Welcome to West Coast National Park
The park's also a popular place to witness spring wildflowers bursting into colour and makes for a much more convenient destination to watch the blooms than Namakwa. It can get crowded in August and September, when the flowers usually bloom, and the entry fee to the park increases at this time.
Apart from the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of the ocean and lagoon, the park's greatest allure is that it's under-visited. If you visit midweek (and outside school holidays) you might find that you're sharing the roads only with zebras, ostriches and the occasional leopard tortoise ambling across your path.