Swellendam | Western Cape



  • Swimming in the river
  • Fishing in the dam
  • Hiking and Cycling:
    Bushbuck trail - 6km
    Otter trail - 4km
    Protea trail - 5km
    Guinea fowl trail - 14km
  • Bird watching
  • Bushbuck are plentiful
  • Horse riding
  • Donkey Cart riding at Suurbraak
  • Walks around the beautiful farmlands

Or just relax at the cottage and enjoy the breathtaking views from the comfort of your own patio.

And if you're lucky, you might see the very scarce and very shy bushpig.


Things To Do

The Lismore Cottages are the ideal base from which to explore parts of the Overberg, the Breede River Valley and the Klein Karoo. Day trips may be made to:

  • Bredarsdorp & the Shipwreck Museum
  • Cape L'Agulhus - the southern most point of Africa with its Lighthouse Museum
  • The last hand-drawn pont in South Africa which conveys vehicles every day over the Breede River at Malgas
  • The mission village of Suurbraak, the scenic Tradouw Pass and Barrydale
  • Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve
  • The Bonnievale Wine Route
  • Montagu and the Hot Water Springs
  • Mosselbay
  • Outdshoorn Ostrich Farm
  • Buffeljags Water Sports & Cruises (Boat)


Henri & Hester Barry


PO Box 1
South Africa

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