Postberg opens in time for West Coast flower season

Posted on 12 August 2020

The West Coast National Park (WCNP) has announced that the Postberg section of the Park has opened for 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 Park said in a statement.

Postberg opens in time for West Coast flower season

The Park is home to thousands of species of endemic flowers. Credit: Facebook/WCNP

‘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.’

The amended gate opening hours are Monday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm, with the last entry at 3pm.

‘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,’ the Park added.

Every year, visitors flock to the West Coast to roam the Park in awe of the multitude of different flowers that come into bloom during August and September.

To get there, follow the R27 north from Cape Town along the West Coast. The Park is situated about 1 hour 30 minutes from Cape Town.

Also read:

Get ready to view the West Coast’s spring flowers






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