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Address: Black Horse Centre | Corner of Dorp and Mark Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 882 8112
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Vine Hopper is the only way to experience the Stellenbosch Wine Route...

The Vine Hopper is the only way to experience the Stellenbosch Wine Route and surroundings by hopping onto our bus at any time and hopping off anywhere along our carefully selected routes. Stellenbosch is one of the most beautiful towns in South Africa and is home to some of the best wine estates in the world! These wine farms range from big, high tech cellars, through multi-functional farms and historical manors to small, more intimate wine estates that lend themselves to relax and enjoy nature as well as the fruits of the vine!With the Vine Hopper, it is our intention to offer you a good representation of the Stellenbosch Wine Route which should suit your every need, whilst leaving it up to you to decide where you want to go and how long you would like to stay!

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This is a great way to visit some of the Stellenbosch Vineyards. We did 4 out of a possible 6, anymore than that we would have been to rushed. The hop-on, hop-off bus is a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great way to visit some of the Stellenbosch Vineyards. We did 4 out of a possible 6, anymore than that we would have been to rushed. The hop-on, hop-off bus is a great way of doing it and it feel like you own personal tour and you get to choose what you want to do from cellar... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took this bus on the northerly route and we were picked up and dropped off at our B&B, very convenient. During this trip they visited 6 wineries and you can choose where you hop on and off. The driver was definitely telling people to visit some wineries rather than others. we had already made up our mind before and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organised yet flexible to accommodate any group. The two drivers work in tandem to take visitors to the places on the tour that they want to go to in the quickest way possible. They picked us up from where we were staying and were even early for us. There are many, many vineyards in Stellenbosch and the choice is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We used the Vine Hopper to visit the Vineyards in Stellenbosch. The ability to hop on and hop off was fantastic. It was not a problem if one wanted to stay longer at a specific Vineyard. Wines could be left safely on the bus during visits to other Vineyards. All in all a fantastic service and a very reasonable price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We did the northern route for this trip, we were picked up from our hotel at 10:50am (didn't feel we could start on the vino much earlier!), we were out until 6pm when the vineyards shut. The first 3 were great (Bergkelder, Beyerskloof & Simonsig), really informative and personal service on the tasting. Marshall was our driver/ guide& he was... More 

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advencen, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you in Stellenbosch again. Regards Raino More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We did the Northern route as we were particularly interested in the pinotage and 2 of the wineries were pioneers/prestige winners and Oh Boy what a day!! If you want to eat which involves spending 2 hours at one winery, then you can only do 5 of the 6 on offer if you catch the first bus and get the... More 

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RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review. Glad you enjoyed the day with us on the Vine Hopper and hope to see you in Stellenbosch again one day. Regards Raino More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I got on the hop on hop off bus at 10am in the morning, the earliest one available and took the latest bus back to Stellenbosch at 4:40pm. In between these times you could visit up to 5 different wineries. The 270 rand is only for the driver and payments for any activities or tastings at the different wineries are... More 

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RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and glad you enjoyed your day with us. Regards Raino More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went with our family to visit some wine farms. It was nice, comfortable and we had our wonderful driver Marshall. It is only the transport and at each farm you can decide to get out and do a tasting / walk around or lunch and you pay for that separately. Easy. It seems that at Spier you can even... More 

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RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback and review. Marshall will be happy that he was mentioned and will give him the positive feedback. Hope to see you again in Stellenbosch soon. Raino More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

So glad we booked into Vine Hoppers . We were collected exactly on time having booked late the previous evening. We chose to visit 5 of the possible 6 northern route vineyards. All were great and had their own charm. Prices varied at each. The Vine Hoppers bus stuck to its schedule and it was a very efficient way of... More 

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RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your tour and hope to see you in Stellenbosch again some day. Regards Raino More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We booked the vinehopper tour in a group of four. We stayed at all 6 vineyards and all stays were really nice. The transport was comfortable and easy. A big thanks to our driver Marshall, who made this day even better because of his funny and humorous type. We would definetely do it again!

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RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Will give your feedback to Marshall. He will be pleased. Regards Raino More 

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