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About Kwetu Guest Farm

About Kwetu Guest Farm

"Kwetu" in Swahili means "Coming home" or "Place of Safety". We pride ourselves on the peace and tranquility that our farm has to offer our guests, with game roaming freely around the farm. Our game include 2 giraffe - Melvin and Sophie, a wildebeest herd, lead by a beautiful golden male, kudu, eland, waterbok, springbok, bontebok, sable and a couple of ostriches.Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. We are situated on a peaceful farm in Buffeljagsrivier, surrounded by fruit orchards– 11kms outside Swellendam, the third oldest town in South Africa.We have

Safari: All areas on the farm are easily accessible with a family vehicle, and all the animals roam freely across the 87 hectares. See giraffe, wildebeest, kudu, sable, eland, waterbuck springbok and bontebok

Beach: Witsand is just an hour's drive. Turn left as you exit the farm.

Spa: picnic baskets at R200pp can be arranged, but please give us 24 hours notice

Wedding Venues: Chris Elle is just around the corner. They have a great setup for weddings and functions.

Conference Venues: Soon to come, the venue is under development.

Family friendly: For fishing, hiking, cycling, swimming, you've come to the right place. Catch and release normally for the fishing, but if you wish to keep a few, let us know. Also, your kids can feed our farm animals with us if they wish to :)

Romantic: You will experience some of the most breath taking sunsets from our many picnic areas on the farm. All the cottages face the mountain and offer a stunning view across orchards and farm lands, enveloped by the majestic Langeberge.

Covid Safety Approved: All prescribed protocols are strictly adhered to. All staff wear masks, and the units are thoroughly sanitized and deep cleaned after each check out. Social distance is maintained at all times, with minimal contact with our guests

 Sleeps 23
Type: Backpacker
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 4 reviews

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Important Information

Smoking allowed outside the cottage
Airport shuttle available on request at extra cost
Breakfast not normally provided but an "in-fridge" breakfast can be arranged at an extra R80/person.
A R300 breakage is charged, but will be refunded if no breakages or losses occur during your stay.
Please remember that our front office closes at 1800, so please check in is strictly before that time.

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john donald
March 2021
Loved being so close to nature and the beautiful scenery and animals.
germaine grammer
August 2018
Kwetu was a huge surprise - only 2.5 hours from Cape Town with a game farm feel. Easily 4 varieties of buck and wildebeest roaming free , dappled grey ponies and 2 elegant giraffes made this an accessible safe and affordable experience for a young family keen on cycling and exploring for a 2 day quick getaway from the city.Kwetu provided us parents with a sense of security to be able let their 8... Read more
debbie and mike
January 2018
My husband and I had a very memorable 2 nights at Kwetu Guest farm. We stayed in the unit for 2 with an upstairs bedroom. The unit was still new, clean, had all one needed, including a huge King size bed and lovely linen.We could sit outdoors under the shaded covered area, even in the heat and relax, braai and watch the game close by. The game drives were great and relaxing under one of the covere... Read more
abdus sataar dhansay
June 2017
Peaceful, hidden little gem! Definitely worth a visit if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of City life.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Balcony

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • No TGCSA Grading
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Kwetu Guest Farm location

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Kwetu Guest Farm is 13.5km from the centre of Swellendam , the nearest airport 203.4km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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