Swellendam is one of the oldest towns of South Africa, and is nestled in the Western Cape. Swellendam is perfectly located and can be a transit destination for those wishing to explore the Little Karoo and the Cape Winelands. Swellendam can be accessed by scenic road transfers.
Swellendam is widely renowned for its Cape Dutch architecture and the local museum. This town in Western Cape enjoys a Mediterranean climate and the precipitation period is during June and July, where heavy showers are expected and possibility of snow. Swellendam is home to three nature reserves where an abundant species of fauna and flora can be observed - Marloth Nature Reserve is only 10 minutes drive from Swellendam. The roamers of the reserves include a myriad of antelope species, mongoose, genet and baboon.
Swellendam accommodation is offered at luxury estates and lodges. Activities in Swellendam includes game drives, birdwatching, hiking trails, golfing and visits to wine estates in neighbouring areas. See below for Swellendam hotels in the Cape Overberg.