Head Out On 6 Free, Fun And Easy Self-Drive Routes

Whether you are interested in discovering the culture and history of the region or prefer to eat your way through all the amazing restaurants and farm stalls, or are an adrenaline junkie – the West Coast Way will not disappoint. Better yet, you can design your very own #WestCoastTwist. There is a plethora of activities, attractions and experiences that will entice you back, time and again. See and experience something with a different twist on each adventure! Choose from a variety of accommodation – B&B, self-catering, caravanning and camping placesGo fishing, mountain biking and birding. Take family and friends on a heritage walk on Mamre Werf and follow nature trails through the rich biodiversity.

The West Coast Way basket of free routes includes the Tractor, Berg, Foodie, Culture and Wild Routes – as well as the newly launched Cape Way Route – all of which are designed to showcase the many attractions and activities that are on offer on the Cape West Coast and inland areas – but may be unknown to many.

Looking for activities to keep the whole family busy on your holiday? Find over 101 things to see and do:

For more information on West Coast Way, the other routes on offer, and the list of 101 Things to Do on the West Coast visit or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777. Connect with West Coast Way on Facebook and Twitter at WestCoastWaySA.

Download your FREE West Coast Way Guide and start planning your next road trip!

Check our event guide and plan your weekend away around these great events:

Wildflower & Heritage Day Events to look forward to:

SANParks Week

Date: 10 – 14 September

Location: West Coast National Park



South African National Parks (SANParks) will be hosting its 13th annual SA National Parks Week from 10 to 14 September 2018. This initiative in partnership with Total South Africa and FNB is in line with SANParks vision statement of ‘A sustainable National Park System Connecting Society’.

The week grants free access to most of the 21 national parks for day visitors, especially people from the local communities. It should be noted that free access to parks does not in include free access to accommodation facilities and other tourist activities.


101st Darling Wildflower Show

Date: 14 – 16 September

Time: Friday & Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 | Sunday 09:00 – 15:00

Location: Darling Golf Club, Jacaranda Street, Darling

Contact: +27 (0)84 916 1111 |


The show will be celebrating 101 years with the theme: Conservation and the next generation. The display will focus on the Wildflower Society’s development over the past 101 years as well as the Herbarium project.

Khwa ttu Heritage Festival


Date: 22 – 24 September

Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Location: Khwa ttu

Contact: 022 492 2998 |

Description: The San invites you to come and celebrate Heritage Weekend with them at !Khwa ttu. Traditional dancing, singing, tracking, tractor rides and storytelling around the fire.
Braai & bar and food bazaar available all day.


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