Sedgefield offers something for everyone, from adrenaline junkies, to nature lovers, world travellers to toddlers, weary executives and weary parents. We’d be happy to assist you with any information you need about activities in the area.

Arrive, recuperate, invigorate!

Sedgefield accommodation sedgies on the water

Spectacular Swimming

Tidal lagoon, gorgeous safe swimming, float upriver with the incoming tide.


Beach Walks

Beach walks along the pristine untouched coastline from the village to the protected Goukamma Reserve.

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Mountain Biking

Mountain bike the trails and forestry paths of the surrounding foothills and the exhilarating Garden Route Trail Park.

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Paraglide world famous sites, including the Cloud 9 launch site which is just around the corner and boasts exquisite views of Sedgefield lagoon.

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Coastal and river fishing.

knysna forest


Hike in the ancient indigenous forests of Knysna.

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Kayak the Touw, Swartvlei and Goukamma Rivers or right here on the Sedgefield Lagoon.



Visit one of the popular food and craft markets in the area, including the famous Wild Oats Farmer’s Market in Sedgefield, Milkwood Evening Market in Wilderness, Outeniqua Farmer’s Market in George and the Knysna Friday Market.

golf garden route


Fun and challenging short courses at Sedgefield and Goukamma and Black Waters. Internationally renowned courses in Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and George.


Bird Watching

The Sedgefield lagoon is a bird-watchers paradise, and you can see many right from the balcony, including our favourite Malachite Kingfisher! Be sure to visit Birds of Eden in Plettenberg Bay, a great family-friendly day out.

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Bungee Jumping

Dare to do the highest bungee jump in the world at the Bloukrans Bridge above the Storms River gorge. If you’re looking for other adrenaline-inducing activities there is also quad biking and zip-lining.

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Visit one of the reputable wildlife sanctuaries in the area including Radical Raptors, Jukani Big Cat Sanctuary, Monkeyland and Birds of Eden.

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There is a popular boating area for water fun and water-skiing just opposite the house. Power upriver to and around Swartvlei lake at full tide. Idle out to enjoy blissful, tranquil sunset cruises over quiet waters. Suitable for outboards up to 200hp. Boat parking at the house.

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Bowls & Tennis

Visitors are welcome to play bowls or tennis at the local sports club.

sailing garden route


Swartvlei lake is popular with dinghy sailors of all classes, and  regional regattas enjoy the excellent facilities. There is a fee for launching.

Sedgies deck breakfast

Sit, Dream, Relax, Read

Of course, if you’d rather – feel free to put your feet up and enjoy one of our favourite views in the world, on the patio!