Riversdale is a town where old meets new, where you can experience the serenity of stress-free, safe country living. Cherish the memories of sincere country hospitality, where tradition and diversity blend to form richer character, charm and culture. Popular amongst retirees and those looking for a change in pace, Riversdale is a lovely little country town situated on the N2 highway between the Langeberg Mountain Range and the sea, and within easy reach of surrounding towns.

Farming is Riversdale’s main industry, with dairy, cattle, wheat, grain, fruit, sheep, ostrich, export flower farms and honeybush tea production being the most popular. Riversdale has an all year round moderate climate with rainfall throughout the year which is why it is a popular location for those interested in buying farms and smallholdings. Find out more about the farms and houses for sale in Riversdale below.

Explore Riversdale



Nestled at the foot of the Sleeping Beauty mountain peak the town has earned its name as the Floral Paradise of the Garden Route. When you buy a home in Riversdale you’ll want to spend as much time as possible just soaking up the beautiful scenery.



Riversdale's ideal location gives it the advantage of being close to the seaside towns of Still Bay and Witsand.



Buying property in Riversdale also affords an excellent base for day trips to explore the variety restored 19th century houses, breath-taking hiking trails, 4x4 routes, abseiling alongside waterfalls, horseback safaris, hang gliding, fishing and water sports. 



In nearby Mossel Bay, the more adventurous will enjoy boating on any number of waterways in the area, whale watching, shark cage-diving with sharks, bungee jumping and swinging and deep sea fishing charters.

Living in Riversdale

Areas near to Riversdale

Barrydale, George, Great Brak River, Heidelberg, Knysna, Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay, Sedgefield, Still Bay, Wilderness, Witsand,


Schools here include Oakdale Agricultural School, Langenhoven High School, Volschenk Primary School and Gerrit Du Plessis High School.

The bustling and expanding business

Offers a cluster of large chain stores and banks, which service residents as well as shoppers from the surrounding towns and tourists.


Local produce is the name of the game here! 


Riversdale Provincial Hospital and private doctors.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius