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Gerickes Point

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Swatvlei Beach Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
+27 44 343 2007
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I love this lonely place

What a place. So beautiful. You walk about 1.5 - 2 km till you reach Gerickes Point but the scenery... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Napanangka
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Cape Town, South Africa
Moonlight walk

We were met in the parking lot by marine biologist Mark Dixon and set off onto the dark beach in a... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
S C
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
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“rock pools” (25 reviews)
“high tide” (13 reviews)
“beach walk” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Swatvlei Beach Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
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+27 44 343 2007
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"spring tide"
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"sharp rocks"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place. So beautiful. You walk about 1.5 - 2 km till you reach Gerickes Point but the scenery is worth to walk

Thank Napanangka
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were met in the parking lot by marine biologist Mark Dixon and set off onto the dark beach in a freezing cold wind on a tour. This was a 3 hour tour but 4 hours later we return with an amazing experience been had...More

Thank S C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Expansive views of beautiful white sand and turquoise sea. If in the area its a must visit! The rock pools are fun to explore with all of the sea life. The beach feels like its never ending!

Thank Annemarie G
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We went to visit Gerickes Point with low tide as people recommended which happened to be with sunset. Once we got around the corner our jaw just dropped and it is such a stunning view of the sea, cliffs and the sunset. At low tide...More

Thank rianneavezaat
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Went late afternoon for a walk on a beautiful beach (great for skim boards), saw dolphins playing and had a bit of a snorkel. Awesome experience.

Thank marius f
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Check out the time of low tide, park at the Swartvlei car park (now safe with attendant, toilets and showers) and just walk along to the Point. The rockpools just get better and better. Take your trunks and goggles to enjoy a swim in them....More

Thank ReginaldBF
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Excellent place to walk to at low tide and explore. It’s a beautiful clean stretch of beach with plenty of space, never crowed although the parking area is quite small and finding parking can be problematic in high season if you don’t come early.

Thank GerritPretorius
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We love Gerickers Point, the long walk to those wonderful rock pool at low tide - been doing this since I was a child- or simply strolling along this unspoiled beach gives me inner sole an energy infusion! Unfortunately we are the recipient of the...More

Thank Jaynie C
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

At low tide you are able to walk to Gerickes Point and it is really fun to pick up beautiful shells along the way. It is also worth taking a picnic as you can sit in the shade of the rocks in certain places but...More

Thank suemillard
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is a must do if you are in the area - safe parking - pristine and spotlessly clean beach. Good for fishing - bird watching - walking and safe swimming as there where life guards on duty

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ReginaldBF
2 February 2018|
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Response from Emanpee | Reviewed this property |
Car park did not have any security during our midweek August visit but expect Saturday in summer may be different and likely people at surf rescue club beside parking. Area felt safe. If have 4WD can park on beach where... More
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Ben S
30 March 2017|
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Response from JonK59 | Reviewed this property |
at low tide there should not be a problem for a 7 year old to do it. (Disclaimer: my 7 year old is now 29 years old!)
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