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West Coast Road Trip

West Coast Road Trip Overview

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights

This tour starts at Cape Town and ends at Cape Town.

Tour Highlights

  • Season Wild Flower landscapes (from August - September)
  • Wander around the quaint fishing villages
  • Sample some of the new and upcoming wine farms of the West Coast area.

Tour Description

A scenic self drive tour of the West Coast encompassing fishing villages, Langebaan's water sport mecca, carpets of wild flowers, the majestic Cederberg Mountains, historical Clanwilliam and the world class wines of the Paarl Valley, all enjoyed from the comfort of a stylish Drive South Africa rental car.

Best Time to Travel

This tour is great all year round.

Tour Summary

Discover the Western Cape's magnificent West Coast on this self drive road trip peppered with quaint fishing villages, an undulating flower route and a magnificent inland wilderness area.

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West Coast Road Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cape Town / Langebaan
On arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by your travel representative and assisted to your Drive South Africa rental vehicle. Depart the Mother City and travel north through Bloubergstrand with spectacular views of Table Mountain across Table Bay. Continue along the coastal route visiting the Posberg Nature Reserve, renowned for its blooming carpets of indigenous flowers and free roaming antelope. Make your way to the jewel of the west coast, Langebaan. Langebaan is set on the beautiful Langebaan Lagoon and is a popular seaside resort, offering an array of water sports and activities including sailing, windsurfing and kayaking. Enjoy an overnight stay at The Farmhouse Hotel.

Day 2: Langebaan / Cederberg Mountains
Leaving Langebaan, we suggest a visit to one of the quaint west coast fishing villages such as Paternoster or Lambert’s Bay, and experience one of the informal outdoor restaurants where fresh seafood compliments the inspiring view. After mellowing in the laid-back character of the west coast, head inland towards the Cederberg Wilderness Mountains, where you spend the next 2 nights at Kagga Kamma Private Game Reserve.

Day 3: Cederberg Mountains

Kagga Kamma, with its 15 000ha of pristine peaceful wilderness, otherworldly Cederberg rock formations and rich San cultural history, is a fascinating area off the beaten track. View rock paintings, adventure out on a guided quad bike safari, hiking trail or mountain bike track, enjoy a massage at the health spa or relax in luxury under the stars. Sumptuous cuisine and excellent local wines can be enjoyed under a sparkling astral blanket in the stunning rock boma.

Day 4: Cederberg Mountain / Clanwilliam

From the peaceful rest of Kagga Kamma, make you way to the picturesque town of Clanwilliam, situated at the foot of the looming Cederberg mountain range. Clanwilliam offers a host of relaxing activities from the scenic beauty of the flowers in 'flower season' to bird watching, mountain walks and wanderings amongst the historical buildings. The area is famous for growing and cultivating Rooibos Tea and for its original leather ‘Veldskoene’ factory. Unwind for the night at Clanwilliam Lodge.

Day 5: Clanwilliam / Depart Cape Town

After leaving the serenity of Clanwilliam, carry on the road to Paarl, we suggest you stop at some of the fine wine estates in this region of the Cape Winelands, before returning to where your journey began at Cape Town International Airport.
 

Pricing Details

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Pricing Notes

Per person sharing.

Includes & Excludes

Includes

  • Meet and Greet at Cape Town Airport
  • 1 Night in Langebaan on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights in Cederberg mountains - Kagga Kamma Private Game Reserve includes all meals and scheduled activities
  • 1 Night in Clanwilliam on a Bed and Breakfast basis

Excludes

  • Entrance and Activity fees not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Car Hire

Selecting Your Vehicle

Available Vehicles

You are not restricted to these vehicles, these are just our recommendations. If you have something else in mind don't hesitate to mention it in your enquiry comments.

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Sedan

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Sedan
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults
  • Luggage: 2x med. 1x small

The most popular vehicle in its class, the versatile family favourite

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan Automatic

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan Automatic
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults
  • Luggage: 2x med. 1x small

Everyday comfort, high build quality and outstanding dynamics

Renault Duster 2x4

Renault Duster 2x4
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults
  • Luggage: 1x lrg. 1x med. 1x small

These SUVs combine urban travel with outdoors lifestyles

Hyundai H1 8 Seater

Hyundai H1 8 Seater
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 8x adults
  • Luggage: 5x med.

Ideal transporters for large families and groups.

4x4 hire South Africa

 West Coast Flower Season  by cx15

West Coast Flower Season by cx15

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