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The Vine Hopper is the only way to experience the Stellenbosch Wine Route and surroundings by hopping onto our bus at any time and hopping off anywhere along our carefully selected routes. Stellenbosch is one of the most beautiful towns in South...more
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Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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All reviews southern route eastern tour tourist office start earlier great driver hop on hop off bus dropped off designated driver excellent idea brandy distillery whole group excellent trip wine tasting picked up from our hotel guest house leisurely lunch these guys
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing trip exploring Stellenbosch with Vine Hopper! I was very impressed with the customer service from Vine Hopper and the ease of the booking process. Right when I landed in Cape Town I was picked up from the airport and taken to Stellenbosch with a...More

Thank HelloKP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a private day tour with Vine Hooper/ Adventure Shop. Exactly at 9:30 AM our guide Colin de Wet come to pick us up at the place weโ€™re staying. It turned out to have a very well skilled guide with lots of knowledge about wine...More

Thank KameD_13
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time. Marshall was a great guide ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ‘Œ. I'll definitely do it again and recommend it to anyone interested to go on the vine hopper

Thank Meander822288
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We did a wine tour in Stellenbosch in September and were lucky enough to use the Vine Hopper with Marshall as our driver. He was very courteous, helpful and entertaining so he made the day even more fun. The vineyards themselves are lovely places to...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day visiting various wineries. Our driver Marius picked us up on time. At each winery he accompanied us to the entrance and handed us over to our host. It was a very relaxed day with a delicious lunch at Haskell Vineyards....More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We only had one day in Stellenbosch and decided to take the dine and vine tour from Vine Hopper. Louise was an amazing local guide. Since he grew there, she added special touches along the way. We were immersed into Stellenbosch culture and history in...More

Thank Parker_Stokes
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Great way of getting from Vineyard to Vineyard without having to pick a designated driver. We started at 11am and only visited three estates as didn't want to be too rushed - all were lovely but Boschendal was our favourite, especially the champagne tasting and...More

Thank Chirocat80
RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for the review and glad you enjoyed the day with us. Agree, Boschendal is a beautiful place!

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing - thanks Marius and Marshall for a lovely day. We thoroughly enjoyed the wine tour. You really looked after us all and answered all our questions

Thank spanishfoodie
RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for the review. We take pride in our Guides and glad they took good care of you. Well done guys!!

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed using Vine hopper to get to some of the vineyards, and was great to taste and not need to drive. But simply not enough time allotted. Maybe we spent too much time with having lunch at Boschendal (eastern route). But we skipped one vineyard...More

Thank Diana R
RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you very much for the review. Glad you enjoyed the day and sorry you felt a bit rushed but for people who read the review I want to make a few things known. Most farms close at 17:00 in the afternoon which means you...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We just had a wonderful visit of the vineyards on the eastern route (apparently the best of all routes). Excellent quality vine estates! We especially liked Lanzerac, try the pionnier pinotage (delightful!). A special thanks to Marius, our guide for the day who was not...More

Thank Olivier C
RBolz, Owner at Vine Hopper, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for the review. Glad you enjoye dyour day with Marius. The Pinotage at Lanzerac is delightful, especially if done with the special chocolate pairing!

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keithnoonan29
7 October 2018|
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Response from Adventureshop S | Property representative |
Good Day. Thank you for the enquiry. No entry fees to be paid. Clients only pay for their tastings etc as they hop along. Regards Adventureshop
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Emily E
20 August 2017|
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Response from RBolz | Property representative |
Dear Emily. October is still ok and there should be space but it is always best to book a day or 2 in advance to make sure you have space.
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Dol123
29 January 2017|
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Response from RBolz | Property representative |
Even though most farms have red and white, I would recommend the Eastern Route or Northern Route for white wines. Regards Raino
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Matthew B
20 May 2016|
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Dear Matthew. Not sure if the office has answered you as I am on a marketing trip overseas but if not, here is my answer. Stellenbosch is not very well known for Pinot Noir as it is a grape that likes a cool climate and... More
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KimberD
6 August 2015|
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Response from Adventureshop S | Property representative |
Dear Kimber. We can collect in Cape Town at an additional cost of R550 for the vehicle return. So, the R550 can be divided by the amount of people in your group.
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