32 Things you can do in Stellenbosch Part 1

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32 Things you can do in Stellenbosch

Apart from the obvious stellar wine tasting opportunities, Stellenbosch offers a great variety of things for travellers to do. From shopping to wine tasting, museums to white sharks? Here’s part one of your ultimate list of things you can do when in Stellenbosch.


1. Head on over to Jonkershoek Nature Reserve which forms part of the Jonkershoek mountains and valley. Make your way through majestic forest or follow the panorama route.

Where: Jonkershoek Rd, Stellenbosch, 7600

2. The Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre serves as an easy entry to view some of South Africa’s greatest animals. From birds to bugs and giraffes, every member of the family will enjoy the visit.

Where: Old Paarl Rd & R304, Muldersvlei, Cape Town, 7600

3. Delve into history at Pniel, a Dutch Reformed mission station situated in a settlement in the Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape province.

Where: 16 Minutes’ drive from Stellenbosch on the R310 road via Helshoogte

4. Pay a visit to the picturesque farm of Boschendal and enjoy a taste of award winning wine.

Where: 10 Park Drive, 99 Helshoogte Rd, Milton Park, Franshhoek, 7690

5. Approximately 9 km from Stellenbosch, Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve offers the Swartboskloof trail with its steep 4.5 km ascend to Swartboskloof.

Where: 15 Minutes’ drive from Stellenbosch via Jonkershoek Road

6. The Stellenbosch Village Museum is a collection of four houses of historical interest. Each house offers an insight into a different period in the architectural development of Stellenbosch.

Where: 37 Ryneveld St, Cape Town, 7600

7. Go on a Vinehopper Wine Tour and taste some of the country’s finest reds, whites and who knows what else.

Where: Market Rd, Stellenbosch, 7600

8. Take your family to the fascinating Toy & Miniature Museum which displays a vas collectiong of 1:12 scale miniatures. From doll houses to a lifelike replica of South Africa’s Blue train, everyone in the family will enjoy the visit.

Where: Market Rd, Stellenbosch, 7600

9. Visit the location of some of Stellenbosch’s most historic buildings in Die Braak and settle down for a cup of coffee.

Where: Die Braak, Stellenbosch, 7600

10. The ATKV Boektent play hosts to many events if you wish to indulge your cultural side of life.

Where: 52 Ryneveld St, Stellenbosch, 7600

11. Go on an exhilarating White shark Adventure in the vast blue waters near Stellenbosch, one of South Africa’s must-do adventure activities.

Where: 11 Faure St, Kelderhof Country Village, Cape Town, 7150

12. Bikes ‘n Wines combine admirably, don’t you think?

Where: 32 Loop street Located at &Bikes Boutique and Cafe, Cape Town, 8000

13. Root 44 is a craft and farmer’s market selling a variety of unique hand-made goods and fresh produce to intrigue every person and, more importantly, every wallet.

Where: Audacia Wines, R44 & Annandale Road, Stellenbosch, 7600

14. Pay a visit to Delvera, an agri village in the Stellenbosch Winelands full of little shops selling arts and crafts, quant restaurants and more.

Where: R44 & Muldersvlei Rd. Stellenbosch

15. If you’re in the mood to watch a stunning performance or theatre production, the Drostdy Theatre is your first and best stop.

Where: 1st Floor, 48 Alexander Rd, Stellenbosch, 7599

16. Fascinated by crocodiles or do you just like indulging your fear? Visit the Le Bonheur Crocodile farm, just around the corner from Stellenbosch and home to these vicious and fascinating creatures.

Where: R45, Babylonstoren, Paarl, 7646


Keep an eye out for part 2 folks.

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