Tours & activities by STA Travel US from Viator

  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
From USD $50.98

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Visit the heart of the beautiful Stellenbosch winemaking region on a half-day wine tour from Cape Town! The perfect activity if you’re short on time, this comprehensive wine tour includes a walk around central Stellenbosch, with its friendly small-town aura and romantic Cape Dutch buildings, as well as a wine estate tour. Sample the region’s famous red Pinotage wine and learn about the region’s ideal winemaking climate.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Relax as you travel out of Cape Town by air-conditioned minivan, into the heart of South Africa’s wine region in the Western Cape. After just under an hour, arrive in the picturesque little town of Stellenbosch, flanked by spectacular Cape Fold mountain ranges.

On a walking tour around the city center, your guide will tell you about some of the history of this ancient city and explain how it came to be synonymous with great South African wine. Admire the abundant Cape Dutch and Georgian architecture as you walk along Stellenbosch’s leafy, tree-lined streets. The city is known locally as Eikestad, meaning ‘city of oaks,’ because of the numerous oak trees that line its secluded streets.

Continue to one of the nearby historic wine estates for a wine-tasting session with your expert guide. The exact winery visited will change depending on availability on the day of your tour, but possible estates include Charmony, KWV Wines, Merelust Estate or Uitkyk Estate. Sample local Pinotage, a red wine grape that prides itself on being South Africa’s signature variety, and learn about the Stellenbosch wine region’s Mediterranean climate and different soils that help create its highly regarded fine wine.

After an hour at the wine estate, hop back on board your luxury coach for the scenic journey back to Cape Town.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Your centrally located Cape Town hotel
Departure Time:
1.30pm

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Duration:
3 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Tour returns to original point of departure at approximately 5pm

Pricing information

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Pricing information

Stellenbosch Wine Tour from Cape Town

Vineyards in Stellenbosch

Inclusions:
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • One wine tasting
  • Professional narration by tour guide
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Coaches are not wheelchair accessible.
  • Toilets are available on coaches with a seating capacity of 28 to 44 passengers. There are no toilets on the 15 seater Sprinters and Minivans. Vehicle used will depend on passenger numbers on the day.
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Julie H, March 2016

Perfect if you have limited time, and just want an introduction to the wine area around Cape Town. It does take an hour to get there from central Cape Town, but we did visit 2 wine estates and sampled about 4 or 5 different wines at both.

Reviewed by: Ashley T, February 2016

This tour was so well organized. I went to two different wine estates and tasted about 12 different wines. The driver was extremely informative and entertaining. Scenery was breathtaking. Would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Cape Town!