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Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

What is the best feature of the Cape Winelands?
It’s true that it is renewed for its crisp white and Classic French-style red wines, fantastic cheeses and chives, but it also has a stunning wealth of natural rustic beauty with vast estates shaded from the African sunshine by giant oak trees and towering mountains overlooking lush valleys.  On this full day or half, we will visit and explore the Cape Winelands principal route. We will see the famous and renewed towns of Paarl, Stellenbosch or Franschhoek.  Look forward to a day filled with fine wines, great food and spectacular scenery.  Share with us your wine preferences.  Tours can be done to the other local wine routes as well.

Tour departs: 09h30am
Tour Ends: 17h00 pm
Duration: +-8 hours
Tour Excludes: Lunch and Optional extras
Tour Includes:Pick up & drop off, Specialist Wine Guide,3 Premium Wine Tastings and a Cellar Tour

COST: Cost R4350 for two people, additional persons R700

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

A Private Guided Vineyard Walk meanders for 6 km – 9km through the vineyards, offering beautiful views of private vineyards and of the Winelands most beautiful wine valley. Get a closer look at the several white and red wine cultivars and you will be told about the growth, the vines and all what is done to create the tasteful wine that you will enjoy and sip on. Interpretive signs help vineyard walkers to differentiate between Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir. Taste wines at two of the vineyards that we will walk through and end the day with a mount watering lunch.

Tour departs: 09:00am and Tour Ends: 1h:00 pm
Tour Excludes: Optional extras
Tour Includes: Pick up & drop off, Specialist Wine Guide, Vineyard Orentation & Cellar Tour, 2 Premium tastings, Light Lunch

COST: R1250 per person

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

See the best of the Cape Peninsula on an entertaining day long highlights tour.  This area is renewed internationally for its spectacular natural scenery Craggy mountain peaks contrast with endless oceans visits and lush grey valleys.  No matter where you travel in the Cape there are historical and modern sites on fabulous activities.  On this tour we still tour includes Chapmans Peak (if open) scenic route, Cape of Goodhope (Cape Point) and Boulders beach the home of the penguin colony.

Tour departs: 08h30 am
Tour Ends: 17h00 pm
Tour notes: minimum 2 guest

Tour Excludes: Lunch
Tour Includes: Pick up & drop off, Guide, Entrance fees & Tickets, Transport in Air-Conditioned Vehicle

COST:R4750 for two people, additional persons R950

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

Travel by cable car to top of Table Mountain (weather permitting) then descend through Malay Quarter(Bo-Kaap), City Centre and Company Gardens/Green Market Square.  Visit the Castle of Goodhope(time permitting) and Diamond Works.  Travel to Milnerton area and photograph Table Mountain from across Table Bay.  Drop off at V& A Waterfront

Tour departs: 08h30 am
Tour Ends: 16h00 pm
Tour Excludes: Lunch
Tour Includes: Pick up & drop off, Guide, Entrance fees & Tickets, Transport in Air-Conditioned Vehicle

COST:Cost R3150 for two people, additional persons R750

(Table Mountain is weather permitted)

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

Passes, Sea and vineyard is a fantastic day tour to experience one of the most beautiful stretches of experience one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in South Africa combined with an abundance of Fynbos, scenic views of sea and mountain passes.

Option 1

  • Camps Bay – Hout Bay coastal drive
  • Hout Bay Harbour:  Boat to seal island or World of Birds
  • Chapmans Peak scenic route and lunch
  • Cape Point vineyards- wine tasting
  • Constantia Valley or Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Option 2

  • Franschhoek mountain pass
  • Elgin wine valley- wine tasting & cellar tour lunch
  • Sir Lowrys Pass
  •  Gordons Bay and Strand Beach Road.

