Western Cape – West Coast

WHERE

The West Coast is a region of the Western Cape province in South Africa and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and the Swartland region on the east.  The N7 freeway , Cape Town to Namibia route, forms the eastern border of this region.

ECOLOGY

 The region stretches for over 400 km from north to south and is well known for its scenic beauty and fertile fishing grounds.  The region's main nature reserve is the West Coast National Park.
The West Coast is renown for its endless natural beauty.  It has an abundance of secret beaches which are perfect for pick nicks and braais.  It is also the region known mostly for its abundant wildflowers - the area is knows as the best wild flower spotting area in South Africa.  Most of the natural environment of this area has remained beautifully preserved and has many traditional fishing villages.

CLIMATE

The west coast of South Africa, is affected by the Benguela Current, which cools the sea and makes the climate arid with an annual rainfall of below 350 mm (and closer towards Namibia it drops even below 200 mm. Rainfall, although scarce, occurs in winter months.

West Coast

35+ camping sites on the West Coast of the Western Cape.

Camp Site Articles

Below is a listing of camp sites that have been featured and have a blog.  Click on the image to read the blog and find out more about each camp site

Listing of Camp Sites

Below is a listing of camp sites in the West Coast Region of the Western Cape.
Click on the image and you will be directed to the respective websites for more information and contact details.

We are constantly on the lookout for more camping sites in this area.

Should you find that we have not included a camping site and would like us to include it on this list, send us an email at
info@ikamu.co.za

Please note that we are not responsible for bookings at any of the sites listed above.

We only offer a listing of camping sites in the region and do not take any responsibility should the camp site information become inaccurate or incomplete.  We also do not take any responsibility for any poorly managed camp sites or camping facilities.

This website was designed by an enthusiastic camper as a guide to enable other campers to find their ideal camping site..