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Game Drives (includes tour of our cats)

Stellenbosch

Activity Description

Climb aboard Vredenheim’s new game drive vehicle for an experience of our estate like no other, taking you on a guided tour through our game fields, cattle paddocks, vineyards, fruit orchards and alongside our Big Cats Park.

Your journey will take you into the heart of Vredenheim’s farming operations with a 2 hour educational tour to learn more about our game and cattle farming, wine and fruit production, and Big Cats Park sanctuary. An unmatched experience in the Stellenbosch winelands!

Arrangements

Duration2 hours
WhenWednesday, Friday, Saturdayand Sunday year round. Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
WhereVredenheim Tasting Room
WeatherOperates under all weather conditions - come rain or shine!
What to WearDress appropriately for the prevailing weather conditions.
Things to BringCamera, hat/sunscreen and comfortable shoes.
Guests or SpectatorsShould you wish to enjoy our estate whilst waiting for your game drive or once your tour has finished, we recommend walking through our gardens, visiting our Big Cats Park (available at an additional charge), enjoying a light meal at one of our restaurants or relaxing with a wine tasting (available at an additional charge).

Requirements

Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsN/A
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsYour tour includes a 2 hour (120 minute) guided game drive with a bottle of water, glass of sparkling wine or grape juice with cheese and biscuits.
ExclusionsWine tastings at the Vredenheim Tasting Room and entry to the Big Cats Park are excluded and will be charged for additionally.

Notes

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure to avoid disappointment.

Customer Reviews

We much enjoyed the day at Vredenheim - the gardens are beautiful, the food was delicious and the staff were super friendly. The game drive however was a big disappointment and actually a bit of a joke. We were taken behind a tractor to a field on the other side of the road to the estate where we found mostly guinea fowls, about 50 springboks and a handful of other antelopes. Halfway in the field we stopped and received a basket with cheese, crackers, water and a glass of wine and after a great talk with our guide George (who is genuinely very knowledgeable and was a very welcome addition to the experience), we drove back again across the road. To be fair to future guests, please call it what it is - a tractor ride to view some great species of antelopes. The tour of the cats was also made special because of the expert knowledge of George. Beautiful as the cats are, I am not sure if they belong in the wine route setting. - Mar-Loes Mantoua


Wonderful service and hosting. It was a very pleasant experience. Loved it!! - Stephanie Adams


Our time at Vredenheim was fantastic. We received an amazing guided tour of the cat park which was very educational and exciting. We also enjoyed the game drive through the grounds as well as the stop for cheese and wine while hearing very interesting facts about the different game on the premises. Thank you so much to the lovely staff for making our visit so wonderful! - Sarah van Heerden


Was very disappointed in the lack of animals to see on the 'game drive'. Not value for money! - Jill Redjeb


The service provided was very well. The scenery and experience was amazing and I would definitely be doing this again. - Lee-Ann Niekerk



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