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From Cape Town: 3 Regions Wine Tour with 3 Estates, 15 Wines

From Cape Town: 3 Regions Wine Tour with 3 Estates, 15 Wines

Discover 3 wine regions of South Africa on a guided tour from Cape Town. Explore the renowned wine regions of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl with stops at 3 top estates, with 15 wine tastings included throughout the day. Start with pickup from one of the convenient pickup points in Cape Town and travel first to the Stellenbosch wine region. Upon arrival at the first wine estate, be treated to a selection of cheeses and snacks. Then embark on a tour of the cellar, followed by a wine-tasting session. From there head into Stellenbosch for a walk around the historic town before we head over the Helshoogte Mountain pass into the Franschhoek valley. Stop at the second winery of the day and enjoy a selection of wines with fantastic views of the village of Franschhoek. Enjoy a photo stop at the Drakenstein Prison, where Mandela was released from. Head to Paarl for an afternoon wine tasting featuring a selection of sweet and decadent wines. Relax under the trees and enjoy the views of the vineyards before heading back to Cape Town.

Cape Town: Full-Day Winelands Tour with Wine Tastings & Food

Cape Town: Full-Day Winelands Tour with Wine Tastings & Food

Uncork the Cape winelands and get drunk on its rich history, culture, and scenic vistas on a day trip from Cape Town with a guide who takes the terror out of terroir. Travel in a spacious bus and enjoy tastings of wine, cheese, and chocolate. Take in the countryside with a vineyard lunch. Hop aboard spacious and airconditioned bus in Cape Town and take in the wine country views on the way to the Paarl wine region which is famous for its cheese and wine tastings and great views. Continue to the Franschhoek wine region, a historic French enclave and the granddaddy of South African viticulture. Admire stunning mountain views as you make your way to the to student-settled Stellenbosch for home-cloned Pinotage and award-winning farms. Stop for a delicious a la carte lunch with vegetarian options. Visit a small family -run Winery with the locals showing off great wines. Immerse yourself in the fascinating story of the region with a local guide. Travel along Cape Town's high roads and back roads tasting and learning about South Africa’s bubbly Cap Classique, heady ports, sweet dessert wines, and plenty of red and white wines.

Stellenbosch: Half-Day Wine Tour

Stellenbosch: Half-Day Wine Tour

Enjoy a fun, daily group wine tour packed with wine tastings, pairings, a cellar tour and more. Make new friends, have a laugh and experience the famous Cape Winelands first hand on a daily wine tour from Cape Town all while learning about and enjoying some of the best wines in the world. Start your Stellenbosch Tour and depart from Cape Town after being picked up from your hotel. Head towards the famous town of Stellenbosch. Less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the region north of Stellenbosch has earned international acclaim not only for its Paarl wines but also the breathtaking beauty of its natural surroundings. Arrive at your first vineyard experience and visit a world-renowned tasting room that consists of 4 unique, barrel-shaped 'pods' that facilitate a welcoming and more social tasting. Try custom-designed pods offer a tasting selection of 6 different wines with dedicated hosts to guide and assist guests. Experience a wine tasting experience committed to ensuring a diverse range of wines available for visitors to choose from, including a selection of wines exclusive to the cellar door. Your tasting options is as follows: • An expertly paired selection of wines with cow and goat's milk • Plant based cheese and wine pairing - Vegan friendly • A selection of 5 sweeter cheeses, 1 sweet treat, and a glass of juice or lemonade - Kid's Tasting Enjoy learning about wine production by going on a short cellar tour after your wine tasting at the vineyard. After a splendid time at the first vineyard, proceed with a 15-minute drive to the next vineyard for another amazing wine experience to explore some of the finest wines produced in the region. Influenced by French heritage and international savoir-faire, the local partner strives to make French-style wines with a touch of South African vibes. The wine-making process is natural and minimal intervention winemaking. Partake in a biltong and wine pairing of five carefully selected wines, paired with premium cuts of biltong. Biltong is a cured, dry meat often enjoyed as a snack by South Africans. Vegan friendly options available as well. Visit the beautiful little town of Stellenbosch, which lies surrounded by the Stellenbosch Mountains in the Jonkershoek River Valley in one of the most picturesque settings in the Cape. You will have time to walk along Dorp Street and De Braak Street in Stellenbosch, browsing through a variety of boutique stores and to witness the enticing Dutch buildings. After enjoying all the wonders that Stellenbosch has to offer you will make your way back to Cape Town and be dropped off at your hotel. Morning Tour: The returning time is approximately from 13H00 - 13H30 PM Afternoon Tour: The returning time is approximately from 18H00 - 18H30 PM

