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Cape Winelands Day Tour from Cape Town

Discover the Cape Winelands on our full-day tour from Cape Town. Experience renowned wine farms in Paarl, Stellenbosch, and Franschhoek, as our dedicated guide leads you to picturesque spots.
Indulge in a delicious lunch at a top eatery, savouring local culinary delights. Dive into the wine-making process during a cellar tour and explore the historic Drakenstein Prison, a vital piece of South African history. Delve into rich heritage, stunning scenery, and exquisite wines in the Cape Winelands on this unforgettable private tour.

Savour the Flavors of the Cape Winelands on our Wine Tour

BOOK NOW for an Unforgettable Wine Adventure

Unveil the captivating beauty of the Cape Winelands on a private full-day tour departing from Cape Town. Embrace the ease and security of the finest way to explore the Winelands, where an expert guide leads you to the crème de la crème of wine farms in Cape Town. Your journey unfolds across three major Cape Wineland regions: Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek, all at your own pace.

A Day of Enchantment in the Cape Winelands

As you embark on this wine-lovers, dream, meander through the picturesque Winelands, savouring panoramic views of rolling hills adorned with lush vineyards. Revel in the awe-inspiring sights of centuries-old Cape Dutch architecture, set against a backdrop of rugged mountains and emerald green valleys, all along the illustrious wine route of Cape Town.

Wine, Culinary Delights, and More

Prepare yourself for a day brimming with delightful experiences. At each of the three carefully selected wineries, indulge in wine tastings that will tantalize your taste buds. Explore the nuanced flavours of local South African cuisine as it effortlessly complements the wines. You'll also have the chance to delve into the heart of the wine-making process with an informative cellar tour.

Breathtaking Views and Iconic Landmarks

Throughout your journey, be captivated by breathtaking vistas of ever-changing scenery. Journey past charming Cape Dutch homes that have witnessed centuries of history and stroll through the vineyards responsible for crafting these acclaimed wines. As a highlight, marvel at the stunning views of Table Mountain as it dominates the horizon.

A Touch of History: Drakenstein Prison

On your way, pay homage to history as you pass Drakenstein Prison, a place of significance that once held South Africa's beloved former President, Nelson Mandela. This poignant landmark adds a layer of historical depth to your wine adventure.

Your Extraordinary Cape Winelands Journey Awaits

For an extraordinary day filled with wine, culinary artistry, and panoramic beauty, BOOK NOW and allow us to take you on a memorable exploration of the Cape Winelands. With your expert guide leading the way, prepare to immerse yourself in a world of wine, culture, and captivating scenery.






Minutes: 90

Stop at: Paarl's wine region

Tour Itinerary:

1. Depart from Cape Town: Your day begins with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in Cape Town, setting the stage for an unforgettable wine-tasting adventure.

2. Scenic Drive to Paarl: Sit back and relax as you embark on a picturesque drive through the scenic countryside, soaking in the breathtaking views.

3. Visit the Unique Goat Tower: Explore one of Paarl's hidden gems – the unique Goat Tower. Discover the charm and fascination of this attraction.

4. Wine Tasting Experience: Arrive at the renowned winery, where you'll embark on a wine-tasting journey like no other. Step into custom-designed wine-tasting pods, where you'll delve into the rich history and exceptional wines of the estate.

5. Guided Wine Tasting: A dedicated host will guide you through the tasting of six distinct wines, each thoughtfully paired with gourmet cheeses to enhance your tasting experience.

6. Free Time: After the wine tasting, you'll have free time to explore the winery's deli and gift shop, allowing you to indulge in local delights and perhaps collect some souvenirs.

This immersive tour offers scenic beauty, cultural exploration, and exquisite wine tastings in a picturesque setting. You won't miss the chance to savour the best of Paarl's attractions.

About Paarl

Paarl Wine Region

Paarl Wine Route: A Must-Visit Destination

The Paarl Wine Route, nestled in the Berg River Valley, is a captivating destination that beckons with its natural beauty and superb wines. Bordered by the majestic Drakenstein mountain range, this region is celebrated for many reasons, visiting an absolute must.

Why You Must Visit:

1. Exceptional Wines: The Paarl Wine Route is renowned for producing a diverse range of wines, from rich, full-bodied, spicy reds to crisp and refreshing whites. It is especially famous for its top-quality Shiraz, capturing the essence of the terroir and climate. Moreover, the region has garnered acclaim for its Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinotage, Viognier, and Mourvedre, which have gained recognition for their remarkable quality.

