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Gerickes Point

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Beautiful Scenery

A lovely place to get away from the rush and to have a walk. A popular place for photographers and... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Y99AH
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Sedgefield, South Africa
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Awesome scenery

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

Reviewed September 18, 2018
HPieterse14
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Sedgefield, South Africa
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Swatvlei Beach Road, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place to get away from the rush and to have a walk. A popular place for photographers and is the inspiration of many beautiful paintings

Thank Y99AH
Reviewed September 18, 2018 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 September 7, 2018

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 August 23, 2018

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 August 23, 2018

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 July 23, 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 July 5, 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 May 25, 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

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Reviewed May 6, 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 April 2, 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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Liz O
July 25, 2018|
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Response from S C | Reviewed this property |
It would be advisable to take your own.
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ReginaldBF
February 2, 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
March 30, 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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