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As the oldest wine valley in South Africa, Stellenbosch is a hub for wine culture, beautiful Victorian buildings and outdoor activities in the Western Cape
With more than 200 different wine and grape producers, the Stellenbosch Wine Valley is known globally for its excellent vintages. Its various wineries offer not only tastings, cellar tours, and well-priced wine sales, but also excellent restaurants, picnic facilities and a sampling of cheeses or chocolate to accompany the array of reds, whites and sparkling wines. At the heart of the valley, the town of Stellenbosch is appealing, with streets that are lined with Victorian buildings and large old oak trees. One of the country's best universities is located here and anyone can take a stroll around the campus.
Popular Stellenbosch safaris
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Experience Cape Town, the lush Cape Winelands and a safari in the Kruger National Park and you'll fall under South Africa's spell
per person9 days
Explore the magic of Cape Town followed by the Scenic Garden Route and finally the Big Five members at the Kruger National Park
per person10 days
This Southern Africa safari adventure will take you to the tip of the African continent
per person19 days
Explore the southern-most city on the African continent, before jetting off to spot the Big Five
per person10 days
Stellenbosch is one of my favourite South African towns. A sunny day is easily filled with hiking or picnicking and there are so many different wine farms and tastings to choose from. I love ambling aimlessly around the town's vibrant streets or relaxing at a street café.
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Stellenbosch also offers adventure and cultural activities in and around the town, such as mountain biking and hiking in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve or cycling on Nooitgedacht Wine Estate. Thanks to the university, the town itself radiates energy and youthfulness. The streets are easy to navigate on foot, although there are also many organised walking tours and bicycles are available for rent at the tourism bureau.
Art galleries include the Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery and the Stellenbosch Art Gallery. The Endler Hall showcases not only the university’s award-winning choir and symphony orchestra but also numerous visiting classical musicians. The Toy Museum and Village Museum invite a look into the town’s past.
Just beyond Stellenbosch’s centre are fresh produce markets and the Polkadraai Strawberry Farm, where visitors can pick their own berries to take home.
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Discover Africa delivered the dream trip! It was a pleasure dealing with Matthys at Discover Africa from start to finish. He made everything as simple and easy as possible. Our trip was tremendous and we would fully recommend anyone planning…
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Craig and Sue Wood
Working with Megan from Discover Africa to set up our safari was a breeze. She managed to get us to all of the locations we wanted to get to and the camps we wanted to visit. She was incredibly responsive and helped us with any questions or…
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Thank you for arranging such a lovely safari tour of Botswana. We had a great trip and the logistics went very smoothly. I will be recommending you and Botswana to my friends. Thank you again.
After shopping around for a couple of months, Discover Africa was the one who had the most diverse options for the price. Megan Warrington always responded quickly and was professional and patient with my endless questions. Discover Africa…
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