Family Activities in Swellendam

There are so many family activities in Swellendam to do. Whether you’re visiting Swellendam or a local looking to keep the kids entertained, the options are vast and wonderful. From horse riding to berry picking, water activities to nature walks or mountain biking. One of the most unique family activities in Swellendam has to be a visit to our town’s very own fairy sanctuary. Yes, you read correctly. The Continent of Sulina was the home of Ian and Minky Sulin – potters and sculptors by trade. The sanctuary was established in 1991. Sulina came about as a manifestation of a ...
Flowers in Swellendam

Flowers in Swellendam

If ever you’re looking for flowers in Swellendam, read here! Flora Jubilee is one of Swellendam’s most successful business stories. At Schoone Oordt we are passionate about spoiling our guests and making them feel at home. And because nothing says ‘welcome home’ quite like a fresh bunch of blooms we found ourselves in need of fresh flowers on a weekly basis. We feel strongly about supporting our local economy and lucky for us sourcing flowers in Swellendam was an easy task. Flora Jubilee is a local producer of flowers in Swellendam, specialising in the cultivation of lilies and succulents. The ...
Berry picking and outdoor activities in Swellendam

Outdoor Activities in Swellendam: Berry Picking

Swellendam has become well known and loved as a tourist town for its heritage sites and beautiful nature but it’s also a great adventure destination with an abundance of family and outdoor activities in Swellendam and surrounds.  So, when it becomes that time of the holidays when the expensive toys that blew the children’s minds just six days ago for Christmas have lost their charm and the young ones are now accustomed to and slowly becoming bored by beach days, we say hit the road and visit Swellendam. Even though the school holidays are nearly ending the best of summer ...
Robertson Wine Valley Wine Tour Bus

Robertson Wine Valley Wine Tour Bus

It’s been a massive success in Franschoek and the Hemel and Aarde Valley!  Wine trams and buses are a great way to explore the beautiful wine routes of South Africa and now we can finally add the Robertson Wine Valley to the list of stunning routes to explore by hop-on-hop-off-bus.  Yes, friends, we introduce you to the Robertson Wine Valley‘s Wine Safari bus. A hop-on-hop-off adventure bus that crisscrosses it’s way through the beautiful Robertson Wine Valley via two scenic routes – truly the ‘funnest’ way (yay, no designated driver needed) to explore this beautiful wine valley. Choose between self-guided ...