Visiting galleries and museums in and around Cape Town and the Cape Winelands, this tour is filled with places and spaces that art lovers will enjoy and immerse themselves in. We’ve also included some modern wall-art (graffiti) and then take you back to when South Africa was first discovered, with the wall-art of the Bushman (San).

 

Destination: South Africa

 

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01 May 2022
INCLUDED 4 Nights accommodation at Floreal House on a bed & breakfast basis
2 Nights at Spier Hotel on a bed & breakfast basis
2 Nights at Simbavati Cederberg Ridge on a full board basis (all meals, complimentary star-gazing, two scheduled excursions per day, use of mountain bikes, walking and mountain bike trails on the farm and complimentary WiFi)
Transportation including toll fees in air-conditioned vehicles
Services of a professional English speaking tour guide
Wine tastings x 4 (Steenberg, Cavalli, Delaire & Tokara)
Walking Art Tour Woodstock (2 hour)
Entrance to Norval Foundation, Zeitz MOCCA, SA National Gallery, MonkeyBiz, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden, Equus Gallery and return Table Mountain Cable Car tickets.
NOT INCLUDED Flights
Travel insurance
Optional excursions
Expenses of a personal nature
Visa fees (where applicable)
Airport taxes
Souvenirs
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Day 1

Cape Town

On arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met and transferred through to your hotel. Once you have checked in and settled into your room, your guide will collect you and take you to the Norval Foundation, which is in the Steenberg area of Cape Town. Here you will enjoy a self-guided tour of the various exhibitions, as well as the sculpture garden. (Please note that a private tour can be arranged for you at an additional cost). This is the first of the Norval Foundation visits – a second one is situated in the winelands.

NORVAL FOUNDATION

A centre for the expression of art & culture, the Norval Foundation is dedicated to the research, education and exhibition of visual art forms from South Africa in the 20th & 21st century. The sculpture garden, outdoor amphitheatre and purpose-built exhibition spaces are designed in such a way to that they offer visitors a multisensory experience. This is the first of two Norval Foundation **Closed Tuesdays**

After your tour, enjoy your first wine tasting of South African wines at the nearby Steenberg Vineyards.

Overnight at Floreal House on bed & breakfast basis

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Day 2

Cape Town

After breakfast will be collected by your guide and taken on a tour with a couple of art-inspired stops. Your first stop will be the Zeitz MOCCA, which is situated in the V&A Waterfront, Silo District. Here you can conducted a self-guided tour with the use of earphones and your mobile phone. (A tour with the resident art guide can be arranged for you at an additional cost).

ZEITZ MOCCA

The Zeitz MOCCA is an institution that is focused on making a significant contribution to the development of contemporary art in Africa. There are constantly rotating temporary art exhibitions, as well as a selection of permanent art works that form part of the Zeitz MOCCA Collection. **Closed on Mondays**

After your tour, your guide will take you to the Company Gardens, found in the heart of Cape Town. The garden is where you’ll find the South African National Gallery, which houses a very impressive collection of South African, African, British, French, Dutch and Flemish art.  Enjoy a stroll in the garden afterwards, where you’ll possibly be accompanied by the local wildlife (squirrels), and also enjoy a busker trying to earn a bit of money. Lunch can be arranged for you at The Company Garden’s Restaurant. (Lunch for your own account)

Overnight at Floreal House on bed & breakfast basis

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Day 3

Cape Town

An early start to the day will get you up Table Mountain. Here you can spend some time enjoying the views and learning about the fauna and flora on top of this iconic mountain. Once the cable car has safely returned you to your waiting guide, you will continue to MonkeyBiz in the Bo-Kaap area.

MonkeyBis is an economic upliftment project that is dedicated to empowering women to become financially independent by reviving the traditional craft of African beadwork.

Your next stop will be WHATIFTHEWORLD. This is a contemporary recognized art gallery which has local and international recognition. Part question, part purpose and part statement, the name itself anticipates the gallery’s program and has a strong focus on Africa and the spread of African art throughout the world.

Lunch can be arranged for you at one of the traditional Cape Malay restaurant in the famous Bo-Kaap. (Lunch costs not included)

After lunch and a stroll through the Bo-Kaap, with its cobbled streets and colourful houses, you will have the choice of returning to your guest house or to do some shopping / sight-seeing on your own.

