Sedgefield - Out & About

Myoli Beach

Myoli Beach borders Sedgefield's estuary on the east and is very popular for whale and dolphin watching (Whale watching deck on top of dune). Parking area at the hotel (Cabanas) with toilets and showers. Not safe for swimming, but excellent for long beach walks and is animal friendly.

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Buffalo Bay Beach

Buffalo Bay Beach is about half way between Knysna & Sedgefield. Offers unspoiled seaside scenery, safe swimming and superb surfing conditions. Dolphins are frequently spotted and Southern Right whales visit this section of the Cape coast annually between May & November. Here you'll see some of the highest vegetated sand dunes in the world.
This is a stunning beach in a small bay. Safe for swimming and there are life gaurds in season. Very popular for fishing off the rocks,surfing, paddle skiing, kite surfing and has a jetty.

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Gericke's Point Beach Walk Sedgefield

Distance: A brisk 20 to 30 minute hike there. Casual stroll there and back: 2 hours. It is recommended that the hike be done during low tide. Beautiful tidal pools, rock formations, bird-life and great fishing and snorkeling opportunity. No permit required. Safe for swimming in the bay.

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Post Office (Placid Waters) Fishing Spot

Post Office (Placid Waters) Fishing Spot in Sedgefield is very popular among the locals. Species of fish: Grunter, Garrick (leervis), Stompneus, Steenbras, Kabeljou and Mullet.
All species can be caught on Pilchards, Pink prawn, Squid, Mud prawn or Live bait. Bait available at Sedgefield Sports and Hobbies prawn can be pumped out the lagoon with a prawn pump.
Fishing permits are available at Sedgfield Post Office or SAN Parks.

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Swartvlei Beach

Swartvlei Beach is situated 5km from Sedgefield off the N2. Very nice parking area, showers, toilets, walkway to the beach and a stunning walk to Gericke's Point. Life guards in season (school holidays).

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- Sedge View: (Basic - Under Supervision)

Both excellent sites also reasonably sensitive. Drive slowly along the gravel road to the sites and obey the rules board. THERMIC with PREVAILING SW to S to SW winds. DANGER POWERLINES at Cloud Nine site. Big sink monsters, so break out and land before you get too low. Pilots have made it to the beach from take off.

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SIXTY 53 SIXTY Bicycle Rentals

Sixty53Sixty Bicycle Rentals operates Mountain Bicycle's for hire throughout the Wilderness & Western Cape areas. Our bicycles are reliable and clean. On request we can deliver bicycle to your destination (place of accommodation etc.) within the Wilderness area and surrounding suburbs and collect them again after the hire - thus saving you the hassle of collecting and dropping the bicycle yourself. Additional costs will apply depending on the distance.

Operating Hours:
Monday to Fridays - 08h30 to 16h00
Sundays - 08h30 to 16h00

THE PERFECT WAY TO SEE THE GARDEN ROUTE!!

Sixty53Sixty bicycle Rentals Wilderness
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Sedgefield Bowling Club

The Friendleist Bowling Club.A Centre of Exelcence.Welcome New Bowlers.

Tabs in the 1ste of September to the 30th of April Wednesdays & Saterdays @ 13:45
Dress: whites of club colours
Sundays @ 9:00
Dress informal

Anna Stone Art Studio

Anna Stone art studio is where I work and exhibit original oil paintings, pastel paintings and charcoal drawings. I also give one on one lessons in portrait studies by appointment. Come and have a wonderful visual experience!

Business hours:
Tuesday - Friday
10:00am - 17:00pm

Anna Stone Art Gallery Sedgefield
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Platbank fishing spot in Goukamma Nature Reserve

Between Buffalo Bay and Sedgefield, in the Goukamma Nature Reserve, lies a beautiful stretch of unspoilt beach. A popular spot for the shore angler with species of fish such as Blacktail, Steenbras and even Shark. As this is a Nature Reserve, no bait or Oyster collection is allowed.

