Cape Winelands Guided Day Tour


History, scenery, great food and excellent wines


Overview

Head into the heart of the world famous Cape Winelands, through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch farms. This is the perfect trip to give you an orientation of the Cape Winelands, especially if you don't have enough time to stay there.


Daily 08h30 – 17h30
 

Departure

  • Sea Point Hotels 08h15
  • Waterfront Hotels 08h30
  • Downtown Hotels 08h45

Duration: 9 hours

Entrance included
3 wine tastings

Meals included
None


Get merry in the magical Cape Winelands

This delightful drive winds its way to the heart of the Cape Winelands, through superb mountain ranges, vineyards and Cape Dutch homesteads. Head off to the wine country via the N2 to the heart of South Africa's wine industry, Stellenbosch, boasting great beauty and culture that is steeped in South African history. Walk down the canal-lined avenues, in the shade of giant oak trees and beautifully preserved historic buildings. With the sheer vastness of wine estates on offer, we are truly spoilt for choice when we enjoy our first wine tasting of the day at the Waterford Estate or similar.

Travel over the Helshoogte Pass to the town of Franschhoek, historically dating back to the 17th century when the French Huguenots arrived. Billed as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, this charming town, in a most picturesque valley, retains a French Huguenot style. We enjoy a wine tasting before taking time to enjoy the fabled culinary skills of the Franschhoek chefs at one of the many award winning restaurants (lunch not included in cost).

Onward to Paarl, one of the Cape’s first farming districts. The town is set at the foot of the cluster of remarkable granite domes from which it takes its name. Our last stop for the day is at a wine estate on the Paarl wine route. We return to the bustle of city life after an enthralling day in the countryside, arriving back at the hotels at approximately 17:30.


Handy tip:
International wine couriers are at hand to deliver your wine purchases to anywhere in the world. Rates and charges do apply.

Please note:

  • Alternative estates may be visited
  • Although this trip can be done as a half day tour, we highly recommend the full day version.
     
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