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the R27 north along the coast from Cape Town you would soon reach the village
of Langebaan on the eastern shore of the beautiful Langebaan lagoon. This
is an ideal venue for water sport enthusiasts, but the main attraction
here is the West Coast National Park known as one of the greatest Wetlands
of the world, a paradise for the nature lover and bird watcher. In the
summer months bird populations of Flamingoes, Gannets, Pelicans and many
more species reach numbers in excess of 55 000, a sight to behold. There
are a number of hiking trails, and boat trips can be organised.
is excellent along the West Coast especially for shore and sea birds such
as Gannets, White breasted seagulls, Pelicans, Pink Flamingoes, Terns,
Pigeons and many more. Routes along the West Coast offer a host of cultural
museums, monuments and vistas of beautiful wild flowers nestling at the
foot of green hills. The spring wild flower season is especially popular
with visitors from all over the world. For those visitors wishing to experience
the delights of Cape seafood there are restaurants offering fresh mussels,
oysters, calamari, line fish, abalone and crayfish. Meals such as these
blended with good Cape wines leave an experience never to be forgotten.
Most popular and important towns in the west Coast region are Darling,
Hopefield, Langebaan, Saldanha, Vredenburg, Paternoster, St Helena Bay
and Yzerfontein, all of which offer cultural and scenic attractions and
excellent country accommodation.
West Coast offers a cultural heritage of museums, monuments, mission stations
and also a beautiful vista of wild flower reserves. A fish braai on the
beach enjoyed with a glass of excellent Cape estate wine is an experience
to be remembered.
from africa/info magazine)