From Cape Town: Aquila Game Reserve Safari Tour with Lunch

From Cape Town: Aquila Game Reserve Safari Tour with Lunch

Explore Aquila Game Reserve in an open safari vehicle on an amazing day tour from Cape Town. Go in search of South Africa’s Big 5 animals, and enjoy a buffet lunch catering to all tastes. With hotel pickup and drop-off included, there is nothing for you to do except enjoy your safari day trip. Your journey begins with pickup from your Cape Town hotel. Settle in for a scenic ride along the National Road N1 of South Africa, a route that unveils the picturesque charm of quaint towns and the breathtaking landscapes of the Cape Winelands districts. Along the way, admire the awe-inspiring chains of mountains draped in the vibrant colors of Cape Fynbos, boasting a tapestry of Proteas, Ericas, and Restios. Arriving at Aquila Game Reserve, enjoy a welcome drink. Savor a hearty buffet lunch, catering to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. After lunch, embark on a memorable 3-hour game drive led by a top-notch game ranger in an open safari vehicle. Search for lions, elephants, buffalo, rhinos, leopards, and more. Aquila Game Reserve is teeming with wildlife, both big and small. Have your camera ready as you never know what you’ll see. At the end of your game safari, drive back to Cape Town with time to truly soak in your experience at the unforgettable Aquila Safari Game Reserve until you arrive back at the doorstep of your accommodation.

From Cape Town: Stellenbosch & Franschhoek Wine Tasting Tour

From Cape Town: Stellenbosch & Franschhoek Wine Tasting Tour

Enjoy a day filled with beautiful scenery and wine and cheese tastings on a group tour of the Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek from Cape Town. Sample up to 20 different wines with stops at 4 award-winning wine estates and enjoy lunch. After pickup, head off on your tour to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, known as the American Express Wine Route of South Africa. Start with a town orientation tour of Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa. The first wine-tasting stop will be at the Delaire Graff Wine Estate. Known as the Jewel of the Cape Winelands, Delaire Graff is not only famous for its award-winning wines, but also for its views and Instagrammable photo spots. Taste five premium wines. From there, drive to the Tokara Wine Estate. Tokara prides itself in producing world-class red wines, award-winning olive oil, and sweeping views of the Stellenbosch Winelands. Here you'll taste up to four premium wines. Next, visit Delheim Wine Estate for lunch and a third wine tasting. Enjoy a main course with premium wine outside on the terrace (inside the restaurant in winter) at the garden restaurant overlooking the lush green gardens. Choose your main course meal from a selection of meat, poultry, fish, or vegetarian options. Additional Wines, soft drinks, and/or any other courses from the menu are available for purchase. Water for the table is included. Your final wine-tasting stop will be at one of the most popular wine-tasting destinations in the Cape Winelands, the Fairview Wine Estate. Taste up to six types of red and white wines paired with six carefully selected types of cheese. In between, choose to make an optional brief stop in front of the Drakenstein Correctional Center (formerly Victor Verster Prison) to take a photo of the Nelson Mandela monument. The tour culminates with a drive through the town of Franschhoek, known as the food and wine capital of South Africa. It's home to some of the finest restaurants and wine estates in the country. Learn about the French influence on the Cape Winelands and stop at the French Huguenot Monument for photos. Afterward, head back to Cape Town and get dropped off at your accommodation.

