Cape Town to Buffelsfontein Safari Day Trip with Wine Tasting

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Cape Town

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This tour takes you from Cape Town up the West Coast to experience an 3 hour long guided game drive where you have the chance to see rhino, lions, giraffe etc. You leave the tranquillity of Buffelsfontein and take a drive to a olive farm for a great tasting experience before visiting the quaint little town called Darling where you visit Darling Breweries to taste some of their 13 craft beers they produce while you enjoy lunch at the same time. Desert at the local toffee manufactures. This is followed by going to either Ormonde or Groote Post Wine Estate where you will have the chance to taste of their fine delectable wines on offer. After a very relaxing and pleasureful day you will be taken back to your Cape Town via Bloubergstrand. From there you will have one of the most beautiful views over Table Bay towards Table Mountain.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Darling Olives, Darling, Western CapeAt Darling Olives, they do not only produce great-tasting olives, but also offer a great tasting experience so you can discover their range of delicious products right there on the farm.Their entire range of olive products is available for tasting during a 30 minute presentation. You can look forward to Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO); Garlic Infused Olive Oil; Olive Chocolate, Jams, Pastes and Rubs; as well as their delicious Black and Calamata Olives.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Darling Brew, Darling, Western CapeAfrica’s First Carbon Neutral Brewery. In operation since 2010, Darling Brew is one of South Africa’s first well established and award-winning microbreweries. They brew a wide range of premium specialty beers – including traditional lagers, ales, oat ales, pale ales, IPA’s, wheat beers and exotic darks – that are loved for their flavour, quality ingredients and brewing process. Each beer in their range has unique characteristics and is dedicated in honour of an endangered species. Lunch will be enjoyed at the brewery.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Darling Sweet, Darling, Western CapeAfter lunch we visit Darling Sweets for desert. This quant little store makes their own toffees in various flavours. Free tasting and with the delicious taste and great packaging design, you are bound to buy some as gifts for family and loved ones back home. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Ormonde Vineyard, Darling, Western CapeWines are at best subjective, jealously guarded by their makers who always feel part of it. Here at Ormonde we are no different.We pride ourselves on creating wines characteristic of our terrior and pour our passion for creating wines into each and every wine to be enjoyed by wine lovers all over the world.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Groote Post Winery, Darling, Western CapeThe winery is situated in a lovely green valley threaded by the Klawer River, a stream really, with Kikuyu lawns bordering on the werf, all watched over by the beautifully restored Cape Dutch Klawer Valley homestead and the imposing slave bell (depicted on the Groote Post wine labels).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bloubergstrand Beach, Cape Town Central, Western CapeOur last stop for the day. From here you get the most beautiful view of Table Mountain across Table Bay. During the summer months it is a kitesurfing Mecca.Duration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Coffee or tea
  • Game drive led by game ranger
  • Olive tasting
  • Toffee tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Small-group tour – maximum 7 guests
  • Transport - 2017 Ford Tourneo Custom, air-conditioned minivan
  • Owner driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Darling Olives
  • Entry/Admission - Ormonde Vineyard
  • Entry/Admission - Groote Post Winery

What’s not included

  • Drinks - Beer tasting: ZAR15 per taster
  • Lunch - ZAR60-210
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Darling Brew