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Full-day Winelands Explore Private Tour of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl

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    What to Expect
    Begin your day with pickup at your Cape Town hotel in a luxury minivan and head straight for the famous Stellenbosch wine region. The climate is akin to the Mediterranean, a longtime wine-growing region.

    Next, head for the nearby Paarl wine region to visit the Fairview Wine Estate for wine tasting session. Along with the winery’s well-known white wines, nibble on delicious cheeses.

    Stop for lunch in Franschhoek, internationally famous for its gourmet dining options. Get recommendations from your private guide for where to get something to eat (own expense) from the many restaurants and cafes in the pretty town.

    After your lunch break, visit the La Motte or Haute Cabriere wine estate outside Franschhoek in the Helderberg Mountains. Take in the splendid views from the winery while you taste their wines and learn how growing wine grapes in the mountains differs from growing them down in the valley.

    The final winery visit of the day is at Boschendal, one of the oldest wine estates in the country, dating back to the 1600s. From the outside, the winery may look traditional and old-fashioned, but when you see the cellars you’ll notice they are state-of-the-art. Enjoy your tour’s last wine tasting among the barrels in the tasting room or outside under the trees if the weather permits. Before getting back in the minivan for the relaxing drive back to Cape Town. Arrive in the early evening.

    The last stop on your tour is the Muratie wine estate, a local favorite with lots of rustic charm, where you’ll end with something sweet. At Muratie, sample dessert wine and locally-made chocolate.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick-up from any hotel, guesthouse, backpackers or street address within 10km radius of Cape Town or Stellenbosch central. If your hotel is not listed, simply select "my hotel is not listed" on the drop-down menu and type your preferred pick-up address.


    • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa

    Cape Town Cruise Terminal, Cape Town Ports
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 4:30pm
    • 4 wine tastings
    • Cheese tasting
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Glass bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Fairview Wine and Cheese
    • Entry/Admission - La Motte Wine Estate
    • Entry/Admission - Boschendal
    • Entry/Admission - Muratie
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Haute Cabriere
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 6 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Customers who have not reached South Africa’s legal drinking age of 18 will not be served alcohol
    • Please note: Wine tasting or pairings are not included for children under the legal drinking age of 18 years. Extra meals or drinks are under the adult’s responsibility and is not included in price.
    • This private tour will run exclusively run for you. The itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to spend more time at the tour’s highlights that interest you the most or swop for alternative options. Do contact us during of after the booking process to let us know if you would prefer any changes of the tour and we can suggest an updated itinerary, and cost estimate if there are any additional changes.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The exact itinerary is subject to change and may, on occasion, run in a different order.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We got picked up at our hotel in downtown Capetown by Gigi, the gentle giant wine tour guide for a private (2 couples) trip to wine country. What a fun day! And some of us aren’t great wine lovers, but Gigi was awesome. He gave...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank MhbnorthernMN
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A fabulous day out in the beautiful wine country outside Cape Town. Couldn’t have been a better day touring the wineries and restaurants of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek with our wonderful guide Liezel. La petite Colombe restaurant a highlight in the middle of the day. Recommend...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 862stuartr
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    What an incredible experience! No other guests booked this tour, and so I had my own personal wine tour with Gerhard (Big G). He was extremely knowledgeable, consultative, professional, and fun. We started the morning from my hotel in Cape Town and headed to Fairview...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank mpdrager
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Oh. My. Goodness!!! Wine tasting with Liezel was perfection. She was the best guide and took such good care of us. Hands down one of the best tours I’ve ever been on. “Buy a donkey” Liezel!!!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank BeckyG_fromHK
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The tour was everything we could have hoped for and more! We were a group of three, one of us (me!) with a red wine allergy. We got to see 4 very different wineries, all with generous pours, diverse scenery/vibes, and all with plenty of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank VickiB5691
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    October 6, 2019|
    Response from Hotspots2c | Property representative |
    Hi Clarel132, we are super excited to know you have decided to come visit South Africa again. This private tour is ideal for families with younger children as the tour will run exclusively for your group. During the booking... More
    September 20, 2019|
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    Response from Hotspots2c | Property representative |
    Yes, that is perfectly fine. Please book as soon as possible to confirm the tour date as we do only have limited private tours per day. You can increase the amount of passengers on your own private tour and the per person... More
    carolina g
    September 13, 2019|
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    Response from Hotspots2c | Property representative |
    The list of the wine farms visited during this tour is mentioned in detail under the itinerary tab, but it is a private tour so you can also advise us in advance if you’d like to swop some and rather visit alternative wine... More
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