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The Greater Swellendam Republic

is one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets and there’s truly something for everyone, no matter if you’re a history buff, sports fanatic, wildlife fan, adrenaline junkie, birder, wine and liqueur lover, foodie or just looking for a family break!

In 2011, Swellendam re-declared itself a Republic, repeating the actions of the rebellious burghers of 1795. You can read the story and many other delightful tales in Swellendam’s Booklet

A Republic of community, unity, love, art, music, good food, and beauty. A Republic in which people show that they care about one another and about the environment in which they live, that they treasure wildlife and nature.

A Republic which draws together the towns and villages that make up the Greater Swellendam Area – Swellendam, Suurbraak, Barrydale, Buffeljachts, Stormsvlei, Malagas and Cape Infanta.

The people of these lovely ‘dorpies ‘are looking forward to welcoming you to their very special Republic.

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Eat in the Republic

There is something for every taste. Our restaurants are owner managed. Food & service comes with pride and attention to detail – where possible, food is locally sourced and prepared with passion.read more »

Play in the Republic

You’re on the doorstep of some of the greatest wine routes, on the front stoep of some of the most glorious mountains, in the lap of tremendous unspoilt beaches and awesome attractions.

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Sleep in the Republic

Stay in guesthouses, B&B’s, historical buildings, cottages, arty hotels, and mountain cabins. Expect a warm welcome and excellent service, from people who will share the secrets of this beautiful place.

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What’s on in the Republic

Something for everyone and on the way to everywhere. History buffs, sports fanatics, wildlife fans, adrenaline junkies, birders, families, water babies, wine & liqueur lovers and foodies: Unite.

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