Swellendam is a paradise for
explorer, walker, hiker, mountain biker,
horse rider, bird watcher, motorcyclists.
So for all the people who love the nature.
Stay a while - you may not be able to take in all,
that Swellendam and its beautiful surrounding areas can offer,
in merely one day
- Bontebok National Park
The rare and beautiful Bontebok Antelope and other small buck species can be seen at this park, a total of 126 different bird species have been identified here.
The park offers different walking trails as well as moutain bike trails.
- Drostdy Museum
The open-air complex of the Drosdy Museum consists several historic buildings including official town and country dwellings. It is renowned for its fine collection of late 18th and early 19th century cape furniture.
- Marloth Nature Reserve
The reserve is a botanist’s dream with an abundance of wild flowers and fynbos. Various day walks, mountain tours, hiking trails and mountain bike trails with stunning views have been established.
- Bonnievale- Robertson Wine Route
Enjoy a trip through the beautiful area of the Robertson wine route with many wine cellars to choose from, which offer wine tasting, lunches, wine pairing and river cruise with picnic on the boat.
- De Hoop Nature Reserve
Some of the best whale viewing in the world for the Southern Right Whale
rare species of Fynbos and the rare Bontebok and Cape Mountain Zebra, as well as Eland, Grey Rhebuck, Baboon etc. There are various walking trails and mountain bike trails.
- Cape Agulhas
Southernmost point in Africa, where “The Two Oceans Meet”. The lighthouse is the second oldest working lighthouse in South Africa.
- Swellendam Golf Club
This nine hole Golf course is nestled at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and offers stunning views over the town and the surrounding.