The area and surroundings

Situated between George and Knysna on the Garden Route, 490 km from Cape Town, Sedgefield is a beautiful seaside village, surrounded entirely by lakes, sand dunes covered in fynbos, pine plantations, and the Indian Ocean.

Located a mere five-hour drive, or one hour’s flight to George, from Cape Town, this homely 3-star self catering guest farm, situated in land only 15km from Sedgefield via a corrugated dirt road. This country styled guest house is close enough for a weekend getaway and far enough for a well-deserved escape on the Garden Route.

Swartvlei Guest Farm is synonymous with peace and harmony with the magnificent views surrounding you with highlights such as the Outeniqua mountain range and Swartvlei lake. We are a pet friendly establishment for all well behaved dogs only. Owners to take full responsibility for their dogs as well as to clean up afer their dogs. Poop bags are compulsory.

Whether you want to put your feet up in Summertime at the pool or explore all the beautiful towns of the area such as Wilderness, Knysna, George and what they have to offer. Swartvlei Equestrian Estate is the perfect destination, as we offer guests a range of activities, including abseiling, rock climbing, bird watching, canoeing, sunset boat cruises, mountain biking, hiking trails and picnics are just to name a few not to mention the reputable oysters of the area.

Choices of self-catering accommodation options ranging from an old historic manor house sleeping 12 guests or our self catering cottages sleeping two guests.  All guests have access to all the facilities we offer such as our swimming pool, tennis court and clubhouse with a foos ball table, snooker table, dart board. Minors may not use the snooker table.

The Horseshoe Ring at Swartvlei Equestrian Estate offers wedding couples “a touch of nature” with Wedding Packages for 60 guests or less. Book your Corporate events, birthdays, bachelorette and bachelors parties or lawn picnics with us. Book the on-site photographer Amie De Sousa Photography to join you on one of your adventures on the farm. Offering couples, family and Wedding Photography.

Swartvlei is the perfect destination for a well-deserved vacation, a romantic weekend away, wedding, or corporate event.

Explore SANpark trails the Cape Dune Molerat and Brown hooded kingfisher trail.