Fonteinskloof is a Beautiful, Tranquil Game Farm with Private Cottages which provide Comfortable Accommodation in a Magnificent Setting.
Besides the game, there is extensive bird life that can be viewed and being so near to the Reserve means that there is a rich diversity of Fynbos, the typical Flora in the Western Cape, that can be found on our hiking trail.
Melk Houte Bosch is an active working farm situated 34km outside of Swellendam towards Malgas/Infanta with sheep, cattle and fields of oats, wheat, barley and canola. A herd of Springboks and zebras graze peacefully around here. We offer hiking routes for the bird watchers, rowing/fishing on the Breede River and cycling routes for the adventurous.
Honeywood Farm has been in the Moodie family since 1817 and borders the wild and wonderful Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve up against the Langeberg Mountains. It is a nature lover's paradise and offers hiking, mountain biking, birding, horse riding, and swimming in rivers and pools all in a peaceful and secure environment.
Situated at the foot of the Langeberg range, the Joubertsdal Farm is 400 hectares of farmland and natural fynbos. The main house was built in 1792 and has all the iconic farmhouse hallmarks – thatched roof bookended by classic gables, low wooden lintels across the doorways and deep windowsills by virtue of thick old walls.
Our farm offers a great opportunity for visitors to see agriculture and nature working side by side. Of the 2500 ha, only 25% is farmed, the rest is Fynbos, forest and Renosterveld. Keith's bird list for the farm stands at over 180. We have a variety of buck, bushpigs, porcupines, aardwolf, honey badger, leopard, lynx... the list goes on...
There are many walking trails on the farm and mountain bike routes.
Skeiding is a working farm boasting panoramic views of the Langeberg Mountains, Skeiding exudes a sense of innate tranquillity, old world charm and warm hospitality – ideal for a rejuvenating weekend away.
Wolfkloof Boerdery offers self catering accommodation on a farm close to Swellendam. Here you can enjoy strolls or bike rides amongst the natural fynbos and pine plantations. There is a secluded irrigation dam where you can go swimming and a mountain stream you can cool off in.
Arumvale Country House is erfectly situated from which to explore Swellendam & its surrounds or to enjoy acomfortable countryside experience with majestic mountain views & natural landscapes.
Contact: +27 (0)83 260 6241
Bordering Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve and within the Grootvadersbosch Conservancy is a magical place to escape with a bike or a book. Strawberry Hill offers unique accommodation within an indigenous forest. The farm is surrounded by 120km of custom built mountain bike trails, combined into 4 routes which form part of the GVB Conservancy trail network. The Conservancy is a non-profit trust, representing landowners who work together to achieve conservation objectives on private land.
Believers Destiny Getaway is located 25 km outside of Swellendam, in the Heidelberg direction and offers quality accommodation, ideally suited for a family or a group of friends. This farm stay accommodation uses solar power and gas.
The house is pet-friendly. Please make arrangements for pets beforehand. Note that there is an extra fee for pets.
African Farm Cottage in the Ruens/Swellendam. The ultimate getaway. Experience real African sunsets and sunrises, farm life, never ending rolling hills ideal for mountain biking. Wine tasting and visiting the most Southern Tip of Africa all close by.