Spend a few days on the Cape’s West Coast in April, as we did, and you’ll learn that autumn might just be the ideal time to visit. There were no summer winds, no overpowering heat, no crowds jostling to see the spring flowers the region is famous for. It was close to perfect. Here are some of the reasons why.
The salt pans around Velddrif are a great place to see birds, including greater and lesser flamingos and great white pelicans.