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Great place

We just ate at the daily ans it was great. It was very hot bit with the river nearby and the shade... read more

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Juju26610
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Romans-sur-Isere, France
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A fun outing

We booked a trip on the Breede River offered by the farm. We arrived early for our 2pm sailing and... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
RomanbyRamblers
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We just ate at the daily ans it was great. It was very hot bit with the river nearby and the shade was good!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Juju26610
Reviewed 3 days ago

Viljoensdrift Wine farm has a a mall boat on the Breede River costing R80 a adult. Before the trip, you can sample their range of red/ white wines or sparkling wines. they also have a deli where you can buy a selection of well priced...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank killinj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To be fair, we spent all of 10 minutes here, so perhaps we missed out... But arriving here we were underwhelmed. The atmosphere seemed more commercial and mass production than others we've been to. We met one member of staff (no one greeted us on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GLangerak
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Had some wine and something to eat on the grass with friends and our little ones. Live music on a saturday. Very lively atmosphere. Food was good and wine as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anke W
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We primarily came for the boat ride. We visited twice, the first time only to scout out the place and make a booking for the next day. Then we stayed an extra hour just sitting on the grass looking at the river. It was buzzing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ThysM10
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We booked a trip on the Breede River offered by the farm. We arrived early for our 2pm sailing and chose picnic ingredients from the shop. We could also have tasted their wines but we were driving so opted not to. We boarded at 2pm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RomanbyRamblers
Reviewed October 27, 2018

You can take a scenic trip on the Breede river from Viljoen’s drift. Booking is essential. The cruise lasts an hour and you can buy a picnic hamper to enjoy on the river. Food is reasonably priced and a good portion. Make sure to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pat O
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We pre-booked our river cruise through Excelsior, where we were staying, and then heading the short drive to take on the quite extensive wine tasting at Viljoensdrift. Not the most enthusiastic welcome but the chap soon warmed as his wife was English and we know...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Very rustic. I think perhaps a lot more charming in winter. The location is stunning however the set-up is somewhat dated.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kat V
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is a special way to have lunch. Go to Viljoensdrift winery and select your own picknick lunch at the Deli. Of course with a good wine. And then step on the boat for a one hour tour passing the wine fields while having lunch....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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