Things to Do - Stellenbosch und Winelands
Stellenbosch is the second oldest city in South Africa. The historic buildings are preserved very well. The Dorp Museum (Reyneveld Street) reflect the different architectural styles on the cape from 1700 – 1900. Furniture and equipment from that time are also displayed.
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
The Keren’s Vine Guesthouse is directly situated on the entrance of the Jonkershoek Valley. The road ends at the foot of the 1.504m high “Twin Peaks”. Here is the Jonkershoek State Forest.
“Oom Samie Se Winkel” in Stellenbosch
This Store offers fruits, spices, tobacco, a lot of self-made things. “Uncle Sam’s Store” is a real adventure and when you enter the store you will put in a forgotten time back.
Mother Church (Moederkerk)
This church was built between 1717 and 1722. 1863 to 1864 the building was extended and the church steeple was built.
Botanic Garden in Stellenbosch
This garden offers a view about the succulents and orchids which are located in the area of Stellenbosch. Stroll through the gardens and let you enchanted by the plant world. Some of these plants are very rare.
A day in the Winelands is definitely unforgettable. Visit one of the more than 120 wine farms around Stellenbosch. You can also visit the Wineries around Paarl and Franschhoek. Try one of the wonderful wines of this region, enjoy a good meal and explore the Wine farms. You can, if you want, participate in guided wine tours or even visit wineries on your own way.
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Discover the Cape Winelands with a horse. Whether beginner or advanced, various provider offers you different possibilities to explore this wonderful area on a horseback.
Also the exploring of the Cape Winelands with a Mountain Bike is no problem.
For individual tours you can rent a bike, but also guided Mountain Bike Tours are possible.
In the beautiful Jonkershoek Valley to fish the big rainbow trout, is an unique experience. With the wonderful panorama of the valley Jonkershoek “Fly Fishery” offers everything what the heart desires.
Here are rescued primates in a refuge and rehabilitation facility in a natural environment. Go for a walk through the enclosure of the apes.
This big Butterfly Park is situated on the way to Paarl, directly on the Motorway “N1”. Go for a walk through the tropical garden, in which many colorful butterflies and exotic birds free flying around.
Visit a group of carefully restored and furnished homes, which represent all the styles of the last three centuries. Dive into the History of Stellenbosch and get the impression of the fascinating architecture and the past centuries of the Western Cape.
Every saturday, there's is a market with fresh local products.
Stellenbosch is the centre of one of the best wine areas in South Africa. The Wine Routes lead to unique Wineries in the environment. Many Wineries offers besides the possibility of wine tasting also a very good lunch and dinner.
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Stellenbosch and environment offers you many opportunities for more activities. For example: Safaris, Helicopter Flights, Ballooning, Township Tours, Riding, Whale watching, Tennis, Hiking, Shark Cage Diving, Fishing, Wellness and many more !!!
Things to Do - Cape Town and Cape
Cape Point /Cape of Good Hope
Cape Point is the southwestern most point of Africa, parting the Atlantic from the Indian Ocean. Be prepared to encounter parts of Africa’s wildlife along the way and give yourself at least a day to go through the surrounding national park, you definitely will not regret it.
Chapmans Peak Drive
One of the most awe-inspiring coastal roads ever built. Take a road trip and view the numerous beaches and bays all along ending in Long Beach.
Champagne Sunset Tour
Enjoy a spectacular sunset on a catamaran or smaller sailing vessel in Table Bay sipping a glass of bubbly. Ask Kerstin and René where and how to book.
Boulders/ Simons Town
Visit the penguins on Boulders Beach and don’t forget to stop in Simons Town on the way with its historical buildings and precious gem stone factory.
The heart of the mothercity is over a 1000m high and the trip up, be it by cable car or on foot, is an absolute must. The 360° view is an irreplaceable experience. Before considering to hike up or down Table Mountain check on the weather and the wind, as the ‘four seasons in one day’ might catch you off guard. Being riddled with wonderful trails, the mountain is a paradise for hikers. Keep in mind to wear appropriate shoes and don’t forget your sunscreen, going up is not just a leisurely stroll. Ask Kerstin and René about maps and trails or a guided tour.
it back and relax, discover Cape Town from the top of a double-decker bus.
A trip to the harbour, home to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, is always worth the while. Be it a restaurant, shopping, a trip to Robben Island or a sunset cruise, you will find everything right there.
Enjoy the African variety of curios and arts and crafts on the daily (excl. Sundays) market.
Formerly Mandela’s imprisonment island, Robben Island is now open to visitors. It is advisable to book at the beginning of your trip, as it is a popular excursion destination. Ferries leave from the V&A Waterfront, next to the Clock Tower.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Be amazed by the botanical variation and uniqueness of the Cape Regions and find yourself transfixed in a jungle of beautiful flora nestling in “Table Mountains” side. Sunday evenings combine concerts with picnics, allowing for a truly relaxed atmosphere while enjoying South African music.
A beautiful bay and cosy harbour at the end of Champman’s Peak Drive. Enjoy the special atmosphere of a small fishing village: the self-proclaimed Republic of Hout Bay. Culinary specialities and handcraft markets are of daily appeal.
Camps Bay/ Clifton
One of the trendiest beaches in Cape Town, Camps Bay offers a multitude of cafés, clubs and restaurants along the promenade selling everything from ice cream to surfboards and fresh sea food.
Here, directly on the V&A Waterfront, you can see the variety of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean.