West Coast Way offers you the fun Culture, Foodie, Scenic and Berg Routes

Welcome to the Cape West Coast Routes

Experience one of South Africa’s most unforgettable road trips with these fun and free Cape West Coast Routes

Discover the vibrant Cape West Coast with our family of unique Cape West Coast Routes – all part of the West Coast Way. Get insider’s tips, local finds and connect with the myriad of trails and nature reserves.

Beginning only 25 minutes from Cape Town on the R27 and N7 National Road, four exciting road trips showcase the top things to do and see: the heritage-inspired Culture Route, the sensational Foodie Route, the Swartland Scenic Route and the beautiful Berg Route.

The beginning point of West Coast Way’s Cape West Coast Routes is the unique Cape West Coast Biosphere, which starts from SANCCOB in Tableview to Paternoster and back around the Darling Hills between the R27 and N7 highways. South Africa’s Cape West Coast Routes run through a type of mega nature park offering unspoiled and authentic experiences. Meet hospitable people, enjoy an unpretentious way of life, experience fascinating cultural heritage sites and myriad activities from adventure sports to bird watching.

Find 101+ things to do and see with these Routes

Culture Route attractions:

• Blouberg & Blaauwberg Nature Reserve
• Melkbosstrand
• Koeberg Nature Reserve
• Silwerstroomstrand
• Atlantis, Sand Dunes & Witzand Aquifer Nature Reserve
• Mamre Werf
• Groote Post
• Darling
Darling Brew Experience
• West Coast National Park
• Yzerfontein
• !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre

Foodie Route attractions:

• West Coast National Park
• Langebaan
• Saldanha
• Jacobsbaai
• Paternoster & Cape Columbine
• St Helena Bay & Shelley Point
• Veldrif, Laaiplek & Port Owen
• West Coast Fossil park
• Hopefield
• Thali Thali Game Lodge

Cape West Coast Routes of South Africa

Scenic Route attractions:

• Yzerfontein
• Darling
• Hopefield
• Malmesbury
• Riebeek Valley
• Moorreesburg
• Koringberg

Berg Route attractions:

• Veldrif, Laaiplek & Port Owen
• Dwarskersbos
• Rocherpan Nature Reserve
• Elands Bay
• Aurora
• Redelinghuys & Velorenvlei
• Eendekuil
• Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort
• Citrusdal
• Porterville
• Piketberg
• Goedverwacht & Wittewater