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Overberg Wine Walks

OVERBERG WINE WALKS                                                                                         

We have a few different wine walk options for you to choose from depending on how much time you have available. You can select from, 2 night, 3 night, and 4 night options, or we can tailor something to suit your specific needs.

Below we have a generic itinerary to give you an idea of what we offer, and at the end we have links to our 2, 3 and 4 night options.  

The First Day

On day 1 of your overberg wine walk, check in to your 4-star cottage on a beautiful  farm in the Hemel & Aarde Valley within walking distance of many of the valleys award winning wine estates. Thereafter a short transfer takes us up Rotary Way Drive for spectacular views of Walker Bay and the Hemel & Aarde Valley.

The first walk is a scenic, mostly downhill & easy walk from the top of Rotary Way though aromatic mountain fynbos to sample the fruit of Hamilton Russell‘s Estate vineyard.  Hamilton Russell is one of the most southerly wine Estates in Africa, and pioneered viticulture & wine-making in the Hemel & Aarde Valley.

Overberg Wine Hike

Take a very leisurely stroll to Bouchard Finlayson, globally acclaimed for producing the best Pinot Noir in South Africa as well as exceptional Chardonnays’ & Sauvignon Blancs. The deli platter will not disappoint as you enjoy the beautiful garden setting.                                                                       (Distance 5 km)

From Bouchard Finlayson you will be transferred back to the farm for a relaxing evening and a light diner.

 

Overberg Wine Hike

DAY 2

Start the day with a hearty farm breakfast before stretching your legs on one of the most scenic walking routes in the valley. We start our walk through the vineyards of Sumaridge Estates 104 acres nestling within 2 imposing mountain ranges in the Upper Hemel & Aarde Valley. The trail winds along country roads and single tracks through horse stud and berry farm’s with some magnificent mountain scenery en route to Moggs Country Restaurant.   We make our way along country roads and fynbos fields to our overnight stop.                                                                             (Distance 10 km)                                      

 

Overberg Wine Walks

On DAY 3

Enjoy breakfast before we follow a track skirting the base of the fynbos lined mountain to Newton-Johnson vineyards. This route takes us through the vineyards to La Vierge Winery and downhill to the De Bos dam. The lovely farmlands and fynbos ramble takes us to the tasting room of Sumaridge for a wine tasting and magnificent platter.  A short walk takes us back up the valley to Newton Johnson to sample their wine before we make our way to the farm accommodation.              (Distance 9.5 km)

Overberg Map

Overberg Wine Walks

Please be aware that inclusions may vary depending the season and local availability

Quote includes the following: 

  • 2 nights 4 -star Farm stay accommodation
  • Transfers to start of walks & return to farm at end of walks
  • Breakfast on Day 2 & 3
  • Tea & coffee
  • Lunch at the renown Moggs Country Cookhouse
  • Light suppers
  • Cellar platters Day 1 & 3
  • All wine tastings (minimum 3)
  • Professionally Guided (FGASA Field Guides, Cape Tour & Wine Guide)
  • First Aid & back-up assistance

Excludes:

  • Wine purchases
  • Drinks at restaurant
  • Unscheduled taxi transfers

PRICE

The quoted prices are a guide only, prices may vary according season

From R 3 600 per person    GROUP OF 10-12

Or

From R 3 900 per person   GROUP OF 6-8

And

From R 4 400 per person   GROUP OF 4

Please Note: The prices above are a guide only, and are subject to change.

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, unfortunately the world we live in has changed forever. Please note that all the prices quoted  are subject to change because of local and global conditions.

Obviously we will try our best to stick to the the prices as quoted throughout this vast website. Any changes will be communicated at the time of booking, and your booking confirmation price will remain fixed.

As a result there have been many additional restrictions placed on us (Africansunroad.com) by our suppliers and providers, some of which we have been required to pass on down the line, and we trust that you understand.

 

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