AdventureShop Stellenbosch

by Cape Country Routes, March 4, 2019

Stellenbosch Adventure Shop believes that one should experience South Africa and not just see it.  Their carefully designed private tours and itineraries are build around adventures and experiences at destinations they love to visit.

E-Bike Tour:   Stellenbosch to Franschhoek

This unique E-Bike tour meanders through some of the best Wineland scenery in South Africa. E-bike from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek. Meet local people and taste some of the great cuisine this region has to offer.

  • Start at 9:00 from the AdventureShop office in Stellenbosch
  • Cycle mostly jeep tracks and mountain bike trails over the Helshoogte Pass, a route used by the first Dutch and French families who settled in the Olifantshoek valley in 1688. Later known as Franschhoek.
  • Enjoy fantastic views and sites along the way.
  • Learn about small mission stations and local people living in the Banghoek Valley.
  • Get a chance to spot Eland and Blue Wildebeest as we cycle along multiple mountain streams in the Banhoek Conservancy.
  • Enjoy lunch and wine tasting on a Franschhoek Wine estate
  • Have time to explore the beautiful town of Franschhoek.
  • Transport back to Stellenbosch by vehicle

What to bring

Bring your own cycling pants (gel seats on request)

Water bottle – We are striving to be environmentally friendly and want to cut down on plastic bottles. Free water fountain in the office available to fill up with water, please just bring your own bottle. Aluminium water bottles for sale at office

Comfortable clothes and shoes

Sunscreen and sunglasses

Warm jacket if it is a cool or rainy day

Route info

Distance:  Approximately 40km

Elevation:  Approximately 867m

Road:  Mostly jeep track and MTB trails, approximately 15 km of tar road

Ride duration:  Approximately 4 hours

Cost

R 1 950 per person, which includes:

Guide

E-Bike

Mouth watering lunch on a wine estate in Franschhoek

Wine tasting

Time to explore Franschhoek

Transport back to Stellenbosch in afternoon.

(Transport to Cape Town can also be arranged at a nominal extra fee)

Private Wine Tour

With this private wine tour you have the opportunity to spend the day with your own local specialist guide in the majestic Winelands of the Western Cape and enjoy great wine and pair it with amazing food.

  • Wine tasting on four selected and award winning wine farms
  • Get to know historical facts about the Winelands towns during this private wine tour.
  • A cellar tour at one of the wine estates visited
  • Lunch at a special and scenic wine estate or in the town of Franschhoek/ Stellenbosch, depending on clients preference (lunch on own account)
  • Marvelous scenery with historic buildings and places of interest.

Cost

Stellenbosch Collection: R 3 150 incl 2 clients       

Cape Town Collection: R 3 750 incl 2 clients    

R 660 per additional clients after first 2 pax

Included:  Transport from door to door,  registered tourist guide and wine tasting fees

Excluded:  Lunch and drinks

Please note

On booking, please advise AdventureShop where they should collect you and also drop you off after the tour. This tour is a great way to get from point A to point B while using the day to the maximum. For example, they can collect you in Cape Town, do the private wine tour and drop you off at your next accommodation venue in Stellenbosch or Franschhoek. Let them know if you have a lot of luggage so they can arrange for a suitable vehicle for the day.

 

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