16 Things To Do in Swellendam

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Swellendam Sight Seeing

Star-gazing in Swellendam

Swellendam Stargazers was born after a group of enthusiastic astronomers decided to share their passion (and telescopes) with the general public! A 40 to 60 minute presentation is given and the group is then ... more

WHEN?
Every Monday evening - Booking essential.

Swellendam Family Entertainment

Berry Picking at The Berry Farm

The Berry Farm grow youngberries, blackberries and blueberries and during harvest time you can go the the Berry Farm and pick your own! (Harvest time is from the beginning of November until about the 20th of ... more

WHEN?
Please phone beforehand to ensure berries are ready for picking.
Berry picking Season: November to mid-December.
Saturdays from 8h00 to 13h00

Swellendam Farm Stalls & Markets / Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Rasondale Farm Stall and Restaurant

If you are looking for the perfect pit stop on the way back from the Garden Route to Cape Town (or vice versa of course) then make sure you stop in at Rasondale Farm Stall and Restaurant. Located on the N2 ... more

Swellendam Family Entertainment

Sulina Fairy Sanctuary

For all things mythical, magical and wonderful, come visit the Sulina Faerie Sanctuary. Tucked away on a side road in Swellendam this mystical garden is home to many enchanting faerie folk. As you stroll though ... more

WHEN?
Friday to Sunday from 09h00 to 16h00 and daily during school holidays

Swellendam Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Roosje van de Kaap Restaurant

If you are taking a journey along the Garden Route make sure you have an overnight stay in Swellendam to enjoy not only the pictureques scenery but fine dining at the Roosje van de Kaap restaurant. We recommend ... more

WHEN?
Tuesday to Sunday from 19h00 to close.

Swellendam Health & Beauty

Rain Forest Day Spa

Our own South African Fair Trade body and bath product brand RAIN, has launched their very first Spa with Soul Concept in the historic picturesque town of Swellendam. The spa employs qualified therapists with a ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 09h00 to 20h00.
Please call to book.

Swellendam Hiking Trails

Swellendam Hiking Trail

The Swellendam Hiking Trail, situated in the Langeberg, starts at the forestry station, 3km outside of the Swellendam town, and is of the few trails that many hikers are yet to conquer. Said to be the ‘must’ on ... more

WHEN?
Distance: 81km Time: 4-6 days.

Swellendam Family Entertainment / Farm Stalls & Markets / Wine Tours & Tasting

Liqour Tasting At Wildebraam Berry Estate

The beautiful berry estate is exquisitely scenic and is an absolute delight to visit. Come berry picking through the months of November and December or liquor tasting at our private cellars. You can sample a ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h00

Saturday and public holidays from 09h00 to16h00
Sunday during berry season from 10h00 to 15h00

Swellendam Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops / Casual Dining

The Old Gaol Restaurant

Dine alfresco with stunning views of the Langeberg mountains, while at The Old Gaol restaurant. This coffee shop and restaurant serves traditional home made foods such as good old bobotie, old fashioned chicken ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 08h00 to 17h00

Swellendam Picnic / Nature Reserves / Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Hike And Picnic At Bontebok National Park

Just a mere 6 kilometres from Swellendam is the Bontebok National Park. It is the ideal spot for a beautiful day hike and picnic. This area is part of the Cape Floral Kingdom and is abundant in exquisite flora ... more

WHEN?
October to April from 07h00 to 19h00
May to September from 07h00 to 18h00

Swellendam Horse Riding

Horse Trails With Two Feathers

Join Two Feathers Horse trails for an exhilarating tour of the Swellendam forests, rivers and mountains on horseback. You don’t need to be an experienced rider to join in and if it is your very first time, there ... more

WHEN?
1 or 2 hour rides daily, booking essential

Swellendam Arts & Crafts / Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Bukkenburg Pottery Studio

Bukkenburg Pottery Studio is a beautiful studio and workshop spread over a gorgeous Victorian house, cow shed and barn with stunning surroundings. There is a large variety of pottery available and if you are ... more

WHEN?
Open daily

Swellendam Cafés & Eateries / Farm Stalls & Markets / Nurseries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

The Lavender Farm

Come and enjoy the fragrant and eye-catching Lavender Farm where you can stroll through the gardens and pick your own lavender. While here, stop in at the nursery, learn some great gardening tips or join a tour ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Sunday from 10h00 to 18h00 (March to September)

Heidelberg Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Grysbok and Bushbuck Trails

Start: Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, near the little village of Suurbraak or Heidelberg Finish: Grootvadersbosch Reserve Duration: various Fitness: moderate Our tip: their campsite, which has only a limited ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Swellendam Scenic Drives / Sight Seeing

Self Drive Swellendam to Witsand

Route: Swellendam, Bontebok National Park, De Hoop, Malgas, Witsand Description: the rolling countryside of the Duineveld (west of the Breede River) and Ruggensveld (south of Riviersonderendberg and east of the ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours.

Swellendam as a destination

If you are considering visiting Swellendam or have already booked your Swellendam accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Swellendam and come back and submit your Swellendam review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Baardskeerdersbos, Barrydale, Bettys Bay, Botrivier, Caledon, Cape Agulhas, De Hoop, De Kelders, Elgin, Franskraal, Gansbaai, Grabouw, Greyton, Heidelberg, Hermanus, Kleinbaai, Kleinmond, Malgas, Onrus, Pearly Beach, Pringle Bay, Riviersonderend, Rooi Els, Sandbaai, Stanford, Suiderstrand, Suurbraak, Vermont, Villiersdorp, Witsand

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