Top 10 Adventures in Stellenbosch

Activities & Adventures on your doorstep

Make the most of it while you are here. Below are our Top 10 outdoor activities for Stellenbosch and surrounds while visiting the winelands. And it is brought to you by the Adventure Shop, which is conveniently situated directly opposite our signature property, @ Die Laan 2. Enjoy!

E-bike rental

Rent a Giant E-Bike 29er Front Suspension Mountain bike for the day. Children’s bikes and seats also available. Seven days a week, year-round, subject to availability. Closed on Christmas and New Year. Suggested routes and trails available at office. Self-collect at Adventureshop office at Ou Landbousaal, 1 Noordwal-West Road, Stellenbosch, directly opposite Die Laan 2. Rent an E-bike

Mountain Bike Rental

Rent a Giant Talon 29er Front Suspension Mountain bike for the day. Children’s bikes and seats also available. We can deliver bikes in the Stellenbosch area at an additional once off fee. Helmet, lock, and puncture repair kit included. Duration is 8 hours, and it is available 7 days a week, year-round, subject to availability. Suggested routes and trails available at office. Rent a 29er MTB

Guided Bike Tours

This tour combines the beautiful scenery and sites of Historic Stellenbosch with excellent wine pairings and some healthy outdoor exercise. The tour starts 9:00 at the Adventureshop office. Each rider will collect a bike and helmet to suit their size. E-Bikes also available. We will carry a snack pack for each rider and the guide will have space in the backpack for those who would like to buy wine en-route. Book a guided MTB tour

E-bike Boschendal Ride

This unique E-Bike tour meanders through some of the best wine land scenery in South Africa. We cycle from Stellenbosch to Boschendal via Idas Valey and the Banhoek Conservancy trails. You will have time to enjoy a coffee or snack at Boschendal before our bus takes us back to Stellenbosch. NB. Riders need to have intermediate mountain biking skills to do the tour and a general fitness level is required. Activity level 2/5 and Distance is about 30km with 760m climb elevation. Book an E-Bike for the Banhoek trails

Cycle the STF Trails

The Stellenbosch Trail Fund have helped to establish Stellenbosch as a MTB hotspot with world class trails. Bring your own bike or rent one form us at the Adventure Shop directly opposite De Haas @ Die Laan 2 and come enjoy some of the best trails with one of our guides to show you the way. Activity level 1,2,3,4, or 5 out of 5. You decide. Book directly with De Haas below. Ride the STF trails

Guided Vineyard Hike

The vineyard trail meanders through beautiful wine farms in the Banhoek valley between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Hike through scenic views of towering mountain peaks and valleys covered in magnificent vineyards, enjoy wine tastings at award winning estates. Top the day off with a beautiful wine estate lunch. Duration is typically 6 hours. Book a vineyard hike

Fynbos Educational Hike

Everyone in the cape has probably heard about the wonders of our local flora, but what is it that makes the Cape Floral Kingdom so unique and special? Find out, as your guide delivers a brief overview, before leading you on a hike to delve into some fascinating aspects of this botanical treasure trove residing virtually on our doorsteps. Activity Level 2/5. Book a fynbos hike

Jonkershoek Guided Hikes

Hike the magnificent Jonkershoek Nature reserve with a guide and learn about the area, fynbos and what makes this a UNESCO world heritage site. Amazing views of Table Mountain Sandstone peaks and rolling valleys covered in fynbos await with mountain streams and waterfalls adding to the sense of connecting with nature. We have a variety of routes with the Sossyskloof and the Waterfalls hikes the most popular. Activity level 3/5. Book a Jonkershoek hike

Private Wine Tours

As this is a private tour, we can tailor-make the day to suit your needs. Our knowledgeable guides will make this a day to remember. During the day you will experience the following: Wine tasting on 4 to 5 selected and award-winning wine farms; Get to know historical facts about the Winelands towns; a Cellar tour; Lunch at a special and scenic wine estate (lunch on own account); Marvelous scenery with historic buildings and places of interest. Book a private wine tour

Vine Hopper

The only way to experience the Stellenbosch Wine Routes by way of a hop on hop off service.  We visit up to 6 Estates during the day, you can decide which of the farms you would like to visit and how long you want to stay.  The Estates are carefully selected to show you the diversity and highlights of the Stellenbosch wine region, while giving you the flexibility to enjoy it on your own time. Tasting are not included and to be paid at the Estate. Book a seat on the Vine Hopper

While you are here…

Ask about our favorites. We’ll help you organise and book your itinerary while you are here, whether it be food and drink, museums, nature park or tours and transfers. We will gladly do all the admin for you.