About Swellendam

The small town of Swellendam, is located at the foot of the majestic Langeberg Mountains, on the N2 approximately 220 kms from the city of Cape Town making it the ideal destination for a weekend getaway and close enough for tourists to visit. Known as South Africa’s 3rd oldest town, Swellendam is home to over 50 provincial heritage sites (most of them buildings of Cape Dutch architecture) which still stand to this day. Swellendam is also a popular destination for hikers and mountain bikers looking for some scenic trails to try out and is surrounded by three nature reserves.