Darling

DarlingDarling is situated close to the West Coast Highway running diagonally along the ocean, or via the N.7 to Namaqualand and Namibia. Darling is situated in verdant vallyes is known for its stunning botanical diversity, peaking during the months of August to October when indigenous “fynbos” shrubs and annuals adorn the landscape. Darling is also home to some of the best wines known as “The Swartland” wines (black land wines” due to the verdant black soil. Wheat and vegetable crops abound in the area.

The West Coast National park lies to the west of Darling and the West Coast Fossil park: the relics to be seen, bearing testament to ancient dynasours which roamed this verdant countryside. Darling is also home to one of the most loved South African Standup commedians, Pieter Dirk Uys, who also runs a restaurant and theatre in the town at the old station called “Evita se Perron”. The I’xk
Life is good in this tranquil and quirky town which enjoys balmy summer sunshine for most of the year.

Dreamcatcher has three Homestays with Kamamma in Darling who are developing into strong Homestay accommodations. Ivy, Deloris and Baby are a fun team and no day is the same at their homestays You can expect heartwarming encounters with the local community where their comfortable homestays are to be found and home from home cooking and local treats are the order of the day. They are closely involved in the community on a day to day basis which ranges from assisting youth and women to be involved in local theatre performances, cultural projects and community work. Dreamcatcher has 3 community projects where visitors can engage with the locals via our Dreamcatcher Kamamma Esma who is very active in the community.