In 1860 the Pont ("man drawn" pontoon) across the Breede River was established, and it is still operational today. This is the last annually operated Pont in South Africa and carries traffic over the Breede River from dawn to dusk.
Watching the Suurbrak Skrynwerkers manufacture the handmade chairs for which the town is known is inspiring!
Sulina's Faerie Sanctuary in Swellendam is a serene part of the planet where faeries love to play. A visit to the sanctuary is mentally and emotionally inspiring. People travel from all over the world to visit this magical place that is dedicated to the preservation of faeries and the love and light and positivity they bring to our world.