Cape Winelands and Wine Tasting Full Day Tour
Enjoy the spectacular scenery, rolling vineyards and rich cultural heritage of the Cape Winelands on this customisable full day private tour.Stop in Stellenbosch town,the second oldest town in South Africa and the historic heart of the country’s wine region. Drive past gorgeous mountain ranges & rolling vineyards to Franschhoek, the food and wine heartland of the country.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional tour guide
- Bottled water
- Private transportation
What's excluded :
- Gratuities (optional)
- Wine tasting
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Langa, Cape Town, 7456, South Africa
Leaving Cape Town towards east. Our journey into the wine country will take us past some of cape Town and South Africa's most well known townships. The first one Langa, is the oldest township in Cape Town. Compared to other squatter like townships of South Africa, Langa is well developed and has seen a local economy here grow from strength to strength over the years. Some of the new notable Industries here includes ceramic manufacturing, Traditional South African Bistros as well as filming. Safe house by Denzell Washington is one of the most famous movies that were filmed here.
Pass By: Khayelitsha, Khayelitsha, Western Cape
Khayelitsha is Xhosa for ' Our New Home'. Situated 20 minutes east of Langa. Measuring 10 square miles and inhabiting more than half million people. It is the biggest and most populous township in Cape Town. Khayelitsha also has her own local economy, but the vast majority of her inhabitants travels daily to the City for work. Some of Khayelitsha's residents also work in the rich wine lands of Stellenbosch, as this is much closer to them compared to the City.
Pass By: Vergenoegd Low The Wine Estate, Baden Powell Drive Faure, Stellenbosch 7131 South Africa
This particular estate enjoys a unique position between the Helderberg Mountains and False Bay. Its at this meeting point that her vineyards are cooled by fresh ocean breezes - infusing the fertile soil with a maritime character, and allowing the grapes to ripen more slowly. This distinctive terroir is one of the aspects that lend her wines their extraordinary taste. There is a delightful story. About sustainability. A dream of doing things differently. At Vergenoegd Low, they have always been dedicated to great wine, innovation and enviromentally friendly practices. So when it came to protect their precious vineyard from pests, Today their enthusiastic flock of over 1600 Indian Runner ducks forage in the vineyards, happily dinning on snails and keeping our terroir pest free, naturally.
Stop At: Stellenbosch Town Hall, Center of town, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa
Stellenbosch is known to be the second oldest colonial town in South Africa, and after only Cape Town. Her Architecture, water furrows as well over 300 years old oak trees gives one a nostalgic feeling of a bygone era. Dorp street for example has the longest row of oldest buildings in the Southern Hemisphere. Your guide will give a chance to explore the town on foot and also an orientation of the town.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Tokara Wine Estate, R310, Stellenbosch 7599 South Africa
At the centre of the Cape Winelands lies the Simonsberg Mountains, a fynbos-rich massif, home to exceptional vineyards since the 17th century. Its on the Southern slopes, with unrivalled views over Falsebay to Table Mountain, that you will find Tokara home vineyards and olive groves. At Tokara they focus on two of the greatest grape varieties in the world Carbenet Sauvignon and Sauvignon blanc. They are reflected in our three ranges - TOKARA Premium Colllection, as blends across sites - TOKARA Reserve Collection, single vineyard offerings - TOKARA Directors Reserve, the very best and most expressive parcels used to create iconic blends that define their flagship wines.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Delaire Graff Estate, Helshoogte Pass R310, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa
Known as the Jewel of the Cape Winelands. With breathtaking Banghoek Valley views from the terrace, savour seasonal bistro-chic dishes with a South African twist at Delaire Graff Restaurant. Shaded by ancient oak trees, the broad wooden terrace at Delaire Graff Restaurant embraces sweeping views of the vineyards and olive groves from Simonsberg Peak across the Banghoek Valley. Guest will also have an opportunity to include a winetasting here provided that the time allows.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Franschhoek, Franschhoek, Western Cape
Franschoek is one of the oldest towns in South Africa. It has centuries of old vineyards and Cape Dutch Architecture. This town is also known to be the heart for food and wine in the country. It is also situated in one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world.
At the bottom of the road, we will find the Huguenot Monument. It dates back to the 17th and 18th century, when the French came to settle here.
Your guide will give you time to walk around, TIME PERMITTING.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Haute Cabriere, Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690 South Africa
Haute Cabriere has been part of the DNA of the South African wine lover since its inception, inspiring supporters to live and enjoy the art of life. Situated on the Franschoek Pass, Haute Cabriere has been creating wines from Burgundian Cultivars for the past 25 years. Founder and propieter Achim Von Arnim's passion for these varietals has aways been the inspiration behind both the Pierre Jourdan and Haute Cabriere wine ranges.
Today, second generation Cellar Master, Takuan Von Arnim has continued this philosophy, while adding his personal stamp to the much-loved wines. Haute Cabriere offers visitors the perfect canvas to live beautifully. Here guest will do wine tasting.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Groot Drakenstein Prison (Victor Verster Prison), R301, Paarl South Africa
Formely known as Victor Verster. This prison was home to our late Nelson Mandela for the last fourteen months of his long political imprisonment. Described by Mandela as a 'gilded cage', his time at this prison was a combination of luxury and confinement. Mandela was not given a cell while being in prison here, but a comfortable Villa, with numerous bedrooms, a swimming pool, a personal chef and a view of the Breathtaking Drakenstein Mountains. This was his last imprisonment, before he became a free man in February 1990.
The Sexwhale Family Foundation commissioned a Long Walk To Freedom State in honor of Mr.Mandela.
Your driver-guide will stop here for photos at the Statue.
Duration: 20 minutes
Departure Point :Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa
Traveler pickup is offered
We will collect you from your hotel or any given address in Cape TownAirports
- Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa
- Cape Town Cruise Terminal, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002, South Africa
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.