If you're a resident or even an annual visitor to Gansbaai, you’ve probably noticed a tortoise or two crossing the road...
Swellendam is known for its beautiful landscapes and nature reserves, but every once in a while this gives way to the exciting events hosted by the historic town. Keep an eye out for these events taking place in Swellendam:
Date: Every 2nd Wednesday of the month
Event: The Swellendam hiking group meet on the second Wednesday morning of each month.
Under The Oaks Village Market
Date: Every last Saturday of the month
Event: Monthly country craft market with locally made goodies, fresh organic produce, herbs plants and good food. Every last Saturday morning from 9:00 till 13:00.
NG Kerk Buffeljagsrivier Vleisfees
Date: 29 July 2016
Event: Selling meat, sausages and mince at a very good price. We will also be having a barbecue dinner at the end of the day.
Rocco De Villiers
Date: 10 August 2016
Event: Dis ‘n voorreg om ‘n pianis en sanger van hierdie kaliber in Swellendam te ontvang. Kom luister gerus saam!
Date: 18 - 21 August 2016
Event: Spring expedition to see Renosterveld and Agulhas Plain Limestone Vegetation.
Yoga Kitchen Spa Retreat
Date: 19 - 21 August 2016
Event: Weekend retreat packages is set in the beautiful, historic town of Swellendam at A Hilltop Country Retreat.
River Run 2016
Date: 2 - 4 September 2016
Event: Adventure bikes get together!
Marloth Mountain Challenge
Date: 24 - 29 September 2016
Event: This is your chance to experience pure mountain running nirvana.
Jak de Priester
Date: 1 December 2016
Event: Jak de Priester, 'n Afrikaanse sanger, skrywer en TV-persoonlikheid, tree op in Swellendam!
Swellendam 100 MTB
Date: 5 - 6 December 2016
Event: The perfect way to enter the world of stage racing for first timers, and the perfect way to spend a weekend for those wanting some seriously beautiful MTB fun.
EVENTS NEXT DOOR
Whale of Trail Run
Date: 6 - 10 August 2016
Event: South Africa’s iconic five day Whale Trail hiking route is offered as a challenge to runners capable of embracing all 53km.
Date: 9 - 11 September 2016
Event: Spectacular whale viewing with fabulous wines, and incredible music.
Experience all that the greater Swellendam area has to offer with its great events! Book your accommodation today to make a full getaway of it and remember to fuel up at one of the quirky eateries in Swellendam.