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Adventure And Beauty Await In Sedgefield And Still Bay

May 2, 2008
The beauty of the Garden Route region is truly indescribable. Many visitors find Sedgefield to be a veritable paradise for outdoor lovers. This charming seaside village offers plenty of tranquility and serenity for those looking to relax as well as numerous space to enjoy outdoor activities. The beautiful lakes of the Garden Route surround Sedgefield along with dunes covered in aromatic Fynbos. Along with the close proximity of the Wilderness National Park and the sand dunes of the Goukamma Nature Reserve, Sedgefield has become one of the most vibrant homes for fauna and birdlife in the area. As a result, Sedgefield has become a popular venue for paragliding.

The array of water sports in Sedgefield is practically unlimited. Choose from windsurfing, sail boarding, yachting, diving, surfing, sunbathing, skiing and much more. If you enjoy fishing, Sedgefield is certain to be a welcome delight; offering anglers the opportunity to enjoy deep sea fishing as well as surf, estuary or rock fishing. In fact, some of the best black bass fishing can be found right in Sedgefield.

Of course, if golf is your game, there is plenty of opportunity to enjoy that as well with a 9-hole course right in Sedgefield and some of the most revered courses in the entire country located just a scant forty minutes away.

Enjoy a leisurely ride aboard a coastal steam train or take a drive up to Cloud 9 Ridge, where you can enjoy sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, lakes and mountains. As if these natural assets were not enough to tempt visitors, they are complimented by a wide array of pubs, restaurants, specialty shops and craft shopts. Be sure to stop by the Sedgefield Tourism Bureau in the center of the village for information about all of the activities and sights in the local area. If you are planning a visit to the Garden Route, Sedgfield is the perfect place to choose as a base.

For even more unspoiled natural beauty and tranquility, be sure to visit Still Bay. The name of this idyllic location says it all. If you are looking for modern amenities as well as unparalleled natural beauty, Still Bay has it all. In the business sector of town you will find everything you might need including shops and restaurants. In addition, there are a number of different sporting facilities and opportunities. Whether you are interested in angling, hiking or golfing; you will find something to suit your taste in Still Bay. If its water sports you are interested in, Still Bay is a veritable paradise with its safe coastline, wealth of natural springs and a river that is navigable for quite some distance. For history buffs there is the little White House, which offers information about the local area as well as artifacts and exhibits in the on-site museum.

For an experience you will not soon forget, travel the short distance to Jongensfontein, one of the fastest growing resorts in the area. Between June and November, visitors will find ideal whale spotting in the area. At Pilinggat, visitors can take advantage of the opportunity to meet tame and charming eels.
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