You can get there from the N2 just outside of Sedgefield (Knysna side). Take the Groenvlei or Lake Pleasant turnoff. Continue on the gravel road to the parking area at the beach, about 3.3km from the N2.

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Kingfisher Drive Slipway

This is a slipway located about 300m from the lagoon mouth. It is a popular slipway used by local fisherman. The area is also used for swimming; bait collecting, shore fishing and bird watching. Ablutions block available next to slipway. Boats need permits which can be obtained at Nature Conservation.

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Sedgefield Mouth/Estuary

Sedgefield Mouth/Estuary is a very popular spot for estuary/lagoon fishing. Light tackle when mouth is closed and fair tackle (sinker wait) when open. Bait can be pumped out the lagoon with a prawn pump (need a bait licence)
Species of fish: Grunter, gerick(leervis), Stompneus, Steenbras, Kabeljou and Mullet. All species can be caught on: Pilchards, Pink prawn, Squid, Mud prawn or Live bait (mullet).
Fishing permits are available at Sedgfield Post Office or SAN Parks.

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Goukamma Nature Reserve

The Goukama Nature Reserve starts at Groenvlei and ends at Buffalobay. This is one of the most scenic beaches on the Garden Route and is a must see. Fishing is allowed as long as you bring your own bait (nature reserve) and if you're up to it,it's about a 4hr beach walk to Buffalobay Beach. Whale & dolphin watching from the parking with information boards on marine life.

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Groenvlei Dam Fishing spot Sedgefield

Groenvlei Dam is 2km from Sedgefield on the Knysna road.

This fresh water dam (Lake Pleasant) contains the big mouth black bass and it's extremely popular with anglers through-out the year.

Fishing licences for boat and angling are obtainable from Sports and Hobbies - Sedgefield

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Cola Beach

Cola Beach is situated east of Myoli Beach. The beach can be accessed from the Myoli Whale Watching platform which is hike of 1.5 km. It can also be accessed via a public staircase just of Dover Drive. It is popular for its wind erosion of its dunes. It's not a safe beach to go for a swim, but is animal friendly and perfect for a beach walk.

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Sedgefield Island Slipway

This is one of two slipways on the Sedgefield lagoon situated on the Island. If you want to enter Swartvlei Lake, this slipway is the closest. (500m from train bridge). Boat permits are needed and can be obtained from Nature Conservation.

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Mosaic Outdoor Market Sedgefield

Mosaic Outdoor Craft and Farmers’ Market. Averaging about 90 stalls, we offer a wide variety of Food, Craft, Art, Clothing, Books, home decor,antiques

Mosaic Market invites you to visit us. Averaging on about 90 stalls, we offer a wide variety of Food, Craft, Art, Clothing, Books, home decor, antiques....

wide variety of Food, Craft, Art, Clothing, Books, home decor, antiques....

Gericke's Point Fishing Spot sedgefield

Gericke's Point Beach: Surf and rock for the angler. a Good spot for Musselcracker, Galjoen, Garrick and Cob.

Take Swartvlei Caravan Park turn off through the Links Golf Course.

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Sedgefield Classic Cars

Sedgefield Classic Cars is a Major Tourist Attraction in the Cape Garden Route. We boast a Huge Variety of Classic vehicles at all times and our range varies from Vintage to Post Vintage and Post '45 Vehicles.
Our CAR-FEE SHOP & MOTORING MEMORABILIA STORE will make your visit more relaxing and interesting. Exciting menu with speciality coffees + breakfasts, lunches, home baked cakes, toasted or open-sandwiches, etc

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Sedgefield's Slow Festival 2015. 3rd to 5th Apr 2015

Sedgefield's Slow Festival 2015. 3rd - 5th Apr 2015

Remember when people had fun without television, cell phones and computers? When all kids could ride bikes and played outdoors all day?

