Located between Knysna and George with the beaches on one side and the pine tree forest on the other side lies the town of Sedgefield. The village provides the perfect atmosphere in which to relax, have a sundowner on the shores of the lake, or to take a stroll along the beach at sunset.
Swartvlei is the largest natural inland saltwater lake in South Africa. A number of resorts are located on its banks and the tranquillity and beautiful views of mountains and lakes are second to none.
Beaches and the estuary offer the bather and angler leisurely days of sunbathing and fishing, as well as spearfishing at Gericke's Point.
This resort town offers the bird watcher a treasure trove of varied and beautiful bird species to be found within the different eco-systems in the surrounding area. There are many hiking trails and bird hides established for just that pleasure. At the same time you can marvel at the beautiful and colourful wild flowers and fynbos.
Anytime of the year is good for visiting the area, depending if you prefer a peaceful retreat during the winter months, or a bustling holiday destination during the summer.