Cape Town: Cape Winelands Full-Day Shared Tour42 Reviews
Experience the unmistakable beauty of the Cape winelands on a full day of wine, cheese and biltong tasting. Visit heritage monuments as you travel in a luxury minibus. Follow the ever-popular wine route to Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek.
- Visit up to 3 wineries on the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek wine route
- Enjoy a brief tour of Stellenbosch, one of the oldest towns in South Africa
- See the prison where Nelson Mandela served his last days of imprisonment
DescriptionYou will be picked up at your accommodation between 9:00 and 9:30 AM by a tour guide/driver in a luxury minibus and head off on an all-inclusive, full day Cape winelands tour. Follow the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek wine route in all its splendor and enjoy lunch surrounded by vineyards. You’ll enjoy wine tasting at up to 5 wine estates, and will also visit monuments, enjoy a town orientation tour in Stellenbosch and explore the town of Franschhoek. Travel along the scenic N2 and stop at DeMorgenzon wine estate in Stellenbosch for the first wine tasting of the day. DeMorgenzon is unique in that they have musical speakers scattered across the vineyards from which soft classical music can be heard. They also produce one of the best Chenin Blanc wines in the region. From there, proceed to one of the oldest towns in South Africa, Stellenbosch, for a town orientation tour. Continue to Marianne Wine Estate in Paarl to experience biltong and taste their wines. Marianne believes that pairing different types of biltong with red wine enhances the flavors of their wines. Continue to Fairview Vineyards and Goats Cheese for a cheese and wine tasting. Purchase your favorite cheese and condiments from the deli, as well as wine from a choice of 3 ranges in the tasting room. As you follow along this route you’ll stop in front of Drakenstein Prison to see the Nelson Mandela monument. This prison is where Nelson Mandela spent his last days of incarceration before his walk to freedom. Next you’ll have a chance to explore the town of Franschhoek, known as the food and wine capital of South Africa. It is home to some of the finest restaurants and wine estates in the country. Learn about the French influence on the Cape winelands and explore a bit of the town itself. Take a break for lunch (at your own expense) and later visit the Mont Rochelle wine estate owned by Sir Richard Branson. Your last wine tasting for the day will be at Delaire Graff, known as the jewel of the Cape winelands. Afterwards, you’ll head back to Cape Town and be dropped off at your accommodation.
IncludesPickup and drop-off Qualified tour guide and driver Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus Bottled water Wine tasting fees (at DeMorgenzon R60.00 per adult, at Fairview R40.00 per adult, at Marianne R50.00 per adult, and at Mont Rochelle R65.00 per adult) Food or drink Gratuities (optional)
- You will receive a confirmation email after booking
- You must be at least 18 years old to drink alcohol in South Africa
- Please note that a small amount of walking is involved on the town orientation tour
- The tour will be based on Stellenbosch Region and an itinerary will be decided with travelers on the day
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