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Langebaan Lagoon Celebration Skateboarding Competition24 March 2015
Join us for a PUSH Skateboarding event at the Langebaan Lagoon Celebration
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration Fun Run & NIght Ride24 March 2015
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 5km & 10km Fun Run at Langebaan Country Estate Full Moon Night Ride
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 201524 March 2015
Program just released.
Valentines day at Blue Bay Lodge, Saldanha12 February 2015
Have you planned anything special for Valentine?s day yet? Don?t worry, we have you covered!As a gift, why not spoil your loved one with a treatment from Pearl?s beauty salon
Valentines day celebrated at Boesmanland Plaaskombuis27 January 2015
If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, you better make sure you take him to Boesmanland Plaaskombuis, Club Mykonos, Langebaan!
Valentines day Celebrations at Langebaan Country Estate27 January 2015
The Langebaan Country Estate is so much more than just a golf course! Show the one you love a good time on the West Coast and be surprised yourself with everything you can do
Valentine's day at Mykonos27 January 2015
Make Valentines day extra special, make your way to Club Mykonos Langebaan. You little piece of Greece!
Valentines day special in Paternoster, West Coast26 January 2015
Pull out all the stops this Valentine's day in Paternoster at Farr out!
Bon Hotel Shelley Point Spa Specials26 January 2015
Spoil that someone special this Valentines day with a special spa treat in Shelley Point, St Helena Bay. Visit Bon Hotel Shelley Point this Valentines day!
West Coast Valentines Special20 January 2015
This February Blueberry Hill Apartments offers couples a romantic weekend away to enjoy a little quiet time together.
Lambertsbay Bird Island officially open!03 December 2014
Lambertsbay Bird Island officially open!
The West Coast Meander - St Helena Bay, a place to come home to!03 December 2014
West Coast Meander - St Helena Bay
Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel, Paternoster wins Lilizela Best 5 star Guest House Award!27 October 2014
Paternoster based Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel received the Best 5 Star Guest House Award from Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom at the National Lilizela Tourism Awards 2014 gala event held in Johannesburg on the 9th of October 2014.
THE WEST COAST FOSSIL PARK - Where Past and Present Meet For Future Generations02 July 2014
We offer more than just fossils! Visit our Coffee Shop, Play Park, Gift Shop, try our Mountain Bike & Walking Trail or visit our Bird Hide!
Saldanha Cultural Village & Museum now open26 June 2014
Visit the Saldanha Cultural Village & Museum in Saldanha for a trip down memory lane you will never forget!
Yummy food at the Shelley Point Country Club, Hotel & Spa10 June 2014
Here are the weekly specials at the Country Club Hotel & Span in Shelley Point, St Helena Bay. Great food, great view!
Fathers day delight at the Shelley Point Country Club and Spa09 June 2014
Do you have the best dad in the World? Spoil him with a true West Coast treat!
Tuesday Dinner Buffet at Protea Hotel Saldanha09 June 2014
The Mussel Cracker Restaurant, Protea Hotel Saldanha is not just open to guests, it is also open to the public!
Spoil your dad this Fathers day30 May 2014
The way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Show your dad some love this Fathersday!
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 2014 (26 & 27 April 2014)14 April 2014
FREE ENTRY!!! Action packed program
Support a charity event for the Jan Kriel School27 March 2014
Come and enjoy a laid back "kuier" evening with Nico Nel from Maak 'n Las
Whale watching workshop on the West Coast, adults only!17 March 2014
Join an educational Whale Spotter Workshop at the West Coast Fossil Park (WCFP), Langebaanweg on Saturday 22 March 2014 at 10h00 for 10h30 until 12h00.
A firsthand insight to the world of bees!17 March 2014
Visit the Simply Bee Observation Centre, Church Street, Hopefield and see exactly how bee's make their honey through a glass window!
4 Effective Ways to Run Your Small Business Like a Big Business CEO13 March 2014
4 Effective Ways to Run Your Small Business Like a Big Business CEO
THE WEST COAST LOOKING FOR AMBASSADORS!!! Calling all boys, girls, men and woman between 4 and 50! Do you have a PASSION FOR PEOPLE?Do you want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
2014 Lilizela Tourism Awards: Entries are Open!07 March 2014
Setting the standard for global excellence, rewarding those who strive for perfection and spurring arrivals growth and destination competitiveness, the 2014 edition of the Lilizela Awards is taking place in September.
Freedom of the City Parade 25 April 201404 March 2014
4 Special Forces Regiment Langebaan will be doing a Freedom of the City Parade in Langebaan on 25 April 2014.
New Tourism Manager for Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation03 March 2014
Welcome to Gavin Hofmeester, New Tourism Manager for the Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation!
Calling all crafters on the West Coast19 February 2014
Do you have an arty side to you? Join the St Helena Bay crafters!
Delicious Sunday Meals on the West Coast19 February 2014
Join u s for scrumptious Sunday food at the St Helena Bay Hotel on 23 February 2014!
