Weekend Wine Walk
We are offering a guided Overberg weekend wine walk from 2-4 nights within the fynbos, vineyards, and olive groves of the Hemel & Aarde Valley in the Overberg. The famous Hemel & Aarde Valley starts about 3 km from Hermanus town and heads northeast to Caledon along the R 320, dotted with vineyards, berry farms and farm-stalls to visit. The valley lies nestled between two imposing mountain ranges. The Kleinriver mountains, and the Babilonstoring Mountains with its highest peak rising to 1161 meters. Explore the beautiful bio diverse reserves and estates, sample award winning wines, and overnight in comfortable guest houses and farms.
Hemel & Aarde Valley Vineyard
Fynbos & Wine Day Wine Walk
|Walks & Trails||Distance (km)||
|Scenic Wine Ramble||
|easy mostly downhill|
|Fernkloof & Wine Walk||
|Galpin Peak Wine Hike||
|moderate with 5 km ascent|
|Hemel & Aarde Valley Slackpack trail||Distance (km)||
|Day 1||16 km||6 hrs||moderate|
|Day 2||15 km||hrs||easy to moderate|
On our Weekend Wine Walk to our choice of the numerous vineyards scattered throughout the Hemel en Aarde valley, we offer walks through and across their farms and offer light lunches and meals with their vineyards best. If you don’t have the time Its possible to do day walks with lunch stops and usually at least 2 wine tastings. Or longer hikes of one day or longer with dinner and overnight accommodation at the wine estates or guest houses, self catering chalets or B&B’s. All these options are tailor-made to suite fitness levels and special interest groups. Feel free to contact us for more options.
Hermanus as a base
Our weekend wine walk offers the option of hiking the vineyards and olive groves of the Hemel & Aarde Valley during the day, and also enjoying the night life of the many open-air restaurants and coffee shops. With the possibility of seeing our annual visitors the Southern Right Whale, we can arrange accommodation in one of the many hotels or B and B’s. Hermanus also has an abundance of other marine life to enjoy, Brydes, Minkie and Humpback Whales, Bottelnose and common Dolphins, pods of over 500 have been seen feeding from the Cliff Path.
Another option to consider is the many exciting cycling routes the area has to offer in the Hemel & Aarde Valley, we have a very well equipped cycle shop where one is able to hire a mountain bike and equipment required to suit your needs.
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