From Cape Town: Winelands Full Day Tour and Wine Tasting

From Cape Town: Winelands Full Day Tour and Wine Tasting

Embark on a breathtaking journey through the winelands of the South African Cape. Learn all about the process of making fine wines, from the vineyard to the bottle, and visit the historical towns of Stellenbosch, Franschoek & Paarl. After pickup from your hotel in Cape Town, set off to explore the Stellenbosch Winelands, just 20 minutes away from the city/ Enjoy superb scenery, completely different from the landscape of the Cape peninsula. Numerous grapes are grown in the region, such as Chenin Blanc, Shiraz, Pinotage, and the Méthode Cap Classique. Explore the small yet vibrant town of Stellenbosch. Enjoy a tour of a wine cellar followed by a wine tasting session. You will have the opportunity to purchase wines to bring back home to enjoy and continue enjoying the region's wonderful vintages even after your visit. Next, visit Franschoek ("the French Corner") which is an old Huguenot village. With its numerous streets and estates with French names, feel the remnants of French culture and the town's old-world charm. Taste the region's delicacies, cheeses, and best wines. Experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as you journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram. Stop at the site of the Drakenstein Prison, a low-security prison between Paarl and Franschhoek. The prison is famous as the place where Nelson Mandela spent the last part of his imprisonment campaigning against apartheid. Discover the town of Paarl, which offers a fascinating window into Afrikaner culture and tradition. As a former haven of the Huguenots pioneers who came from Europe at the beginning of the 17th century after the Edict of Nantes, the town boasts a monument dedicated to the Huguenots. You will also be able to visit the town's vineyards where you will taste the region's finest wines. Finally, head back to Cape Town with drop-off at your hotel.

Cape Town: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour with Wine Tram

Cape Town: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour with Wine Tram

This tour covers two of Cape Town's best wine making regions will start with a pickup from your accommodation in Cape town. From your accommodation, you will travel on the. Upon Arrival in Stellenbosch, you will have a chance to get off the vehicle and discover the town on foot. You may also want to take this opportunity to grab a coffee and absorb the town's vibrant energy before you move on to your first wine tasting experience of the day. After exploring Stellenbosch, the next stop will be at Lanzerac wine estate for your chocolate and wine tasting pairing experience of the day. Lanzerac is one of the oldest wine estates in Stellenbosch and here you will enjoy a unique tasting of 5 Premium wines paired perfectly with a selection of artisanal chocolates. From Lanzerac, you will drive up and down the Hell's heights pass to Tokara. The wine tasting here consist of 5 classic wines including a Rose and one of the best Carbert Sauvignon in the area. The deep rich soils consisting of decomposed granite, weathered sandstone affords Tokara the privilege to grow individual batches that are then blended to make top tier wines. After your second wine tasting experience, the journey will take us to Franschhoek town via the historic town of Pniel. Franschhoek, meaning the French's corner, is surrounded by mountains and manicured vineyards on all sides. You will have a lunch break here and you may also want to take this opportunity to explore the shops. Same as in Stellenbosch, here one may find art stores, jewelry stores, fine leather stores, clothing stores or even fine chocolate factories! Soon after the lunch break and the exploration of Franschhoek, the tour will make a headway for the Franschhoek terminals for your second leg of the wine tasting experience by tram. It usually takes about 8 minutes for the tram to travel between farms and you may hope off at a farm of your choice among the list of farms provided on your route. Two would be the maximum number of farms that you can visit by tram but you may also do a third one, time permitting. Your first possible stop by tram would be at the first female owned farm in Franschhoek, Rickety bridge. Here you will be more than welcome to choose any of the available wine tasting options. You may also opt out of the wine tasting and instead seat at Paulina's restaurant and enjoy the panoramic views of the mountains and the vineyards of the Franschhoek valley. Franschhoek cellar offers a unique wine and cheese or handmade Belgian chocolate parings. A traditional wine only tasting is also available should that be a better choice for you. On our way back to Cape town, you will have an opportunity to stop at a prison where Nelson Mandela spent the last 2 years of his 27 years in incarceration. A Lifesize bronze statue of him stands just outside the prison gates with his fist clenched into the air as if to symbolize strength and courage.

