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Swellendam was created by the Dutch East India Company to gain control over the settlers who came to the Overberg. There are few old buildings left as testaments to the town’s history. But visiting the Drostdy Museum in the former home of the magistrate-governor, as well as Mayville House, the prison, the Oefeningshuis and the Dutch Reformed Church gives you a good overview. You can take a day trip to nearbyMarloth Nature Reserve or Bontebok National Park.

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  • Overberg Recommended Recommended

    ZA - Swellendam

    The Overberg is an isolated area "over the (Hottentots Holland) mountains" east of the Cape at the southern tip of Africa. It features the very interesting De Hoop Nature & Marine Reserve, which protects terrestrial and marine fauna. The ro..

  • Bontebok National Park Interesting

    ZA - Swellendam

    Straddling the Breede in the Overberg, Bontebok National Park strives to protect bonteboks. These antelopes are distinguished by their dark brown fur with white streaks (around the tail, underbelly and lower legs) and a white strip running symmetrica..

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Hotels Swellendam

  • De Kloof Luxury Estate

    8 Weltevrede Street ZA - Swellendam

    De Kloof Luxury Estate, this refurbished 5-star boutique hotel and Cape Dutch Landmark, is just a few minutes walk into the heart of Swellendam. It has a 12-metre outdoor pool and spa with panoramic mountain views. The modern and spacious garden sui..

  • The Swellengrebel Hotel

    91 Voortrek Street ZA - Swellendam

    Offering an outdoor pool and year-round outdoor pool, The Swellengrebel Hotel is located in Swellendam in the Western Cape Region, 40 km from Montagu. The hotel has a barbecue and hot tub, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Rooms come wi..

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