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3 Days Culture tour itinerary for south-africa: Marvel At The Burst Of Colour Along The West Coast & Namaqualand

West Coast National Park, Cape Town, Clanwilliam, Vanrhynsdorp

Nature Tour
Culture Tour
Sightseeing Tour

Once a year, around mid August & September with favourable rains, thousands of wild flowers transforms these normally desolate landscapes into a kaleidoscope of beautiful bright colours! Marvel at this breathtaking sight, should you visit then.

DAY 01

Cape Town to Vanrynsdorp

  • Depart Cape Town for the town of Vanrynsdorp where you will be spending the next two nights. 

  • As you drive along the N7 national road, you will witness ever-changing landscapes of the Swartland and Namaqualand regions. 

  • Stop off along the way in the town of Clanwilliam and pay a visit to the Ramskop Nature Garden. 

  • Continue to Vanrynsdorp where you will experience and enjoy the world-famous Kokkerboom Nursery. Vanrhynsdorp will be your base for the next two nights at a lovely accommodation venue. The town is very conveniently situated to go in either direction for the best flower hotspots.

Spots to look forward to: Vanryhnsdorp & Clanwilliam

DAY 02


  • After a nice breakfast, head on over the Knersvlakte up to Nieuwoudtville via the spectacular Vanrhyns Pass. This area is known as the bulb capital of the world where you will spend the day exploring this fascinating area visiting amongst other things the spectacular and unexpected Nieuwoudville Waterfall and the amazing Quiver Tree Forest. Another highlight for the day is a visit to the farms of Matjiesfontein and Papkuilsfontein. 

Spots to look forward to: Vanryns Pass, Nieuwoudtville

DAY 03

Langebaan lagoon & West Coast National Park

  • Have an early start to the day, as the last day of our flower safari will be spent exploring the flowers of the West Coast and the West Coast National Park. 

  •  As you make your way towards the Atlantic coastline travelling via Clanwilliam, Leipoldtville and Velddrif to reach the coastal town of Langebaan where you will also enjoy the natural beauty of the Langebaan lagoon. 

  • From there, continue further into the West Coast National Park. Your visit to Postberg Flower Reserve will be the highlight of the day as this part of the park is only open two months of the year. 

  • Leave the park in the late afternoon and make your way to Cape Town, where you conclude our colour filled tour.

Spots to look forward to: Langebaan Lagoon & West Coast National Park, Postberg Flower Reserve

  • 550 USD Per Adult , 550 USD Per Child
  • 2x nights accommodation.

  • Professional and knowledgeable South African driver & guide.

  • Included Meals: 2x breakfasts and 3x picnic lunches.

  • Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

  • All entrance & park fees.

  • All flower spot visits.

  • Pickup & drop off from Cape Town.

  • All drinks & refreshments.

  • Meals not listed (All dinners are for own account).   

  • Local gratuities.

  • Optional activities.

  • Specialization in small groups and only have a maximum of 6 guests per tour.

  • The Flower Safari Tour includes transport, guide, accommodation, breakfast, picnic lunches and all park entrance fees. 

  • Excludes all  dinners, drinks and refreshments. 

  • Pack something warm to wear, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen and camera.          

  • Reserve the right to change the daily routes as it deems fit due to weather, road conditions and or where the flowers are showing the best.

  • 3 Days / 2 Nights Spring Flower Tour

  • Flower Safari Namaqualand & West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park, Cape Town, Clanwilliam, Vanrhynsdorp

Nature Tour
Culture Tour
Sightseeing Tour

Contributed By

Honeybadger Travel

starting from
USD 550
Type of Tour

Private Tour

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