MAP OF The Weskus

Get to know the Weskus

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Venture into the thrilling landscapes of the Matzikama District, nestled on the northernmost edge of the Western Cape province in South Africa along the N7 route to Namibia. This rugged territory encompasses charming towns like Vredendal, Vanrhynsdorp, Klawer, Lutzville, Strandfontein, and Doringbaai, as well as quaint villages and vast rural expanses just waiting to be explored.

With a population of 67,147 as of 2011, this area is teeming with untold adventures and hidden gems, beckoning the intrepid traveler to discover its secrets and embrace the wild beauty of the land. From the windswept plains to the majestic mountain ranges, Matzikama District offers a playground for those seeking the thrill of the unknown and the wonder of uncharted territories.

So pack your bags, buckle up, and get ready to embark on a journey of a lifetime in the heart of this captivating region, where every corner holds the promise of a new and unforgettable escapade waiting to be uncovered.


In the Cederberg, every moment blooms into an unforgettable adventure, offering a symphony of experiences waiting to be explored. A mere two hours drive from Cape Town lies the untamed allure of the Cederberg region, a stark contrast with its rugged, warmer landscape enriched by raw and dramatic beauty. Clanwilliam and Citrusdal introduce themselves with their towering mountains, painting the skies with brilliant purple and orange sunsets, and the intoxicating aroma of orange blossoms fills the spring air. Lamberts Bay and Elands Bay beckon adventurers with perfect surf waves, and enticing open-air restaurants boasting the finest seafood of the region.

Venturing deeper into the heart of Cederberg unveils Wupperthal and Elandskloof, historical missionary villages cocooned amidst awe-inspiring mountains, each whispering tales from the past. Wander through undisturbed mountain paths, and challenge yourself with bouldering at Rocklands. Explore the birdlife of the area or ride the waves in the coastal towns. Refresh yourself in crystal-clear mountain rock pools and marvel at ancient Bushman rock art. The Cederberg nestled within the Cape Floral Kingdom, while amidst the rugged rock formations, the world-renowned rooibos tea thrives, a cherished treasure exclusive to the Cederberg of South Africa.


Imagine cruising along dusty roads, and discovering quaint villages such as Piketberg, Porterville, Dwarskerbos, Wittewater, Goedverwacht, Veddrif, Aurora, Eendekuil, and Redelinghuys. These towns all fall under the Berg River District. Here you will gaze at the vast expanse of star-filled skies, which seems very close, and find yourself meandering through golden wheat fields, or in Piketberg, conquering majestic mountain peaks.

The Berg River region is the ideal place for those who crave the charm of rural life and the allure of natural beauty. Stretching from the chilly waters of the Atlantic on the west side to the picturesque Swartland and Sandveld regions, all the way to the breathtaking mountains in the east, this area is a paradise for adventure seekers. The Bergrivier flows for 294 kilometres towards the Atlantic, offering a blend of serenity and excitement for explorers daring enough to venture there.


Embarking on a journey through the Saldanha Bay District is like stepping into a vibrant tapestry of diversity and beauty. Each of the seven towns within the Saldanha Bay District – Saldanha, Jacobsbaai, Langebaan, Paternoster, Vredenburg, St Helena Bay, and Hopefield – holds a unique charm waiting to be discovered. From the picturesque coastal views of Langebaan to the quaint fishing village of Paternoster, there is a treasure trove of experiences to uncover. As you traverse the 238km of stunning coastline that this region offers, you’ll find yourself immersed in a blend of cultures and traditions that add color to the landscape.

Saldanha Bay adds to the grandeur of being the largest natural port in Africa. Visit the Maritime Museum to explore the rich maritime history of the coastline while you wander through all these adventurous destinations. So, grab your sense of adventure and get ready to explore the wonders of Saldanha Bay District, where every corner is a new chapter of excitement waiting to be written!


Swartland District, where golden fields of wheat sway in the breeze, vineyards produce exquisite wines, and olive groves offer a taste of pure indulgence. The towns of Morreesburg, Malmesbury, Darling, Yzerfontein, Koringberg, and Riebeek Valley beckon you to explore their charming streets and immerse yourself in the local culture. As you traverse the vast landscapes and rugged beauty of the Swartland, you’ll find yourself immersed in a playground of endless adventures.

Feel the warm sunshine on your skin as you wander through the untouched areas, savouring the freedom of vast, open spaces. Peace and tranquillity waiting to be discovered. Get ready to set out on an unforgettable journey that will ignite your spirit of adventure and leave you ready to explore the next district. So pack your bags, lace up your boots, and prepare to be captivated by the unparalleled magic of the Swartland.