- Swartvlei: (Basic - 5 sign offs)

Opposite Pine Lake Marina Sedgefield. Sign in and pay min. All persons obey site board and drive slowly. Also a magnificent site. Turn left just before the owner's house and continue until you come to car park overlooking the sea. Fynbos reserve. No SMOKING, LITTERING OR FIRES. Works on light E to SE.From 9 to 22kph. Hugh lift band. Good for practicing your safety techniques, as it's almost impossible to drop out. Top landings reasonably easy, just don't go too far back on the ridge. Talk to the LOCALS, otherwise land near bathrooms at the beach.

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Sedge Links

Welcome to Sedge Links Golf Course, Sedgefields premium short course. The rolling fairways and testing greens boast a natural setting nestled next to the Swartvlei lake and the Outeniqua mountains in the distance. This short course is the perfect place to feel at peace to concentrate on your drives, short game or putting skills.
The course has 18 tee boxes, each with a junior, intermediate and advanced tee off section to suit players of any skill level, from novice to pro. These tee boxes allow players to vie for that allusive hole-in-one on one of the 9 greens.

The recently renovated club house has a beautifully crafted Blackwood bar area and small cosy lounge area.
Our club house has a pizzeria, coffee bar and ample seating outside under the covered deck. Should you be interested in hosting a function, be it an intimate family get together or a company team building, we have various areas available which can be tailor made to suit your requirements.

Our outside braai area has 3 built in braais for a more relaxed atmosphere and informal function. The upstairs venue offer a more private experience and can accommodate up to 40 people with a fireplace and stunning views of the golf course and surrounding area.

Sedge Links Golf
Whether it be a corporate year end function or team building, corporate or charity golf day, night golf or even just a place to stop for a cold beer, glass of wine, pizza or coffee and a cake. Catch up on the latest sport on our flat screen TV.... Consider Sedge Links as your next go-to destination.

Full membership
R850
Family membership(2 members)
R1500
Visitors green fee's
R100
Member's green fee's
R50
PLM Guests (must have fun card)
R70

The Green fees are for unlimited holes of uninterrupted golf.

Sedge Links Short Golf Course and Club
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RiverDeck Resort Buffalo bay

River Deck Resort

The RiverDeck group offers a full turn-key solution catering to all the needs around your specific requirements.

Myoli whale watching Sedgefield

Myoli whale watching lookout point is situated at the entrance of Myoli Beach residential area. It has a deck with all the information you need. Whales come visit the Garden Route between June & October. Parking is available at the hotel.

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Mini Magic Horse Riding

Buffalo Bay Horse Rides offer Horse Trails and Rides for young and old and is situated on the beautiful Buffelsbaai / Buffels Baai rd, halfway between Knysna and Sedgefield. The stables as less than 1 km from the N2, the yard lies on the bank of the Goukamma river, right next to River Deck Manor.

We facilitate horse rides for big and small, on horses ranging from Thoroughbred down to Miniature. We have selected our horses for temperament and dependability and they are all truly wonderful, each in his own way.

Buffalo Bay Horse Rides offer 1 Hour Forest Horse Trails and 2 Hour Forest Horse Trails. We plan to start beach rides soon!

For under 6′s we offer rides on some our mini horses. The aim is for an experience that is enjoyable, fulfilling, and encourages better insight. They are eternally fascinating creatures!

Horse Riding lessons - single private lessons group lessons

1 Hour Horse Trail through the beautiful forests situated on the beautiful Buffelsbaai road, between Knysna and Sedgefield.

Trails cater for beginners as well as competent riders.

We can accommodate 4 riders at a time.

R 250 pp

2 Hour Horse Trail through the beautiful forests situated on the beautiful Buffelsbaai road, between Knysna and Sedgefield.

Trails cater for beginners as well as competent riders.

We can accommodate 4 riders at a time.

R 450 pp

Mini horse ridesBuffalo bay horse rides offer horse rides for big and small.
Mini horses selected for their lovely temperaments give a gentle introduction to under 6’s into the wonderful world of horses.
For bigger children & grownups we offer forest rides on a selection of cross breeds.

R 85 pp

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Mini Magic offer beach horse riding on Buffalo Bay Beach, Forest Rides Garden Ro
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