2. Scenic Beauty: Paarl's picturesque setting, with the Drakenstein mountain range as its backdrop, offers a captivating and visually striking landscape. Rolling vineyards, lush valleys, and charming estates create a serene atmosphere for relaxation and exploration.

3. Wine Heritage: Paarl is steeped in wine-making heritage, and a visit allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history and traditions of winemaking. Many estates offer tours and tastings, providing insight into the craftsmanship behind these exceptional wines.

4. Gourmet Delights: Besides world-class wines, Paarl is known for its culinary offerings. The region boasts superb restaurants and farm-to-table experiences that pair beautifully with the local wines, making it a paradise for food and wine enthusiasts.

5. Unforgettable Experiences: From wine tastings in custom-designed pods to exploring the unique Goat Tower, Paarl promises visitors a day filled with unforgettable experiences, scenic vistas, and tantalizing flavours.

A visit to the Paarl Wine Route promises an enriching journey through a wine region brimming with charm, history, and, most importantly, extraordinary wines that showcase the very best of the South African winemaking tradition.



Minutes: 15

Stop at: Drakenstein Prison

Itinerary Addition: A Visit to Drakenstein Prison

As you journey through the captivating Winelands  Route, we'll stop at the historic Drakenstein Prison. This iconic site holds immense historical significance and offers a unique opportunity to delve into the life of South Africa's beloved former President, Nelson Mandela.

Drakenstein Prison Visit:

  • Discover History: Step back in time and explore the history of Drakenstein Prison, which once held Nelson Mandela. Gain insight into the pivotal role this location played in the struggle for freedom and equality during apartheid.
  • Walk in Mandela's Footsteps: Visit the spot where Nelson Mandela took his first steps as a free man after 27 years of imprisonment. It's a moving and poignant moment that allows you to connect with the profound changes that Mandela brought to the nation and the world.
  • Bronze Statue: Marvel at the larger-than-life-size bronze statue of Nelson Mandela, a tribute to his enduring legacy. This striking statue stands as a symbol of his unwavering commitment to justice and equality.

A visit to Drakenstein Prison is a unique and powerful addition to your Winelands experience, providing an opportunity to connect with the past and reflect on the indomitable spirit of Nelson Mandela and the profound impact he made on South Africa and the world.

Minutes: 120

Stop At: Franschhoek winery

Visit to Franschhoek

Once you're ready, your guide will lead you to the enchanting town of Franschhoek, a charming enclave often called the "Little French Corner." Here, you'll find yourself surrounded by picturesque rolling meadows and vineyards that have produced exceptional wines for centuries, all set against towering mountains.

Franschhoek Exploration:

  • Immerse in the Vineyards: Begin your Franschhoek experience by immersing yourself in the idyllic vineyards that have earned this region a renowned place in the world of wine. Your guide will take you past the vineyards, providing insights into the winemaking philosophy that defines this region.
  • Cellar Tour: Take a captivating cellar tour at one of Franschhoek's top wineries. This tour offers a deeper understanding of the winemaking process and the passion for crafting each bottle. You'll learn about the art of wine production, from grape to glass.
  • Wine Tasting: Indulge in a delightful wine-tasting experience, savouring the speciality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines that have made Franschhoek famous. Additionally, explore the world of Méthode Cap Classique (MCC), a South African take on sparkling wine. You'll also have the option to complement your wine tasting with delectable wine pairings, enhancing the flavours and textures of each sip.
  • Lunch in Franschhoek: After your wine-filled adventures, you'll likely have worked up an appetite. Your guide will then escort you to one of the acclaimed restaurants in Franschhoek, where you can savour a sumptuous lunch at your own expense. Here, you'll have the opportunity to indulge in the finest local and international cuisine.

Your visit to Franschhoek promises to be a memorable journey through the heart of the Cape Winelands, where you'll discover the magic of world-class wine production, breathtaking landscapes, and exquisite culinary experiences.

About Franschhoek

Franschhoek Wine Region

Discover the Enchanting Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands

Franschhoek, a jewel nestled amid the Cape Winelands, is a destination unlike any other. Cradled between two majestic mountain ranges, this charming town is often affectionately called the "French Corner" of South Africa, and its enchanting history reflects this name. Founded in 1688 by French Huguenots escaping religious persecution, Franschhoek is steeped in a rich tapestry of heritage.

