Langebaan Lagoon is truly paradise on the West Coast and one of the most striking places. Experience azure waters and incredible views, the Langebaan Lagoon reaches southwards for 17km behind the Atlantic Coast, from Saldanha Bay in the North to Geelbek in the South. The Langebaan Lagoon is 4km wide in some places and the maximum depth is approximately 6 meters. What makes the Langebaan Lagoon so unique is the fact that is's a saltwater lagoon, shaped by the rise and fall of sea levels during prehistoric times. The Langebaan Lagoon forms part of a Marine Protected Area , And the Langebaan Lagoon is a world Ramsar site, meaning that it is a site with enormous global significance regarding wetland bird species, and the West Coast National Park is dedicated to protecting this beautiful natural heritage. The Langebaan Lagoon is a world-renowned birding spot, migrant waders from the northern hemisphere return tot the Langebaan Lagoon's salt marshes annually during summer, while thousands of sea birds perch on secluded island, it is truly a bird watchers's paradise. The Langebaan Lagoon also has the biggest oyster shell deposits in the world.