A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Sedgefield, South Africa
Sedgefield is a lovely seaside village that is entirely surrounded by lakes and sand dunes covered in fynbos. It lies in the heart of what is known as South Africa’s Lakes District and is well known for its pristine beaches, water sports and paragliding.
To the west of Sedgefield lies Swartvlei, a popular camping and fishing destination. To the east of Sedgefield lies Groenvlei, a freshwater lake famous for bass fishing. Groenvlei forms part of the Goukamma Nature Reserve that stretches across to the Goukamma River estuary at Buffalo Bay, and all along the coast.
Sun bathers and fisherman alike will be spoiled in this seaside village, enjoying days of lazy sunbathing and fishing off the beach or estuary. This lovely village has attracted many talented artists over the years and has inspired them to create great works ranging woodworking, metallic art and pottery to paintings in all its forms!
Accommodation in Sedgefield
Hotels, B&B's, guesthouses, self-catering and camping accommodation options are available, all you need to do is bring along your swimming costume and fishing rod! Please view our accommodation directory for a range of accommodation options available.
Activities in Sedgefield
The Goukamma Nature Reserve and the Wilderness National Park offer visitors plenty of bird watching opportunities as well as walks through indigenous fauna and flora. This area is a bird watchers paradise with over 250 listed species
With a huge selection of water sources, Swartvlei is popular for swimming, canoeing, windsurfing as well as good fishing for the enthusiastic angler. Gerickes Point is a well-known landmark of the area and a popular spot for spear fishing amongst the beautiful rock formations.
For those that want to indulge in other activities there is cycling, horse riding, golf and tennis available; and let’s not forget the Wild Oats Community Farmers Market every Saturday morning which offers delicious, healthy products for everyone.
Please view our activity directory for all the activities on offer in and around Sedgefield.
Restaurants in Sedgefield
Sedgefield has a thriving little business community, centred mostly around tourism and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents and holiday makers.
|Sedgefield Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27 (0)44 343 2007|
|Fax:||+27 (0)44 343 2010|
|Address:||30 Main Street(Inside Absa Bank)
P.O. Box 741
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|Dates:||To Be Announced|
|Location:||Every Saturday at 8:00am. - Botanical Gardens, 49 Caledon Street, George, 6529|