Stellenbosch Wine Tour

Cost: TBC

The Vine Hopper is the only way to experience the Stellenbosch wine Route by hopping on anywhere and hopping off any time on our route!

The Vine Hopper has 3 routes with each of the routes visiting 5-6 very different wine estates in the Stellenbosch region. The farms all have their unique styles and attractions that can be enjoyed while being on the Vine Hopper route.

Daily Schedule

Hop On Hop Off Wine Tour

Southern Route
Departs Tuesday, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
Departure times from Stellenbosch: 8:45, 9:30, 11:00, 12:30 13:50, 14:50
(The later you start the less farms you will be able to see)
Some of the highlights of the Southern route include great wines at famous Neethlingshof, enjoying a Brandy Tasting tour at the Van Ryn Brandy Distillery where the cooper shows off his ancient art of barrel making, different pairings available at Spier, or go pet an Eagle at Spier Eagle encounters. Relax with amazing views at Haskell wines or a red wine and port tasting at Alto. Kleine Zalze is always a great way to end the day with a delicious wine tasting overlooking the Stellenbosch Mountain

Northern Route:
Departs Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Departure times from Stellenbosch : 9:45, 10:50, 12:10, 13:20, 14:30
(The later you start the less farms you will be able to see)
On the Northern Route you could visit Beyerskloof, the home of Pinotage. Then visit Simonsig with its great wine and Cuvee Restaurant, Warwick is a fantastic place for a picnic or Big 5 Wine safari. Delheim will spoil you with hospitality and good wine while Remhoogte and L’Avenir enchant with beautiful Scenery and lovely wines to be remembered.

Eastern Route:
Departs: Monday to Friday
Departure times from Stellenbosch: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00
(The later you start the less farms you will be able to see)
The Eastern Route wine tour showcases some of the best wines and views Stellenbosch has to offer. Experience the splendour of the Helshoogte pass and it’s wine farms on this tour. Start your day with a unique Chocolate and wine pairing at Lanzerac, Enjoy great restaurants at Zorgvliet and Boschendal. Combine your wine tasting with a meat and cheese platter at Neil Ellis wines and treat yourself in sampling wines at the boutique winery of Camberley. Fantastic scenery from the pass, and lovely relaxed settings make this a must do route.

Extra Info / Disclaimer

The Vine Hopper day ticket is the most cost effective way to experience the Stellenbosch Wine Route. You can decide on what you want to do on the different farms and pay for tastings, tours or activities as you go along.
This is a great way to still be independent and not linked to a group but having the comfort of being transported, enabling you to enjoy your tastings at your own time without worries of how you are getting home!

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