Whale watching workshop at West Coast Mall, Vredenburg07 February 2014
Join us for the whale watching workshops on the West Coast!
How to control driveway weeds the organic way06 February 2014
Green living! How to control driveway weeds the organic way
Fall in love all over again in Langebaan this Valentines Day06 February 2014
Valentines day at The Farmhouse Hotel in Langebaan. Surprise your valentine with a romantic dinner overlooking the picturesque blue water of the mesmerizing Langebaan Lagoon!
Whale watching workshops - West Coast South Africa06 February 2014
Whale watching workshops on the West Coast. Become part of this exciting new venture extending the whale watching route from False Bay all the way to Lambertsbay!
Sunday menu at St Helena Bay Hotel06 February 2014
Dont feel like cooking this Sunday? Look at this menu for Sunday 9 February 2014 at the St Helena Hotel.
Become a member of the Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation05 February 2014
Ever wondered what the Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation can do for your business? Well, wonder no more!
Spoil your Valentine with a weekend on the West Coast31 January 2014
There is probably not a more romantic setting than the West Coast! Come and spoil your Valentine with true West Coast hospitality. Here's a fantastic budget Valentines deal!
West Coast National Park Tariffs 2013/201423 January 2014
The rates for the West Coast National Park available here...
Award winning destination!20 January 2014
The West Coast Peninsula region raked in the awards during 2013 at various outdoor shows!
Order your solar jar lights20 January 2014
The Solar jars (1 litre jars) store energy during the day and release light at night. They are ideal for the garden, restaurants or even just around the house!
Saldanha Cultural Village Museum is now open for business!!!15 January 2014
Crayfish season!15 January 2014
Remember that you are only allowed to dive crayfish again from 18 April ? 21 April so book your Easter holiday weekend on the West Coast!
Werksgeleentheid vir skool verlaters in Pretoria!15 January 2014
Klaar met Matriek? Soek jy werk? Is jy Afrikaans sprekend en bereid om vir 18 maande te verhuis na Pretoria? Hier is vir jou ?n werksgeleentheid!
Escape to the peaceful village of Paternoster08 January 2014
Why you should make Paternoster your next holiday destination. Blog post
How to break the Grip of the Rip Currents on the West Coast!19 December 2013
Be alert regarding Rip Currents on the West Coast!
Bumper season expected in the West Coast!19 December 2013
Tourists and visitors flock to the beautiful West Coast!
Join us at DE PIT, ST HELENA BAY for a Christmas lunch fit for a queen!05 December 2013
De Pit in St Helena Bay has a delicious Christmas menu just for you!
Start 2014 off by not cooking!05 December 2013
At the Shelley Point Country Club, Hotel and Spa, play golf while the kids swim and mom enjoys a day in the spa and top it all off with a lovely New Years day lunch!
Christmas lunch at Shelley Point Hotel05 December 2013
Join us for a delicious Christmas lunch at the beautiful Shelley Point Hotel and Spa in St Helena Bay!
Paternoster Seafood Festival a great success!02 December 2013
1st PATERNOSTER SEAFOOD FESTIVAL - A GREAT SUCCESS FOR THE TOWN OF PATERNOSTER The Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation in conjunction with the Paternoster Village Tourism Association and volunteers consisting of businesses and locals successfully hoste
Grant Christie from 6 Million Steps joins us at the Paternoster Seafood Festival02 December 2013
Follow Grant Christie's fascinating journey along the SA Coastline from Alexander Bay to Kosi Bay to raise awareness for the preservation of the coastline!
Mouth watering Christmas lunch at the St Helena Bay Hotel27 November 2013
Looking for an amazing value for money Christmas lunch on the West Coast? Join us for a mouth watering meal at the St Helena Bay Hotel this Christmas!
Christmas buffet lunch at Oppi Knol - St Helena Bay27 November 2013
Looking for a scrumptious Christmas Lunch while on holiday on the West Coast? Book now at Oppi Knol Weskus Kombuis in St Helena Bay! Good food with a view...
Paternoster Seafood Festival25 November 2013
Join us this weekend for a Fun Filled family day at the Paternoster Fishmarket,Main beach Paternoster.
Birding on the West Coast25 November 2013
Are you a bird lover? Welcome to the West Coast,a Birding Paradise. Contact the West Coast Bird Club and get ready to explore with us!
Education for Nature holiday program for kids at the West Coast National Park, Langebaan22 November 2013
Education 4 Nature presents Summer Holiday programme for kids at the E4N tented bush camp in the West Coast National Park
Adapted Surfing Day Big Bay Bloubergstrand December 8th 201322 November 2013
Adapted Surfing Day Big Bay Bloubergstrand December 8th 2013
POP UP shop for handmade products and mosaic work at Weskus Mall, Vredenburg22 November 2013
POP UP SHOP @ Weskus Mall, Vredenburg Handmade products and Mosaik work will be displayed from 27 November - 1 December
Is SA's Nr 1 Junior Braai Champion from the West Coast?21 November 2013
Are you SA's Nr 1 Junior Braai Champion? Come show us what you got at the Laguna Mall, Langebaan on 18 December
In remembrance of fish...19 November 2013
One of these fish will be auctioned off at the Paternoster Seafood Festival on 30 November 2013 at the Paternoster Fish market. The fish is 46cm long and valued at R1500. All proceeds will go to the elderly in the community!
