In the 'hood, Swellendam as a destination

The picturesque little town of Swellendam is just off the N2 about 240 km outside of Cape Town and connects the Southern Overberg with the Garden Route. Swellendam is one of the oldest towns in South Africa, and the Swellendam accommodation options are some of the most charming places to stay when you travel in South Africa. Swellendam lies at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and has ... cont.

10 Andrew Whyte Street, Swellendam, 6740, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Impangele Guest House

From Cape Town:
N2 - Enter Swellendam at sign Swellendam West (left). At the stop sign turn right, into Voortrek Street towards the town centre.

N1 - Via Worcester and Robertson. After Ashton turn right (R60) towards Swellendam. Turn left at the stop sign onto Voortrek Street towards the town centre.

After the Swellengrebel Hotel, take the second turn to the left, which is Andrew Whyte Street (opposite the OK Grocers). It has many signposts, including Marloth Nature Reserve. Impangele is 530m on the right hand side.

From George:
West on the N2 from Riversdale - turn right at 1st Swellendam turning (signposted Swellendam East) and opposite the turning to Bontebok Park). Continue into Swellendam along the main street, Swellengrebel Street past the Drosdy Museum, the road bends round to the left and becomes Voortrek Street. Carry straight on through two stop signs. You will see ABSA bank on the right.
Take the next right which is Andrew Whyte Street. It has many signposts, including Marloth Nature Reserve. We are 530m on the right.

From Joburg:
Take the N1 or N12 through to Beaufort West. Then take the N12 to Oudsthoorn then the R62 to Barrydale. Just after Barrydale turn left through the Tradouw Pass and Suurbraak which leads to the N2. Turn right (towards Cape Town) and after about 10km take the turn right into Swellendam (signposted) . Carry on through the centre of town and you will see an ABSA Bank take the next right opposite the OK Grocers (Andrew Whyte Street) and we are 530 metres on the right.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.6 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Business Services (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Internet Caf (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1.2 km)
  • Bus Line (2 km)
  • Airport (6 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kloofing
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching
  • Wine tasting

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