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Stellenbosch: Historical Bike Tour & Wine Tasting

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Embark on an unforgettable cycling tour through Stellenbosch and into the stunning Jonkershoek Valley. Visit 2 wine estates nestled in the mountains where you can participate in a delicious wine and chocolate tasting and a cellar tour.
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Duration: 4.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • Visit interesting historic sites in Stellenbosch and Jonkershoek Valley
  • Taste award winning wines at 2 different wine estates
  • Enjoy a private cellar tour then indulge in a chocolate and wine pairing
  • Admire the beautiful grounds and historic Cape Dutch architecture
  • Cycle through Stellenbosch University
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Start your tour at 9 AM at the tour operator's shop on the corner of Dorp and Mark Street to collect a bicycle or E-Bike and helmet to suit your size. Receive a snack pack included in the rate. The guide will carry saddle panniers for those who would like to buy wine en route.

Set off on your ride around interesting historic sites in Stellenbosch Town. Then, cycle further along the scenic Jonkershoek Valley where the mountains form part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. Follow a winding road through oak and poplar forests which leads to a wine estate nestled in the valley bottom. Here you can take in the stunning views while enjoying a wine tasting of some award-winning wines.

On the way out of the valley, stop at another wine estate which sports beautiful grounds and historic Cape Dutch architecture. Participate in a private cellar tour before you sit down for a chocolate and wine pairing that will make your taste buds tingle.

After the tasting, head back into Stellenbosch Town via the famous Stellenbosch University before ending the tour back at the tour operator's offices.

There are some variations on this guided bike tour for varying levels of difficulty so the tour can be tailored to suit your cycling ability. The tour lasts between 4-5 hours.
  • Guide
  • Bicycle and helmet rental
  • 1 wine tasting
  • 1 wine and chocolate pairing
  • Cellar tour
  • Snack pack
  • Stops at historic sites in Stellenbosch
  • Cycle through Stellenbosch University
What’s Not Included
  • Optional extras
  • Lunch
  • Items of a personal nature
Not suitable for
  • People who can't ride a bike

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Meeting point

Unit J8 at the Black Horse Centre, Opposite Builders Warehouse, Mark St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa

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Important information
What to bring
  • Reusable water bottle
Know before you go
• The tour lasts 4-5 hours
• For an additional fee of R150, an electric bike can be booked in advance
• The tour operator is trying to cut down on single-use plastic; please bring your own water bottle which you can fill with cold water in the office before departure

From US$ 56.07 per person

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Adventureshop Stellenbosch

Product ID: 259227