Option 3

  • Stellenbosch-  Somerset West
  • Strand beach road, part Gordon’s Bay
  • Scenic Clarence drive to Betty’s Bay
  • Walk through the Penguine Colony in Betty’s Bay
  • Harold Porter Botanical garden- A 1-hour guided walk through the garden to Disa Kloof waterfall.
  • Lunch
  • Wine Tasting in Franschhoek
  • Return to Stellenbosch

Tour departs: 09h00 am
Tour Ends: 17h00 pm
Duration: +-8 hours
Tour Excludes: Optional extras
Tour Includes: Pick up & drop off, Guide, Entrance fees & Tickets, Transport in Air-Conditioned Vehicle, Wine tasting and Picnic basket

COST: R3750.00 (per couple)

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

This private cycling tour takes guests on a adventure through the picturesqu Banghoek Valley.Exceptional tastings at award winning wine estastes with the most breathtaking views and memorable visits to cellars that still use old-fashioned techniques for wine-making and also the modern cellars.

Price: R1250.00 per person

Departure: Monday – Friday 10:00 -15:00


  • Fully accredited Guide
  • Mountain Bike and Helmet rental
  • Premium Wine Tastings
  • Biltong and Droewors( Traditional cured meats)
  • Light Lunch
  • Pick up and Drop off


  • Personal insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Additional wine purchases made on the day
Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

NEW   The Cape Winelands are a popular wedding destination for the both local and international bridal couples.  The Majestic mountains that usually surround these beautiful vineyards are a much-loved backdrop for wedding photos.  Some of the areas that make up the Cape Winelands include Somerset West, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Constantia.  So, planning your wedding in the Winelands offers a wide variety of beautiful vineyards and wine farms to choose from.  We have had listed a few popular vineyards and estates, but you are most welcome to pick your favorite venues which we can go visit. We can taste wine as we go explore your wedding venues.

Tour departs: 09h00 am
Tour Ends: 17h00 pm
Tour notes:  Bookings essential
Tour Excludes: Items of personal nature
Tour Includes: Guide, Transport in Air-Conditioned Vehicle, wine tastings, a light lunch, Pick up & Drop off

COST: R3500.00 per bridal couple

Venues: Molenvleit | Waterkloof Wine Estate | Zorgvliet | Tokara | Vrede & Lust | Bellingham Homestead | Aleue Bleue | Knorhoek Wine Estate | Boschendal | Nooitgedacht | Rickerty Bridge | Klein Zalze | Holden Manz | Lanzerac | Skyview Manor | Vuurberg | Clouds Estate | and many more

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

In addition to the history of slavery the area has a strong architectural heritage. A walking tour through the town highlighting the memorial buildings, sensitive church designs and other key features of local community architecture.

The valley serves as a triumphant example of the way forward. Here we can experience a unique balance between pure historical Cape Culture and modern day lifestyles of wellness, gourmet foods and fine wines. The valley has what it takes to satisfy the humanitarian, socialite, the nature lover, the historian, the adventurous spirit and certainly the connoissuer.

The Tour highlights the syntheses of various farms of architecture and how it has been integrated into the development of the community.

Min 2 and Max 10 persons

Distance: Close by walking and biking, start at Boschendal Wine Estate cycling to Pniel. We will visit the Historical Church, monuments and the Museum. We will either have a light lunch at the Tea Garden or at Boschendal.

Price: R950.00 per person – 2018

Departure: Tuesday – Friday 10:00am untill 15:00pm. Saturday and Sunday subject to opening times of Museum and Tea Garden


  • Guide + Fully Guided Tour — PRIVATE
  • Mountain Bike and Helmet rental
  • Bottled water
  • Walking tour – Church, monuments and the Museum
  •  Coffee and local produce snacks at the Tea Garden
  •  Cycle Through the local streets of Pniel
  • Cellar Tour at Boschendal
  • A Historical Wine Tasting at Boschendal


  • Personal insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Additional wine purchases made on the day
  • Lunch at Boschendal Deli or a picnic on the greens

Tours are weather dependent.

NB: Clients to ensure they are capable of cycling 10-15km over the course of a day.

Client to be aware that bikes are Mountain Bikes, and not city cruisers.

