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Things to do at Boschendal

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Visiting for the Day?

Spend the day at Boschendal.

Visiting with Children?

Activities your kids will love.

Staying Overnight?

Spend the night at Boschendal.

Visiting for the Day?

Spend the day at Boschendal.

Visiting with Children?

Activities your kids will love.

Staying Overnight?

Spend the night at Boschendal.

Guests are invited to enjoy all this magnificent farm has to offer: an award winning wine and bio-friendly food experience; a rich heritage; a spectacular natural and soulful landscape; fun, informative and engaging activities whilst also taking the opportunity for some down time in tranquil surroundings.

Guests staying in the cottages are able to savour the best of farm living with open access to the Boschendal farm area and outside of the main werf. Explore our things to do section to find the perfect experience during your stay. If you can't find what you're looking for here, just ask.

At the moment the hiking trails are for the exclusive use of overnighting guests but day visitors can purchase a permit to ride our MTB trails.

Explore Boschendal - See Farm Map

Visiting for the Day

  
Farm Tours
Farm Tours

A guided tour offering rare personal insight into the history of the farm, regenerative farming practices and sustainable gardening.

Tour Times: Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-12:00 

Bookings: reservations@boschendal.co.za

  
Manor House Wine Tasting
Manor House Wine Tasting

The historic Cape vernacular Manor House dates back to 1812, and is home to our premier wine tasting and pairing experiences.

Join us for wine and food tastings in the recently refurbished Manor House where the history and antiques of the house pair beautifully with the estate’s wines.

Open 7 days a week. Bookings Essential.

Click here for more info

  
Mountain Bike Trails & Rentals
Mountain Bike Trails & Rentals

Five marked trails consisting of well-maintained single track, mountainside jeep track and some farm road.

Permits:  R50 per day available at the Boschendal Trail Centre.

Mountain bike hire:  R400 per day from the Boschendal Trail Centre.
 

Click here for more info

  
Vineyard Tours
Vineyard Tours

A guided tour through the vineyards takes in a viewpoint at the highest point of the farm where you will look upon remarkable vistas and the natural beauty of the farm.

Tour Times: 10:30 (November to April weather permitting)

Book a Tour

  
Cellar Tours
Cellar Tours

Take a walk through our winery and experience our wines at their source. 

Tour times: 13:30  and 15:00  daily
Booking is essential: cellardoor@boschendal.co.za 
+27 (0)21 870 4210/11

Book a Tour

  
Horse and Pony Rides
Horse and Pony Rides

Horse rides on the Boschendal trails - Starting from R450p.p.
Pony rides in the Werf area - R50p.p. 
 

Tel 021 870 4211 for bookings and enquiries.

Click here for more info

  
Farm Spa
Farm Spa

The farm spa offers a quiet environment for guests to unwind, recharge and be pampered.

Pre-booking of treatments is essential. To make an appointment or enquiry please contact +27 (0) 21 870 4205 or email us at spa@boschendal.co.za

Click here for more info

  
The Cellar Door Wine Tasting Centre
The Cellar Door Wine Tasting Centre

Friendly hosts share their wealth of wine knowledge and stories of the people that shaped Boschendal as they guide you through a tasting.

Wine Tasting Times: 10:00 – 18:00 daily

Book a Tour

  
The Boschendal Gardens
The Boschendal Gardens

Besides the impressive collection of old trees on the farm, Boschendal boasts immaculate award winning gardens that are a haven of serenity and beauty. 

  

Visiting with Children

  
THE TREE HOUSE -Free Range Kids-
THE TREE HOUSE -Free Range Kids-

The Tree House offers kids (ages 4 – 14) a chance to enjoy an authentic farm experience under the guidance and full supervision of our professional team while parents can unwind and take a well-deserved break. This is a complimentary service for all accommodation guests and The Werf Restaurant patrons.

Book your activity with our team +27 21 870 4274 or reservations@boschendal.co.za

  
Splish Splash Play Area
Splish Splash Play Area

This play area inside the main Werf area will keep kids entertained.

