Our Self-Drive Tour of the Cape Winelands



This delightful tour winds its way through the heart of the Cape Winelands, where Cape Dutch architecture, rolling vineyards, fine wines and beautiful mountain ranges are the order of the day.  You're taken through the history of the Winelands, visit several wine farms and of cours get to eat at some of the Cape's most fantastic restaurants.


(Hover over the BLACK DOTS on our interactive map below & view stunning snapshots of each location ! )



Our suggestions...

09h00 Leave Parker Cottage after a fantastic breakfast

10h00 Rust en Vrede – An historic wine estate whose restaurant is housed in a National Monument !

11h00 Stellenbosch – historic university town and centre of the wine industry

12h00 The Helshoogte Pass – scenic mountain pass: cycle it if you dare.

12h30 Rainbow’s End – family run estate with laid back vibe.

13h20 Solms Delta – historic wine estate with great social responsibility and museum

14h20 Franschoek – world famous small wine town, snobby but pretty.

16h00 Paul Cluver – exclusive family run estate


16h00 Babylonstoren – One of the oldest farmsteads in the winelands






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Make it easy ! Our driver, Chris Hannival, can take you on this trip in his nice shiny BMW for the whole day for R1 800 for up to 2 guests sharing. He can of course take more but needs to quote separately. Drop us an email to find out more.


In our downloadable PDF you’ll find a map (for the whole route) on the last page, as well as detailed maps as you need them for the tricky bits!

Centrally located in the Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Parker Cottage is situated not too far from the Cape Winelands, the Durbanville wine route. 

3 Carstens Street, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, South Africa

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