Transport arrangement

***Please enquire for a transfer quote if you would like a hotel pickup and drop off.

Start and End

Tours run from 10:00am-15:00pm

Meeting point Boschendal Trail centre at 09:30am.

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

A fish rises from the water and a shiver goes down your spine.  The great white shark has been terrifying into popular culture as a killer and is considered the most fearsome of marine predators.  However, these fascinating creatures are often misunderstood and do not actively seek out human prey.  As their numbers decrease it is becoming a privilege to be able to have a first-hand encounter with the Great White.

On this tour you can get face to with this apex predator.  You don’t need a dive certification as the cage that separates you from the great white rests only a few meters below the surface of the water.  Get ready for a marine encounter of a life time.

Tour departs: Daily +- 06h00 (time will be confirmed by company)
Tour Ends: 17h00pm
Duration: +-11 hours
Tour Excludes: Lunch, excluding diving-for own account
Tour Includes: Light Breakfast, Guide, Transport, Pickup & drop-off

COST: R2500.00 (per couple) + Diving(own account)

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

As 1-day Safari, excellent service and a true wildlife experience.  A real safari driving among lions, elephants, rhino’s, buffalo’s, giraffes and other animals. Excellent wildlife viewing and photographic opportunities taken from an open game vehicle.  Breathtaking, malaria-free safaris are a relatively short drive from the Mother City. (Cape Town)

Venu: Inverdoorn Game Reserve | Vredenheim Wildlife and Winery | Aquila Private Game Reserve | Sanbona Wildlife Reserve | Fairy Glen

Duration: 1 Day
Style of Tour: Small group

Start: Time depended on booking/ 06:30am
End: Return after drive/ 16:00pm

Cost:From: R2500.00 (per Couple) (excluding game drive)

Winelands Guide - Personalized Tours For Individuals & Groups

Best shore-based Whale watching(July-November) Travel coastal road to Hermanus.  Visit penguins (optional for own account &time permitting) Lunch (own account) Return to Cape Town via Sir Lowry’s Pass

Tour departs: 09h00 am
Tour Ends: 16h00 pm
Duration: +-7 hours
Tour notes: Seasonal: July-November- Subject to minimum 2 guest
Tour Excludes: Optional extras
Tour Includes: Pick up & drop off, Guide, Entrance fees & Tickets, Transport in Air-Conditioned Vehicle, Light Lunch

COST: R3500.00 (per couple)


An honest, hardworking individual, Colin De Wet got his start working as a Wine Tasting Room Assistant on a number of South Africa’s award-winning wine farms. His resultant contact with tourists both foreign and domestic inspired Colin to start his own private tour operating business Winelands Guide in 2016. Offering a wide variety of personalized tours for both individuals and groups of up to 23 people, Colin’s passion for South Africa’s wine and tourism industries is unmatched!

He has been working in the wine and tourism industries for over a decade now, and has obtained his Wine Certificate through the Cape Wine Academy, as well as completed tourism and tour guide management courses in both 2009, and, in an effort to keep up with the times, again in 2017.

Experience the very best of what Cape Town has to offer! Guided tours with a knowledgeable local guide are fully customizable and come with all the creature comforts, including air-conditioned vehicles! If you want the insider scoop on the best wine farms, local attractions around the Cape Winelands and Cape Town including Cape of Goodhope, Table Mountain and surrounding areas. Whether you’re looking to head on Safari, go shark-cage diving, taste the wine route or cycle or walk, we can organize it for you! Come and explore with us.



  • Airport shuttle
  • Dinner transfers
  • Chauffeur drives




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Terms & Conditions

1. Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of the deposit amount. Once deposits have been received and processed they are refundable as per the conditions below:

  • Less than 48hrs before tour = No refund
  • Less than 72 hrs before tour = 50% refund
  • More than a week before tour = 90% refund

2. Final settlement of the services is required on the commencement date of the itinerary.

3. Winelands Guide shall not be liable for any loss, damage, injury, additional cost, accident, delay, irregularity that may be occasioned by any error or default, act or omission by the client in carrying out the arrangements of the Tour, or otherwise in connection therewith.

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