Franschhoek & Stellenbosch with Wine Tastings

This fun group wine tour from Cape Town, packed with wine tastings, Cheese & Chocolate pairing, a cellar tour and more. Make new friends, have a laugh and experience the famous Cape Winelands first hand on our wine tour from Cape Town all while learning about and enjoying some of the best wines in the world.

Includes 3 wine tastings
Backsberg Chocolate & wine pairing
Urban Wine tasting during lunch
Simonsig cheese & Wine tasting
Guided walk through Stellenbosch
25% OFF if bought together with Mega Pass
Important Information
Covid information

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Departure Days

Every Friday
For other days of the week please see: Franschhoek Tram Tour

Tour Starts

Meeting points:
09h00 V&A Waterfront: Stop 1 Tour office, located office outside the Two Oceans Aquarium
08h30 CBD: Stop 5 Tour office, located at 81 Long Street
Also available: complimentary pick-up from many of our bus stops near all hotels
(further details and collection times during the booking process and on your confirmation, that you receive after check out)

Tour Ends

Tour returns to V&A Waterfront (Stop 1) at approximately 17h30/45. Use the Red or the Green Route to get back to your pick up location.


Coach tour guided by a expert wine guide
Three wine tastings - one with a cellar tour
Wine and Chocolate Pairing at Backsberg
Urban wine tasting in Franschhoek
Wine tasting experience at Simonsig in the Stellenbosch region

Not included

Cost of lunch

Cancellation Policy

Refundable cancellation up to 24h before departure. Please note an R10 admin fee per ticket cancelled is applicable.

Did you know we are Carbon Neutral?

  • Enjoy a Full day tour to the Cape Winelands in a luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Bonus stop at Blouberg beach - get that postcard picture of Table Mountain from across the water of Table Bay
  • Includes a wine tasting experience in Franschhoek
  • Includes a wine tasting experience in the Stellenbosch region
  • Live guided (in English) by a knowledgeable wine guide


Spend the day exploring Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, and even stop for an iconic postcard view of Table Mountain across the water of Table Bay from Blouberg beach. This day tour to the Cape Winelands – which includes a wine and chocolate pairing with cellar tour at Backsberg, an Urban Wine or Beer tasting in Franschhoek as well as a afternoon wine tasting with cheese pairing at Simonsig after a guided walk in Stellenbosch  – is a must-do for visitors and locals alike.

Blouberg beach

Blouberg beach offers visitors one of the best views of Table Mountain from across the water of Table Bay. The way most early sailers would have seen Cape Town on arrival! Snap a few pictures of the world-famous view!

Top things to see on the Franschhoek & Stellenbosch Winelands Tour

The Franschhoek & Stellenbosch Winelands Tour leaves Cape Town in the morning and takes a scenic drive to Blouberg beach for an iconic photo opportunity of the ocean and Table Mountain.

After visiting Blouberg, you will be treated to a chocolate and wine tasting and cellar tour at the majestic Backsberg wine farm. The next stop is Franschhoek, where guests will have about two hours to explore the town, enjoy lunch or indulge in an extra wine tasting. Then we will take a scenic drive over the impressive Helshoogte Pass to the picturesque town of Stellenbosch. Enjoy a walk around Stellenbosch before heading off to Simonsig you may enjoy an afternoon wine tasting with cheese pairing experience at Simonsig in the Stellenbosch region before heading back to Cape Town.

Your guide will highlight points of interest along the way (in English), and will be on hand to answer any questions you have about the route or wine farms.


The Franschhoek valley is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful places to visit in South Africa. With towering mountains and vineyards, Franschhoek offers stunning views from its famous wine farms. Franschhoek, meaning “French corner”, truly lives up to its name, with French-inspired cafes, delis and wine shops, and architecture dating back to the time of the Huguenots.

Guests will have about two hours to explore the picturesque town, so be sure to stop for lunch at a cafe, do some shopping or even indulge in an optional wine tasting.


After a scenic drive over Helshoogte mountain pass we reach Stellenbosch. The town, also known as the “City of Oaks”, has giant oak trees shading the streets, which are lined with picturesque cafes, boutiques and art galleries. The Cape Dutch architecture dates back to South Africa’s Dutch colonial history. Enjoy some time to explore this town before we enjoy a afternoon Cheese and Wine tasting at Simonsig.

Return to Cape Town by 17h30


Franschhoek & Stellenbosch with Wine Tastings
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