Destination The Cape Winelands


The Cape is the place to visit if you’re looking for a holiday of experiences.

Premier vineyard visit

With well-known names such as Graham Beck, La Motte, Moresons and Boschendol, The Cape is a wine-lovers paradise. Discover the art of wine blending under expert tutelage and enjoy a private guided tour of some of the finest vineyards in the world.

Follow Mandela’s footsteps

A rare glimpse into Nelson Mandela’s final years of incarceration at Victor Verster Prison. This is an incredible opportunity to hear the stories of the man known as “Madiba” (Father) and the indelible mark he made on South Africa’s history.

Fascinating Franschhoek

Franschhoek is a small village with an incredibly rich heritage. Learn how pre-colonial settlers, the Dutch East India Company, French Huguenots and the era of apartheid impacted everything from village politics to local architecture.

Garden tours with a guru

Tour the Franschhoek Valley’s most breathtaking gardens in the company of one of the resident experts at Babylonstoren. With over 300 varieties of edible plants and architecture dating back to the 1700’s, you’ll be offered a feast for all of your senses.

Whale watching

Hermanus is often referred to as ‘the capital of The Cape whale coast’. Between May and December hundreds of southern right whales visit Hermanus offering you the opportunity to watch them play as part of a fabulous tour which includes travelling the mountain pass from Franschhoek, and enjoying the stunning scenery over Gordon’s Bay.


Sweeping views, sumptuous spas and historic architecture with modern luxuries are just some of the things you can expect when you stay at a Susie Freeman Travel selected location. We’ve selected four of the very best destinations the Winelands has to offer.

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