Stellenbosch offers a number of sightseeing and activities for everyone. For all foodies, nature lovers, wine freaks, the art and culture enthusiast, those who want to meet locals, traveling families and businessmen, academics and keen history ‘students’.
- Fine food,
- beautiful hikes,
- wine estates,
- art galleries
- museums and so much more.
You will fall in love with the atmosphere and vibe of Stellies. Below I have just mentioneda few of these places.
Attractions & Activities
Most people see Stellenbosch as a country town, but it is more than just that. Stellenbosch a town filled with history that bluster a rich cultural heritage. And is the heart and soul of South Africa’s wine industry and is known to be vibrant for its students from the University of Stellenbosch.
From young to old there are indoor and outdoor attractions for all age groups. Whether you are there for a day tour, weekend breakaway, a business trip or vacation, Stellenbosch is the place for you. Stellenbosch shuttles are here to assist and guide you through the process.
It is always a good idea to break away from the city life and the day to day stress of technology. Delvera is the perfect place for this, it is a family-friendly farm on the R44 in the Stellenbosch winelands. There is a number of little shops with arts & crafts, a restaurant, kids party venue, and kids activities:
- pedal go-carthiking,
- biking and loads more!
They also offer a beautiful venue suitable for functions such as weddings and conferences. It accommodates up to 160 guests.
021 884 4353
Oom Samie Se Winkle
Oom Samie Se Winkel (Uncle Samie’s Store) is a recommended stop for any visitors. Oom Samie Se Winkel entails things such as handcrafted straw yard brooms, clothing, fruit and vegetables and arts and crafts. Get ready to explore traditional wares and handicrafts. Visitors are able to recharge their batteries and relax on the bench on the veranda whilst watching the world go by as they did back then, As Oom Samie Se Winkle captures the old tradition of the rural trading post.
Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm
A guided croc pond tour leads you across open dams via ramp ways for45 minutes. This is a home to over 1000. Guest are granted the opportunity to touch baby crocodiles, and during summer months, witness a feeding (please phone us to enquire about feeding times). We welcome bigger groups and offer group discounts.
Café / Picnic baskets
- Linger in a licensed café it makes light of the beautiful waterfront garden.
- there are many safe play areas for children.
- famous homemade croc pies,
- You can enjoy a pre-booked picnic basket on our lawns (optional)
- free fishing benefit linked to pre-booked picnic baskets.
Catch and release fishing
- Well-stocked dam holds Bass and Tilapia
- offers to catch and release fishing during normal business hours
- bring your own rod or rent one from our gift shop.
- spacious grounds and
- large indoor venue suited to host kid’s parties.
- focus on wholesome activities and offer flexible options.
- high-quality toys,
- branded clothing
- These quality items are fashioned by local craftsmen from skins sourced – from registered breeders and finished to the highest standard.
- Le Bonheur is a CITES-registered breeder/tanner of the African Nile crocodile it is one of the world’s most fascinating leathers are produced here.
This compact garden enables one to view a big variety of plants from across the globe in the span of just one hour. Exotic foreign plants share the garden with indigenous varieties in a tranquil atmosphere. Not only is it one of 1800 botanical gardens worldwide, it is also the oldest university garden in South Africa.
The garden covers almost 4ha and plants that can be viewed are aquatic plants from all over the globe. They include plants from Borneo, Chile, Mexico, the Karoo, Namaqualand, as well as Welwitschia from the Namib desert. Due to spatial restrictions, the garden concentrates mostly on dwarf plants such as succulents, indigenous dwarf shrubs, and pot plants.
Apart from the flora, the garden offers tasty light meals, indoors or outside, at the Katjiepiering Restaurant. You may also stumble upon a delightfully stocked gift shop filled with books, tea’s, and all organic and environmentally friendly cosmetic plant-based products.
No entry fee charged.
Opening hours from 08:00-17:00 seven days a week.
You can visit their website at www.sun.ac.za/botanicalgarden
Choose Stellenbosch Shuttle Services to help take you from place to place. These are just a few places that could be of your interest. You are more than welcome to create your itenary and we will transport you, with our reliable, safe and affordable vehicles.