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West Coast National Park

Location
Western Cape > Saldanha

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Description

Just inland from the secluded harbour of Saldanha Bay 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.

Areas of Special Interest
Postberg Flower Reserve
Geelbek Bird Hide, Tea Room and Information Centre
5 Things to Seek
Cape Gannet
Jackass (African) Penguin
Flamingo’s
Waders
Black Harrier

Activities
The park has been divided into 3 recreational zones:
Zone A: multi-functional section for most water sports.
Zone B: reserved for sailboats and board sailing (no power boats or angling).
Zone C: wilderness area, which is closed to the public.
The Strandveld Educational Trail starts and ends at Geelbek Homestead.
The Postberg Flower Trail is open during the spring flowering season only.
Game viewing from own vehicle in the Postberg Section (only during the spring flowering season).
Picnic, barbecue and ablution facilities for day visitors in the Postberg Section (only during the spring flowering season).
Tea garden and light meals at the Geelbek Homestead.
Bird hides near the Geelbek Homestead.
Guided paddling trips and kayak hire by arrangement from Marie-Lousie at adventure@gravity.co.za

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Latitude : -33° 10' 15.44" S | Longitude : 18° 8' 57.15" E

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