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About Swartvlei Beach

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 spectacular beach is also the breeding ground for the rare African Black Oyster Catcher. There are some lovely safe swimming spots but exercise caution – there can be riptides and dangerous currents.

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Elize Wallis
06 January 2014

Geen seelewe, geen dolfyne,darem seemeeue,paadjie na Swartvlei baie stamperig en ongemaklik om te ry en Swartvlei ver van blyplekke in Sedgefield self, alhoewel enigste ordentlike swemstrand in Sedgefield

Chris Botha
05 January 2014

An all time favourite with easy access and great swimming

Massimo Mariola
26 December 2013

Awesome beach

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Swartvlei Beach Map

Swartvlei Beach is 3.5km from the centre of Sedgefield , the nearest airport 43.6km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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