Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl Valley Wine Day Trip. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
FERNANDA MARIN P
I enjoyed this trip so much. The places are very beautiful. We had 3 wine tastings and time for lunch and walk in Stellenbosch.
Wonderful trip, beautiful scenery as well as great wine tasting.
This was a good trip with a lively guide, and several different forms of wine farm and factory visited, and their products sampled. The problem was the weather, which was gloomy to begin with and meant one couldn't see much of the beautiful mountains and vineyards, not to mention the beauties of Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, both of which were literally inundated by the time we got to them in the afternoon. But the variety and interest of the wine producers was considerable, and we enjoyed the day very much indeed.
The guide was excellent, tour was great! We actually liked having only few people in this tour. All the places were interesting and we also got lot of history. Only in the last place there where only red wines and it was already too hot to drink them.
Enjoyed the wine and cheese tasting at Paarl but the tasting of about 20 wines seems a bit of overdose. What was really enjoyable was the very honest and passionate sharing by tour guide Super (Hi Super! I mentioned you!!! ^_^) on the political, socio-economical and cultural aspects of South Africa.
Frances Anne C
This was a very pleasant trip with a very informative and accommodating guide. I loved the stop in Stellenbosch, where he gave us time to look at some historical sites. The wine farms were beautiful and the wine tastings were great!
The trip was very lovely and the guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. My one suggestion however, would be to add a wine tasting in Stellenbosch. We visited the town, which was lovely, but as it is prob the most famous as far as wine goes, and we were on a wine tour... I would have like to have gotten to do a tasting there and not just dropped off for an hour to wander.
Note from Viator: Thanks for your comment. We're following up on your suggestiong for a wine-tasting with our local provider. Stay tuned!
This tour consists of visits to three very different wineries with the opportunity to sample many different wines in each. The guide was excellent! Lunch was not included in the beautiful town of Stellenbosch. A longer time in the town would have been appreciated, but all in all, this is a very enjoyable tour.
Beautiful day trip with an three interesting wine tastings in a small group 5 persons.
Beautiful winery area of South Africa both in scenery and tasting. The tour read that there would only be two tastings, but we went to 3 very different wineries, and had more tastings than we could drink! Excellent guide - we asked for him for the following day tour and the vehicles were new.
This trip has some of the mots amazing regions in South Africa. Pity the bus broke down just outside Cape Town. The travel agent did everything to get us on the road asap. But we were still left with the feeling that we were being rushes through this wonderful region. The Wine tasting in Paarl was fantastic but the one in Stellenbosch was a sheer waste of time. So make sure you stock up in Paarl.
trip was ok, minibus broke down and waited for another car cca.2 hours. we expected to stop and take a few pictures in Franschhoek, but everything has been very rush rush
This subcontractor provided a vehicle too small for the group. For the long drive it was very tight seating, hot and uncomfortable and the windows so small that few enjoyed the 'view'. The group was primarily German speaking and the tour bilingual. I expected an English only tour as indicated online. The translations were accurate but stilted. There were few opportunities to photograph the wonderful countryside. The area was beautiful but the tour disappointing.