langebaan, only an hour and a half from Cape Town

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Sleeps: 8

3 on Elf

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Langebaan

13.2km North West of center of West Coast National Park

3 on Elf is a 4 bedroom self catering house situated in the Langebaan Country Club right on the very popular Mashie Course. Only 2km away from the famous Langebaan Lagoon, restaurants and shops.

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Graded:
Sleeps: 8
From R 2 400,00
Per unit, per night.

Greystones Beach House

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Langebaan

13.9km West of center of West Coast National Park

On the beach front, close to restaurants and shops, Greystones Beach House provides luxury self-catering accommodation for eight people. Ideally situated for watersports, bird life and wild flowers of Langebaan Lagoon.

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Masada Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Langebaan

14.2km North West of center of West Coast National Park

Situated on an enormous equestrian estate overlooking the north side of Saldanha Bay, privately owned Masada Guest House offers the greatest accommodation in Langebaan in a laid back country style atmosphere...

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Sleeps: 28 in 8 units/rooms

114 On Main Beach House

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Langebaan

14.3km North West of center of West Coast National Park

The popular town of Langebaan is just over 100 km or 75 minutes drive north from Cape Town on the West Coast off the R27 next to Langebaan Lagoon. The white Caribbean like beaches surrounding the crystal clear waters of the Langebaan Lagoon are on...

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Sleeps: 22 in 8 units/rooms

Tortoise Trail Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Langebaan

14.9km North West of center of West Coast National Park

Every holiday starts with the perfect place to stay...Tortoise Trail lodge is in Langebaan and there is 8 rooms and two lounge/sitting areas. Also lots of wild life.

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Apollo Ridge Holiday Homes

Holiday Resort Accommodation in Langebaan

16.2km North West of center of West Coast National Park

Fully equipped for self-catering with Club Mykonos facilities such as the Casino, warm and cold pools, etc.

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Sleeps: 18 in 2 units/rooms

Mykonos Sunset Beach House

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Langebaan

16.4km North West of center of West Coast National Park

Located in the lovely Club Mykonos Resort on the West Coast, this freestanding house is perched on the hillside. The picturesque views from the balconies are stunning. Breathtaking and tranquil surroundings overlook the Harbour where yachts are...

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