West Coast Fossil Park
Visit the 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.
Travel back in time to 5 million years ago...
The fossil site of Langebaanweg is located in the West Coast Fossil Park, approximately 150 km north of Cape Town and is world-renowned for its exceptionally well-preserved fossil faunal remains that date to circa 5.2 million years ago. Read more...
Family outings at the Fossil Park
The Fossil Park offers a variety of entertainments and activities for the family including bird watching, mountain biking, horse riding and a variety of lovely nature trails. Our coffee shop, The Sivatherium, provides a tasty, home-baked selection of eats. Read more...
Weekdays (Monday to Friday): 08.00-16.00
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays: Opening times vary according to season.
(You are advised to phone or email ahead of your visit).
Closed: Christmas Day, New Year's Day & Good Friday
Seniors and Students and Children: R15.00
Guided tours: Adults R55, Seniors & Students R30 and Children R20, Children 5 and under are free
The park entrance fee doesn’t include the fee for the guided tours or for the mountain bike and walking trails.