Go on South Africa’s Road Trip With The Most Twists and make a fun holiday of it. Our 5 Routes offer the “twists”, or loops – and each features its own variety of carefully chosen attractions which fall within themed Cape West Coast Way Routes: included is the Scenic Route, Berg Route, Foodie Route, Culture Route and NEW Wild Route
Welcome to the Cape West Coast Way 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 Way 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, five exciting road trips showcase the top things to do and see: the heritage-inspired Culture Route, the sensational Foodie Route, the Swartland Scenic Route, the beautiful Berg Route and the new Wild Route – the ultimate off-track route with a Sustainable Seafood Track and People Rocking Nature Track.
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 Way 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.
How the Road Trip With The Most Twists Work
West Coast Way’s unique new road trip, known as the Roadtrip With The Most Twists, showcases the many exciting, fun and educational destinations and activities on the Cape West Coast and its immediate surrounds.
Visitors can choose as many or as few of these twists as they want and can mix and match the stops along the various different routes – tailor making a road trip that perfectly suites ones time constraints, budgets, interests etc.
Things to see and do
The list of things to see and do whilst exploring the West Coast Twist is almost endless:
Visit the fossils at the West Coast Fossil Park; go zip-lining or target shooting at the Piekenierskloof Mountain Lodge; take a game drive or some archery lessons at the Thali Thali game reserve; taste wine at many different wine cellars such as Darling’s Ormonde Private Cellar; do some beer tasting at Darling Brew craft brewery; go oyster tasting at Protea Hotel by Marriott® Saldanha Bay; enjoy a meal with a spectacular view at Langebaan’s famous Club Mykonos restaurants, or treat yourself to some fine-dining at establishments such as Russells on the Port and the Blue Bay Lodge; learn all about the San and do a San Guided Tour at !Khwa ttu; play golf at The Lodge at Atlantic Beach; go birdwatching; visit a myriad of museums like Darling Museum; and farm stalls like Kardoesie Country Stop and Vygevallei Farm Stall and Wine House.
With over 101 things to see and do in the area there is something for everyone on SA’s Road Trip with the Most Twists and it is easy to see why you ideally need a few days to explore the many attractions in the area!
Where to stay – book for 2 nights and get a third night free
There is currently a great special running on certain accommodation options called the “3 for 2 West Coast Twist Special” where if you book for 2 week nights you get the 3rd consecutive night free (not valid over weekends). Perfect for these school holidays!
Participating venues include the Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort and Kardoesie Country Stop on the N7 in the Piekenierskloof Pass; Russells on the Port at Port Owen in Velddrif; the Thali Thali Game Lodge in Langebaan; Blue Bay Lodge in Saldanha Bay; !Khwa ttu in the Darling/Yzerfontein vicinity; The Lodge at Atlantic Beach in Melkbosstrand, Darling Lodge in Darling and Disa Lodge, also in Darling.
To qualify for this special call or email these establishments and quote ‘West Coast Twist’.
Do you want to go on a shuttle or guided tour to explore the Cape West Coast?
On offer are 4 tour options to consider: Darling Wine & Beer Way, Wild Life & Fossils Way, Culture & Adventure Way and Evita’s Perron Way.
RECOMMENDED: Darling Wine & Beer Way – Get a taste of the West Coast with this West Coast Tour from the largest selection of local wines and the best brews of craft beers enjoyed with a variety of charcuterie, olives, traditional cakes and home made toffees. Get whisked away in air-conditioned comfort to one of the Cape West Coast’s most beautiful towns – Darling. Taste world-famous wine, discover the secret to making quality craft beer and meet South Africa’s most famous satirist ‘tannie’ (aunt) at Evita se Perron.