An ideal family destination to relax and enjoy the great outdoors, this little village nestles in the heart of the Lakes district. With its surrounding lakes, lagoon and five splendid beaches it is no wonder Sedgefield offers more than the average range of outdoor activities. This picturesque village is a nature lover’s paradise with a pleasant, temperate climate, an abundance of natural forests, fynbos and wild flowers and a rich and varied bird life, including marine, estuarine and evergreen forest species.
Five spectacularly unspoilt beaches and lakes present a variety of water activities – from simply splashing around, to excellent bass fishing, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, rock and surf fishing and sailing.
Gericke’s Point on Swartvlei beach is the ideal spot for snorkelling, spearfishing with beautiful rock formations and pools.
With good offshore winds, Sedgefield is undeniably a veritable paragliding hotspot, with no shortage of sites perfect for this activity along the adjacent coast. Bordering the Goukamma Nature Reserve, it boasts an abundance of fascinating fauna and flora hidden in a network waterways and indigenous forest. If you are a keen birder then you have just discovered paradise! Boasting several marine protected areas and nature reserves it is undeniably a hot spot for bird lovers. A collection of arts, crafs and markets is also available.