Discover the Cape West Coast on foot

To really know a place, you must walk it. Discover great experiences around every corner of the Cape West Coast.

 Turquoise waters, blooming flowers in season and a rich heritage - welcome to the Cape West Coast! 

Cederberg Heritage Route

The Cederberg Heritage Route is a 2 to 8-night slackpacking hiking trail for young and old. Explore the Cederberg Mountains and all their unique rock formations. You’ll be escorted by local community members and stay in local B&Bs and homestays. Most tours include donkey cart rides, swimming in rock pools and san rock art. 

www.cedheroute.co.za

Cape West Coast Biosphere Trails

Discover 3 unique slackpacking hiking trails. 

The Darling Stagger is a 2-day route once walked by short-necked giraffes! Explore some history and culture as you travel through Darling and Yzerfontein, hiking and cycling. You’ll start this exciting journey from the midway point at !Khwa ttu San Cultural Centre. 

Nature lover? Eve’s Trail is for you! This is a 2-day, 30km wilderness hike in the West Coast National Park. The route follows existing paths connecting Duinepos in the interior of the Park with the Atlantic Ocean, Langebaan Lagoon and Seeberg, the highest point in the Park. 

The Five Bay Trail is a scenic, 2-day, 28km coastal hike between the West Coast Fishing villages of Paternoster and Jacobsbaai. It’s made up of three legs connected through a series of transfers and you’ll get to hear locals’ stories over meals. When night time falls, stay in a 3-4 star lodge in pretty Paternoster. 

www.capebiospheretrails.co.za 

Explore the Cederberg Mountains and all their unique rock formations. You’ll be escorted by local community members and stay in local B&Bs and homestays. 

Find out why Cape West locals are known for their warm welcomes and friendly hospitality while you enjoy the freshest seafood around.