Overnight at Floreal House on bed & breakfast basis

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Day 4

Cape Town

A lazy start to the day – you’ll be collected and taken through to Woodstock, the semi-industrial area on the outskirts of Cape Town’s CBD, for a two-hour walking tour. Here you will be introduced to the amazing street art, murals and galleries with a local guide who are experts of the art in the area.

Overnight at Floreal House on bed & breakfast basis

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Day 5

Cape Town – Stellenbosch

Once you have checked out of your guesthouse, you’ll be transferred through to Stellenbosch, where you’ll be spending the next two nights.

Enjoy a tour of the famous Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden before getting to Stellenbosch. Here you can spend a leisurely couple of hours exploring the garden or we can arrange a private tour for you (cost not included). **Closed Sundays & Mondays**

Your next stop is the subterranean Equus Gallery on the Cavalli Estate. This gallery offers an art gallery, as well as sculpture spaces. Eventhough the gallery is underground, the ceiling has been specially designed to simulate daylight. **Closed Mondays & Tuesdays**

Overnight at Spier Wine Farm on bed & breakfast basis

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Day 6

Stellenbosch

Heading deeper into the winelands today, stops will include Delaire Graff Estate. The estate serves as a gallery for over 400 pieces of art belonging to Laurence Graff and the landscaped garden are a living canvas for the sculptures. Enjoy a wine tasting at this beautiful estate. Next you’ll head of to the neighbouring Tokara, a wine estate that believes in a connection between art and good wine. Enjoy a wine tasting and some leisure time, while taking in all the art on the estae.

From Tokara, head to Boschendal Wine Estate, where you’ll visit the second Norval Foundation. Rotating exhibitions at the Manor House on this wine estate will showcase the best of South African and African art.

Lunch can be booked for you at Boschendal Wine Estate before heading back to your accommodation. (Cost for lunch not included)

Overnight at Spier Wine Estate on bed & breakfast basis

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Day 7

Stellenbosch – Cederberg

Today your will be transferred through to the Cederberg Wilderness Area, which is known for it’s characteristic jagged sandstone mountain range and the many Bushmen (san) rock art.

Overnight at Simbavati Cederberg Ridge on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

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Day 8

Cederberg

Spend the day exploring the area, either enjoying the two daily activities included in your rate, one of which is a Rock Art excursion.

Overnight at Simbavati Cederberg Ridge on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

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Day 9

Cederberg – Cape Town

Today you will be transferred back to Cape Town International Airport for your onward arrangements

Tour Location

Cascade Country Manor in Paarl | Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel in Prince Albert | Teniqua Treetops in The Garden Route | Skeiding Guest Farm in The Overberg | De Hoop Collection in De Hoop Nature Reserve | Platbos Forest in Gansbaai | Monkey Valley Beach Nature Resort in The Cape Peninsula

Floreal House, Cape Town ****

Floreal House, because of its location in the historic suburb of Oranjezight, at the bottom of Table Mountain, has sweeping views of the city, the harbor and Table Bay. The 12-bedroomed guesthouse offers comfortable accommodation and is a short distance away from some of the best restaurants in Cape Town, as well as tourist attraction and sights of Cape Town.

Spier ****

Spier Hotel is situated on a historic Stellenbosch wine farm and has become a destination on its own in the Winelands because of all it has to offer. The estate houses one of South Africa’s largest contemporary art collections. There are a  variety of restaurants  on the estate, as well as some of the best award-winning wines in South Africa. The hotel is reminiscent of a quaint village and caters to everyones needs, from activities in and around the estate, so some down time, just to rest and relax and enjoy the estate. The 80 rooms clustered around six courtyards do not loose the quaint village feeling the hotel is styled on and the rooms offer all the comforts of home.

Simbavati Cederberg Ridge *****

Nima Lodge offers private, self-catering accommodation along the Garden Route in Wilderness, South Africa. With expansive views across wooded hills and valleys to the distant Outeniqua mountains, you’ll feel like you’re a world apart. Our lodge consists of three spacious and custom chalets, fully equipped with everything that you will need to enjoy your stay.

Each cabin comes fully equipped with a full kitchen, bathtub, outside shower and large deck. The communal Lapa boasts a secondary space where people can enjoy and relax. The lapa is equipped with a large kitchen, gas braai, inside fire place, large fire pit and wood braai and a pool and deck area.

Breakfast is offered each morning.

Nima Lodge borders the wilderness National Park, offering direct access to the Giant Kingfisher waterfall trail.

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