Cape Town: Premium Attractions City Pass with Bus Tour

Cape Town: Premium Attractions City Pass with Bus Tour

Explore the best of what Cape Town has to offer. Choose either a 2, 3, or 5-day City Pass, giving you free entry to over 80 of Cape Town’s top attractions to experience. If you are serious about exploring the heart of Cape Town, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Save money with the Official Cape Town City Pass.  You'll find there's something for everyone.  Just some of the over 80 attractions and experiences include: • Free transport, for the duration of your pass, on the City Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off bus which takes you to over 80% of the attractions. • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway (Closed from 15 July - 1 September 2024 for maintenance) • Sunset Champagne Cruises • V&A Waterfront Seal and Harbour Cruise • LaGuGu Township Tour • Zeitz MOCAA Museum of Contemporary African Art • Two Oceans Aquarium • World of Birds • Seal Island Cruises • Crocodile Farm • Hard Rock Café • Jolly Roger Pirate Boat • Groot Constantia Wine Estate • South African Museum • Slave Lodge • District Six Museum - Mariner's Wharf - Sky High Ride - Sunset Bus - Stand Up Paddle-board - Scootours Stellenbosch & Franschhoek - Acrobranch Constantia & Stellenbosch - Archery - Afrogem - Urban Oasis Rooftop Bar Voucher - Cave Golf - Scratch Patch - Rush Trampoline Park - Walking Tours - Intaka Island Kayaking - Long March to Freedom - Afrikoa Chocolate Experience - Castle of Good Hope - Heart of Cape Town Museum - Jewish Museum - Newlands Brewery - Winelands Light Railway - Canal Walk Tramway - Freedom Adventure Park - Asara Wine Estate - The Cape Wheel - Norval Art Foundation - Cape Point Funicular - Vredenheim Big Cat Tour & Wine Tasting - MOJO Market Cocktail Voucher - Jays Kitchen Jollof Rice If you select the Premium option, you can choose one of the following exclusive experiences:   • White Shark Projects Shark Cage Diving • Big 5 Safari • Cape Town Helicopters • Whale Watching • Quad Biking & Sand-boarding - Sidecar Adventures - Cobra Car Hire - Mangwanani Spa Treatment - Ocean Safari Hout Bay - Harley Davidson Chauffeured Cruise - Tandem Paragliding

Stellenbosh,Franshoek ,Paarl Region (20 wine tastings)

Stellenbosh,Franshoek ,Paarl Region (20 wine tastings)

Enjoy a day filled with beautiful scenery and wine and cheese tastings on a group tour of the Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek from Cape Town. Sample up to 20 different wines with stops at 4 award-winning wine estates and enjoy lunch. After pickup, head off on your tour to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, known as the American Express Wine Route of South Africa. Start with a town orientation tour of Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa. The first wine-tasting stop will be at the Delaire Graff Wine Estate. Known as the Jewel of the Cape Winelands, Delaire Graff is not only famous for its award-winning wines, but also for its views and Instagrammable photo spots. Taste five premium wines. From there, drive to the Tokara Wine Estate. Tokara prides itself in producing world-class red wines, award-winning olive oil, and sweeping views of the Stellenbosch Winelands. Here you'll taste up to four premium wines. Next, visit Delheim Wine Estate for lunch and a third wine tasting. Enjoy a main course with premium wine outside on the terrace (inside the restaurant in winter) at the garden restaurant overlooking the lush green gardens. Choose your main course meal from a selection of meat, poultry, fish, or vegetarian options. Additional Wines, soft drinks, and/or any other courses from the menu are available for purchase. Water for the table is included. Your final wine-tasting stop will be at one of the most popular wine-tasting destinations in the Cape Winelands, the Fairview Wine Estate. Taste up to six types of red and white wines paired with six carefully selected types of cheese. In between, choose to make an optional brief stop in front of the Drakenstein Correctional Center (formerly Victor Verster Prison) to take a photo of the Nelson Mandela monument. The tour culminates with a drive through the town of Franschhoek, known as the food and wine capital of South Africa. It's home to some of the finest restaurants and wine estates in the country. Learn about the French influence on the Cape Winelands and stop at the French Huguenot Monument for photos. Afterward, head back to Cape Town and get dropped off at your accommodation.

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek wine tasting& Tram ride Group Tour

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek wine tasting& Tram ride Group Tour

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product 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 south Africa dated back from 1823. 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. Stop At: Zevenwacht Cellar & Vineyards Stop at Zevenwacht wine estate awards winning wine estate for wine with cheese pairing including cellar tour a perfect stop to start your morning in the wine route. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Stellenbosch town, Stellenbosch, Western Cape Drive to the small but vibrant town of Stellenbosch is known to be the second oldest colonial town in South Africa, and after only Cape Town. This region is known for growing a wide variety of grapes, including chenin blanc, shiraz pinotage and méthode cap classique for sparkling wine, have look of Cape Dutch 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: 40 minutes Stop At: Franschhoek, Franschhoek, Western Cape Stop at the Franschhoek Town which is translated in English French corner for Lunch 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. Duration: 1 hour Travellers will be heading to Franschhoek wine Tram ride for the last tasting in Rickety Bridge is a winery with a long tradition. With a history going back to 1797, the estate and its legacy have been passed on to its current owner Duncan Spence who has been ownership of the estate since 2000. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Groot Drakenstein Prison. Drakenstein formely known as Victor Verster. This prison was home to our late Nelson Mandela for the last fourteen months of his long political imprisonment. He had 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. Duration: 25 minutes

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