Adventure

Cycle to Ceres (and Beyond)

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There is no better way to get rid of frustration than pedaling up some passes in the Boland. Turn a ordinary weekend into an unforgettable adventure. Read about my experience that took me through Wellington, Tulbach, Ceres, Prince Alfred Hamlet and the Bain’s Kloof Pass.

Price: Food only
Length: 3 days
Distance cycled: 300km
More photos: ‘n Fotoblik

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Roadtrip Special: Garden Route, Wild Coast, Lesotho, Route 62

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Die diversiteit van Suid-Afrika is ‘n besienswaardigheid vir plaaslike inwoners sowel as toeriste. Vier studente het van die Kaap af Ooswaarts getoer en die plekke, mense en kulture van die ganse land te ervaar op ‘n aksiebelaaide, maar steeds bekostigbare wyse.

Prys: R2751.75 p.p
Lengte: 11 dae
Bestuur tyd: 63 uur 42 minute
Afstand: 4260 km
Groep-grootte: 2 Suid-Afrikaners, 2 Duitsers

 

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Jog along the Eersteriver

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For those who enjoy the outdoors, or those who like staying fit, Stellenbosch has ample possibilities for jogging routes. The serenity of the Eersteriver, with its semi-secluded lanes of oak trees, offer a hard-to-beat location for some exercise after a tiring day of work.

Price: Free
Length: 1 hour
Distance: In Stellenbosch
Availability: Whenever the sun is shining
Group size: unlimited
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Great Grand West Outing

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Make the most of what Grand West has to offer. Go ten pin bowling, ice skating and watch a movie all in one day. To make it even more memorable go there by train from Stellenbosch Station.

Price: R170
Length:
7 Hours
Distance: 47km when driving
Availability: Saturday
Group size: 3 – 10
More information: Ice Rink, Ten Pin Bowling, Train Schedule, NuMetro

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Horseback wine tasting

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This must be the best way to see the countryside and take in wine tasting at a couple of wineries. Ride for 3 hours and 12 kilometers on a trail consisting of scrub, fields of vines and pine forest with an experienced guide.  There are 2 stops at local wineries where the horses are fed and watered and the riders can taste the wines.
Price: R550 p.p
Length: 5 Hours
Distance: 33km
Availability: Everyday (Weather Dependant)
Group size: 2 – 6
Booking: Paradise Stables: 021 876 2160

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