Sedgfefield Island Slipway 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. Take a ride around the beautiful sedgefield island and enjoy the beauty of this slow town. As with so many places on the lagoon the bird life here is rich and blooms with beauty. There is also a lovely picnic spot at the Fish Eagle Green, right at the slipway. Dogs are welcome, huge green field of grass with benches to enjoy right next to the fresh water. There are also braai facilities available to enjoy on a beautiful sunny day.
Swartvlei Lake is one of many lakes situated in the Wilderness National Park in the Western Cape, South Africa. It is the longest and deepest of them all. The lake attracts a variety of bird species which is a huge attraction for avid bird watchers. The lake is also popular amongst local and visiting fishermen. For six months of the year the Swartvlei Lake is connected to the sea.
This is a lovely area to relax with family and enjoy the nature that surrounds you. The views alone are majestic. Add this destination to your vacation list, you wont be disappointed.
So be sure to make a stop at the Island Slipway in Sedgefield and bring along your picnic box, swimming clothes and fishing gear!
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