With the July holidays upon us, the Cape West Coast offers some great family friendly destinations and activities

Piekenierskloof Zipline.

The ‘road trip with the most twists‘ showcases the many destinations and activities on the Cape West Coast and its immediate surrounds. The twists on this trip each feature attractions that fall within themed routes, including the Scenic Route, Berg Route, Foodie Route, Cultural Route and Wild Route.

Visitors can mix and match the stops along the various routes and here are some ideas of things to see and do along the West Coast Twist:

Visit the fossils at the West Coast Fossil Park; go zip-lining or target shooting at the Piekenierskloof Mountain Lodge; take a game drive or some archery lessons at the Thali Thali game reserve; taste wine at many different wine cellars such as Darling’s Ormonde Private Cellar; do some beer tasting at Darling Brew craft brewery; go oyster tasting at Protea Hotel Saldanha Bay; enjoy a meal with a view at Langebaan’s famous Club Mykonos restaurants, or treat yourself to some fine-dining at Russells on the Port and the Blue Bay LodgeDo a San Guided Tour at !Khwa ttu; play golf at The Lodge at Atlantic Beach; go birdwatching; visit a myriad of museums like Darling Museum; and farm stalls like Kardoesie Country Stop and Vygevallei Farm Stall and Wine House.

View towards Citrusdal

With over 101 things to see and do in the area, there is something for everyone on SA’s Road Trip with the Most Twists and it is easy to see why you ideally need a few days to explore the many attractions in the area!

Pouring beer in Darling

The following venues are running the “3 for 2 West Coast Twist Special” where you book for two nights and get the 3rd consecutive night free (not valid over weekends). Participating venues include the Piekenierskloof Mountain Resort and Kardoesie Country Stop on the N7 in the Piekenierskloof Pass; Russells on the Port at Port Owen in Velddrif; the Thali Thali Game Lodge in Langebaan; Blue Bay Lodge in Saldanha Bay; !Khwa ttu in theDarling/Yzerfontein vicinity; The Lodge at Atlantic Beach in Melkbosstrand, Darling and Disa Lodges, in Darling. Email these establishments and quote ‘West Coast Twist’ to take advantage of the special or visit www.westcoastway.co.za .