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Cape Winelands tours & holiday packages

Vibrant vineyards, striking mountains, fine wine tastings and dining at its best

A place where scenic drives through multi-coloured winelands are interspersed with world-class wine tastings and lazy lunches overlooking the vines

Beautiful, winding roads connect the winelands and towns of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Wellington – and all an easy hour's drive from Cape Town. A myriad wine farms colour the area with sloping vineyards and almost every farm has a tasting room where travellers can enjoy a visit into the world of top-class South African wine production.

Some farms invite visitors on cellar tours for a closer look at the route taken by the grapes from vine to bottle. Others have restaurants or offer pairings of delicious, locally made cheeses and charcuterie, or even chocolate, to accompany the wines, bringing to the fore the different notes in each cultivar.

Popular Cape Winelands safaris

These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

Cape Town, Kruger and Vic Falls Deluxe Honeymoon

Combine three of Southern Africa's most loved destinations into one romantic getaway and you'll share the memories forever

$ 5,931

£ 4,524

R 81,490

5,148

per person

11 days

Deluxe Victoria Falls, Cape Town and Hermanus Odyssey

Experience a safari adventure that combines the very best of Victoria Falls with the undeniable highlights of Cape Town and the Whale Coast.

$ 4,270

£ 3,257

R 58,672

3,707

per person

10 days

Cape Town, Hermanus and Winelands Self Drive

Explore Cape Town and its surrounding highlights in luxury on a looped route that both starts and ends in South Africa’s Mother City.

$ 2,337

£ 1,782

R 32,110

2,029

per person

10 days

Luxury South Africa

Combine Cape Town chic with Africa's most luxurious train and an elegant Big Five safari for a stylish South African holiday

$ 5,988

£ 4,567

R 82,280

5,198

per person

11 days

Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa safari

This Southern Africa safari adventure will take you to the tip of the African continent

$ 5,990

£ 4,569

R 82,310

5,200

per person

19 days

Cape Town and Kruger Luxury Safari

Combine Cape Town and the surrounding Cape Winelands with a safari in the Kruger National Park for a relaxing and exhilarating South African safari

$ 6,794

£ 5,182

R 93,350

5,897

per person

11 days

Cape Town, Winelands and Kruger Park Journey

Experience Cape Town, the lush Cape Winelands and a safari in the Kruger National Park and you'll fall under South Africa's spell

$ 3,014

£ 2,299

R 41,410

2,616

per person

9 days
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Adel Groenewald says

I love driving out to the Cape Winelands and enjoying a few hours of wine tasting with my friends, ending off with a delicious lunch at one of the towns or farms.

More on Cape Winelands holidays

Although the focus of the Cape Winelands is the wines, there's far more for visitors to do than eat and drink. Beyond the vineyards are Cape Fynbos regions to be explored on hikes or mountain-bike trails. At least one estate offers horseback rides (for people with all levels of riding skills) followed by a scenic picnic – a lovely way to explore the farm beyond the tasting room. 

The towns of the winelands shouldn't be overlooked as destinations in themselves. A dinner at one of Franschhoek's trendy restaurants makes for the perfect end to a day spent wine-farm hopping, while Stellenbosch has all the cheerful bars a traveller could wish for.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Cape Winelands

What types of plugs are used in the Southern and Eastern African countries?

Botswana: Electric plug M 230V and 50Hz Kenya: Electric plug G 240V and 50Hz Malawi: Electrical plug G 230V and 50Hz Mauritius: Electrical plug C & G, 230V and 50Hz Mozambique: Electrical plug C,F,M, 220V and 50Hz Namibia: Electric plug… go there.

What kinds of animals will I see on safari?

Whether you are in the Southern or East Africa you will generally be able to see the big five. The difference really comes in when considering antelope as they are based on your chosen location. go there.

What vaccinations should I get?

This is all dependant on the countries that you will be visitng and due to the status of certain vaccinations changing at times, please consult our experts before getting vaccines. go there.

Is it okay to drink the water?

In some parts of Southern Africa it is safe to drink the tap water, however it is highly recommended to stick to bottled water (mostly supplied) during your trip as even drinkable African water is completely different in taste and… go there.

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