West Coast Fossil Park | Western Cape Government

West Coast Fossil Park


West Coast Fossil Park close to Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa. See the fossils of bears, sabre-tooth cats, short-necked giraffes and the many other exotic animals which inhabited the west coast area some 5 million years ago.

Location: Langebaan, Saldanha Bay, West Coast, South Africa
Office Hours:

Opening times are subject to change without prior notification:
Monday to Friday: 08.00 to 16.00
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays phone 022 766 1606 for opening times

Owned / Funded by / Endorsed by: (The Government of South Africa)
Facility Category: Museums
Contact Information:
Street Address:

The West Coast Fossil Park is situated 120km north of Cape Town, an easy one and a half hour's drive along the R27 from the city. It is linked to the West Coast National Park and other tourist attractions in the area.

Postal Address:

PO Box 42, Langebaan, 7375

General Enquiries:
Telephone: 022 766 1606
Fax: 022 766 1765
E-mail: info@fossilpark.org.za
Contact Notes:

Entrance fees and tour times are subject to change without prior notification:

  • Adults: R20.00
  • Seniors and students: R15.00
  • Children over 5: R15.00
  • Children under 5: Free

Tour Tariff (includes Entrance Fee)

  • Seniors: R30.00
    Students: R30.00
  • Children: R20.00
    Group Tours School Children: R25.00
    Group University Students: R35.00

Tour Times

Week Days: 10:00 to 15:00
Weekends: 10:00 to 13:00


The content on this page was last updated on 24 July 2014