Wellington with its beautiful historic buildings, gracious hospitality and an array of tourism attractions is an inviting destination for a crisp winter’s day. When exploring the VILLAGE MEANDER pop in at the visitors’ information centre next to the majestic Dutch Reformed Church at the top of Main Road for recommendations. Wellington’s educational institutions stemmed from […]

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Wellington and off-the-beaten track must be mentioned in the same sentence. The OFF-THE-BEATEN TRACK MEANDER which is only a stone’s throw from the town and all its offerings, provides visitors with the opportunity to visit the only commercial whisky distillery in Africa, The James Sedgwick Distillery, or to relax in the countryside with the hustle […]

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The HORSESHOE MEANDER, situated on the boundary of Wellington and Paarl is home to some well-known wineries, country estate living, horse riding and buchu plantations. It’s quiet, laid-back and eclectic mix of visitor offerings will make you forget about the city burden. The undisputed home of the original Coffee Chocolate Pinotage, Diemersfontein Wine & Country […]

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At the foot of Bain’s Kloof Pass lies the ‘Bo-Vallei’ (‘upper valley’) flanked by the Limietberg mountain range on one side and the Groenberg on the other side. Limietberg Nature Reserve has nine different hiking trails though fynbos terrain and there are also numerous scenic driving routes in and around Wellington. Meander through the Bo-Vallei […]

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Travel along the frontier to the north and stop along your way for wine-tasting, scenery and fabulous food on the Bain’s Kloof Meander. In 1854 Bain’s Kloof Pass, an engineering masterpiece designed and constructed by Scotsman Andrew Geddes Bain, provided access to the hinterland beyond the mountains and became the official ‘Gateway to the North’ […]

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Voor Paardeberg is a small grape-growing area between Paarl and Wellington. The beauty of the area is an attraction in its own right. Wine farms and charming authentic buildings creates authentic charm and warm hospitality in a region that gets its name from the scores of Cape Mountain zebras that once roamed the Paardeberg area […]

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At the foot of iconic Paarl Mountain on the south side of Paarl lies wineries and attractions on the SUID-AGTER PAARL MEANDER that does not need any introduction. This route is jam packed with attractions, restaurants and wine to be enjoyed! Well-known for their award-winning red wines and port, the day-to-day running of Landskroon Wines […]

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Simondium is a hamlet just outside Paarl named after a Huguenot minister, Pierre Simond. This region has earned a reputation for cheese making, good wine and great restaurants. Simonsberg-Paarl is a ward of the Paarl Wine of Origin appellation, and the wineries are renowned for award-winning quality wines. The abundance of natural scenic beauty makes […]

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The R45 connects Franschhoek to Paarl and all along this sought-after route you will find yourself in the lap of luxury with beautiful farms, golf estates, a polo estate and of course the greatest gentleman of all, the statue of our beloved Madiba. Legend has it that Mr Mandela used to look out over the […]

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The DU TOITSKLOOF MEANDER offers off-the-beaten track wineries with historical homesteads and a Paarl icon, Nederburg, below the historic Du Toitskloof Pass. Needless to say, its scenic beauty is out of this world. The Du Toitskloof mountain pass is located roughly 70km to the east of Cape Town and connects Paarl and Worcester via a […]

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