Tourists fly in to Cape Town, South Africa and flock to the popular neighboring wine valleys of Constantia, Franschoek and Stellenbosch. To save on travelling a mere 1½ hours further from Cape Town they often miss out on experiencing the Robertson Wine Valley.
Whether you want to book a stay or just take a day trip away from the hustle and the bustle of the overcrowded tourist destinations. You will be surprised by the warm country hospitality that awaits you in the towns of Robertson, Montagu, Bonnievale and McGregor.
This is the place where you will still receive a one-on-one wine tasting experience, of award winning wines, sold at very reasonable prices!
The longest wine route in the world
The valley is located in the heart of the famous Route 62, the longest wine route in the world, nestled between the Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountain Range with the Breedriver flowing through. Yet, it sadly remains undiscovered by many!
The mountain and river combination, together with great wine, makes this the perfect getaway location with a country lifestyle to envy!
Not just wine!
Besides producing quality wines, with over 50 wine cellars open for wine tastings, the area also produces various fruits and is known for its canned and dried fruit factories. Local cheese manufacturers produce delicious variety of products that accompany very well with the olives and olive oils that can be tasted directly from the farm. It is also recommended to taste locally produced craft beers during your stay!
Explore the arts and crafts route, rich historic sites and museums. Savoir on fresh produce at the morning village markets or farm stalls. Take a lazy river cruise or meander around in the hedge maze and explore the cactus garden. Unwind with a Spa therapy, visit the Bird Park, or take up the opportunity to go fishing or golfing.
For the adrenalin junkies there is sky diving, river rafting and rock climbing!
So what are you waiting for?
Escape the rush and head to the Robertson Wine Valley to discover the joy of true country living!
Choose from luxury hotels to friendly B&B's, self-catering cottages, guest farms, mountain retreats and good old camping.
If you are planning a trip to Robertson or Montagu, make sure to book a tour on the Wine Valley Safari. Especially if you want to experience as much as possible in a short time. It is the best way to explore the Robertson Wine Valley in a truly African style open air safari vehicle. Let us be your designated driver to safely transport you to the most unique sites and must-do activities while visiting this hidden gem of a Wine Valley!