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Crayfish Season

Crayfishing allowed on these days between 08h00 to 16h00. Size must be 80mm from back of shell to end of the middle horn.

  • 26 November 2016 to 27 November 2016 (2 days)
  • 10 Desember 2016 to 11 Desember 2016 (2 days)
  • 16 Desember 2016 to 18 Desember 2016 (3 days)
  • 24 Desember 2016 to 27 Desember 2016 (4 days)
  • 31 Desember 2016 to 2 Januarie 2017 (3 days)
  • 7 Januarie 2017 to 8 Januarie 2017 (2 days)
  • 14 Januarie 2017 to 15 Januarie 2017 (2 days)
  • 15 April 2017 to 17 April 2017 (3 days)

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Crayfish size


Water Restrictions

It has been a dry winter and the dam levels are far from where they should have been after the winter rain. We will need everybody's help to preserve water in order to make sure you have something to drink next year before the winter rain starts.

Watering of gardens only allowed Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 18h00 to 07h00. There are more restrictions regarding car wash and swimming pools, please Click here to download the full schedule

Langebaan Lagoon Map

Map of Langebaan Lagoon

The Langebaan Lagoon map is now available at selected stores in Langebaan and Saldanha. Click here for more info

Facebook Groups

You can join the following West Coast related Facebook groups for up to date news and events:

Langebaan News and Info
Weskus Koop en Verkoop
Langebaan Online Garage Sale
4x4 Direct
Langebaan Crime Awareness
Vredenburg News and Info
Saldanha News and Info
St Helena Baai News and Info
Hopefield Saldanha News and Info
Weskus jou Lekker Ding
West Coast Tourism

Join Municipality SMS list

Register your cellphone number or update your personal details on the municipal SMS database to receive messages related to emergency situations (floods, fires, power outages and pipe bursts), notices and announcements in the Saldanha Bay Municipal area.

Submit the attached SMS database registration form to any Saldanha Bay Municipal office. You can also fax your form to (022) 715 1518 or submit via email to

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Bokkom west coast

What is Bokkoms?

Of course the Weskus is the home of the "Bokkom". Bokkoms are Harders (Mullet) that are salted, then strung into bunches and hung up to dry. They are unique to this part of the West Coast and no visitor should leave before buying some fresh bokkoms. You can get Bokkoms in Velddrif


Where is the West Coast (Weskus)?

The West Coast of South Africa, in Afrikaans called the "Weskus", is the area north of Cape Town from Ganzekraal (about 50 Km north of Cape Town) to Strandfontein (about 40 Km north of Lambertsbaai)

This area is know for its fishing villages. It is a well know fishing area and snoek, mussels and crayfish are among the popular species found in the area.

The West Coast is also a popular holiday destination. Langebaan is one of the most popular water sport destinations in South Africa. Also found in Langebaan is the well known Club Mykonos

West Coast wind, weather and tides

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At you will find a wide variety of LED Lights, LED Bars, Canopy Accessories, Solar Panels, deep cycle batteries, Offroad Accessories, 4x4 snorkels, Boat safety equipment, and many more.

Now in Laguna Mall, Entrance One, Next to Print and Post.

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Get a list of wedding venues, event coordinators, beauty salons, photographers, etc which will help you to plan your West Coast wedding

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Museums on the Cape West Coast

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List your Business for Free on

Make your business visible to the rest of the world. You can now add a basic ad to our West Coast specific online business directory for free. Click here to ad your business details.

SAS Saldanha

Not many people know that there is a nice hiking and mountain biking trail at SAS Saldanha.

You can get a free map of the area at


We had so many people looking for Ganzekraal that we created a page for it. You can click here to get more info about Ganzekraal


To get details about Lambertsbaai, Elandsbaai, Leipoldville Doringbaai and Graafwater, go to


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