Table Mountain Trek and Winelands Walk

This is a fully guided tour but can be adapted for certain self-drive components

Overseers Cottage

Overseers Cottage – Table Mountain Trail

Day 1

Arrive in Cape Town, book in to accommodation at the historic Platteklip Wash House. Short orientation tour of Cape Town city area and Waterfront, including a leg stretch at the Green Point Park.

Traditional Cape Malay dinner at the Wash House.

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Penguins at Boulders

Day 2Travel to Cape Point via the Boulders Penguin Colony in Cape Point. Short walk up to the Cape Point lighthouse, followed by a walk on the Gifkommetjie circuit. Approximately 3 hours. Return via the scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive.

Dinner at a local restaurant – for own account.

Day 3

After breakfast depart for Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens to start our overnight Table Mountain Trail. Begin with a guided walk through the Gardens before ascending the Back Table of the Mountain by one of the recognised four recognised routes to Smuts Track. Arrive at our overnight accommodation at the Overseers Cottage for lunch. After lunch we explore the Back Table and the historic reservoirs of the area.

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Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Dinner – a traditional South African Braai (barbeque)

Day 4

After breakfast depart along Smuts Track for guided hike to Maclears Beacon, the highest point on the Mountain, across the Central and Western Table to the cable station. Optional ride down the cable car or descend via Platteklip Gorge. Return to accommodation at Platteklip Wash House

Dinner at Gold Restaurant in Greenpoint

Day 5

Transfer to Stellenbosch to spend the day visiting Mooiplaas Estate, including a short guided tour of one of the cellars and a guided walk through the vineyards and adjacent fynbos.

Overseers Deck

Deck at Overseers Cottage

Check in to accommodation. Dinner at Moyo on the Spier Wine Estate

Day 6

A short orientation tour of Stellenbosch followed by a visit to the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve and a walk in to the Valley to the Waterfall – approximately 3 hours.

Wine tasting at two estates in the afternoon. Optional or free time in Stellenbosch. Dinner at a Stellenbosch restaurant for own account.

Day 7

Visit the Franschoek area. Visit and walking tour at Le Motte Wine and Flower Estate. Visit and wine tasting at one additional estate.

King Protea - National Flower

King Protea

Overnight in Franschoek with farewell dinner at one of the excellent restaurants in the town.

Day 8

Depart

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