In the 'hood, Darling as a destination

The charming little village of Darling lies between vineyards and golden wheat fields only 75km from Cape Town along the West Coast road and 25km from the beach at Yzerfontein. Traditionally known for its spectacular wildflowers, Darling has much more to offer visitors ... Darling has become the home of well-known South African satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys's theatre, Evita se Perron, a cabaret ... cont.

22 Pastorie Street, Darling, Cape West Coast, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Darling Lodge Guest House

From Cape Town International Airport
Take the N2 towards Cape Town and exit onto Vanguard Drive M7 changing to N7 north.This takes you past Epping, the Casino, and Goodwood. Stay on the N7 towards Malmesbury. This should take about ¾ - 1 hour.

In Malmesbury follow the signposts to Darling R315. You enter Darling on the Main Road. Follow the Darling Lodge sign at Spar Shopping into Pastorie Street. We are about 500 m up on the right hand side.

From Cape Town
Take the N1 direction Paarl. Take the Exit West Coast - Paarden Eiland, which takes you through Milnerton, Table View and becomes the R27. You will pass Melkbosstrand and Koeberg Power Station. Keep on straight north.

After about 30 min. you will reach the Yzerfontein / Darling intersection. Turn right. When you come into Darling turn left onto Main Road. At Spar Shopping turn right into Pastorie Street. We are about 500 m up on the right hand side.

A slightly shorter route
After passing Koeberg Power Station you can take a right turn at the
Atlantis / Mamre signpost onto R307 and follow the signposts to Darling. It is the scenic old Darling road. Watch out for potholes. You enter Darling on the Main Road. Follow the Darling Lodge sign at Spar Shopping into Pastorie Street. We are about 500 m up on the right hand side.

From the north
From the N7 take the Darling turn off R315 at Malmesbury. In Darling at Spar Shopping turn left. From Velddrif (R27) take the Darling turn off R315 at the Yzerfontein / Darling intersection. In Darling at Spar Shopping turn right.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.5 km)
  • Business Services (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (0.5 km)
  • Airport (85 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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