Things To Do in Somerset West

Somerset West is situated in Cape Helderberg, in Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

Heron Ridge Wine Farm

Where? Somerset West
Peter “Orps” and Jane Orpen have always shared a love of wine and after joining a wine club, started their own one. With very little knowledge of farming, they moved to Kleinplaas in Winery Road in 1997. 40 ...

Ingwe Wines

Where? Somerset West
The name Ingwe means ‘leopard’ in Xhosa French winemaker Alain Moueix embarked on a partnership with local wine entrepreneur Graham Knox in 1995 and produced labels such as Naledi (a single-variety Cabernet ...

JP Bredell Wines

Where? Somerset West
From the moment you reach the dirt road and make your way up to the cellar and tasting room, you’ll feel like you are truly on a farm. It has such a laid back feel and whilst the tasting is relaxed, all the ...

Ken Forrester Vineyards

Where? Stellenbosch
The Forrester family bought the Scholtzenhof farm in 1993, restored the 17th century homestead and replanted vines. A year later the Ken Forrester label produced its first wines. The Scholtzenhof farm is ...

Longridge Winery

Where? Stellenbosch
Perched against the Cape Helderberg’s slopes, is a wine estate with breathtaking views over False Bay and the Stellenbosch Valley. Longridge was first registered in 1841 and wine was first produced on the ...

Lourensford Wine Estate

Where? Somerset West
Make your way past the rose bushes on the edge of the vineyards and there you’ll find fruit orchards, forest, a wine cellar, restaurant, fly fishing, bee hives, cheesery and a coffee roastery. It’s a perfect ...

Lwandle Township Walking Tour

Where? Lwandle
Join our township walk. Starting from the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum, the guided walk includes meeting the residents, visiting the Hector Peterson Library, Hostel 33, the Betheli Creche, the Town Square, ...

Miravel Wine Estate

Where? Somerset West
Once upon a time the owner of Miravel used to be a farmer in Zimbabwe farming everything from fruit to cattle, pigs and ostriches. Together with his wife Janine, they purchased a part of Dellrust, built a home ...

Monkey Town

Where? Somerset West
Lying just 3 kilometres outside of Somerset West on the N2 en route to the Garden Route, Monkey Town is literally that, a space in which over 230 primates roam freely. Visitors get a first-hand view of the ...

Morgenster Wine Estate

Where? Somerset West
Morgenster is a 300 year old estate which once formed part of Vergelegen. It was first purchased by French Huguenot, Jacques Malan. He named the farm and 14 years later passed it down to his son Daniel who had ...

Pajamas and Jam Eatery

Where? Strand
Such an enchanting little retreat as Pajamas and Jam comes up quite unexpectedly in the industrial area of Somerset West, alongside a scrap metal collection centre and under the shade of a massive roof-perched ...

Post House Wines

Where? Somerset West
In 1981, Hermann Gebers bought the farm which is now known as Post House. He planted vineyards in place of the tobacco and bush vines throughout this beautiful property with views of False Bay, Cape Point and ...

Ridgemor Wines

Where? Somerset West
If you’re dying to escape the bustle of the city and to picnic with spectacular views, pop into Ridgemor wines. One of the oldest farms in the area, Ridgemor was established in 1670. The first people to own ...

Romond Vineyards

Where? Somerset West
The origin of Romond Vineyards dates back to 1720. It was then that Michiel Romond became the first person to successfully farm the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain’s West Peak. André and Rhona Liebenberg now ...

Self Drive Cape Town to Stellenbosch

Where? Stellenbosch
Route: Cape Town, Muizenberg, Sir Lowry's Pass, Grabouw, Franschhoek, Pniel, Stellenbosch Description: explore the passes of the Boland Mountains through valleys awash with vineyards, fruit orchards and ...

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