• Drostdy museum (2,1km and 5 min drive)

One of the oldest buildings in town where young and old can experience the history of Swellendam and South Africa.  Visit the Gaol, Anbagswerf, Mayville house and Mayville Garden all located close together. The museum is also situated walking distance to many great restaurants, shops and coffee shops.

Contact: +27 (0)28 514 2770

  • Faerie Sanctuary (400m and 1min drive)

The humble home of creative potters and sculptors, Ian and Minky Sulin, where kids and adults can tiptoe through their garden and experience a magical world.

Contact: +27 (0)28 514 1786

  • Berry Estate (2.1km or 4 min drive)

Enjoy a tasting at our local Berry Farm with many options of products and liqueurs. Contact: +27 (0)28 514 3132

  • Horse riding

Two Feathers horse trails offer scenic routes through forests, across rivers and along foothills of the Langeberg Mountains.  All levels of riders are welcome

Contact: +27 (0)82 494 8279

  • Umshanti River Cruise (12,4km and 12 min drive):

Enjoy a cruise and braai on Umshanti “clot”on the Buffeljags Dam.  Book in advance. Contact: +27 (0)28 512 3787

  • Bukkenburg Pottery (2km and 5 min drive)

Groups can book a workshop or class at David Schlapobersky and Felicity Potter’s studio or go see their art.  Contact +27 (0)28 514 1644

  • Game drive and Picnic @ Kwetu Guest Farm (12,8 km and 12 min drive):

Kwetu offers game drives on request where one can see the Eland, Bontebok, Springboks, Sabel, Reebok and other native animals.  Afterwards one can order a picnic basket and enjoy a picnic at designated spots.

Contact: +27 (0)63 560 9390

  • Township tour with Meisie Bokwana:

Go for an eye-opening experience with born and bred local Meisie Bokwana. Visit the oldest building in Railton township, Song and dance from local children, Sangoma reading on request, taste traditional Xhosa beer, local vetkoek and roosterkoek.

Book in advance at +27 (0)84 775 1269

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