Things to Do in Sedgefield

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Swartvlei Beach

Swartvlei Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (3.5 km from Sedgefield)

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. This...

Myoli Beach

Myoli Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (2.1 km from Sedgefield)

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...

Cola Beach

Cola Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (2.6 km from Sedgefield)

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...

Groenvlei Bass Fishing

Groenvlei Bass Fishing

Dams Vleis in Sedgefield (3.7 km from Sedgefield)

Groenvlei is located just outside Sedgefield, close to beautiful Knysna. Known as one of the few lakes in South Africa that contain naturally occurring largemouth bass, Groenvlei still has a thriving amount of them to this day. Electric motors only are allowed on the lake and outboard motors have to be lifted clear of the water. The water depth...

Sedgefield Beach

Sedgefield Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (1.8 km from Sedgefield)

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...

Gerickes Point

Gerickes Point

Beaches in Sedgefield (4.7 km from Sedgefield)

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...

Wild Oats Community Farmers Market

Wild Oats Community Farmers Market

Village Marketplaces in Sedgefield (2.9 km from Sedgefield)

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. Earning numerous...

Cloud 9 Lookout

Cloud 9 Lookout

Popular Attractions in Sedgefield (1.6 km from Sedgefield)

Pack a picnic basket and head for Cloud 9 Lookout near Sedgefield. The high vantage point offers spectacular views from Myoli Beach in the east all the way to Gericke's Point in the west. From here there is a lovely circular drive that follows the shoreline of Swartvlei. Cloud 9’s main attraction is the paragliding and hang gliding site; jointly...

Things to do near Sedgefield

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Tsitsikamma

Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma (99.5 km from Sedgefield)

Malachite Bird Hide

Malachite Bird Hide

Nature Reserves in Wilderness (14.5 km from Sedgefield)

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.

Cape Clawless Otter Trail

Cape Clawless Otter Trail

Hiking Trail in Goukamma Nature Reserve (6.3 km from Sedgefield)

The Cape Clawless Otter Trail is an easy 6.5 km walk around Groenvlei Lake in Goukamma Nature Reserve. This flat out-and-return route explores the fascinating lake and forest. If you’re keen to do a really long walk, start early and do both the Cape Clawless Otter and Blombos Trails – an extremely rewarding 20 km hike! Duration: 2...

Galjoen Trail

Galjoen Trail

Hiking Trail in Goukamma Nature Reserve (7.4 km from Sedgefield)

The Galjoen Trail is a 12 km beach walk along the Goukamma Nature Reserve coastline. Before setting off, check the local tide table, as there is a possibility of being stranded against cliffs at spring high tide. Plan to arrange transport back to the start or return by walking. Duration: 3 hours Difficulty: Easy Distance: 12 km

Bush Pig Trail

Bush Pig Trail

Hiking Trail in Goukamma Nature Reserve (7.5 km from Sedgefield)

The adventurous start of the circular 6.5 km Bush Pig Trail involves winching yourself across the river in a little ferry boat. From here, the route leads through milkwood forest to three options. Hikers can return inland along a dune crest offering magnificent sea views, continue through the reserve to Groenvlei, or continue in the forest to...

Porcupine Trail

Porcupine Trail

Hiking Trail in Goukamma Nature Reserve (7.5 km from Sedgefield)

Hop into a little ferryboat and haul yourself across the Goukamma River to start the 13.5 km Porcupine Trail. This easy hike ambles through indigenous milkwood forest to the wetland at Groenvlei, a great spot for bird watching. Duration: 3.5 hours Difficulty: Easy Distance: 13.5 km

Blombos Trail

Blombos Trail

Hiking Trail in Goukamma Nature Reserve (8.7 km from Sedgefield)

Goukamma Nature Reserve offers six trails between Knysna and Sedgefield. The longest of these is the Blombos Trail that starts at Groenvlei. The circular route is designed as a bird watching trail has three options, 15 km, 13 km and 6.5 km. All these variations start at Platbank Beach or at the Groenvlei parking area. Distances: 15 km, 13 km and...

Goukamma Nature Reserve Game Reserve

Goukamma Nature Reserve

Game Reserve in Goukamma Nature Reserve (9.6 km from Sedgefield)

Far away from the madding crowds is one of the Garden Route’s best kept secrets. Long kept under wraps, this gentle and serene protected coastal reserve is guaranteed to nurture your soul.Goukamma Nature Reserve incorporates a long beach, extensive high dune field, the Goukamma River and estuary as well as the self-contained Groenvlei Lake. The...

Cape Dune Molerat Trail

Cape Dune Molerat Trail

Hiking Trail in Wilderness (9.8 km from Sedgefield)

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 –...

Black Horse Trails

Black Horse Trails

Popular Attractions in Rondevlei (12.8 km from Sedgefield)

At the base of the majestic Outeniqua mountains in the Wilderness, lies our little charming horse ranch, Black Horse Trails. We are a relaxed and friendly bunch with whom you can enjoy a precious few hours of your holiday time, in a true animal crazy environment. The beautiful Friesian horse is our breed of choice for our trail riding due to...

WildWoods Tree Adventures

WildWoods Tree Adventures

Fun Parks in Wilderness (13.2 km from Sedgefield)

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. +27 (0) 78 251 4458 www.acrobranch.co.za

Timberlake Organic Village

Timberlake Organic Village

Shops in Wilderness (13.2 km from Sedgefield)

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...

Goukamma Groenvlei Trail

Goukamma Groenvlei Trail

Hiking Trail in Goukamma Nature Reserve (16.4 km from Sedgefield)

This five-hour trail isn’t for slackers but offers some gorgeous scenery. Spectacular views of the Goukamma coast, dune fynbos, scrub woodland and distant Outeniqua Mountains offer a unique hiking experience. The one-way trail starts at the Goukamma River picnic site entrance and follows the Goukamma Circular Route after crossing the river on a...

Drupkelders Trail and Rock Pools

Drupkelders Trail and Rock Pools

Hiking Trail in Rheenendal (17.2 km from Sedgefield)

This magnificent indigenous forest trail leads down to enormous rock pools. Pack your rucksack with a picnic and swimming costume. Amble through the forest and learn its secrets. You will be blown away once the forest canopy opens to reveal the beautiful pools sparkling in the sunlight. It is roughly a 40-minute walk there. The last 10 minutes are...

Brownhooded Kingfisher Trail

Brownhooded Kingfisher Trail

Hiking Trail in Wilderness (17.3 km from Sedgefield)

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...