Positioned at the Kokstad-Matatiele crossroads, Swartberg, about 45 km north of Kokstad and the same distance east of Matatiele, serves as the hub for local agriculture. In 1996, the Swartberg Farmers’ Association celebrated its centenary.

Adventure And Sport

Steam Train: The scenic journey to the Southern Midlands by steam-train recreates the journeys of yesteryear.

Culture/Community Tourism

Farm Experience: Farm visits are fast becoming a popular tourist activity. Visitors work side by side with farm workers to learn everyday farming activities such as milking and sheep-shearing.

History And Architecture

Swartberg Hotel: The original hotel, erected in 1922, now serves as a supermarket and trading store.

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