June Events On The West Coast Way

June in South Africa is a celebration of the Youth, in the form of Youth Day on the 16th and the West Coast Way has some amazing activities and events to help you observe this public holiday. It is also Father’s Day on the 17th of June, and there are many amazing ways to spoil your dad in the Cape West Coast. Here are our top events for June on the West Coast Way:

Duckitt Nurseries Open Day

Date: First Saturday of every month May – November

Location: Duckitt Orchid Nursery, Oudepost Farm, R315, Darling

Contact: +27 22 492 2606 | [email protected] | www.duckittnurseries.com

Description: Sales Area in the Pack Shed – a variety of orchid pot plants, spikes and accessories for sale. Debit and credit card facilities are available.  One of the greenhouses will be open for exhibition.  

Daisy Darling Art Gallery

Date: Thursday – Saturday

Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Location: Daisy Darling, Darling

Contact:  +27 (0)22 492 2092

Description: Please call to make an appointment

Senzeni Marasela At The Toffee Gallery

Date: 19 May – 1 July

Time: Monday – Saturday 08:00 – 17:00 & Sundays 10:00 – 14:00

Location: Darling Sweet, 7A Long Street, Darling

Contact: www.thetoffeegallery.co.za

Description: The Toffee Gallery presents Senzeni Marasela – Theodora and Gabane: Dolly Parton

Club Mykonos Market

Date: 3 June

Time: 10:00 – 15:00

Location: Agora Square, Club Mykonos

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

Description: Bring the whole family along to the Club Mykonos Market for Arts & Crafts, Cheese & Wine, Food Stalls, Live Entertainment, Kids Activities and Local Fisherman’s Fare. 

Liza Meiring Live at Evita se Perron

Date: 8 – 10 June

Time: 14:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

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

Description: R165 per person

Alfred Adriaans Dating Life

Date: 15 & 16 June

Time: 19:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

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

Description: R165 per person

Father’s Day Buffet Lunch At !Khwa ttu

Date: 17 June

Time: 12:00

Location: !Khwa ttu

Contact: +27 (0)22 492 2998 | [email protected]

Description: Spoil your dad with a trip to !Khwa ttu and enjoy their Father’s Day Buffet Lunch. R240 per person. Kids 5 – 12 years R120

Father’s Day at the Darling Brew Tasteroom

Date: 17 June

Time: 10:00 – 16:00

Location: Darling Brew Tasteroom

Contact: +27 (0)79 182 9001

Description:  Choice of Beer Flight (4 tasters)


600g Ribs & Chips for only R 200.00 per father

Father’s Day At Blue Bay Lodge

Date: 17 June

Time:  12:00 – 14:00

Location:  Blue Bay Lodge, Saldanha

Contact: +27 (0)22 714 1177

Description: Spoil Dad with the Blue Bay Lodge Father’s Day Lunch Menu. R195 per person, Kids under 12 eat from the kids menu. 

Father’s Day Buffet At Thali Thali Game Lodge

Date: 17 June

Time: 12:00

Location: Thali Thali Game Lodge

Contact: +27 (0)82 372 8637

Description: Spoil your Father with true West Coast hospitality and food at the special Thali Thali Game Lodge Father’s Day Buffet. R230 per adult and R115 for children 5 – 12. 

Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort: Kloof Restaurant Father’s Day Menu

Date: 17 June

Time: 12:00 – 14:30

Location: Kloof Restaurant, Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort

Contact: +27 (0)22 921 3574

Description: Spoil your dad this Father’s Day with a road trip to the beautiful Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort and lunch at Kloof Restaurant. R215 per person. Bookings are essential 

Darling Museum Presents Theatre Of The Mind

Date: 20 June

Time: 19:00

Location: Darling Museum

Contact: +27 (0)22 492 3361 | [email protected]


Candlelit Theatre and Dinner with short stories.

R125 per head BYO

Includes 2 course dinner (Lamb Potjie and Cheesecake)

John Vlismas “The Good Racist” at Evita se Perron

Date: 22 – 23 June

Time: 19:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

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

Description: R165 per person

Rapido Raps Genuine At Club Mykonos

Date: 23 June

Time: 20:00

Location: Athene Conference Centre, Club Mykonos

Contact: www.mykonoscasino.co.za

Description: R150 per person

Darling Winter Beer Fest

Date: 30 June

Time: 10:00 – 18:00

Location: Darling Brew Tasteroom

Contact: +27 (0)79 182 9001

Description: It’s almost time for the annual Darling Winter Beer Festival!

Live music, food trucks and lots of Darling Brew on tap and for sale.

Guest Breweries:
Drifter Brewing Company
Black Eagle Brewing Co – Langebaan
Red Sky Brew
Yzer Bru Brewery
Franschoek Beer Co

Ticket Price: R120 per person (includes a free DB beer glass for over 18’s)

• Big Kids: R80 (12 – 18 years)
• Little Kids: FREE (under 12)


James Marais & Monique Cassells – Old School Country Legends Tribute

Date: 30 June

Time: 20:00

Location: Evita se Perron, Darling

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

Description: R100 per person

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





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