Ideal party idea for little scientists!18 November 2013
Creative kids party idea with a twist!
New Crayfish Regulations18 November 2013
Crayfish season is open! Make sure you know the new regulations relating to sport and recreational diving permits!
Kitesurfing Rules and Guidelines14 November 2013
Welcome to Langebaan, Kite surfing mecca! We would like to introduce the rules and guidelines for safe and happy kiting this summer!
Boating Regulations for Langebaan Lagoon & West Coast National Park14 November 2013
With the December holidays just around the corner, it is important to know the boating regulations for the Langebaan Lagoon and surrounding areas, including the National Park
A guide to the perfect Langebaan weekend break!25 October 2013
A guide to the perfect Langebaan weekend break
St Helena Hotel Weekend menus23 October 2013
Visiting the West Coast? Looking for a good meal at the most affordable price? Give the St Helena Hotel a try. Enjoy good food with a great view!
Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation shines at SMME awards!14 October 2013
The SMME awards of the West Coast region took place on Friday 11 October in Klawer and the Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation came out tops!
Paternoster Relief Tourism Official Qualifies!09 October 2013
Mari Murray graduated on 9 October!
Reuben Riffle's Restaurant now open in Paternoster, West Coast04 October 2013
Reuben Riffle opens Restaurant in Paternoster!
What about a Paternoster Painting Holiday?04 October 2013
Feeling like a holiday with a difference? Why not learn painting techniques from diverse artists and visit exotic locations while indulging on great food and wine?
WORLD TOURISM DAY18 September 2013
27 September is WORLD TOURISM DAY and this years theme is SAVING WATER!
Join us for the St Helena Bay Seefees 28 December 201311 September 2013
St Helena Bay Seefees 28 December 2013 in the Sandy Point Harbour
Arbor day in Hopefield on Saturday 14 September 11 September 2013
Arbor day might be a thing of the past to most people, but not in the green town of Hopefield. Join them at the RDP houses at Oudekraalfontein this weekend!
In an effort to raise funds to support the wildlife of the West Coast, HOW Wildlife is hosting a Spring Festival on 6 - 9 September. Ticket options: R500 or R250
5 & 6 October is Craft Beer time in Langebaan, West Coast, South Africa!
The theme for World Tourism Day on 27 September 2013 is SAVING WATER. Competition open to all 24 schools in our Municipal area. Entry forms available here!
New Local Tourism Association for Langebaan chosen16 August 2013
The Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation is proud to announce their new LTA for Langebaan.
67 MINUTES for MADIBA!22 July 2013
WWF, Cape West Coast Biosphere and Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation gets involved as part of their 67 minutes for Mandela!
Calling all crafters!22 July 2013
A Public Art Exhibition is taking place in September. Please attend the selection process on Thursday 25 July at Siyabonga Care Village!
Everything you need to know about the West Coast Flower Season!18 July 2013
The Flowerline will be open from 08:00 - 20:00 Monday to Friday! Call us on 071 320 7146 from Monday 22 July 2013 until end of season!
67 Minutes for Mandela 201317 July 2013
Donating old/new clothing items, food, toys and blankets to the underprivileged as part of our 67 minutes for Mandela Day!
Takgali Gift Shop now open in St Helena Bay26 June 2013
Takgali (Meaning place of Joy) opened their doors on 21 June in St Helena Bay!
Andre Swiegers in Jacobsbaai - Klokkiebosch Guest House25 June 2013
19 & 20 July 2013 Andre Swiegers will be in Jacobsbaai!
Youth Day Festival a Huge Success20 June 2013
P.L.A.Y (Parents Lobbying for Active Youth) Youth Day Festival at Langebaan Skate Park
Reuben Riffel Restaurant in Paternoster13 June 2013
Celebrated Chef and SA's icon, Reuben Riffel to open Reuben's at Abalone House, Paternoster's only 5 Star Boutique Guesthouse!
Beach clean up shows commitment from the Saldanha Local Tourism Association!11 June 2013
Beach clean up in Saldanha shows the determination of the new LTA!
New Guesthouse in the heart of Hopefield!11 June 2013
New French owned Guesthouse with true French charm just opened in Hopefield!
Veggie gardens project for local schools with Willie Schmidt from Pasella!07 June 2013
Will you help us to raise funds in order to provide local schools with the necessary resources required to start vegetable gardens to benefit underprivileged families?
Langebaan Skate Park Youth Day Festival on Youth day 16 June 2013 Come and write your dreams on our wall!
Veggie Gardens Golf Day at Langebaan Country Estate!06 June 2013
A charitable event to help raise funds for local schools and enabling them with the necessary resources to start vegetable gardens that will benefit underprivileged families!
Me Time at Ginja Beanz06 June 2013
Receive a FREE gift on arrival worth R100! Complimentary coffee and snacks! Lucky Draws!
Become part of the Saldanha Bay IDZ04 June 2013
Register your company with the Saldanha Bay IDZ and benefit from this new development!
Hopefield going GREEN and giving back!04 June 2013
Hopefield starting off their Community Food Garden Project!
KFM Live in Langebaan29 May 2013
KFM visiting Langebaan on the West Coast as the first leg of their #KFMBreakfastRun



