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Scarab Village

N2 Highway, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
+27 44 343 2455
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Ridiculous prices geared for the poor tourists

Coming from the Western Cape, I've been to many craft markets - but none so over-priced as the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Ethnee H
Somerset West, South Africa
Great to visit on Satudays with full market

Lots to see - Some great food stalls and interesting arts and crafts. Great atmosphere and... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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N2 Highway, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
+27 44 343 2455
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Coming from the Western Cape, I've been to many craft markets - but none so over-priced as the Scarab. There are some very interesting (and different) crafts, but all the items were so expensive that we lost interest.

Thank Ethnee H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lots to see - Some great food stalls and interesting arts and crafts. Great atmosphere and everybody is so laid back

Thank trevor312564
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the Slow festival in Sedgefield today. This must be one of the very best markets in the Western Cape. It combines with a farmers market. Food for all pallets. This market combines art with the usual basics that you find at these...More

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Go in the early morning around 8 and have a scrumptious breakfast the go and visit the hundreds of stalls and shop take plenty of cash and good walking shoes a terrific day out.

Thank marlene290
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The two places we LOVE to buy from are : Tannie Marie se Koeksusters. Oh, my word, the BEST Koeksusters I have EVER tasted!! Fresh, delicious & juicy. and Aidan Pomario's Goats Milk Yoghurt. I have never tasted such creamy, thick, delicious goats milk yoghurt....More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the best arts and crafts markets visited. fully functional on a Saturday. Some excellent original crafts on display and for purchase. Good craft beer and foods for sale too. Live music and sit down areas.

Thank Dario C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely popular.... but needs an uplift. Seems to attract the struggling marketeers (no offense intended)... am sure this market could as popular as any other along this route with some thinking out the box

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice market with different original arty items to buy. The glass and wooden art were very well produced. The stall holders were welcoming and pleased to show all their wares. It turned out to be a wet Saturday morning but there is...More

Thank Billy B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Such a great add on to a Saturday morning visit to the food market. Such huge variety of stalls with good quality products- awesome retail therapy country style 😊

Thank happypanda71
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lovely stalls - especially the scarf lady and the samosas. Make sure you visit Sedgefield Craft Brewery and the Coffee Shop

Thank A_R_Scott_9
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