area activities

River rafting

River Rafting

Looking for something to do whilst staying at Aloe Ridge, maybe consider a Day Trip on the Breede River…? Enjoy a day’s adventure out in the sun and beautiful Breede River Valley, paddling through grade one, two rapids – just enough to get the heart racing, but yet family friendly for all ages. Sit on the banks of the river, enjoying a lovely lunch catered and served by our guide team, whilst family and friends splash around in the river.Pre-bookings are recommended, but arrangements can also be made at arrival or during your stay in Swellendam.

All trips run by Felix Unite River Adventures for additional information :
tel : 087 354 0578 |


Swellendam Town

Lying at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, the picturesque town of Swellendam is the perfect base from which to explore the Overberg Region and the surrounding wine lands. Swellendam is not only the largest youngberry growing area in the world but is also bursting with heritage, culture, architecture and also offers excellent restaurants and accommodation.

For additional information on Swellendam Town and Region:
tel : 028 514 2770 |


Swellendam Kunstehuijs

At Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery we specialize in selling original fine art, sculptures, pottery
and photography of more than 60 South African Artists. The owner and fine artist, Grady Zeeman has participated in the Florence Biennale in Italy during December 2011.

We represent local artists along with some well renowned South African Artists. We courier artworks worldwide, alternatively most of our paintings can be rolled.

For additional information of Swellendam Kunstehuijs :
tel : 028 514 2905 |



Your professional therapist Suzaan will take special care of you. The treatments will take place in the privacy of the designated airconditioned treatment room, located in the Sunlounge.Beauty, wellness and massage to relax the body and inspire the mind:Guests at bloomestate are treated with personalized service and attention by the owners and in this welcoming guesthouse you will feel that environmental consciousness is implemented in a pleasant and hospitable way. Pre-bookings are recommended, but arrangements can also be made at arrival or during your stay in Swellendam.

For additional information on Bloomestate Wellness :
tel : 028 514 2984 |


We create handmade bath & body products and hand crafted home ware with the utmost attention to detail using natural ingredients with African origins. Rain products are responsibly handmade with love and care for our customers, crafts people and the environment.

For additional information on Rain Swellendam :
tel : 028 514 1737 |


Wildebraam Berry Estate

Come and join us on our berry estate where you will be warmly welcomed in our stunning valley just outside Swellendam, and overwhelmed by our gastronomic delights!!Our private cellar produces a range of delicious liqueurs. In addition , the farm kitchen produces a tempting array of liqueured fruits, jams, dessert syrups, chutneys, relishes, pickles and gifts which can all be sampled and purchased in the infamous “tasting room”. It is so beautiful here you will be sorely tempted to pick your own berries in season and then relax with your picnic baskets just absorbing the countryside serenity.

For additional information on Wildebraam Berry Estate :
tel : 028 514 1737 |


Fairy Sanctuary

We are “The Faerienuf Folk” and “The Starchildren” from “The Continent of Sulina” … A special Faerie and Angel Healing Sanctuary . Our Sanctuary celebrates it’s 21st Anniversary this Year [2013] , and in Gratitude for all Your Love and support (and lots of requests !), We have created this “Cyber Home” for You to visit . May we share many Magical moments together !

For additional information on Sulina Fairy Sanctuary :
tel : 028 514 1786 |