Events To Look Forward To On The West Coast Way October 2018

October starts off with a bang: the School Holidays! Come and spend some time exploring on the Cape West Coast.

Thali Thali Game Lodge Sunday Buffet

Date: Every Sunday

Time: 12:00 – 15:00

Location: Thali Thali Game Lodge

Contact: +27 (0)82 372 8637

Description: Bring the family around to Thali Thali Game Lodge for their special Sunday Buffet. Menu’s change weekly, so be sure to check on their facebook page for an updated menu. Prices range from R170 – R220 per adult and R85 – R120 per child. Bookings are essential. 

Rocking the Daisies 2018 presented by CAN DO!

Date: 5 – 7 October 2018

Time: 07:00 – 16:00

Location: Cloof Wine Estate, Darling


Description: The people that take the road less travelled, the go-getters, the dreamers, the achievers, the risk takers and the believers. Cans can be recycled, repurposed and reused almost indefinitely, making it the better choice for our environment. Prepare for an #Unbreakable Rocking the Daisies 2018 presented by CAN DO! and keep your eyes on our pages to learn how we’ll be taking our greening to the next level at #RTDxCanDo! #RTD2018

You need to first register in order to be able to purchase tickets and accommodation. No registration = no tickets.
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Darling Ttu 24 Hour MTB Enduro

Date: 6-7 October 2018

Time: 10:00

Location: !Khwa ttu, R27 West Coast Road, Yzerfontein

Contact: +27 (0)22 451 2202 | [email protected]


The 24-hour Darling ttu MTB Enduro is an annual event at !Khwa ttu on the R27 West Coast road. The challenge is to endure 24-hours of riding on a 10km fast purpose-built single track whilst withstanding the attractions of a 24-hour braai fire, 24-hour restaurant, social tent and entertainment. Ride as many laps as you can and enjoy the other attractions. The event is a collaboration between Darling Romery, !Khwa ttu and I Love Yzer. They are all passionate about the West Coast and creating new events and opportunities to experience the beauty of the region.

Oktoberfest 2018 at Atlantic Beach Country Club

Date: 6 October 2018

Time: 12:00 – 23:00

Location: Atlantic Beach Country Club

Contact: +27 (0)21 553 2223 | [email protected]

Description: Join us for Oktoberfest 2018! Craft Ales and Local Wineries as well as Traditional German Fayre and Food Trucks. SA’s finest traditional Oompah Band and for the kiddies a supervised play area. Live Rugby (SA vs NZ) on the big screen. Tickets available via Webtickets or at the Clubhouse.

The Rockets At Club Mykonos

Date: 6 October 2018

Time: 20:00

Location: Athene Conference Centre, Club Mykonos


Description: For the past 20 years, THE ROCKETS have been delighting millions of fans in South Africa, and internationally. Now you get the chance to watch one of South Africa’s best R&B/pop groups perform right here on the West Coast at Club Mykonos!

Tickets are sure to sell fast so make sure you get yours early to avoid disappointment. Book online ( or buy your tickets at the Mykonos Casino Customer Service Desk.

Club Mykonos CANSA Shades Of Pink Walk & Shavathon

Date: 7 October 2018

Time: 07:00 – 09:00

Location: Club Mykonos

Description: Show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and join the CANSA Shades Of Pink walk at Club Mykonos on Sunday 7 Oct, followed by a

Club Mykonos Market

Date: 7 October 2018

Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Location: Club Mykonos

Contact: +27 (0)22 707 7000 | [email protected]


Enjoy a delightful Sunday outing with the family at the Mykonos Market on 7 Oct. Arts & Crafts, Food stalls, Cheese & Wine, Craft Beer, West Coast Coffee, Live Music and lots of fun activities for the kids!

The Crayfish Trail and Remote Locations

Date: 7 – 11 October 2018

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Location: Lambert’s Bay

Contact: [email protected]

Description: The Crayfish Trail has teamed up with Remote Locations to offer an exclusive experience along this magnificent coastline.

Base camp will be in luxury tented accommodation at the private nature reserve of Zevenputs outside of Lambert’s Bay. Spend your days on our guided hiking tour which follows the Crayfish Trail itinerary while overnighting at the exclusive remote locations base camp.

Pieter Dirk Uys in When in doubt, say Darling

Date: 10 October 2018

Time: 20:30 – 22:00

Location: Die Boer, 6 Chenoweth Street, Durbanville

Contact: +27 (0)21 979 1911

Description: Pieter Dirk Uys in “When in doubt say darling”Na 40 jaar is PDU besig om die solder uit te sorteer: so baie kostuums, pruiike, en dinge. Nuwe karakters kom na vore en skeer die gek met ons malighede. ‘n Nuwe kyk na ‘n 24jarige demokrasie met aksies en gelag.

