My Big Fat Whale, Wine and Wors Tour

Whale, Wine and Wors Tours with Wine Flies

+27 (0) 21 4628 011
www.iconsofsa.co.za
info@wineflies.co.za
winefliesZA
Wine Flies Wine Tours
winefliestours

Whale, Wine and Wors Tours with Wine Flies

Hop on board a fun-filled minibus and explore the hidden gems of the Western Cape

“Listen I’ve sent these guys a bunch of emails and called their shells a bunch of times,” Lord Terrence, one of the tour guides begins, “but whales are busy creatures. They might not be able to pay us a visit,” he jokes.  This is the type of light-hearted playfulness you can expect on this 12-hour tour. Owned by Francois van Binsbergen, Wine Flies regularly dazzles visitors with their Cape Winelands and Forgotten Route to Matjiesfontein tours. During whale watching season, the boutique touring company adds another expedition to their oeuvre: The Big Fat Whale, Wine and Wors Tour.

Running every Tuesday and Thursday from August until December, the tour whisks guests off to three popular destinations just outside Cape Town - Stellenbosch, Grabouw and Hermanus – in a bid to afford locals and tourists the opportunity to discover the hidden gems of the Winelands in a laidback and offbeat manner.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE WHALE, WINE AND WORS TOUR

The first stop is visiting one of the oldest towns in South Africa (Stellenbosch) where explorers will get to:

  • Stop over at the Victorian-style trade shop Oom Samie se Winkel, which stocks everything from a selection of animal hide and vintage clothing to dried fruits and boutique wines.

  • Head to the Middelvlei Wine Farm for a wine tasting and cellar tour (sampling vino straight from the barrels is also on the cards).

A short, scenic drive later, guests arrive at the Elgin Valley to:

  • Meet  ‘garagiste’ William Everson at his converted shipping container, where he sells his handcrafted ciders. You will have a chance to sample some of his drink, which is paired with biltong and boerewors respectively.

Then it’s off to Hermanus for lunch:

  • Mind your feet as the waves crash at the foot of Bientang's Cave restaurant. The eatery boasts some of the most spectacular views in the Western Cape – and you might catch a glimpse of a whale or two.

  • The only brewery on the continent to accept bitcoin as payment, Honingklip Brewery offers a tasting of locally brewed beer.

The final stop is a wine tasting at Barton Vineyards and Villas to sip and swirl some of its award-winning reds and whites before heading back to the Mother City.

COST AND BOOKING FOR THE WHALE, WINE AND WORS TOUR
Offering great value, this Wine Flies tour is just R880/p, which includes all tastings, pairings and lunch. Running every Tuesday and Thursday from August until December, the tour leaves at 7:30am and returns around 6pm. The Wine Flies team can pick guests up from their accommodation in the city centre area and also drop them off after the tour. Wine Flies can accommodate up to 13 guests and groups of five or more, making a reservation together, get an incredible discount.

To book, contact Wine Flies on +27 (0)21 462 8011 or via email info@wineflies.co.za

---

Read more about our experience on the Wine Flies Whales, Wine and Wors Tour.

---

Also, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, join our Google+ circle and check out our Pinterest boards for updates. Not to mention, subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with what's hip and happening in our pretty city. 

Cape Town Events Calendar
February 2018
SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery ...

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Shakespeare In Love 2018It's Back: Shakespeare in Love Graces ...

Back by popular demand, this crowd-pleasing, popular show returns to The Fugard theatre ...

WildFlower3The Ultimate Cape Spring Wild Flower ...

SOLD OUT: Luxury glamping on a private farm among the blooms in the Cape’s famous ...

Cape Town Helicopters Generic NEW 3Fly Fridays: Helicopter Rides For Under ...

Want that extra-special experience to round off the week? These are the city’s most ...

Villa 47 2Breakfast at Villa 47 and Spoil a ...

Italian breakfast with a friend, plus: two-and three-course lunch and dinner specials ...

The Grey Hotel Win1The Best Staycation Special In The ...

Special offer for you as a reader: 2 nights stay, rooftop drinks, tapas platter, wine and ...

Just Like Papa 1Just Like Papa: The Ultimate Place to ...

Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, ...

faded friday 4Get Faded: Head To Woodstock To ...

Faded Friday celebrates the much-loved fade haircut

Xplore Cape Town Tours 2Be A Tourist In Your Own Country With ...

From the Cango Caves to the world’s highest bungee bridge, adventure awaits on this ...

SA IdolsAll the Times Capetonians Entertained ...

Though auditions for 2018 are closed, Cape Town did us proud during SA Idols Season 14

Le Bonheur 10Snap up a Pizza and Reptile Adventure ...

Enjoy a delicious wood-fired pizza while taking a tour of the crocodile pond or the snake ...

Under Oaks 4Have a Turkish-French Affair With This ...

Indulge all your senses by trying the delicious wine and sweet pairing at Under Oaks in ...

Fire and Ice Weekend PartyParty in the Fire & Ice Hotel Lobby ...

Live DJ, killer cocktails, 38 gourmet milkshakes and the chance to meet exciting new ...

Ubuntu Climbs 365 3How Many Hikes Up Table Mountain Does ...

A hike a day gets the funds raised. This guy is hiking Table Mountain every single day of ...

Arabella Aerial ViewWhich of These 5 Arabella Stay, Play ...

One luxury spa day and four remarkable getaway experience deals to reward yourself with, ...

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownSave on your kids’ birthday party ...

Make your kids’ birthday party extra special with outdoor laser tag with Battlefield ...

Kiff Kombi - Durbanville - 1Experience Cape Town's Most Spirited ...

All aboard, gin lovers! Here’s what to expect on a tour of Cape Town’s quaintest, ...

Cartel House 10Grab Yourself Free Flapjacks Every ...

Members only: Luxury co-working office space Cartel House serves up hot and fresh ...

Glowing Rooms 3Get a Great Saving on 3D Mini-Golf with ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea PointSkip The Traffic: Hit Free Motown ...

Let’s everybody hit the deck – Goodhope FM DJ Ashton Abels brings the Motown tunes ...

Cape Culinary Tours Valentine's Day InclusionTake a Bite into History with Cape Town ...

Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative ...

African Soul Surfer Backpackers in Cape TownBook a Surf and Yoga Retreat at the ...

This week-long surf and yoga camp includes breakfast, accommodation and all your ...

Sgt pepper live musicRam Jam Rock Parties at Sgt Pepper

The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

Aces 'n' SpadesFriday Night Live at Aces ‘n’ Spades

They will rock you

Pierneef food and wine pairing 2Food and Wine Pairing at La Motte

Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek Estate

surfing muizenbergLearn To Surf Or Perfect Your Skills In ...

New to the surfing game? You’re in good hands at African Soul Surfer

WildFlower2Your 2018 Guide to Viewing the Spring ...

Don’t miss the chance to get up close and personal with South Africa’s budding ...

Cloud 9 Hotel 3Spa and Sparkling Wine Special at ...

WeatherGiveawaysTravel Tips

Curious to make exciting discoveries in Cape Town every day? "LIKE" us for a daily hidden gem.