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
Combine Cape Town and the surrounding Cape Winelands with a safari in the Kruger National Park for a relaxing and exhilarating South African safari
Experience a safari adventure that combines the very best of Victoria Falls with the undeniable highlights of Cape Town and the Whale Coast.
Combine Cape Town chic with Africa's most luxurious train and an elegant Big Five safari for a stylish South African holiday
Africa safari adventure will take you to the tip of the African continent
Experience Cape Town, the lush Cape Winelands and a safari in the Kruger National Park and you'll fall under South Africa's spell
Combine three of Southern Africa's most loved destinations into one romantic getaway and you'll share the memories forever
Explore Cape Town and its surrounding highlights in luxury on a looped route that both starts and ends in South Africa’s Mother City.
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.
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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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Reviews on our Cape Winelands safaris
This was my first safari. I didn’t expect to be so pampered. Everything was first class. We had everything provided for us before even asking. We had a dedicated team at our service. Megan was on call whenever we needed something and she…
Tanya was an absolute delight to deal with. From the first phone call she was extremely polite, professional and very eager to facilitate my requests regarding our safari. Our 3 nights at the V & A Hotel were fabulous and Motswari Game…
Perfectly tailor-made tours that take all your wishes and requests into consideration. All my expectations were beyond fulfilled.
Living afar and trusting in an organisation with whom you have no previous knowledge can lead to feeling of mistrust and wondering whether what we have paid for actually exists. A little more proactive communication would have eased those…
I just wanted to thank Discover Africa and Karl Svendsen - the safari was great - we saw many more animals than expected including cheetah, leopard, many lions and even a three-day old elephant calf. Additionally, we had our own hippo…
Planning the trip was managed extremely well especially since travel was at a busy time of year and not much notice was given. All communication was by email, and was responded to promptly and efficiently. Different options were provided…