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Glorious Gardens and Wine Private Tour

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What to Expect
The tour starts at the historic Company’s Gardens of Cape Town, which is where the very first planting of vines were situated in South Africa. Perhaps a good cup of coffee before heading off to the next spot, the lush Kirstenbosch Botanical garden nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain. When Kirstenbosch was founded in 1913 to preserve the country’s unique flora, it was the first botanical garden in the world with this ethos.

You will then head from Cape Town to Vergelegen, a wine estate that has been nominated as a World Heritage Site. It boasts 17 formal gardens that are intricately interwoven in the Cape Cultural existence.

Next you will have the opportunity to indulge in a delicious bistro lunch at Cavalli, set against the backdrop of the estate’s magnificent (and also 
indigenous) ‘tapestry’ of gardens designed by Keith Kirsten.

Your final stop is the Babylonstoren Garden, which was inspired by the Company’s Gardens which you visited in the morning. The garden is divided into fifteen clusters spanning vegetable areas, berries, bees, indigenous plants, ducks and chickens and includes a prickly pear maze. Finish off the whole tour with a well-deserved glass of wine.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pick Up at the Hotel
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Explore Sideways
Joe eagle
40
Bucket list day with sharks
Booked a private tour through Sideways with white shark projects. Early pick up by Ryan van Reenen in his Jeep and
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Rodrigo Moran
10
Exploring the Cape Peninsula with a New Friend
I had a fantastic day with Fred, my jolly and incredibly knowledgeable tour guide. I felt like my tour was guided
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Manash D
44
Visit to Cape of Good Hope , Wine Valley and Penguin etc.
Wow ! Cape Town : you are paradise on Earth. We had a family private tour from 25th December till 27th December in
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Shelly
Los Angeles, California
102
Classy way to explore the Winelands of South Africa!
We booked a private tour with Explore Sideways for a group of 5. We had Martin as a tour guide and he was
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Destination830063
10
Perfect Balance of Wine & History
Our tour guide Martin arranged an excellent day for us and 12 & 14 year old daughters. We started our tour in
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fK8b0c6m
Vancouver, Canada
16189
Close-up and informational tour of Cape Town districts with Juma
Outgoing & knowledgeable guide Juma Mkwela provided a great introduction to people of Cape Town. We explored: *
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Sydney S
42
Best of the Cape Peninsula Tour
Enjoyed our private Tour with Ryan Van Reenen! We visited the highlights of the Peninsula (Cape Point, Cape of
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lindfieldfamily
4035
Hemel en Aarde made easy
A day appeared free in my diary and I was looking for a tailored visit from and to CPT airport to Hemel en Aarde.
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SanFranTrav2014
San Francisco, California
106
Best of the Cape Peninsula Tour
We were given a reference to Explore Sideways by a colleague, and we are thrilled we took his advice to use them.
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Jonathan Ong
53
5 star services from Ryan Van Reenen
We have done table mountain 4x4, peninsula with penguins Kayaking, and full day wine tour. It’s brilliant, Ryan is
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German
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