Winelands Tour - FULL DAY

The Stellenbosch Wine Route is arguably the country’s most famous and the Stellenbosch Wine or Origin area includes 106 cellars.
Enjoy a long day’s wine tasting and you will taste more than great South African Wines, you will taste the South African Way of life.

     
  08h30 - Collection from pick up point
    Travel to Stellenbosch, for your first wine tasting and cellar tour at Meerlust Wine Estate.
Meerlust, with its historic manor house, classic wine cellar, family cemetery, dovecote and bird sanctuary is situated fifteen kilometers south of Stellenbosch.
The Estate is uniquely positioned for the production of wines with exceptional complexity and character.
     
  11h00 - A second stop will be made at Waterford Estate for a wine
    and chocolate tasting. Nestled in the picturesque Blaauwklippen Valley, in the world –renowned Stellenbosch region, this 120 hectare property boasts ancient citrus groves, rolling lawns, exquisite water features and fragrant lavender bushes.
     
  12h15 - Drive to Spier for a picnic lunch on the banks of the dam.
    Spier is regarded as one of the world’s top responsible tourism destinations, and hosts two important wildlife awareness projects on the estate. It has donated the use of land, water and electricity to the Cheetah Outreach Project and to Eagle Encounters, a raptor rehabilitation programme.
Curios as well as a superb selection of wine are available for purchasing.
     
  14h30 - Drive into Stellenbosch to get a feel for this historic town.
    Stop at the famous “Oom Samie” Se Winkel.
You will find anything South African in this shop including wines from the local wine states, antiques, confectionary, sweets, jams, furniture and curios to take home as mementos of South Africa and the winelands town of Stellenbosch.
     
  15h30 - Drive to Franschhoek and view the French Huguenot
    Memorial. We will stop here for a walk around the little town and a visit to the Chocolate factory.
     
  16h45 - Depart for Cape Town.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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