LovanE is one of the smallest wine estates near Stellenbosch, producing 20 000 bottles of wine per year. Situated in the picturesque Polkadraai Hills, its famous neighbours are Neethlingshof Wine Estate and Overgaauw Wine Estate. Vineyard plantings consist of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. Their first wine was...
Built in 1905, the original Van Ryn's Brandy Distillery has stood the test of time and today it is well-known as a producer of exceptional brandies.
Tours and tastings are on offer, as well as the notable brandy, coffee and chocolate pairings. Opening times are as follows:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 16:30;
Saturday: 9:00 to 14:00.
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...
Red Rock Tribal is not your usual curio shop. Supporting and empowering local artists throughout southern Africa, Red Rock is a treasure trove of interesting and eclectic art. Their mantra is 'the world is full of waste, but not all of it is rubbish!'
Here you'll find innovative crafts that are humourous, clever as well as trendy
The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia.
With majestic views of the Franschhoek mountains and vineyards, La Couronne Wine Estate's range of fine wines are available for tastings and sales in the newly-opened tasting centre.
La Couronne Wine Estate wine ranges includes a Merlot red, Portside red, Sauvignon Blanc, an unwooded Chardonnay and a Muscadel. Tasting sessions offers visitors a...
Somerset Mall offers 204 stores and everything it takes to give families from Somerset West and as far afield as Mossel Bay a safe, fun-filled entertainment environment, alongside a superior browsing and shopping experience.
The Southey's Vines Country Craft Market has been around for years. Open only during the summer months, your shopping experience will be enjoyable with the family in tow.
You'll find crafters at every turn, selling everything from jewellery, clothing, trinkets, to home decorations.
Hours are 08:00 to 13:00, and entry is free with plenty of free...
Middelburg Mall houses over 90 shops including leading SA grocery and departments stores Checkers, Woolworths, Edgars, Pick ‘n Pay and Game. The Mall also offers more than a dozen restaurants, fast food and coffee shops.
The full house of local banks includes ABSA, African Bank, Capitec Bank, FNB, Nedbank, Old Mutual and Standard Bank.
Home to Africa's wild and silky cream liqueur, the Amarula Lapa is a great spot to chill near the Phalaborwa Gate of Kruger National Park.
Here you can relax, stretch your legs and of course, enjoy a glass of Amarula Cream on ice and stock up with a few bottles before journeying on.
Comfortable seating, a shop and a warm African welcome await...
Located in the mountain setting of the Robertson Valley, Springfield Wine Estate prides itself in it's natural and down-to-earth philosophy of wine making.
Tasting and sales occur on Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 17:00, and on Saturdays from 9:00 to 16:00. Guided tours are also offered on request and by prior arrangement.
Overstrand Equestrian Centre invites guests to enjoy a great horse ride on the beach and countryside along the Kleinmond coast.
An exceptionally fun activity for all, the equestrian centre offers out rides, beach rides, day rides, and monthly social rides. You may even spot the legendary Kleinmond wild horses along the coast if you're lucky.
This herpetological haven is well worth a stop!
Formerly known as Swadini Snake Park, Khamai Reptile Park is home to some of South Africa’s deadliest snakes. Experienced guides will show you the scariest beasts - black and green mambas, boomslangs and Mozambique Spitting Cobras.
If that isn’t enough to get your pulse racing then check out the...
The Alpha Omega Bible Sculpture Garden can be found on the way to Echo Caves just off the R36 road before the turnoff to Graskop. Local artist Ron van Zyl did the spiritually inspired artwork.
Enjoy a lovely boat ride on the Blyde Dam, where you can savour the splendor of the Blyde River Canyon.
Your tour guide will take you to the Kadishi Tufa Waterfall and the majestic Three Rondavels. Wildlife is abundant; you'll be able to spot hippo, crocodile, as well as fish eagle. During the cruise, you can learn more about the history of the...