Garden Route tours, South Africa
scenic small town of Swellendam can be found off the N2 roughly
220 kilometers from Cape Town and provides the connecting point
from Overberg to the Garden Route. Garden Route tours making use
of the inland route will drive through Swellendam and usually
stop here to stretch the legs.
is located at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and has grown
quite popular in recent years as a town to retire and a spot for
artists looking for life outside of everyday city environments.
Just past Swellendam is the turn off to a town called Suurbrak,
and from here you can take the Tradouw Pass and connect with Route
62 leading you to Oudtshoorn and The Garden Route.
Swellendam, besides being a tranquil and attractive town with
its various restaurants and pubs that make it a very popular stop
en route one of many Garden Route Tours, is also a growing farm
offers a number of interesting accommodation options and activities.
With the Buffeljags river flowing through the town, you can find
some rafting or canoeing adventures along with incredible accommodation
looking out onto the river. If you wish to experience Swellendam
and see more of the town, we can include it in private Garden
Route tours for you.