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Groot Drakenstein Wine Tram

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Experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Groot Drakenstein Valley as you journey through rolling vineyards, stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates. The itinerary covers up to three wine estates in the Groot Drakenstein Valley, each with a character as rich and individual as the wines they produce. At each wine estate, a premium wine tasting is served to the group showcasing their award-winning wines.

The journey commences with a wine tasting experience at the Plaisir Wine Estate, setting the tone for the day’s exploration. Following this, indulge in a delightful lunch at De Vliet Country Bistro, nestled within the enchanting Zorgvliet Wine Estate. Concluding the day is a final wine tasting at the prestigious Boschendal Wine Estate, ensuring a perfect finale to your vinous adventure.

Please note, this tour is a combination of travelling both with the tram and tram-bus.

Date: 8 November 2024

Time: 08:30 – 18:30

Pick-up Point: CTICC 1

Price: $250

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LIMITED TO 32 PEOPLE

LIMITED TO 64 PEOPLE

Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as you journey through rolling vineyards, stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates. The itinerary covers up to three wine estates in the Franschhoek Valley, each with a character as rich and individual as the wines they produce. At each wine estate, a premium wine tasting is served to the group showcasing their award-winning wines.

The journey commences with a wine-tasting experience at the Dieu Donné Wine Estate, initiating a day of delightful exploration. Subsequently, relish a scrumptious lunch at Lynx Restaurant, situated within the charming Lynx Wine Estate. The day concludes with a final wine-tasting session at the Klein Goederust Wine Estate, providing a fitting end to your immersive vinicultural adventure.

Please note, this tour is a combination of travelling both with the tram and tram-bus.

Date: 8 November 2024

Time: 09:00 – 18:30

Pick-up Point: CTICC 1

Price: $250

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Franschhoek Perfumery

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Embark on a distinctive journey to kickstart your day with a workshop that lets you craft your own personalized perfume. Delve into the enchanting history of perfumery and the art of perfume creation, exploring various base notes and the composition of fragrances.
Guided through the selection and blending of different oils, you’ll craft a unique scent that reflects your individuality. Once your masterful blend is perfected, use it to create a bespoke perfumed oil, luxurious body cream, and, of course, your very own perfume.
After engaging in the process of crafting your bespoke perfume, indulge in a delightful lunch experience at the Orangerie Restaurant situated within the enchanting surroundings of the Le Lude Wine Farm.

Date: 8 November 2024
Time: 09:00 – 16:30
Pick-up Point: CTICC 1
Price: $250

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LIMITED TO 35 PEOPLE

LIMITED TO 50 PEOPLE

Cape Winelands

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Embark on a remarkable journey commencing with a wine tasting at Kanonkop, where the renowned Pinotage of the Cape Winelands takes center stage. Delight in the distinctive flavors, setting the tone for a day filled with indulgence.
Transition seamlessly to Quoin Rock, a haven of opulence nestled in the heart of the Winelands. Immerse yourself in a lavish wine tasting experience, savoring the estate’s exquisite offerings that leave a lasting impression.
Continue the day’s adventure at Boschendal, where a tranquil picnic lunch unfolds amidst the estate’s scenic beauty. Savor a curated selection of gourmet delights complemented by the serene surroundings.
Conclude your sensory odyssey at Babylonstoren, where a final tasting experience awaits. Indulge in the diverse array of wines that showcase the terroir and craftsmanship unique to this renowned estate. Expert guides will share insights into winemaking traditions, terroir, and unique stories, providing an intimate connection with the artistry and passion of the Cape Winelands. This immersive exploration promises not only exceptional wines but also a memorable journey through the heart of this remarkable region.

