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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
Elwierda Bus Services has a daily route from Cape Town to Saldanha!19 December 2013
Take the bus from Cape Town to the West Coast, it is as easy as 1 2 3!
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!
Fathers day Lunch at Oliphantskop - Langebaan04 June 2013
Have the best dad in the world? Why not spoil him with a delicious lunch he does not have to make!
KFM Live in Langebaan29 May 2013
KFM visiting Langebaan on the West Coast as the first leg of their #KFMBreakfastRun
Special offer at The Farmhouse Hotel - Langebaan24 May 2013
Come visit the heart of Langebaan...
Photography for the Future23 May 2013
?I want to show the beauty that is out there. Then if people are aware of this beauty, they may think twice before destroying it.?
Healing Earth Spa to open in Paternoster!!
Paternoster Dorp van die jaar30 April 2013
Keep watching Kwela to see if Paternoster won!
Paternoster nominated for "Dorpie van die jaar"25 April 2013
PATERNOSTER HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR KWELA'S "Dorpie van die jaar" / "Town of the year" Please vote NOW!!! Just SMS Paternoster to 33157
Hopefield Fynbos Show 201316 April 2013
Hopefield's Annual Fynbos Show offers an unique and authentic display of the Fynbos as found in the 4 main districts surrounding Hopefield.
Our new Marketing Manager has arrived!01 March 2013
Lorika Malan, a West Coast local, has joined the SBTO as Marketing Manager.
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 201325 February 2013
Prepare yourself for a fun-filled weekend - the Langebaan Lagoon celebration 2013 is taking place on 20 and 21 April!
Jolyt met 'n verskil30 January 2013
Die wiele is aan die rol vir 2013 se Oppiwa in Jacobsbaai. Met nie minder nie as 15 van Suid-Afrika se room-van-die-room kunstenaars op die waens en die grootste Afrikaanse popster op die verhoog, kan die naweek van 8 Februarie net ?n feestelikheid op di?
Oppiwa is nou ommidraai30 January 2013
Die dae word nou afgetel na Jacobsbaai se jaarlikse Oppiwa feestelikheid. Met 17 van die land se heel beste Afrikaanse kunstenaars aanboord, skop Oppiwa oor net meer as twee weke op di? dorpie af.
West Coast Rock Lobster Season Announced13 November 2012
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has announced the new recreational fishing season for West Coast Rock Lobster.
West Coast Fossil Park Fun Day04 October 2012
Visit the West Coast Fossil Park on the 13th of October for a fun filled day!
Countdown to Bravo! Festival has begun. Diarise the 28th to the 30th of September19 September 2012
The countdown to the first-ever Mykonos Bravo! Festival has begun,with preparations moving into top gear for the event taking place from the 28th to the 30th of September 2012
Hopefield Fynbos Show 23 -26 August 201222 August 2012
Hopefield's annual Fynbos show takes place this weekend, from Thursday the 23rd to Sunday the 26th of August
SA Host Workshop 06 August 2012
The Department of Economic Development and Tourism in conjunction with The Saldanha Bay Tourism Organisation hosted a two day SA Host Course at Blue Bay Lodge in July
West Coast Flowers in Full Bloom03 August 2012
Perhaps it is the contrast between summer and winter that is part of the allure and charm of the West Coast.
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration04 April 2012
The Langebaan Lagoon Celebration was a great success, and we appreciate all the positive messages that have been received. It was a great showcase of our town, our people, and most importantly of what can be achieved when a group of positive people get to
Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open 6-11 May 2012 at Langebaan Country Estate03 April 2012
Welcome message from Craig Scott (CEO Langebaan Country Estate)
Bay Gallery Save The Rhino Exhibition04 March 2012
On 20 March, Daphne Devey at Bay Gallery will be opening her "Save the Rhino" Exhibition.
Langebaan Lagoon Celebration 201209 February 2012
The Langebaan Lagoon Celebration, taking place on 31 March and 1 april 2012, is a weekend of fun and activity in celebration of the Langebaan Lagoon and all that is on offer in the area.
Birding in Paternoster and St Helena Bay24 January 2012
The West Coast is known in twitcher-talk as a birding "hotspot", being at the southernmost point of the migratory route from Europe and the Steppes of Russia.
Downwind Dash 201210 January 2012
THE premier downwind event in Africa where windsurfers, kiteboarders, dinghy and catamaran sailors as well as stand-up paddle boarders join in a on a really special race - harnessing the power of wind and water for some wild, wet fun.
Western Cape does well over holiday season06 January 2012
The Western Cape has experienced a rise in domestic tourism with attractions such as Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront and Langebaan continuing to be the most popular sites ...
West Coast Rock Lobster Season 2011 / 201205 January 2012
The recreational fishing season for West Coast rock lobster will open on the 15th November 2011 and close on the 15th January 2012. Thereafter, the season will open again from the 6th of April 2012 and end on the 9th of April 2012.
Marvelling at our Marine Mammals01 September 2011
We on the west coast are privileged to see a number of different species of cetaceans (dolphins and whales) in our nutrient-rich waters, fed by the Benguela Current...



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