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Do we need a car? Other ideas...

We will be coming to Stellenbosch Jan 6-Jan 9, 2015 after seven nights in Cape Town and prior to safari in Kruger. I am trying to figure out if we need to rent a car to best enjoy the area or if there are ways to get around well enough without one. We are staying at Eendracht Hotel. We would obviously like to tour some vineyards, see some entertainment, go to the slow market and any thing that others feel are must do's. The hotel will arrange transportation for us if we ask-just wondering if a car is more advisable. We do like to get off the beaten path and explore. In advance-thank you!

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1. Re: Do we need a car? Other ideas...

Looking at your like and planned activity, I would highly recommend renting a small car as it provide total flexibility and there is just soo much to see and do in Cape Town :-)

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Sounds like you answered your question with your last sentence. I'd certainly recommend it so you have the flexibility to do what you want when you want. Pick a car up in CT toward the end of your stay there, use it to day-tour the Cape Peninsula before heading to Stellenbosch and then deposit the car at CPT before flying off to Kruger. Easy to drive down there.

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Agree with steveb 108. Hire a car and go off the beaten track. Have a picnic in one of the wineries as well.

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4. Re: Do we need a car? Other ideas...

If you have a private vehicle and guide you can get off the beaten track anyway because for about R1600,00 for a luxury vehicle you have it for the entire day... including fuel.

How do you enjoy your wine if you're supposed to drive?

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