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Viljoensdrift Wine Farm

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Address: Robertson 6705, South Africa
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+27 23 615 1901

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Picnic boat trip

Tasted wines, bought a picnic and ventured out on the two storey barge - boat on a short stretch of the Breede river. Been meaning to do this for a while and it turned out to be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Phil S
Knysna, South Africa
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Knysna, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasted wines, bought a picnic and ventured out on the two storey barge - boat on a short stretch of the Breede river. Been meaning to do this for a while and it turned out to be a very pleasant experience. Would have been nice to have a short commentary from our skipper but alas he concentrated only on the... More 

Thank Phil S
Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of 28 people visited Viljoensdrift for the boat ride on the Breede river. Had lunch before the trip, food quantity was good value, taste and quality super. Service very good. Wines were good quality, some of the better wines in the area, although on the slightly expensive side vs. some of the neighbouring farms. The boat trip is relaxing,... More 

Thank Verrooi
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit over lunch time. After tasting the wines, you make your way to the deli and pick out the various items you would like in your lunch picnic basket, as well as a bottle of wine. All reasonably priced. You then make your way to the riverboat where you enjoy a 1hour trip along the Breede... More 

Thank Mike E
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous experience!! The food at the deli is the perfect variety, awesome selection. Perfect river cruise, boat not too full and lovely views. Never sampled the wine but such a professional setup at a fantastic price!! Well done, super super proud to be South African after being here!

Thank Cindy L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent. I also enjoyed the boat trip. You can build your own picnic from the offerings in the deli and take a botlle of wine with. Can't wait to go back

Thank ocinvdw
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the offer boat trips every hour. you can buy a picnic basket and wine at the deli to enjoy on the boat. Had a fantastic time. will be back soon.

Thank johnL3228HV
Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located on the R317 between Robertson and Bonnievale, the restaurant and deli shop are next to the Breede River. For R60pp (you can pay/book a time slot online to guarantee a place on the boat) you get to sample as many of their wines as you like plus enjoy a river cruise. You can order items from the deli to... More 

Thank nnmercman
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Beautiful cruise down the river. Do arrive a bit earlier and grab some snacks and drinks, it just makes the cruise a little more enjoyable. Great activity to do in a group. Lovely views along the river. Shade is provided upstairs and below with extra umbrellas put up.

Thank Lorikeets
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We bought a bottle of wine and drank it as we slowly meandered down the river turned and can't back up. Most people had a picnic bought in the little shop. We did not have time to do this but ate afterwards. Something nice to do on a warm day.

Thank LindaMac8
Charente, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were staying in the area for three days and wanted to try a different type of wine tasting experience. Viljoensdrift's option of picnic and river cruise offered just what we were looking for. On arrival we did the wine tasting, (choice of 7 wines, the reds on the heavy side for us but then that's true of most SA's... More 

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