West Coast South Africa

South Africa West Coast

Information and News

West Coast Explorer
SA West Coast
West Coast Map
Nature Reserves
Fossil Park
Sea Tales & Wrecks
Whale Watching
Weskus Stories

West Coast R27
Route 27
West Coast Towns
Off the Beaten Track
Eat Out List
Arts & Crafts List
West Coast History
Culture & History
From Crayfish to Iron
Afrikaans as taal is seker die wonderlikste medium waarmee Weskussers ons doen en late met ander kan deel. Weskus Stories bied u die geleentheid om in ons mense se harte te loer...

Saldanha Bay Coasters and the wreck of the Nagel: The story of the Nagel and the other coasters is very much part of the broad and dramatic sweep of South African maritime history

Early Activity on the Langebaan Lagoon: On the West Coast Historical Route!!

Visit the West Coast History section for a full index of new and updated articles

The Grave in the Dunes: A gruesome discovery leads to a fascinating detective story about a forgotten West Coast ship wreck.

Anglo Boer War (1899-1092) - The Hildebrand Monument: Darling, November 1901 - This was the furthest that Boer forces penetrated South, and the closest military action to Cape Town of the War...

Route 27The Cape West Coast Road (R27) takes the visitor from the busy, city life of Cape Town to a world of peaceful villages, rugged coast lines, endless stretches of beach and warm, friendly folk. Visit Route 27 for information on towns, industries and interesting places on the Cape West Coast.

The West Coast National Park has much to offer the visitor - from archaeology, flora, fauna, bird watching, fossils, history or just wonderful sites and views.

Whale TailWhale Watching on the West Coast. Beautiful photographs and information by the Whale Unit from the Mammal Research Institute of the University of Pretoria.

Sea Tales: "THAR SHE BLOWS!" From the moment that a half-way station at the Cape was mooted, The Council of Seventeen of the Dutch East India Company was aware of the presence of whales from the report of the survivors of the Nieuw Haerlem, wrecked 1647, who witnessed their presence...

"Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares." Hebrews 13:1-2


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