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Swartvlei beach is just before the town of Sedgefield on the way to Knysna. Easy to find on the map.
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Alternative name Swartvlei
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Swartvlei beach is a good summer spot but gets very good under the right conditions. There are a few peaks around, its a long beach that goes from the point (Gerickes point) all the way down to the rivermouth and there are many peaks along here. The most popular is the main area where the life gaurds are in summer. Enjoyed best on lower tides with a smaller 3-6 foot swell.
Beautiful scenery. Gerickes point also has a good lefthand point wave setup and there are a few other spots along the pretty long walk to get to it. There is a funny big rocky hill at the point that looks like a lion on its side.
Good spot. Lots of holiday goers here cause a caravan park is here at the entrance with loads of dutchmen from Pretoria comming here every summer.
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