2 Day Combo Tour – Vineyards & Sea Safari (Night in Stellenbosch)

2 Day Combo Tour – Vineyards & Sea Safari (Night in Stellenbosch)


A 2 Day Trip from Cape Town full of beautiful scenery and adventure! Visit the Stellenbosch Winelands in a single day, exploring the amazing scenery, enjoying the architecture of the Cape and learning about the history of the place followed by a sea adventure in Hermanus – one of the most wildlife-rich coastlines in the world – the next day!


  • Learn about South African wines, visiting the famous Stellenbosch valley
  • Enjoy tastings, pairings, and a mouth-watering lunch, included in the tour
  • An Eco-Marine Sea Safari trip, where you can experience thrilling close encounters with animals all in their natural habitat!
  • Enjoy a visit to the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary in Gansbaai
  • Go to Dyer Island – home to a variety of native seabirds such as the African Penguin
  • Witness thousands of fur seals in Geyser Rock

Day 1: Cape Town - Stellenbosch


Depart Cape Town – we pick up directly from hostels and hotels for safety and comfort. Your booking confirmation (ticket – no need to print it off) will show you your exact pick-up time (this will depend on where you are staying.)


Arrival to Stellenbosch - Drop-off at accommodations. Time to check-in, freshen up, have some breakfast and relax for the day ahead.


Pick-ups to start our vineyard adventure!



Stellenbosch Wine Tour – Learn about the history, culture, nature, and wine at four different vineyards. Taste South Africa’s finest wines.

Stellenbosch is surrounded by more than 150 wine farms and was among the first places where grapes were planted for wine production in South Africa in 1679! The town was founded by Governor Simon van der Stel and is one of the oldest and most famous towns in South Africa.

At some of the wine reserves you have options of tasting locally produced cheese, chocolates, the popular South African dried meat, biltong, and do some food and wine pairing.

We’ll have a delicious South African lunch on one of the wine estates – included

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Finish the Wine tour. We'll make our way back to the hostel.

Day 2: Stellenbosch - Hermanus - Cape Town


Depart Stellenbosch – we pick up directly from hostels and hotels for safety and comfort. If you are staying in an Airbnb, then just email us to see if we can pick you up from there. Your booking confirmation (ticket – no need to print it off) will show you your exact pick-up time (this will depend on where you are staying.)


Arrive in Hermanus – Free time for breakfast and a leisurely stroll around the coastal town.

11:00am - 4:30pm


Marine Big 5 Sea Safari – Considered one of THE BEST places in the world to witness the “Marine Big 5“, board the 2.5 hour sea safari for the opportunity to see whales, dolphins, penguins, seals and great white sharks all in their natural habitat!

(Boats depart from the nearby Gansbaai, located 30 minutes from Hermanus. Transfers included.)

Tour itinerary

11:00am – Pick up and transfer to the nearby launch-site for your marine safari!

11:30am – Arrival to Gansbaai. Pre-trip introduction and safety briefing. Coffee/tea & muffins (included).

12:30pm – Launch time

12:30pm – 3:00pm – Marine Big 5 Sea Safari which includes:

  • Dyer Island – a protected island dedicated to the conservation of its many resident bird species, including endangered African Penguins.
  • Geyser Rock – home to thousands of Cape fur seals all year around.
  • Shark Alley – the nickname given to the stretch of sea between Dyer Island and Geyser Rock.
  • Whale hot spots – with over a decade of experience our local operator and onboard marine biologist will navigate your sea safari to optimize the chances of whale sightings.

3:00pm – 4:00pm – De-briefing and light lunch (included)

4:00pm – Transfer back to Hermanus

4:30pm – Arrive back in Hermanus

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Free time in Hermanus to explore the Tourist Market and have dinner at one of the local restaurants (dinner not included).


Depart from Hermanus - Sit back and relax on the journey back to Cape Town


Arrival in Cape Town – We will drop you off at your accommodation once we arrive, guaranteeing convenience and comfort after a fun day out in nature!

What’s Included

  • Private touristic bus transport
    • Hotel pick ups and drop offs
    • Onboard bilingual Hop guide
  • Stellenbosch Wine Tour
    • A cellar tour, all wine tastings paired with customized cheese, chocolates and cured meats
    • Visit 4 different estates – famous farms and some hidden gems
    • A diverse range of wine styles: whites, sparkling, reds and dessert wines
  • Hermanus Big Five Sea Safari
    • Muffins & coffee/tea on arrival to Hermanus
    • Return shuttle transfer from Hermanus to boat departure point
    • Life jacket and waterproof jacket
    • A visit to the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary
    • Comprehensive safety and conservation briefing by a marine biologist
    • Conservation fee – R35
    • Light lunch (January - May) & Soup and freshly baked bread (June - December) – 2nd day

Not Included

  • Accommodation
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses, such as souvenirs or additional wine bottles outside of what is provided on the tour

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