  

Staying Overnight

  
Visiting for the Day
  
Farm Tours
Farm Tours

A guided tour offering rare personal insight into the history of the farm, regenerative farming practices and sustainable gardening.

Tour Times: Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-12:00 

Bookings: reservations@boschendal.co.za

  
Manor House Wine Tasting
Manor House Wine Tasting

The historic Cape vernacular Manor House dates back to 1812, and is home to our premier wine tasting and pairing experiences.

Join us for wine and food tastings in the recently refurbished Manor House where the history and antiques of the house pair beautifully with the estate’s wines.

Open 7 days a week. Bookings Essential.

Click here for more info

  
Mountain Bike Trails & Rentals
Mountain Bike Trails & Rentals

Five marked trails consisting of well-maintained single track, mountainside jeep track and some farm road.

Permits:  R50 per day available at the Boschendal Trail Centre.

Mountain bike hire:  R400 per day from the Boschendal Trail Centre.
 

Click here for more info

  
Vineyard Tours
Vineyard Tours

A guided tour through the vineyards takes in a viewpoint at the highest point of the farm where you will look upon remarkable vistas and the natural beauty of the farm.

Tour Times: 10:30 (November to April weather permitting)

Book a Tour

  
Cellar Tours
Cellar Tours

Take a walk through our winery and experience our wines at their source. 

Tour times: 13:30  and 15:00  daily
Booking is essential: cellardoor@boschendal.co.za 
+27 (0)21 870 4210/11

Book a Tour

  
Horse and Pony Rides
Horse and Pony Rides

Horse rides on the Boschendal trails - Starting from R450p.p.
Pony rides in the Werf area - R50p.p. 
 

Tel 021 870 4211 for bookings and enquiries.

Click here for more info

  
Farm Spa
Farm Spa

The farm spa offers a quiet environment for guests to unwind, recharge and be pampered.

Pre-booking of treatments is essential. To make an appointment or enquiry please contact +27 (0) 21 870 4205 or email us at spa@boschendal.co.za

Click here for more info

  
The Cellar Door Wine Tasting Centre
The Cellar Door Wine Tasting Centre

Friendly hosts share their wealth of wine knowledge and stories of the people that shaped Boschendal as they guide you through a tasting.

Wine Tasting Times: 10:00 – 18:00 daily

Book a Tour

  
The Boschendal Gardens
The Boschendal Gardens

Besides the impressive collection of old trees on the farm, Boschendal boasts immaculate award winning gardens that are a haven of serenity and beauty. 

  
Visiting with Children
  
THE TREE HOUSE -Free Range Kids-
THE TREE HOUSE -Free Range Kids-

The Tree House offers kids (ages 4 – 14) a chance to enjoy an authentic farm experience under the guidance and full supervision of our professional team while parents can unwind and take a well-deserved break. This is a complimentary service for all accommodation guests and The Werf Restaurant patrons.

Book your activity with our team +27 21 870 4274 or reservations@boschendal.co.za

  
Splish Splash Play Area
Splish Splash Play Area

This play area inside the main Werf area will keep kids entertained.

  
Staying Overnight
  

Explore The Boschendal Estate

Weddings & Functions

Boschendal provides an idyllic natural setting for large and small functions. The Boschendal Manor House, Rhone Homestead, The Olive Press, the Werf Restaurant and the beautiful gardens are available to host an array of celebrations or events in a relaxed and tranquil environment.

Our Wines

Given our exceptional winemaking heritage of almost 300 years, the Boschendal cellar masters meticulously balance rustic tradition and modern innovation to produce classic, fruity wines while upholding the ecological integrity that has become synonymous with our brand.

Eat & Drink

The Cape Dutch farms were historically renowned for their warm welcome and generous hospitality. What crowned this welcome was the Cape table, laden with wholesome dishes made from ingredients from the farm’s werf and fields.