Date: 8 November 2024

Time: 09:00 – 18:00

Pick-up Point: CTICC 1

Price: $250

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Peninsula & Wine Tasting

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Embark on a captivating journey around the picturesque Cape Peninsula with our exclusive tour. Begin by exploring the breathtaking Cape Point Nature Reserve, where the convergence of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans creates a mesmerizing sight. Witness the charming residents of Boulders Penguin Colony, providing an enchanting encounter.
Enjoy a leisurely lunch in Simonstown, savoring local flavors amidst the town’s unique charm and historical landmarks. Then, venture into the lush landscapes of Groot Constantia, South Africa’s oldest wine estate. Immerse yourself in a refined chocolate and wine pairing experience, relishing the rich history and flavors of this iconic estate.
Throughout the day, our expert guides will share insights into the region’s history, ecology, and culture, ensuring an immersive experience. From natural wonders to culinary delights, this meticulously curated tour promises a day of exploration, discovery, and indulgence.

Date: 8 November 2024
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Pick-up Point: CTICC 1
Price: $250

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LIMITED TO 50 PEOPLE

LIMITED TO 50 PEOPLE

City History & Culture

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Embark on a journey starting with a visit to the 17th-century Castle of Good Hope, South Africa’s oldest surviving colonial building. Explore the District 6 Museum, uncovering the history and impact of segregation, and then move on to Cape Town City Hall, where Nelson Mandela delivered his first post-prison speech. Enjoy a delightful lunch at Mama Africa, known for its warm hospitality, vibrant decor, and authentic African cuisine.
Continue the adventure with a visit to Bo-Kaap and its museum, a neighborhood on Signal Hill founded by the Cape Malay community in the 18th century. Bo-Kaap is famous for its colorful homes and rich culture. The Bo-Kaap Museum, housed in a historic building, showcases the Cape Malay community’s story through artifacts, photos, and interactive displays, covering aspects like religion, traditional clothing, and the struggles of slavery. It’s a brief yet immersive exploration into the vibrant heritage of these remarkable places.

Date: 8 November 2024

Time: 09:00 – 17:30

Pick-up Point: CTICC 1

Price: $250

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Stellenbosch History & Culture

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Commence this tour with a visit to the Huguenot Memorial Monument in Franschhoek, a tribute to the Huguenots’ history before and after their arrival at the Cape of Good Hope. The exhibition intricately weaves the local Huguenots’ history into broader themes of persecution, exile, belonging, identity, and the enduring legacies of refugees in their newfound homes. Following this, explore the Huguenot House before a lunch break at Leopard Leap Wine Estate, which not only produces exceptional wines but also advocates for the protection of the Cape Mountain Leopard, after which it is named.
Continue the journey with a visit to the Stellenbosch Museum, comprising four historically significant houses and their gardens. Each residence reflects a distinct period in Stellenbosch’s architectural evolution, with meticulously restored interiors, furnishings, and gardens showcasing the unique styles and tastes of their respective eras. The tour concludes with a delightful chocolate and wine pairing experience at the Waterford Estate.

Date: 8 November 2024
Time: 09:00 – 18:30
Pick-up Point: CTICC 1
Price: $250

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LIMITED TO 50 PEOPLE

LIMITED TO 50 PEOPLE

World of Birds & Constantia Wine Tasting

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The excursion kicks off with a tour of Africa’s largest bird park and wildlife sanctuary. More than 3,000 birds (along with small animals) representing 400 different species are thoughtfully displayed in over 100 expansive landscaped aviaries. These aviaries create an immersive experience, allowing visitors to get up close and personal with nature.
Nestled in the picturesque Hout Bay Valley, the aviaries are situated in a tropical garden spanning 4 hectares of land. This lush setting is framed by Table Mountain, the Twelve Apostles, Constantiaberg, Chapman’s Peak, and Little Lion’s Head. Providing an ideal backdrop for nature enthusiasts and photographers, the World of Birds stands out as one of Cape Town’s top tourist attractions that no visitor should overlook. The journey then proceeds with a delightful lunch, followed by a chocolate and wine tasting experience in the Constantia region.

Date: 8 November 2024

Time: 09:00 – 18:00

Pick-up Point: CTICC 1

Price: $250

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Registrations are limited to AEC Ticket holders only.

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