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About Fynbos Estate

Fynbos Estate, home to Dragonridge Wines, is situated in the beautiful Paardeberg, high up in Joubertskloof and just an hour from Cape Town. It offers comfortable spacious country accommodation with stunning views of the Swartland, vineyards and the mountain nature reserve.

Farm Accommodation
Cottages and houses cater for, from a couple, to families, groups of friends, wedding and celebration guests and large groups of up to 45 people for workshops and retreats. Accommodation includes an original Victorian Farm House, Honey Badger House, Caracal Cottage, Black Eagle House and Owl Cottage, and in total the estate can accommodate 45 people sharing.

There are plenty of outdoor activities, including walks in the nature reserve, bird watching, mountain cycling, swimming in the pool at the foot of mountain and chilling on the many verandas. Lawns, open spaces, a jungle gym and the possibility to pet rescue animals, make it a haven for children. Accommodation is pet friendly in selected house.

Meals for groups
While accommodation is set up to be self-catering, we offer delicious country meals for groups of 10 people or more. Wine tastings of our naturally made wine (in the traditional style of 1900’s) is available with our winemaker by appointment.

There is cell phone reception in or near to each building, a television with DVD in the farmhouse only and a screen for video/ DVD in Honey Badger. Wi-Fi connectivity with free unlimited internet access is available in all accommodation, workshop and function areas

We are Pet Friendly. Pet rates are R50 per day per pet.

Wedding Venues: Up to 100 guests under cover with ample outdoor space for a tent extension. A large garden and a chapel for indoor ceremonies is also available. Several different catering options are available.

Conference Venues: 100 participants can be accommodated in the Fynbos Pavilion and there is amble inside and outside space for breakaway groups. The Barn accommodates workshops and retreats, conferences, celebrations as well as religious services.

Family friendly: Children of all ages welcome. There is a jungle gym, large lawn areas and a swimming pool.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 42
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking
  • Cosy
  • Conference Venues
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Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.


Stay for 3 nights, pay for 2 nights Farmstay Special

Stay for 3 nights and only pay for 2 nights between 20 Aug 2018 and 30 Nov 2018. Includes extras to the value of R200 for free..

  • 3 night min stay (check-in between 20 Aug 2018 and 30 Nov 2018)

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Reviews for Fynbos Estate

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Tracey Babb
12 July 2018

Loved the braai area and all the bird-life and the peace and quiet. Good value for money. A pair of kitchen scissors would have been useful. Kitchen otherwise very well fitted out.

Angelique Alexander
19 December 2017

The staff members are very friendly and welcoming. I enjoyed my stay at Fynbos Estate.

Kevan Leo, South Africa
05 September 2016

lovely quiet and relaxing atmosphere.Had everything for self catering

Rebecca Standish, South Africa
08 March 2012

The directions to Fynbos Estate are 100% correct and very thorough which made the journey all the more pleasant and relaxing. We were greeted warmly and arrived to a beautiful, extremely comfortable cottage which had been aired, refrigerator had been turned on and was already cold with full trays of ice! The gardens are rich with vibrant green and birds of all varieties became our friends for the weekend. We went hiking over the estate for over fours hours! Enjoying the views of the farmlands and even saw the Table Mountain Range! The winelands are so beautiful and we were able to cool...
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Derek Sharpe, United Kingdom
19 February 2012

A lovely peaceful spot and pleasant cottage. It needed a little bit of maintenance though as there were a few health and safety issues, which the owners said would be rectified. All-in-all, we would stay here again.

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