Includes food / drink tastings and lunch, as specified
Tour runs rain or shine
Languages: Tour conducted in English, but contact us to book private tours in German
Mon - Sat from 10h00 - 13h30
Entrance fee included to Stellenbosch University Botanical Gardens
This tour is not suitable to guests who require lactose and gluten free meals
You will meet your guide in her red apron at Stellenbosch Wine Route office for a 10h00 prompt start.
Then head off to find the mysterious island where Stellenbosch was founded. You’ll also enter the enchanting botanical gardens to collect the fragrant herbs used in local gins.
Along the way you’ll visit various food and drink stops, including:
Visit Stellenbosch office at 47 Church (aka 'Kerk') street , Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch 7600.
Street names are on the BOTTOM of the sidewalk in yellow and black, not at eye level.
Parking Options (credit card payments ONLY):
a) On-street parking around our meeting point in Church / Kerk street
b) Open-air parking area in Plein street (between Decameron Restaurant and Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden)
c) Covered parking at the Eikestad Mall
Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After you purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, outdoor art, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3.5-hour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans’ most delicious foods while learning the neighborhoods from real locals.
Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.
You can book a German-speaking guide for a private Classic Cape Cuisine walk or private Foodies on Foot tour. Subject to guide availability. Rates depend on the group size, please contact us for details.
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Jackie Wrotniak, USA
We absolutely loved the tour! Our host was incredibly knowledgeable about Stellenbosch and it's history. We learned so much while enjoying local foods and beverages. The entire outing was incredibly organized and we felt so welcomed by all of the stops and restaurants. We highly recommend this.