Read more about the work done by the SANParks Honorary Rangers of the West Coast Region on the Heritage blog.
Postberg Hiking Info
The WCNP Postberg hiking trails bookings will be open from the 1st of June 2016. These hiking trails are open for two months only - during August and September each year. Book now to secure your spot! Bookings can be made at Geelbek info centre or directly contacting the following number 022 707 9902/3.
Below are the 2016/2017 rates:
Steenbok hiking trail: Maximum of 20 people per day @R70.00 p/p excluding conservation fees
Postberg 2 day trail: Maximum of 12 people per day @R120.00 p/p excluding conservation fees
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.
- 2015/16 West Coast Rock Lobster recreational fishing season - 12th November 2015
- Media Release: Free entry for South African National Parks Week - 16th September 2015
- Free access to national parks during SA National Parks Week - 1st September 2014
- Flower season at West Coast National Park promises a landslide of colour - 19th August 2014
- Media Release: Free entry for South African National Parks Week - 27th August 2013
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