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Gerickes Point

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When the tide is low you can walk around the point. Worth the walk and a great peaceful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sedgefield, South Africa
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Pure ocean

Gerickes is a must when you want to feel one with the ocean. It is a long walk to the point, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Swatvlei Beach Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
+27 44 343 2007
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When the tide is low you can walk around the point. Worth the walk and a great peaceful experience....food for the soul. We always love to go there.

Thank HPieterse14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gerickes is a must when you want to feel one with the ocean. It is a long walk to the point, but worthwhile. Just watch out for the tides. Fishing is great. Swim in the tidal pools

Thank LoreyMaree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place, rich in history, but be cautious of inaccuracy - there never was a whaling station, the remains there are of shacks where fishermen stored their boats. In the early 1960's, people used to walk from Swartvlei parking area or even from Sedgefield to...More

Thank ElsieN73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk to Gerickes point along the sea is fantastic but be prepared with protection from the sun and drinking water. You will not be disappointed with the view and the actual point's location

Thank burgerjp
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Be sure to check tides - you cannot walk to the point unless the tide is low. Stunning views with the ocean on one side and steep sandstone “dunes” right off the sand. Lovely pink sunset. Seems a popular sundowner spot.

Thank nickytravels2014
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Came here late afternoon and took a stroll on this beautiful stretch of beach upon sunset. Took some lovely photos.

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 25 May 2018

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

1  Thank Napanangka
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
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
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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Liz O
26 July 2018|
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Response from S C | Reviewed this property |
It would be advisable to take your own.
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
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!)