Cape Winelands shared day tour from Cape Town to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Join a unique opportunity to experience the Cape Winelands on a shared day tour from Cape Town and visit the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek wine regions with stops at up to 5 wine estates. Enjoy a Biltong and Wine tasting in Stellenbosch; Cheese and Wine tasting in Paarl and wine tasting at some of the finest wine producing estates in South Africa. Take a photo with the monument of former president Nelson Mandela. Stop in the Food and Wine Capital of South Africa - Franschhoek Valley. Explore the town of Stellenbosch on a town orientation tour and see the iconic Stellenbosch University.


What's Included

Bottled water onboard the vehicle

Pick up and drop off at accommodation

Shared Tour Guide/Driver, vehicle and fuel

What's Not Included

Meals, Drinks and Gratuities (at your discretion)

Wine and cheese tasting fees at Fairview R40 per adult

Wine tasting fees at Delaire Graff wine estate = R75.00 per adult

Wine tasting fees at DeMorgenzon Wine Estate = R75 per adult

Wine tasting fees at Marianne : R50 per adult

Wine tasting fees at Mont Rochelle wine estate = R50.00 per adult


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 12
  • YOUTH: Age: 13 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Cape Town Central
Soon after pick up at your accommodation between 8:30 and 9:30am we will take a scenic drive on our full day Cape Winelands shared day tour from Cape Town to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

• Admission Ticket Free

DeMorgenzon Winery
Our first stop for the day will be at the unique DeMorgenzon wine estate (DMZ) in Stellenbosch. DMZ produces award-winning Chardonnay and has received awards for some of the best Chardonnay produced in the entire world. Situated 200 to 400m above sea level, DMZ vistas embrace Cape Town, Table Mountain, Cape Point, Cape Hangklip and Simonsberg. At DMZ you will find musical speakers strategically placed throughout the vineyards. DMZ believe that the vines listen to the classical music being played to produce extraordinary grapes.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Stellenbosch
After our first wine tasting, we continue to take a Stellenbosch town orientation tour. Home to over 200 award-winning wine estates, Stellenbosch is also the second oldest town in South Africa. Your tour guide/driver will share stories about the Dutch-style buildings/monumental houses as well as the world famous Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch University is set amongst the Boland Mountains, provides a unique academic environment for students and enrolls more than 30000 students per annum.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Marianne Wine Estate
The tour leads us to Marianne Wine Estate. Here we will enjoy a biltong (dried meat) and wine tasting. Different wines will be paired with different Biltongs providing unique flavours on the palate.

Marianne Wine Estate produces elaborate fine, hand crafted wines with a French Bordeaux style with a touch of South Africa. In particular, the Marianne Floreal 2010 received a Michael Angelo: Single Gold red wine with aromas of dried black fruits, hints of black pepper corns and floral tones. Soft and well-structured on the palate. Floreal wine was hand-picked by Chef Gordon Ramsay for former president Nelson Mandela's 91st Birthday celebration.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Franschhoek
Take a drive to the Food and Wine Capital of South Africa which is Franschhoek. Your tour guide/driver will share stories about the French Huguenots and take a photo with the French Huguenots monument. Here you can take up the option to enjoy lunch at your own expense.

• Admission Ticket Free

Fairview Wine and Cheese
Continuing along this route, we stop at Fairview Wine and Cheese estate in Paarl winelands. Here you can choose between 3 wine ranges in their tasting room as well as various cheese tasting in the Deli. Take the opportunity to purchase not only their wines but also their unique cheese offerings.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Groot Drakenstein Prison
Departing from Fairview wine estate, we arrive at Groot Drakenstein Prison - formerly Victor Verster prison. Here we will take a unique photo with the monument of former president Nelson Mandela. (Please note that we are not allowed to enter into the prison.) This is where Nelson Mandela spent his last 2 years of his 27 year imprisonment as a political prisoner.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free






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