Activities

For a very comprehensive list of what there is to see and do in our beautiful town please go and check out this awesome incentive by one of the locals: http://www.visitswellendam.co.za/

We would also be happy to recommend activities so please feel free to just ask.

Our Favourites:

Below we’ve listed some of our favourites:

  • Liqueur & Berries & Deli Tasting at Wildebraam Cellar (100m)
  • Horseriding at Two Feathers Horse Trails (5.5km)
  • Birding, Hiking, & Mountain Biking at Marloth Nature Reserve (1.5km)
  • Swimming in Marloth or Municipal Dam or Berry Adventure Farm (1.5km) or Bontebok National Park or Umshanti (10km)
  • Golf (1.5km)
  • Cheese Shop on the R60 towards Ashton (2km)

On the Farm:

  • Kids Play area complete with Trampoline & Tree House
  • Swimming Pool with Deckchairs and the best view in Town

In Town:

  • Sulina’s Fairy Sanctuary
  • Local Potters and Art Galleries
  • Drostdy Museum
  • Bee Things Shop with Honey-on-Tap
  • Craft Beer at the Trading Post
  • Rain (products and spa)
  • Rooiklip Aloe & Succulent Nursery

Kiddie Friendly Restaurants:

  • Old Gaol (Voortrek road Swellendam)
  • Wimpy (Voortrek road Swellendam)
  • Rolandale Farmstal (10.5km out on N2 towards Mosselbaai)
  • Oude Post Bistro (11.5 km out on N2 towards Mosselbaai)
  • Bonfrutti Farmstal (27km out on R60 towards Ashton)

Neighbouring Towns:

And then there are loads more to do in and around neighbouring towns such as:

  • Barrydale (Tradouw pass, Diesel & Crème, Art Galleries & Wine/Deli shops)
  • Montagu (Guano Caves, Hot Springs, Dried Fruit & Nuts)
  • Malgas (Wine Tasting, De Hoop Nature Reserve)
  • Bonnievale (Farm stalls, Wine Tasting, Mountain Biking)
  • Suurbraak

Beaches:

And just to think the beach is also less than an hour away:

  • Agulhas (southernmost tip of Africa, lighthouse, fishing)
  • Waenhuiskrans/Arniston (caves)
  • Witsand (fishing)