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The West Coast Region, located along the South-West Coast of South Africa, skirts the Atlantic ocean from Bloubergstrand in the Cape Metropolitan Area in the south, to the provincial border in Namaqualand in the north, all within the Western Cape. It is a remote strip of land and famous for its spectacular fields of flowers in the Spring, west coast hospitality, wild and desolate coastline, freezing cold water, peace and tranquility.


Map of West Coast (South Africa)
The inland southern region of the West Coast.


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Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

There are two main routes north from Cape Town to the West Coast area:

Get around[edit]

You can explore the beauty of the West Coast by hiring a car from one of the many car rental companies operating nationally in South Africa.


  • The flowering of the wild flowers in Spring. The landscape will be covered with beautiful flowers wherever you look.





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