AREA & ACTIVITIES
Delaire Graff Estate is situated in Stellenbosch in the heart one of South Africa’s most impressive regions – the Cape Winelands. Founded by Simon van der Stel in 1679, this charming unique town has a rich historical and cultural and is home to many leading international art galleries, wonderful antique shops as well as exceptional cuisine and many of South Africa’s award winning wine estates.
Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa is the perfect launch pad for your choice of nearby activities:
Golf: There are a number of superb golf courses in the area, including the Erinval Golf Club, Pearl Valley Golf Estate and De Zalze Golf Club.
Art Galleries: SMAC ( Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary Gallery), Dylan Lewis at the Oude Bank, Rupert Museum or a private visit to Lionel Smit’s Studio.
Visit Stellenbosch Town: Visit the heart of Stellenbosch and discover Southern Africa’s most scenically attractive and historically preserved town. Enjoy bespoke boutiques including the Deon Viljoen Gallery, Dorp Street Gallery and Quagga Books.
Food and Wine: Options are endless with over 160 exquisite wine estates to enjoy wine tastings and cellar tours with, as well as a never ending list of world class restaurants starting at your doorstep- the Delaire Graff Estate.
Horse Riding: For horse lovers we will happily can organize a memorable day riding in the Cape wine lands for all skill levels or for the more advanced and adventurous a day on the polo fields at Val de Vie is offered.
The Franschhoek Motor Museum: A special opportunity to experience 100 years of motoring history with its unique collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia on the L'Ormarins Wine Estate.
Hot air ballooning: Float over the wine lands in a hot air balloon. Weather dependent.
Theatre and Music: The Oude Libertas Theatre, Barnyard Theatre and Spier Amphitheatres offer a selection of summer programs.
For a different experience: We recommend shark cage diving, a visit to the cheetah outreach Program, the Drakenstein Lion Park or the Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm.
Visit Franschhoek: Visit the neighbouring town (20 minutes’ drive) which known for its picturesque beauty, fine Cape wines and lovely restaurants.