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Jakkie Louw at Evita se Perron

Date: 12 October 2018

Time: 20:00 – 23:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact: +27 (0)22 492 2831

Description: Jakkie Louw is ‘n Suid-Afrikaanse sanger en liedjieskrywer. Hy is bekend vir treffers soos Drie Pikkewyne, Bamboesbos, Gemaak in SA, Voshaarnooi en die Hoendersong. Op sy “Gemaak in SA”-CD, het hy ‘n groot treffer gehad met Een miljoen woorde.
Hy het as musikant begin op Stellenbosch en het later na Pretoria verhuis. In daardie jare het hy treffers soos Rambo die polisiehond en ‘n Bottel Tas gesing.

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Book Launch: Pieter-Dirk Uys With Echo of a Noise

Date: 20 October

Time: 12:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

Contact:  +27 (0)22 492 3930 | [email protected]


12:00 Book Launch: Come and buy Pieter-Dirk Uys’ latest book and have it signed by him in person. The book is available in English and Afrikaans.

14:00 Echo of a Noise: Pieter-Dirk Uys live on stage, be sure to book your ticket today. 

Oldies but Goldies at Evita se Perron

Date: 20 October 2018

Time: 20:00 – 23:00

Location: Evita se Perron

Contact: +27 (0)22 4923930

Description: Enjoy a trip down memory lane with James & Monique. R100 per person

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Darling Scarecrow Festival

Date: 26 – 28 October 2018

Time: 08:00

Location: Darling

Contact: +27 (0)22 492 3361 |

Description: The Darling Scarecrow Festival is a celebration of all that’s best and brightest about harvest time in the Swartland. Scarecrows dotted around the village, a street party, farmers & country markets, street music, storytelling, flowers on the stoep, the scarecrow competition… Expect not only cultural & lifestyle attractions, but also good food, wine, beer, arts & craft, and music. Visitors can experience the traditions of a country community and the beauty and quality of country life: a sense of community, access to nature and unpolluted, heritage-rich surroundings.

Anton Goosen at Evita se Perron

Date: 26 October 2018

Time: 20:00 – 23:00

Location: Evita se Perron

Contact: +27 (0)22 4923930

Description: Anton Goosen se nuwe CD “Padkos”, is sy 1ste sedert die “Groen Blomme”-projek 11 jaar gelede. Hy beskryf die musiek op die album as organiese klanke waaraan hy & Peter Pearlson sy ingenieur, vir 6 jaar aan & af aan gewerk het.

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Groote Post Country Market

Date: 28 October 2018

Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Location: Groote Post Wine Estate, Darling Hills Road, Darling

Contact: +27 (0)22 451 2202  | [email protected]


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Groote Post Country Run

Date: 28 October 2018

Time: 07:00

Location: Groot Post, Darling

Contact: +27 (0)22 451 2202 | [email protected]


Distances/Start Time/Entry Fee:

Bobbejaanberg Challenge – 21km
Start Time: 07:00
Entry Fee: R200

Atlantic View Route – 10 km
Start time: 07:30
Entry Fee: R150

Ommie-Dam Fun Run – 4km
Start time: 08:00
Entry Fee: R50

This event uses Timing Chips with LiveTime. The chip is compulsory for the 21km and 10km. You will not be allowed to start the event without a chip.

Jazz In A Country Garden

Date: 28 October 2018

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Location: The Old Pastorie Guest House, Darling

Contact: +27 (0)22 492 3715 | [email protected]

Description: The Darling Music for all presents Jazz in a country garden. Bring your own picnic, chairs and blankets. Adults R50, Kids under 16 R20. Tickets at the door. 

West Coast Way Is South Africa’s Road Trip With The Most Twists

Explore the Cape West Coast by planning a self-drive trip or book a guided tour for a nature and adventure-filled Cape West Coast holiday.

Road-Trip-Southern-Africa-West-Coast-Way-Routes Find a 101+ things to see and do on the West Coast Way: Enjoy wine, craft beer, olives and Rooibos tea tastings, Weskus cuisine and braaivleis (barbecue), swing into Citrusdal with a zipline, go Cederberg bouldering, jump into natural (warm) pools, step onto cruises of lagoons and rivers, trek through nature reserves and a National Park, hop onto game drives, try the skill of archery and angling, get your adrenaline pumping with sand-boarding and quad-biking, go horse riding, learn about the San culture and Riel-dancing, do kite- and windsurfing, chill in your flip flops and do surfing, book a kayaking trip, go beach hopping, learn about bees, whales and listen to our birds in a twitcher’s paradise – all in South Africa’s wildflower reserve. For more information on the West Coast’s top places to go, road tripping, hikes, tours and trails, explore or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777.  Follow us on @WestCoastWaySA on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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 or call West Coast Way on 0861 321 777. Connect with West Coast Way on Facebook and Twitter at WestCoastWaySA.



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