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Langebaan is an excellent spot for viewing a wide variety of birds.
With more than 300 species of birds in the area, Langebaan is one of the most sort after areas for bird watchers. Masada Guest House offers an ideal base from which to explore since its location is rural and lends itself to a rich birdlife on the premises.
From July to September. Best viewed in the West Coast National Park along the banks of the Langebaan Lagoon. The official park flower season is from 01 August until 30 September when the protected area ofPostberg within the Park is open to the public. The park's gates also remain open longer during this period.
The San Culture and Educational Centre.
!Kwa ttu is a living San-owned project, a vibrant and diverse cultural experience celebrating the past and present lives of the San. In addition to directly preserving, protecting and celebrating San heritage and culture, !Khwa ttu works to support the San in securing a more hopeful future through the use of specially design training courses, work experience and educational initiatives at both the individual and the community level.
Langebaan Lagoon is a large salt water lagoon. It attracts numerous waterbirds, Palearctic and rare migrant waders.
Langebaan Country Estate has recently launched a social mountain bike club – LCE MTB Club; providing the very novice to the more experienced rider the opportunity to ride in a safe environment and to come together with a friendly family atmosphere to ride and share stories and advice.
The company, now the biggest oyster farming operation in South Africa, has 40 employees who work in two factories in Saldanha Bay and aboard the company’s two boats, Imbaza and Karlo. Antonio’s wife Sue, who has a PhD in marine biology, manages the oyster nursery.
Spend a day in the West Coast National Park and visit the cultural centre at the Geelbek Museum. Ideal photo opportunities for keen photographers and bird watchers paradise.
Just inland from the secluded harbour of Saldanha Bay, and only 1,5 hour's drive from Cape Town's City Centre, one finds the azure waters of the Langebaan Lagoon, focal point of the West Coast National Park.
Five million years ago the Cape west coast was very different from what it is today with a wide range of now extinct animals living in riverine forests, wooded savanna, the adjacent sea and on offshore islands. Phosphate mining operations at Langebaanweg uncovered one of the richest fossil sites in the world.
And Then There's More
- Model Aeroplane Club
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