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Swellendam fairy sanctuary

37 Buitekant Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 1786
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Absolutely gorgeous

Wow, this place is really gorgeous! Manager/Owner and staff were all very friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cape Town, South Africa
via mobile

W e have been on more than one occasion. Loved it. Owners are fantastic. Escape from awful reality... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paige S
Western Cape, South Africa
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“cup of tea” (2 reviews)
“lovely garden” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
37 Buitekant Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 1786
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow, this place is really gorgeous! Manager/Owner and staff were all very friendly and helpful. Gardens are exquisite indeed and I had to spend too much at the gift shop in order to take a little piece of this place with me. Not sure who...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

W e have been on more than one occasion. Loved it. Owners are fantastic. Escape from awful reality. Will be back, over and over again.

Thank Paige S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

What a suprise! Lovely garden, full of magical creatures and walkways. We spent a wonderful 1h30-2hours walking, playing and soaking up the magical atmosphere. Play area to keep a busy 2 year old occupied, as well as a wonderfully stocked fairy shop to buy a...More

Thank Expl0rer123
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

True kiddies wonderland. Beautiful fairies and princesses all over for the girls and enough dragons and goblins for the boys. Appreciate all the attention and dedication that must go into the upkeep of such a massive collection. As I'm sure the rain and sunlight could...More

Thank Mageesmostert51
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

To break up our journey of 6 hours we stopped here with our two daughters (5 & 8). I have been here before but was reminded once again what a magical place this is for any child (especially little girls!) Girls and I had a...More

Thank Elzette D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I went there with my dad... It was like a wonderland, and just such a positive and good aura. Lovely to be there. I definitely recommend it. The sayings and signs on the ground and in the garden are truly wonderful.

Thank shinel j
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We visited this quaint little place with my kids.... they absolutely loved it. The place is very low key but you can see that there was so much of love and attention that went into developing this collection. The "Gallery" is effectively a shop of...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was a lovely outing. Large variety of fairies, elves, dragons, unicorns and other fantasy characters. The gallery is stocked full of awesome fairy purchases. Definitely enjoyed this as much as my children. The owner is also very friendly and the extension onto the adjoining...More

Thank melanies_southafrica
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Swellendam Fairy Sanctuary is every little girl's (& boy's) dream and it isn't just for the little ones. My husband and I were staying overnight in Swellendam and decided to pay a visit to the Sanctuary, which we had heard so much about. I...More

Thank MiloDexter
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A must visit with young children. For adults also interesting and worthwhile. Very friendly owner and one can even enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with rusks at super cheap rate. Toilets spotless.

Thank Valandi
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9 March 2017|
Response from Bucketlist666 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andrea its well worth a visit. unfortunately I am not sure of times. please try google.