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Viljoensdrift Wine Farm

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Address: , Robertson 6705, South Africa
Phone Number: + 27 23 615 1901
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The drive from Cape Town to this wine farm was definitely worth it. A boat ride and a picnic with free wine tasting incl. great fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is one of the few wine estates that offer a wonderful cruise... What could be better than soaking up the views over a snack and a glass of fine wine!

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

You can spend a good few hours here. Wine tasting, choose your picnic from the deli, and then enjoy a river cruise

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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105 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The drive from Cape Town to this wine farm was definitely worth it. A boat ride and a picnic with free wine tasting incl. great fun.

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South Africa
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Do you want to have a bit of a special take on lunch? Rush over to Viljoensdrift and pack a picnic basket at the deli (don't forget your bottle of wine), and then... Jump on the boat for a cruise down the Breede River. The deli stocks an amazing selection - from Ostrich Carpaccio to Snoek Pate - which you... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We often stop over for a light lunch and if we have guess we take a trip Down river with pontoon motor boat. The deli allows us to make up a selection of food for a pic nick basket including one of their locally produced wine. This keeps the cost down and easy to share.

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Western Cape South Africa
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49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The view down the river is stunning. You buy food and wine at the delicatessen shop. Slightly overpriced. You cannot take in your own food. Boat trips are always fully booked so book in advance. Boat trips not available when it rains or in Winter. Their wines are good. well worth a visit. Green lawn with playground for kids.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We enjoyed a picnic of cold meats cheese awesome fresh bread, home made quiche accompanied by a chilled bottle of Wine in the ice bucket provided. Very relaxed very good!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The cruise departure point is on the wine estate. Select your deli foods and wine and enjoy it on the cruise up and down the Breede River. Wonderful scenery on both sides. The cruise is gentle and sedate. Wonderful grassy picnic spots along the bank.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We decided to take the boat trip and bought a bottle of wine on our way out. The boat trip was very relaxing and we noticed some other guests that had ordered a picnic box and they looked very good. We had the wine a little later and it was so good we were disappointed we didn't buy another bottle!

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McGregor, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Tapas lunch with champagne on the rivers edge - very relaxed and laid back in a beautiful surrounding - option to go on a river boat cruise - perfect picnic spot for the family

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