West Coast National Park, West Coast National Park

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Bask in the unspoiled beauty of the Atlantic coastline at West Coast National Park. Covering 27,500 hectares (67,954 acres) of coastal landscapes, the park is known for its abundant population of birdlife, scattered across hidden beaches, lagoons, and rock formations. Explore the lagoons to spot flamingoes and dramatic coastal scenery, or venture farther into the plains to see antelopes, mountain zebras, and ostriches. Visit between August and December if you wish to spot whales. Use our West Coast National Park trip itinerary maker site to visit West Coast National Park on your trip to West Coast National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • If you have time, take a drive to the West Coast National Park. The scenery is absolutely beautiful with the turquoise sea in the distance and a bird watchers dream to be able to sit in the Bird Hides...  more »
  • Rent a car in Windhoek and scroll through the territory of Namibia. I recommend that you go through this park. It is closed at night, the interesting thing is get there early to cross it. Go prepared with water, food, tank full etc. The landscapes are beautiful.
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  • Really enjoy visiting this park! It is not your traditional park, but has a unique charm of its own and if you're prepared to immerse yourself in nature you'll surely enjoy your time here. Worth the v...  more »
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  • This is a lovely little reserve stocked with several species of buck. It's one of the places to go to in flower season on the West Coast. Prolific with flowers. Easy access from Cape Town because it's just an hour away. Get there early because it can be almost bumper to bumper in flower season. Otherwise it's very quiet
  • Pack a picnic basket and enjoy the tranquility of the park.! Great for bird watching. Stunning walking trails. Those with kids will be attracted to the safe swimming conditions of the lagoon.
  • It's away from the hustle and bustle but not far enough that you have to camp in your car. With patience, you will see wildlife and the area is well-equipped given its location. Paths and roads are neatly and well-marked for day-time tours, but it helps to have local knowledge to find the best viewing spots. It feels a bit underdeveloped, but that's often what many people come for.
  • This was a magnificent day. The weather perfect and the flowers in abundance. Huge areas of multicoloured flowers were breathtaking
  • Absolutely wonderful. Friendly staff. Good roads and acre upon acre of the most beautiful wild flowers imaginable. A visit to the park should be on everyone's bucket list.
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