Saldanha Bay Hotel, West Coast

With fresh and contemporary decor that creates an atmosphere of space and light, Saldanha Bay Hotel occupies a magnificent waterfront.  Only 90 minutes drive from Cape Town, Saldanha Bay Hotel offers excellent accommodation on the water’s edge. Come and experience this seaside gem that offers true West Coast hospitality.

SALDANHA BAY HOTEL is our West Coast Airshow Accommodation Partner. The hotel will also offer their guests a shuttle service at an additional cost to and from the air show for the duration of the event. So take advantage of their special offer below!

For more information or to make your booking, you can contact the hotel at or call them at + 27 (0) 22 714 1264.


Approximately 120 kilometers North of the beautiful city of Cape Town you will find the gracefully gabled Blue Bay Lodge, situated just meters above the expansive beaches of Saldanha Bay. Nestled in a tranquil corner of the resort, this charming hotel offers guests a relaxing and comfortable stay, along with an array of services and activities to enhance their visit during the West Coast Air Show.

Blue Bay Lodge is our West Coast Airshow Accommodation Partner. As a special treat for Airshow attendees, Blue Bay Lodge extends a generous 20% discount on their Self Catering and B&B accommodations, inviting guests to linger longer and turn the occasion into an unforgettable weekend escape. Families, friends, and even pets are warmly welcomed in their self-catering cottages, ensuring a joy-filled and fun-packed weekend on the picturesque West Coast. Please note no pets are allowed at the West Coast Airshow.

For accommodation at Blue Bay Lodge and its cottages, please contact or phone 022 714 11 77 (mention that you are attending the West Coast Airshow. You can also book directly on their website HERE to qualify for the 20% discount.

Let the enchanting Blue Bay Lodge become your sanctuary during this spectacular event, where cherished memories are crafted and cherished moments linger.


West Coast Airshow camping


Camping is available at our demarcated campsite close to the spectators’ area at R400 per night per site, max 4 people per site. Limited toilets will be available. Bring your own tent, bedding, chairs, torch, water, etc. NO FIRES! Please note that your camping ticket DOES NOT include an Airshow ticket. Airshow tickets need to be purchased separately.

Just rock up, find your spot, and set up camp. The campsite will operate on a first come first serve basis. BUT there is more than enough space and you will easily find the right spot for your camp.

Strict rules apply to the campsite!

– No full ablution facilities available, only portable toilets provided by Sanitec
– There is no electricity at the campsite (off-the-grid)
– No running water
– Don’t litter. Bins will be provided
– and PLEASE no pets!!

Remember to pack:
  • Shelter: a tent and bedding.  Your tent needs to be tied down for windy conditions. This is especially very important as flying tents can be a huge safety risk for the aircrafts.
  • Enough triangle shape tent pegs for sand. Normal short pegs won’t work!
  • Camping lights / torches / headlamps / LED’s
  • Smokers should bring a portable ashtray.
  • Hats, sunscreen, lip balm, and sunglasses
  • Enough water per person per day or you can purchase water and other beverages from our vendors.
  • Protective clothing
  • Comfortable shoes

Campers are welcome to enter the site starting from 16:00 PM until 18:00 PM on Friday, September 29th, and on Saturday morning between 06:00 AM and 09:00 AM. For the sake of event logistics, It is mandatory that all campsites are set up by Saturday 09:00 AM. You are welcome to send the organisers an email to  if you need to make alternative arrangements.

Please refer to the location map and event layout on our website to see where the event and entrance gates are located.


All campers need to leave the campsite on Sunday 1 October by 10:00 AM

THIS IS A LEAVE-NO-TRACE EVENT! Please make sure that you leave this beautiful place as you found it!