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Guided bicycle tour through Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch

Activity Description

This tour combines the beautiful scenery and sites of Historic Stellenbosch with excellent wine pairings and some healthy outdoor exercise.

The tour starts 9:00 at Adventureshop (located at Blackhorse Centre, Corner of Dorp and Mark Street). Each rider will collect a bike and helmet to suit their size. E-Bikes also available. We will carry a snack pack for each rider and the guide will have space in the backpack for those who would like to buy wine en-route.
The tour starts with a historic tour of Stellenbosch, visiting some of the historic sites in town. We will cycle through Stellenbosch and head to the scenic Jonkershoek Valley. A winding road through oak and poplar forests will take you to a wine estate nestled in the valley bottom, here you can take in the stunning views while doing wine tasting of award winning wines on an island in a lake.
On the way out of the valley, you will stop at another wine estate which sports beautiful grounds and historic Cape Dutch architecture. Here we will do a cellar tour before we start our Chocolate and Wine pairing that will make your taste buds tingle.

After the tasting we will head back into Stellenbosch Town via the Stellenbosch University before ending the tour again at our office

There are some variations to the route, with varying levels of difficulty so the tour can be tailored to suit your cycling ability. Family tours can also be booked.
NEW: Option to do the tour on an E- bike at an additional cost of R150 per bike

Children under 5 years are free (cycle in baby seat with parents). Children who cycle on their own, full rate. Children will do Chocolate and Ice tea tasting.

Arrangements

Duration30 minutes
WhenClosed on Good Friday Christmas Day and New Year's Day
WhereAdventureshop Stellenbosch Office
WeatherWeather permitting
What to WearWear something comfortable with comfortable shoes as you will be cycling (No dresses and high heels please ladies)
Things to BringBring your camera, sunscreen, comfortable clothes to cycle in.
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators allowed

Requirements

Minimum Age3 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelIntermediate

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

- Guide
- Bicycle and helmet rental
- 2 Wine Tastings and cellar tour
- Snack pack and drink

Exclusions

- Bicycle
- Lunch
- Items of personal nature
- Transfers
- E Bike can be booked at an additional cost of R 250 p bike

Notes

Enjoy the Historic Town of Stellenbosch and its Vineyards by bicycle

Customer Reviews

It was a very nice trip with a friendly and clearly speaking Driver. It was fun. May be we will see us again. - Crocoll, Manuela


Great cycle tour! Our guide gave us just the right amount of knowledgeable history and an adequate amount of time at 2 outstanding wineries. The chocolate and wine pairing tasting was fabulous. Winderful tour overall! Thank-you! - Darline Sanderson


We really enjoyed our tour. It was a good mixture of culture, wine tasting an beautiful estates and cycling. Our guide was a super friendly guy!! And the warm welcome at the 2 estates was all well prepared. We would recommend it to everyone who’s in Stellenbosch for the first time! Thank you so much for being a part in making our roundtrip in South-Africa so unforgettable! - Lisette Bezemer


We had a great biketour through Stellenbosch. Our guide had a great knowledge and hè was very helpfull! Thanks again! Yuri - Yuri Bazen


Great tour around Stellenbosch with Seve, who gave a funny and wonderfully interesting education of the local area as well as deliscious wines and chocolate, highly recommended. - Anna Benfield




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