Stellenbosch Scootours

These Swiss designed scooters are used in the Alps during the summer season on the ski slopes when the snow is gone. All trips are guided by professional qualified guides.

Tours depart from Middelvlei Wine Estate and includes a complimentary glass of wine for adults and cold drink for kids.. Middelvlei is famous from their world class wines and their Boerebraai (dont forget to make a reservation if you want to enjoy the Boerebraai)

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Segway Vineyard Tours

If you’re looking for a fun new experience in the Cape Winelands, a segway adventure might just be it. Located just outside of Stellenbosch, Spier Wine Farm offers these family-friendly tours that not only allow you to soak up the beauty of the surrounding Helderberg Mountains, but also offer participants an opportunity to learn about farm life.

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Eagle Encounters at Spier

Eagle Encounters has been going strong since 2001, rehabilitating and releasing birds of prey, promoting conservation and education, on land donated by Spier. Birds of prey keep the farm’s ecosystem in balance, making it possible to naturally control pests, without pesticides.

Enjoy up-close-and-personal interactions with eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, kites, buzzards, snakes and lizards. Take part in heart-stopping falconry displays, where we fly birds to you.

Open Tuesdays - Sundays from 09:30 - 17:00

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Adventure Shop

Based in Stellenbosch, the Adventure Shop is a owner run business that has been in the adventure tourism business since 2000 with extensive experience in adventure tours and activities, safaris and Overland travel.

They operate local day tours like our Guided Bike tours, 4×4 wine tours, guided hikes and a hop on hop off service on the Stellenbosch Wine route called the Vine Hopper. 

Enquire at reception or visit their office just around the corner for the Guest House.

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Stellenbosch and Franschhoek- Signature Wine Experience

Carefully crafted to give the typical wine tour a sense of adventure. Prepare for a day infused with award-winning wines, breathtaking scenery and a cultural experience of note!

  • A lunchtime feast beneath ancient oak trees, on the banks of the Eerste (First) River... André prepares a traditional South African braai (barbecue), while you socialise around the fire.
  • Four wine tastings at award winning wine estates.
  • A visit to both villages Stellenbosch & Franschhoek.
  • Discover "off the beaten track" hidden gems.
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Rupert Museum

The Rupert Museum houses the unique and private art collection started by the Late Dr Anton Rupert and his wife Huberte Rupert in the 1940s. A South African businessman, philanthropist and conservationist, Anton Rupert, together with his wife, Huberte, were prominent figures in support of the visual arts, as well as promoting education, music and the preservation of historical buildings.

The inspiration for the museum has its origin in a fire at the Ruperts’ home, following which, Huberte Rupert made the decision to create an art museum which would provide an intimate experience of their extensive art collection. It certainly reflects the discerning eye and personal taste of Dr and Mrs Rupert, exhibiting a selection of what is considered a foremost collection of Modern South African art.

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Stellenbosch Village Museum

The Stellenbosch Village Museum currently comprises of four houses of historical interest and their gardens.
Each of these beautiful homes represents a different period in the architectural development of Stellenbosch. The houses, their interiors and their gardens have been wonderfully restored, furnished, planted and decorated to illustrate the particular style and taste of the time.

Below is some information on each of the houses in the museum complex.

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Botanical Garden

This compact Garden houses an enormous diversity of plants, both indigenous to South Africa and exotic. The Shop offers a wide range of local and regional products. Also visit the Plant Sales area where you can find some of the beautiful plants cultivated in the Garden for sale.

​Opening hours:

09:00 - 16:00 during winter (21 June - 31 August), every day (Monday to Sunday)
​08:00 - 17:00 during summer every day (Monday to Sunday),  including public holidays except New Year's Day and Easter Friday.

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Dylan Lewis Studio & Sculpture Garden

Located between two worlds, one wild and one tamed, the Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden borders the manicured suburbs of Stellenbosch and a rugged mountain wilderness where leopard still roam.

In this garden of private myth, the artist explores the Jungian notion of ‘the wilderness within’. More than 60 sculptures constituting a comprehensive record of his artistic development thus far have been carefully sited along 4 km of paths.

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Tweede Waterval Hike

An easy ramble along the Eerste River past Eerste Waterval (First Waterfall), followed by a steep climb along a gorge to the foot of Tweede Waterval (Second Waterfall). The dangerous ascent to this waterfall is closed. 6.4 km; 2 hours; out-and-return.

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Eden Forrest/Paradyskloof Waterfall Hike

Paradyskloof Waterfall is a 5km moderately trafficked out and back trail located in the Eden Forrest that features a waterfall (can be dry in summer) and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

We recommend using the ALL Trails app as the trail is not marked.

Highlights: Views of table mountain, waterfall and cave.

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Stellenbosch Golf Club

Stellenbosch Golf Club celebrated its centenary in 2004. This, the 4th oldest Golf Club in South Africa, changed from a 9 hole golf course to the current 18 hole championship lay-out in 1953. This magnificent golf course has hosted some of South Africa’s most prestigious golf tournaments, including the 1999 South African Open and 5 South African Masters tournaments.

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De Zalze Golf Club

Located in the beautiful Kleine Zalze Wine Estate, this course has numerous water hazards and exceptional views from elevated tees making it the perfect test for all golfers. The course has a mix of parkland holes, as well as the Oak tree lined Blaauwklippen river which winds its way through the Golf Estate and comes into play at various intervals.

Level of Difficulty: Moderate

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Devonvale Golf

Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate combines a working wine farm and exclusive residential estate with a world-class championship golf course to make for a perfect winelands escape. This is a tree-lined curving course with sweeping fairways and you may even have some wildlife joining you on the game. You can look forward to 5-star changing rooms for both ladies and gentlemen and a halfway house with a  terraced bar and lounge to relax during a hot day!

Level of Difficulty: Moderate

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Pearl Valley

Located in Paarl, 40 minutes from Stellenbosch, this course is well worth the drive, as its been consistently voted in the top 3 courses in South Africa. The championship course has two signature holes, the 4th and 13th , both of which offer magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and lakes, with the 4th hole regularly listed as one of the best par 5’s in South Africa. The course layout is a blend of parklands and links.

Level of difficulty: Difficult

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Erinvale Golf Estate

Nestled in the heart of Somerset West, surrounded by the majestic Hottentots Holland Mountains and various award winning wineries, this golf course offers a parkland layout. Featuring an 18-hole championship course designed by Gary Player, the course offers a unique golfing challenge to all levels of players.  

Level of Difficulty: Fair from club tees and very challenging from the tips.

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