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The West Coast National Park is about to put on a breathtaking show of nature as the annual blooms start to flower and tourists are welcome to view them.


West Coast, South Africa (14 August 2020) – The Western Cape is blessed with some incredible fauna and flora which makes visiting their national parks, a proper treat. Recently the West Coast National Park shared a release that they will be open for the 2020 flower season.

Anyone who has had the chance to witness the flowers in bloom will tell you how magical it is to see bright colours for as far as the eyes can see.

The park is opening the Postberg section of the park to self-drive visitors. You will not be able to use any of the picnic or braai facilities and the hiking trails are still closed but the self-drive is a nice way to get out the house and see something beautiful for the day.

Take a look at the announcement below for all the information you may need.

West Coast National Park (WCNP) has announced that the Postberg section of the Park has opened its annual flower season until the end of September 2020.

The section will be open for self-drives only therefore, no braai, picnicking and hiking will be permitted at this stage.

The two hiking trails in the Postberg section namely the Steenbok and the Postberg two day hiking trail will remain closed until further notice as per strict regulations stipulated under Alert Level 3.

Kindly note that temporary gate operating hours come into effect as of the 4th of August 2020: Monday to Sunday from 10h00am to 16h00pm, with the last entry at 3 pm.

Strict COVID 19 protocols will follow upon entry. Please note that during this time, West Coast National Park is only operating from the Langebaan entrance.

Have you ever been to see the flowers? Let us know in the comment section. If you want to find out more, you can reach out via their Facebook page here.

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