Things To Do in Groot Drakenstein

Groot Drakenstein is situated in the Cape Winelands, in the Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Allée Bleue Wine Estate

Where? Groot Drakenstein
Allée Bleue Estate was founded as 'Mere Rust' in 1690, but once current owners, Elke and Friedrich-Wilhelm Dauphin bought the farm, they changed the name to Allée Bleue (meaning ‘Avenue of Blue’ in French). ...

Babylonstoren Gardens

Where? Groot Drakenstein
Visit the Babylonstoren in Groot Drakenstein. This beautiful Cape garden was inspired by the 17th century gardens of the Dutch East India Company and boasts hundreds of varieties of fruit, vegetable and herbs; ...

Boschendal Wine Estate

Where? Groot Drakenstein
Boschendal is situated in the Franschhoek Valley, an area meaning ‘little French corner’ where Huguenot settlers fled religious persecution and shared their winemaking skills leading to its status as a premier ...

Dwars River Escape Route

Where? From Stellenbosch area
Launched in 2003, the Dwars River Escape Route includes not only some incredible scenery, cultural features, things to do and places of historical significance, but also a mix of entrepreneurs, community ...

Hillcrest Berry Orchards

Where? Stellenbosch
On a beautiful, crisp, clear and sunny Western Cape winters day there is nothing better than sitting outside for a meal while enjoying a beautiful view, perhaps of nearby snow covered mountains! Why not ...

Paradise Stables

Where? Franschhoek
Paradise Stables is on Robertsvallei Farm in Franschhoek, Western Cape and has a lot to offer a visitor, but is famous for exceptional horse riding experiences. Take part in one of the many horse trails ...

Solms-Delta Wine Estate

Where? Groot Drakenstein
Professor Mark Solms is currently overseeing the rebirth of this Franschhoek farm which has produced wine for four centuries. Renowned for discovering the brain mechanisms of dreaming and background in modern ...

The Craft Market at Spier

Where? Stellenbosch
The craft market at Spier is a must-see, showcasing top-quality contemporary and traditional artworks by South African crafters. Textiles, ceramics, woodwork and African beadwork are on display including ...

Tokara Winery

Where? Stellenbosch
In 1994 GT Ferreira purchased the Tokara farm for residential purposes. But that was until the wine-making potential of this land was discovered. The cool air makes for great wine and soon classic varietals ...

Schoongezicht Restaurant

Where? Paarl
Fill your belly with as much as you can get in at the all you can eat buffet at Schoongezicht Restaurant. The traditional food and carvery is outstanding as are the breads, soups, pastas, seafood and ...

Do a Tour of the Cape Winelands

Where? Cape Winelands
Join Gary Flynn of Cape Discovery Tours for a full day of Wine tasting and touring the beatiful Cape Winelands. Cape Town Discovery is an owner managed tour operation with a distinctly 'hands on', personable ...

Audacia Wines

Where? Stellenbosch
The 32 hectare from of Audacia can be found within the thriving wine region of Stellenbosch. You know that when a wine estate is located within the ‘golden triangle’ the wine is bound to be great especially ...

Boerebraai at Middelvlei

Where? Stellenbosch
An integral part of South African culture is to cook outdoors. Having a braai or making potjie has evolved into an unique South African social event with family and friends gathering together to share good ...

Dalla Cia

Where? Stellenbosch
Giorgio moved to South Africa with his family in 1974 and it turned out to be the best move for him and for South African wine. He produced his own Grappa distillery in Stellenbosch in 1996 after he grew up ...

Hartenberg Wine Estate

Where? Stellenbosch
A man by the name of Christoffel Esterhuizzen became the first owner of ‘Het Hartenberg’ in 1704 and planted vines throughout the farm until he boasted 10 000 wines in 1718. The first official winemaker ...

Uitkyk Wine Estate

Where? Klapmuts
In 1712, Uitkyk was granted as a grazing farm to Jan Oberholzer and later in 1929, Hans Von Carlowitz acquired it. His sons assisted him in developing the land as a wine farm and planted Chenin Blanc, Cape ...

Bosman Family Vineyard

Where? Wellington
Situated near Wellington, one of the truly magnificent winemaking locations of the world, and tucked up against the slopes of the protective Groenberg are the Bosman Family Vineyards. The picturesque farm, ...

Mellasat Vineyards

Where? Paarl
From the Paarl wine-making region of South Africa’s Western Cape comes Mellasat Vineyards, a family-run vineyard owned by an English Family, The Richardson’s. The life-long vision of Englishman Stephen ...

Lunch at Rickety Bridge

Where? Franschhoek
Lunch might be over when the distant orange-pink mountains change hue. But that doesn’t mean you have to leave. Take a seat on a sunny wooden deck that reaches right into the vines. Sip a crisp glassful of ...

Mischa Wine Estate

Where? Wellington
The Mischa farm has been in the family for three generations after ‘Kelpie’ Barns returned from 2nd World War Service and bought a 50-hectare farm just outside of Wellington. He married ballet dancer Yvonne ...

Hot Air Ballooning Over The Winelands

Where? Stellenbosch
Take a tour of the Cape Winelands from way up high and experience stunning scenery and a stunning sunset all form a hot air balloon. Setting off before first light, we rise above the trees, watch the sun ...

Jacaranda Wine Estate

Where? Wellington
In one of the world’s most desired winemaking locations, South Africa’s Cape Wineland’s district, Wellington, lies the intimate and picturesque wine estate, Jacaranda. The Cape Dutch style Manor House and ...

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