Fynbos, Wines & Whale

ToursHoneymoon/RomanticFynbos, Wines & Whale

4 Days / 3 Nights

Highlights
  • Explore the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Route of Hermanus
  • Experience some phenomenal land-based whale watching (seasonal)
  • Shop for some local arts and crafts in the Hermanus market
  • Horse ride along the beaches
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Overview

This is an African luxury experience that includes three of Southern Africa’s most exciting attractions, Fynbos, wines and whales. Fynbos forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom and is the smallest but most diverse floral kingdom; it has more than three times the floral species of the Amazon Jungle. The Grootbos Nature Reserve forms the centrepiece of this experience. A five star eco paradise perfectly positioned between mountain and ocean; home to the Marine Big 5. It’s a natural adventure complete with tastings of renowned wines. A journey through the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley opens up 15 elegant wineries that have been visited by wine lovers from all over the world.

Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrive Cape Town - Stanford

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you are met by a Perfect Africa representative. Sit down and enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee while you go over your documentation and travel plans with your representative, who will then assist you to your awaiting transfer. Transfer by road to the fynbos rich Overberg region of the Western Cape, to your accommodation at the Eco-friendly Grootbos Nature Reserve. Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink while marvelling at the unbeatable views over Walker Bay. You will be taken to your suite where you are able to settle in and freshen up for dinner at the Main Lodge.

Accommodation

Overnight at Grootbos Nature Reserve at Garden Lodge, One Bedroom Luxury Suite (B,L,D)

Day 2 - Grootbos Nature Reserve

Itinerary

After a scrumptious breakfast, you can choose to spend the day at leisure enjoying the included activities available to you, or alternatively you can opt to explore further with a variety of additional excursions available to you (at an additional cost). From your included activities; join a trip to the Klipgat Caves, which evoke images of prehistoric age when modern man lived in symbiotic harmony with nature off the bounty of land and sea; or enjoy a horse riding session around the 2500 hectare reserve, with one of the experienced instructors, who cater for all levels of riding; or enjoy a marine and coastal drive. Alternatively from the additional activities; consider an optional day excursion to view the Sharks with a Shark Cage Diving Trip to Gansbaai, or a boat trip to see the Whales, or an optional shopping trip in Hermanus. The choice is entirely yours!

Accommodation

Overnight at Grootbos Nature Reserve at Garden Lodge, One Bedroom Luxury Suite (B,LD)

Day 3 - Grootbos Nature Reserve & Wine Tour Excursion

Itinerary

After breakfast, you will be met at reception by your experienced guide for your full day excursion of the Hermanus Wine Region. Take a meander up the winding road of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (Afrikaans for “Heaven and Earth”) and find yourself in wine paradise. This valley has a renowned reputation for producing exceptional Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Sample some of South Africa’s best vintages on this custom-made wine tour, visiting world class vineyards along the

Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, including Hamilton Russell Vineyards, Creation Wines, Sumaridge Estate Wines and Bourchard Finlayson Winery.

Accommodation

Overnight at Grootbos Nature Reserve at Garden Lodge, One Bedroom Luxury Suite (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Depart Grootbos Nature Reserve - Cape Town

Itinerary

After breakfast, you will transfer by road back to Cape Town International Airport where you will continue with your onward arrangements.

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