A Tapestry of Heritage and Wine:

Franschhoek offers a picturesque setting that's as much a treat for the eyes as it is for the palate. The town's fertile valley, surrounded by rugged mountain slopes, is where the story of South African wine comes to life. These winelands are adorned with vineyards that produce classic wine varieties, with each bottle bearing the mark of tradition and innovation.

Wine Varieties and Unique Blends:

Franschhoek's reputation as a premier wine destination is well-deserved. From the deep crimson hues of their Pinot Noirs to the crisp, golden Chardonnays and the sparkle of their unique Méthode Cap Classique (MCC), the wine produced here reflects the dedication and craftsmanship of generations of winemakers. It's where every glass tells a story, a journey, and a tradition.

Why a Visit to Franschhoek Is a Must:

A visit to Franschhoek is more than just a wine-tasting excursion. It's a journey into a captivating history, a celebration of culture, and an exploration of the scenic beauty of the Cape Winelands. It's where wine enthusiasts can revel in various flavours, and history enthusiasts can trace the footsteps of the Huguenot settlers who carved their legacy here. With its exceptional wines, charming streets, and breathtaking landscapes, Franschhoek invites all to experience the fusion of South African and French cultures, making it an absolute must-visit destination in the Cape Winelands.

Embark on a journey through Franschhoek's vibrant history and stunning vineyards, and uncover the treasures that await in this remarkable "French Corner" of South Africa.

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Minutes: 90

Stop at: Stellenbosch

Unveiling Stellenbosch: Where History Meets Scenic Beauty

Begin the next leg of your adventure by journeying through the Helshoogte Mountain Pass. Traverse this mountain pass, relishing in the breathtaking views it offers and the enchanting landscapes it unveils.

As you arrive in Stellenbosch, you'll find yourself in a charming and historical town nestled within the captivating embrace of the surrounding landscapes. This town, steeped in a legacy of centuries, beckons you to explore its historic streets and discover the stories that have shaped its character.

Stellenbosch: A Historical Marvel

Stellenbosch is more than a town; it's a living testament to history. Its Cape Dutch architecture and ancient oak-lined streets are relics of the past, inviting you to step back in time. Meander through these historic streets, where each corner reveals tales of the past.

A South African Delight: Wine and Biltong Pairing

To conclude your wine tour with an authentic South African touch, you'll savour fine wines paired with biltong, a dried meat-jerky culinary delight unique to this region. This delightful combination offers an authentic taste of South Africa, a fusion of flavours that mirrors the rich tapestry of this remarkable nation.

A Late Afternoon Farewell:

As the day winds to a close, enjoy a leisurely late afternoon drop-off. Reflect on the exquisite journey you've undertaken, the wines you've tasted, and the memories you've created as you bid farewell this historic and picturesque town.

Stellenbosch awaits, with its historical treasures and scenic landscapes, ready to take you on a journey that transcends time.

(Note: Itinerary details and order of activities are subject to change based on traffic, weather, and seasonal conditions.)

About Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Wine Region

Stellenbosch: A Wine Connoisseur's Haven in the Cape Winelands

Nestled east of Cape Town, the enchanting town of Stellenbosch beckons wine enthusiasts to discover its world-renowned wine-growing region. Established in 1971, the Stellenbosch wine route has since been a celebrated destination for those seeking high-quality, consistently exceptional wines.

Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands is a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs. Located just east of Cape Town, this charming region has crafted exceptional wines since 1971.

A Wine Enthusiast's Delight

Stellenbosch is renowned for producing high-quality wines that consistently delight the palate. Its wine route is celebrated for its Bordeaux-style blends, a testament to the region's dedication to winemaking excellence. Moreover, Stellenbosch takes pride in its award-winning South African signature variety – Pinotage.

Embrace Rich History and Culture

While savoring the finest wines, immerse yourself in the rich history and culture that define Stellenbosch. The town's Cape Dutch architecture and tree-lined streets invite you to explore its historical treasures, making your visit a holistic experience that combines the best of wines and heritage.

Stellenbosch is a true gem within the Cape Winelands, where wine lovers and history enthusiasts alike can appreciate the fusion of fine craftsmanship and rich traditions.

Discover Stellenbosch's Wine Heritage and Wines: Read more about the Stellenbosch wine region and its rich history.