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 ...

Old Nectar Gardens

Where? Stellenbosch
Old Nectar’s famous gardens in Stellenbosch are spectacular for the variety of trees, the abundance of colours, and the sheer tranquillity that infuses every part of them to create a verdant escape from the ...

Quoin Rock Winery

Where? Stellenbosch
Quoin Rock got its name from Quoin Point in the Agulhas region which happens to be the second most southerly point of Africa after Cape Agulhas. When the owner of the two farms, Doug Murdoch and winemaker ...

Under Oaks Wine Farm

Where? Paarl
If you are looking for a wine farm with a warm, personal approach to wine tasting along with a peaceful ambience created by the family who run it, then Under Oaks is the place to visit. This boutique wine farm ...

Delaire Graff Estate

Where? Stellenbosch
Situated on Botmaskop Peak along the Helshoogte Pass and once served as a lookout point for ships sailing into Table Bay Harbour. Farmers could start transporting their produce to the harbour upon hearing the ...

Oldenburg Vineyards

Where? Pniel
Adrian Vanderspuy purchased Oldenburg Vineyards in 2003 which was originally a working fruit farm and with whom his grandmothers both had past connections to. Right at the end of a gravel road off the beaten ...

Jacques Smit Wines

Where? Welington
Jacques Smit Wines has an exceptional vineyard with alot of history and true passion behind the winemaking process. Jacques is a vine nurseryman, he is very enthusiastic about grape-vines and wine! Jacques ...

Dutoitskop Hiking Trail

Where? Franschhoek
Dutoitskop Trail is a breathtaking hiking trail that starts at the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve office on Franschhoek Pass. The route climbs 700m up to the summit of the Dutoitskop mountain, offering views ...

Nietvoorbij Wines

Where? Stellenbosch
Amidst the lush oaks, you’ll see a small sign letting you know that the experimental cellar of Agricultural Research Council (ARC) Infruitec-Nietvoorbij is at the end of the road. Whilst its winemakers are ...

Laborie Wine Estate

Where? Paarl
The Laborie Wine Estate is part of a small group of Estate brandy producers. Méthode Cap Classique Sparkling wines, white, red and fortified Pinotage dessert wines as well as Brandy is available under the ...

The Franschhoek Cellar

Where? Franschhoek
The Franschhoek Cellar, a beautiful asset to the Franschhoek wine route, combines the charms of leisurely country life with the elegance of a world-class venue. It also hosts DGB-owned siblings, Brampton, ...

Haskell Vineyards

Where? Stellenbosch
Owner Preston Haskell first visited South Africa in 1985 and later returned with parents in 1991 with a keen interest in wine. His father commented about how cheaply great wine in Stellenbosch was being ...

Alto Wine Estate

Where? Stellenbosch
Alto’s beginnings start in 1693, where it was part of a farm named Groenrivier (Green River). In 1919 owner, Hennie Malan, divided the land, converted into a wine farm and name it Alto (testament to the ...

Kleinood Farm

Where? Stellenbosch
The French Huguenot Jacob de Villiers came to the Cape in 1688 and bought the Boschendal wine farm between Franschoek and Stellenbosch. A descendant of Jacob, Gerard de Villiers and his wife Libby found a ...

The Gallery at Grande Provence

Where? Franschhoek
There are few places as exquisitely romantic, with such an old-world charm, as the spectacular Franschhoek. This town is part of the Cape Winelands and oozes history, culture and fabulous cuisine. Perched ...

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 ...

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