Welcome To West Coast Way: South Africa's Road Trip With The Most Twists

Starting 20 minutes from the City of Cape Town is West Coast Way – the gateway to 101 things to see and do in the rich diversity of flora, marine species and wildlife found on the vibrant Cape West Coast of South Africa

Discover a unique collection of themed routes on adventure-filled Cape West Coast self-drive trips or as you head out on your West Coast Holiday. Experience true South African hospitality on the West Coast Way fun routes: The NEW Cape Way Route, Foodie Route, Culture Route, Berg Route, Tractor Route and the off-the-beaten-track Wild Route - with a Sustainable Seafood Track and People Rocking Nature Track

Each route takes you to a selection of unique towns, locations and attractions off the main arteries– R27 and N7 highways –­ that service the West Coast. We are blessed with the biggest natural garden in spring. For miles on end one can see the wild flowers blooming, fields of white flowers and next to it, fields of orange. The people living on the Weskus are another blessing, for nowhere else in this country will you get friendlier and heartier people than here. They speak the Afrikaans language with a typical burr, that you will find only here and not in other parts of South Africa, humorous people and a lot of fun - when you get to know them. The West Coast is famous for it's food, wine and craft beer produced sustainably from the land.

Head Out On Our 6 Free, Fun And Easy Self-Drive Routes

Whether you are interested in discovering the culture and history of the region or prefer to eat your way through all the amazing restaurants and farm stalls, or are an adrenaline junkie - the West Coast Way will not disappoint. Better yet, you can design your very own #WestCoastTwist. There is a plethora of activities, attractions and experiences that will entice you back, time and again. See and experience something with a different twist on each adventure! Choose from a variety of accommodation - B&B, self-catering, caravanning and camping places. Go fishing, mountain biking and birding. Take family and friends on a heritage walk on Mamre Werf and follow nature trails through the rich biodiversity.
Road-Trip-Southern-Africa-West-Coast-Way-Routes West Coast Way is South Africa’s road trip with the most twists. Explore a unique collection of 101 road trip stops along themed routes by planning a self-drive trip or guided tour for a nature and adventure-filled Cape West Coast vacation. The new West Coast Way “basket” of free routes on offer include the West Coast Way Tractor Route, the West Coast Way Berg Route, the West Coast Way Foodie Route, the West Coast Way Cultural Route, the West Coast Way Wild Route – as well as the newly launched Cape Way Route – all of which are designed to showcase the many attractions and activities that are already on offer on the Cape West Coast and inland areas – but may be unknown to many. For more information on West Coast Way, the other routes on offer, and the list of 101 Things to Do on the West Coast visit westcoastway.co.za or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777. Connect with West Coast Way on Facebook and Twitter at WestCoastWaySA.

Explore the unique Cape West Coast in South Africa

The unique Cape West Coast Biosphere runs from SANCCOB in Tableview to Paternoster, and back around the Darling Hills between the R27 and N7 highways. The Cape West Coast in South Africa is unspoiled and authentic, known for its hospitable people, unpretentious way of life, fascinating cultural heritage sites and myriad activities from adventure sports to bird watching. The Cape West Coast in South Africa can be divided in 3 regions, according to soil and vegetation. The Strandveld, The Swartland and The Sandveld. The Strandveld and the Sandveld were once the bed of the sea. The Swartland, with its deep red fertile soil, derives its name from the indigenous blackish Rhenosterbush. Explore these regions and its natural habitat through the West Coast Way Routes.

West Coast Way is a Destination Marketing Specialist focused
on sustainably growing the tourist industry in South Africa through the:

  • Activation of a variety of themed self-drive routes
  • Provision of credible, helpful and entertaining product information
  • Encouragement of responsible tourism
  • Innovative approach to generating new business ideas, opportunities and partnerships
  • Building of broad and strong stakeholder relations within and outside of the Cape West Coast.


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