Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Franschhoek (2.7 km from Pniel)
The huge, sprawling Boschendal Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch is one of the oldest wine producers in the New World with a French viticulture heritage dating back to 1685.
Experience Boschendal's wide range of exquisite wines by visiting the Wine Tasting Centre, situated in the oldest building on the property. Here you can taste and buy wines...
Game Reserve in Table Mountain National Park (55.2 km from Pniel)
One of the New7Wonders of Nature, Table Mountain is the centrepiece of the Table Mountain National Park. The easiest way of visiting Table Mountain is to ride up in the Cable Car, which operates every day, except in bad weather conditions. But it's a great walk, either up, down or both ways. Platteklip Gorge, just east of the Cable Station, is a...
Game Reserve in Cape Point (67.4 km from Pniel)
Okay, so Cape Point is not the place where the Atlantic meets the Indian Ocean and neither is it the southernmost point of Africa. Nevertheless, it is far more spectacular and a lot more accessible than the actual tip at Cape Agulhas. It's also one of the most visited attractions in Cape Town.Cape Point is the highlight in any Cape Town tour, and...
Franschhoek (3.5 km from Pniel)
One of the oldest wine estates, Allée Bleue is a located in the picturesque Franschhoek valley.
More than a wine estate, Allée Bleue is the perfect venue as a day trip destination, sporting wine tasting activities, picnics and a contemporary restaurant.
Wine tasting hours:
Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 17:00.
Saturday: 10.00 to 17:00.
Franschhoek (4.3 km from Pniel)
Solms-Delta offers a unique experience – far more than what you’d expect from a wine estate. Situated 15km outside Franschhoek in the heart of the Cape Winelands, this outstanding estate not only creates celebrated classical wines, it also offers a variety of highlights throughout the seasons. Visitors can picnic all year round in the enchanting...
Franschhoek (4.6 km from Pniel)
Based on the historic L’Ormarins wine farm, Antonij Rupert winery has created a reputation for producing fine wines in this beautiful pocket of the Franschhoek region.
Guests arriving at reception will be shuttled to the Chardonnay Tasting Room, where you'll find the sessions formal, intimate and informative. Along the way, you'll be treated to...
Stellenbosch (4.6 km from Pniel)
Located on the slopes of the Helshoogte Pass, overlooking the beautiful Banhoek Valley, Bartinney Private Cellar produces fine wines from it's Sauvignon blanc, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
Tastings are available from Monday to Friday, open from 10h00 to 16H00. Cellar tours can be done upon prior arrangement.
Stellenbosch (4.7 km from Pniel)
The striking Simonsberg Mountain offers a worthwhile challenge for serious hikers. Start at Thelema on the top of Helshoogte Pass and amble up a jeep track past vineyards. At the large dam and take the footpath marked by a cairn leading up to Simonsberg through the fynbos.
The trail takes hikers through wonderful kloofs to some stunning...
Franschhoek (4.8 km from Pniel)
When owners Elke and Friedrich-Wilhelm Dauphin originally bought the farm, they invested substantially in staff, infrastructure and cellar technology to create a world-class winery that today produces an acclaimed range of wines. The red wines, with aromas of juicy dark berries such as blackberries and plums, are typically accompanied by spicy...
Stellenbosch (4.9 km from Pniel)
Located in a beautiful portion of the Banhoek Valley between Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, Alluvia is truly one of South Africa's finest wine estates.
Alluvia Specialist Winery invites it's guests to an intimate wine tasting. There is also a myriad of activities to enjoy on the estate, including morning picnics, fly fishing, and personal packages...
Paarl (5.3 km from Pniel)
On the rolling foothills of the Simonsberg Mountain, Plaisir de Merle follows a wine-making philosophy designed to translate the natural aspects of the soil and vines into the wine.
Tastings are done in the Tasting Centre, once an old barn which was built in 1823. The relaxed atmosphere allows you to sample fine wines in a comfortable and fine...
Franschhoek (5.9 km from Pniel)
Vrede en Lust offers a Cape Winelands experience unlike any other. Here you can enjoy everything from award winning wines, historic Cape Dutch architecture, undulating vineyards, breathtaking scenery and world class facilities.Taste award winning wines by winemaker Susan Wessels (Erasmus) in the Vrede en Lust Tasting Room. Open Monday to Sunday...
Paarl (6.3 km from Pniel)
Drakensig Winery is situated on a 20 ha farm in the breath-taking valley of Paarl. 13 ha of the farm is used for growing grapes and olives, and the boutique cellar has a 150 ton capacity.
The climate of the Drakenstein mountains, and the rich, red soils are the perfect setting for producing the finest selection of Shiraz and Pinotage.
Franschhoek (8.2 km from Pniel)
Focusing primarily on red wines, Freedom Hill Winery is a lovely estate that has a small production facility, ensuring attention to detail in their wine-making processes.
Open for wine tastings throughout the week, visitors can also pop into the Freedom Hill Restaurant for a country-style feel and an enjoyable food and wine experience.
Paarl (8.3 km from Pniel)
Currently ranked the ‘5th best course in South Africa’ by Golf Digest, Pearl Valley Golf Estates was masterminded by golf legend Jack Nicklaus and his unique touch is evident throughout the stunning course.Having hosted in 2008 what many believed to be the most successful South African Open in history, Pearl Valley is again hosting the 2009 Open....