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Gourmet Delight
The West Coast is renowned for its \"open air seafood restaurants\". Eat all the way from mussels to crayfish over 3-4 hours, to the accompaniment of live traditional guitar music. Imagine the blue skies above, sand at your feet and magnificent views of the ocean.


West Coast Flower Season
The West Coast is getting ready for Flower & Whale Season, and with steady amounts of rain over the past few weeks it is expected that this year will be an exceptional one!

Langebaan Lagoon Celebration
Free family friendly festival in Langebaan on 1 & 2 May 2015 in Bree Street and Main Beach area.

Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 2015
A fun, family festival brought to you by Langebaan locals. The event is free of charge with lots to do for young and old!

The West Coast will be hosting a Craft Beer Festival on 5 & 6 October in Langebaan! Join us for a weekend of sunshine and laughter with local beers and amazing food!

Mothers day at Boesmanland Farm Kitchen
Spoil your Mother with a home cooked special meal at the extraordinary Boesmanland Farm Kitchen! Value for money!

Mykonos Festival 2015
Competisions, events and entertainment for all ages. 18 December 2015 Nic Stevens, Andries Vermeulen, Black Byrd, Snotknop, Emo Adams and Band 19 December 2015 Francios van Coke, Ray Dylan, Cheree Strydom, Kurt Darren and Karen Zoid Tickets available at, Club Mykonos Reception or festival gate.

Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 2013
A showcase of Langebaan and all it has to offer, the Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 2013 will take place on 20 and 21 April.

St Helenabaai Seefees
Come and enjoy the West Coast beauty of St Helena Bay at our annual Seefees!

Langebaan Lagoon Crossing
On 24 (or 25) March 2012, the 3rd Annual Langebaan Lagoon Crossing will be held, where participants will cross the Langebaan Lagoon from Shark Bay to Kraal Bay using muscle power alone. Although planned as an open water swim, swimming aids, kayaks, paddle boards, surf boards and any other more original methods are allowed and encouraged. Maximum fun, environmental awareness and safety remain the main themes of the 2012 event.

Heritage & Tourism Day: 24 September 2014
This year we combine National Heritage Day & World Tourism Day on Wednesday 24 September in the beautiful coastal town of Saldanha Bay. Explore all the magic it has to offer!

Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 2014
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 2014 full program for this free event on the West Coast, Langebaan

West Coast Youth Orchestra
All proceeds will go towards the purchase of musical instruments for the students from PDA areas.

Join the SBTO team at their Tourism Head Office on the Corner of Piet Retief and Main Road, Vredenburg on World Tourism Day 2013

St Helenabaai See Fees
St Helena Bay is hosting their first SEE FEES on Friday 28 December in Sandy Point Harbour. EVERYONE is invited!

Paternoster Seafood Festival
Come and experience Paternoster like you have never seen it before!

Langebaan Lagoon Celebration
Langebaan is going to be buzzing on the last weekend in March! We live in one of the most incredible places on the planet, and it is time to celebrate all that we have.


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