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A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Swellendam, South Africa

General Information

Swellendam is a beautiful town filled with history, situated in the Overberg region of the Western Cape province of South Africa.  Swellendam is the third oldest settlement in South Africa after Cape Town and Stellenbosch, and is the gateway to the Garden Route

Accommodation in Swellendam

Swellendam offers visitors a variety of accommodation to suit every taste, including luxury guest houses, Bed and Breakfast establishments, chalets, caravan and camping facilities.

Activities in Swellendam

The Hermitage Valley is the largest youngberry producer in the country and visitors are invited to visit some of the farms and taste the liqueur and other berry products on offer. 

Swellendam is also famous for the picturesque Koornlands River, its many ancient oak trees which line the streets, the Cape Dutch architecture with their thatch roofs, stately whitewashed homesteads.

Outdoor adventures and activities include backpacking in the mountains, the Marloth Nature Reserve, the Bontebok National Park and the De Hoop Nature Reserve.  Visitors can also tour the wine route of the Breede River Valley, Montague and the Klein Karoo.

A picturesque 9 hole golf course with magnificent views of the Langeberg Mountains can be found just outside the town.

Other activities in the Swellendam area include: canoeing, water-skiing and the “watersnake” on the Buffeljachts Dam, Pot Se Vlot’s double dekker river boat on the Breede River and Two Feathers horse trails. The area is a nature lover's dream with an abundance of wild flowers and fynbos to be seen. 

Wildlife such as the endangered Bontebok and Cape Mountain Zebra can be seen as well as Bushbuck, Klipspringer, Grey Rhebuck, Cape Grysbok, Baboon, Mongoose, Genet and the occasional Leopard can be found here.  

Restaurants in Swellendam

There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget.  There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!

Businesses

Swellendam has a thriving little business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents and holiday makers.

See our business directory for a list of businesses in Swellendam, or add your own free business listing.

Swellendam Tourism Office Information
Telephone: +27 (0)28 514 2770
Fax: +27 (0)86 581 8118
E-mail: swellendam@gsto.co.za
Address: 22 Swellengrebel street

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