Swellendam sleeps in the embrace of the Langeberg Mountains and the Breede River, located within 40 minutes' drive from almost all the other 6 towns in the Greater Swellendam area. A visit to Swellendam can include a wine tour or hiking & mountain biking, fine dining or tasting the local Wildebraam Berry Liqueur. You can travel back in time at the Drostdy, or meet a Faerie at Saluna's Sanctuary. Day trips can include Proteas, Whales, a Rain forest massage or milkshakes in the Klein Karoo.
Swellendam is the third oldest town in South Africa, situated in the Western Cape province approximately 220 km from both Cape Town and George.
So if you are here for adventure or just to relax and enjoy the hospitality in this farming community, you are sure to understand why travelers from all over the world have ended up never leaving Swellendam.