Things to do

Other activities in the Swellendam area include: hiking in Marloth nature reserve adjacent to Fazenda, canoeing, waterskiing on the Buffeljags Dam and Two Feathers guided horse trails. The area is a nature lover’s dream with an abundance of wild flowers and fynbos to be seen.

Wildlife such as the endangered Bontebok and Cape Mountain Zebra, Bushbuck, Klipspringer, Cape Grysbok, Baboon and Mongoose can be seen in the Swellendam area as well as the occasional Leopard, although rarely seen.

You can also view over 200 species of birds like the Waterfowl, Crowned eagle, Verreaux’s eagle, Narina Trogon, Paradise Flycatcher and the Knysna Woodpecker.