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Visit the Constantia wine region originally occupied by the first Governor of the Cape, gain insight into its past and historical significance.  Learn the unique stories and fables that have been told over centuries.  This region known for its sweet wine production is the oldest established wine farming region in South Africa.  Tour through Groot Constantia, visiting the oldest Manor House in the region dating back to 1685 and old cellar built in 1791, which houses various artifacts and old equipment portraying the timeline of the Cape.  Enjoy a wine tasting followed by an opportunity for lunch in the Constantia region. Move on to the final stop at the Steenberg Estate and tour the state-of-the-art cellar, completed in 1996. With the capacity to produce around 70,000 cases, the cellar also boasts a unique vinoteque. Upon conclusion of the tour, travel via Ou Kaapse Weg and the Atlantic Seaboard back to the city.

Description:

9.00 - 10.00 am 

  • Visit the historical region of Constantia, learning about its history and unique stories that have captivated people for centuries.  Your first stop takes you to Klein Constantia known globally for its Vin de Constance 

10.15 - 11.30 am 
  • Visit the original homestead of the first Governor of the Cape at Groot Constantia. Tour the Manor house of 1685 and the old cellar showcasing many historical artifacts, laid out across a timeline of the Cape. Enjoy a wine tasting of white, red and desert wines that were popular with royalty and heads of states for centuries.

12.00 - 13.00 pm 
  • Enjoy a lunch break at a suggested venue in the Constantia region

13.30 - 14.30 pm 
  • Visit the acclaimed Steenberg wine farm, enjoy their unique variety of wines including some of method cap de classique.  Learn of  unique stories of pioneering woman of the past including that of Catharina Michelse.

15.00 - 16.00 pm 
  • Drive over the Ou Kaapse Weg pass back along the Atlantic seaboard, your guide providing rich stories of the past and insight into this regions uniqueness


Highlights:

    Location: Cape Town, South Africa

    Duration: 7 to 9 hrs

    Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 





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    Additional Information


      Operates: See Availability

      Departure Point:
      Greater Cape Town region

      Departure Time: 8:00 - 8.30 am (1 September – 30 April) 8:30 - 9.00 am (1 May – 31 August)

      Hotel Pickup Available: Yes

    • Inclusions:
      • Entrance fees
      • Driver/Professional registered Guide
      • 1 x bottled water p/p
      • All activities listed in the itinerary
      • Live commentary on board
      • Hotel pickup and drop-off
      • Private tour

    • Exclusions:
      • Language specific guide other than English (Subject to availability/Supplement charge)
      • Vehicle upgrade (Subject to availability/Supplement charge)
      • Coach driver if required (Supplement charge)
      • Lunch
      • Any additional activities not listed in the itinerary
      • Gratuities (recommended)

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
      • A maximum of 9 people per booking
      • A moderate amount of walking is involved
      • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
      • Adult pricing applies to all travelers


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