Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Sedgefield (10.6 km from Rondevlei)
Swartvlei Beach is an amazing sandy beach for walking or horse riding – make sure you go all the way to Gericke’s Point.
The walk to the point offers great opportunities for whale and dolphin watching. Look out for pods of common, bottlenose and humpback dolphins surfing the waves. Southern Right whales can be seen from July to October.
Wilderness (12.8 km from Rondevlei)
Wilderness Beach is unspoilt, safe and breathtakingly beautiful. Warm Indian Ocean waves break onto this golden sandy beach that stretches for seemingly endless kilometres. Time almost stands still as the hours slip by while you wander and enjoy this coastal Eden and its creatures. It's a good spot for whale and dolphin watching.
Sedgefield (14.2 km from Rondevlei)
One of the Garden Route’s best-kept secrets, the golden sandy beach at Myoli has much to offer. The beach itself is conveniently situated near a restaurant, beach bar, parking and a good selection of holiday accommodation.
Myoli Beach is one of the top wave-riding beaches along this coast, drawing surfers, kite surfers, wake boarders and...
Wilderness (1.6 km from Rondevlei)
Set within the stunning Wilderness National Park and on the shores of Langvlei, the Malachite Bird Hide is definitely worth a visit for twitchers and nature lovers. Spend some time watching the numerous waterfowl, kingfishers and other birds in this beautiful environment.
Wilderness (9.3 km from Rondevlei)
Starting next to the railway bridge near the Ebb and Flow North Restcamp on the Touw River, the Half-collared Kingfisher Trail replaces the Giant Kingfisher Trail.
Step right into superb woodlands of indigenous yellowwoods, white stinkwood, white milkwood, wild pear, climbers, lichens, flowering bulbs and ferns. Numerous species of trees are...
Sedgefield (15.1 km from Rondevlei)
Cola Beach is one of Sedgefield’s five beautiful beaches, all running into each other starting at Swartvlei Beach in the west to Platbank in the east. It never gets crowded, even in peak season. At low tide, it’s easy to walk the 6 km stretch.
Access to Cola Beach is via a long boardwalk with a decent viewpoint and bench at the top. Rock and surf...
Sedgefield (10.4 km from Rondevlei)
Popular with locals and nature lovers, Gericke’s Point is one of the Garden Route’s best-kept secrets. You can easily spend an entire day in this stunning and fascinating place.
This rocky landmark resembles a lion’s head and the top offers a great vantage point to watch Southern Right whales during their calving season. You might even see the...
Sedgefield (13.2 km from Rondevlei)
Sedgefield Beach is an easy stroll down a boardwalk from the parking area. This family-friendly beach offers great swimming in the lagoon mouth and has spectacular views.
Also known as Kingfisher Creek, the lagoon is a fun spot for little kids to paddle about. Picnic alongside the estuary – there is shelter from prevailing wind and you can easily...
Sedgefield (10.3 km from Rondevlei)
Every Saturday morning this authentic farmers' and producers market is brimming with the Garden Route's choicest locally produced foods, both the take-home and breakfast variety.
Wild Oats Community Farmers Market is situated on the outskirts of the tiny coastal village of Sedgefield adjacent to the beautiful Swartvlei Lagoon.
Wilderness (2.4 km from Rondevlei)
Monkey about and swing like Tarzan in the treetops between Wilderness and Sedgefield. Acrobranch will have you moving from tree to tree doing fun exercises that test your balance, strength and focus.
Acrobranch's WildWoods Tree Adventure is suitable for anyone between 2 to 77 years or older.
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Wilderness (2.4 km from Rondevlei)
Timberlake is a village of specialist cabin-style shops in the heart of the Garden Route. Here you can shop for sweet and spicy treats, cheese, wine, health products, ‘Faerie’ gems, and plants at Eden Nursery.
Stop at Cafe d'Afrique coffee shop for award-winning cheesecake, Zucchini restaurant for hearty country-style meals, the Country Deli for...
Wilderness (3.4 km from Rondevlei)
The circular Cape Dune Molerat Trail in the Wilderness National Park usually takes about 2 hours to complete. There is no shade and the route is very sandy with numerous mounds and burrows made by, you guessed it, thousands of endearing little critters called Cape Dune Molerats. Fynbos and some beautiful proteas line the footpath.
Duration: 2 –...
Wilderness (4.3 km from Rondevlei)
One of the least demanding walks in the Wilderness area, the 5 km Brownhooded Kingfisher Trail follows the meandering course of the Duiwe River.
Lush river woodlands line the riverbanks and the path crosses the river frequently. Take care when crossing after the river has flooded – particularly on wet slippery rocks.
After a short distance the...
Wilderness (6.3 km from Rondevlei)
Wilderness Island Lake provides fishermen and canoeists a great hybrid habitat to explore.
Further down from the lake, the Serpentine and Touw rivers interconnect to offer the angler another habitat to explore, best done via canoe. Island Lake is renowned for its' big leervis, black bass and blue kurper. In the Touw River you'll find large...
Hoekwil (7.8 km from Rondevlei)
The 'Big Tree' is a yellowwood tree estimated to be 850-years old is a great attraction in Hoekwil, especially for hikers. A clearly marked path leads into the forest, crossing a stream several times. Many of the trees are labelled so one can identify them. This is a circular trail extending about 2 km. There is a designated picnic area and...