South Africa :: Western Cape (Winelands)
Category: Places :: Travel Region
The Cape Winelands is a beautiful part of the Cape with rolling green fields, breathtaking mountains, and wine farms with rows of leafy vineyards. With fabulous towns like Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Montagu and Ceres filled with outdoor fun and culinary surprises it draws a lot of attention from locals and tourists alike. The Stellenbosch wine route is the oldest wine route in South Africa dating back to 1971. It is also the second oldest town after Cape Town. Visitors can look forward to picnics next to beautiful dams with ducks swimming about, picking strawberries on one of many strawberry farms, going on a wine tour or enjoying a delicious meal at one of the exquisite world class restaurants in Franschhoek or Cape Town. There are also a number of great Spa and Wellness centres, nature and game reserves, a lion park near Paarl and natural hot springs in Montagu.
The region have different municipalities which cater for the residents within their vicinity. The municipalities which falls under the Cape winelands regions includes the Stellenbosch Municipality which includes town of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Pniel and Klapmuts. Drakenstein Municipality with Paarl, Wellington and Hermon. Witzenberg Municipality where towns like Ceres, Tulbagh, Wolseley. Breedevallei Municipality where Worcester, De Doorns, Rawsonville and Touws River falls under and Langeberg Municipality with towns such as Montagu, Robertson and Ashton.
|Address :||Western Cape, South Africa|
|Contact :||Cape Winelands Tourism|
|Tel :||+27(0)86 126 5263|
|Fax :||+27(0)21 887 4797|
|Email :||Click Here|
|Website :||Click Here|
|Main Cellular Network :||MTN. Cellc. Vodacom|
|Police Station :||Yes||Police Telephone :||+27(0)21 809 5000|
|Hospital :||Yes||Hospital Telephone :||+27(0)21 808 6100|
|Doctor :||Yes||Doctor Telephone :||+27(0)21 887 2820|
|Tourist Information :||Yes||Tourist Information Telephone :||+27(0)86 126 5263|
|Petrol :||Yes||Petrol Type :||ALL|
|Diesel :||Yes||Diesel Type :||ALL|
|Towing Service :||Yes||Towing Service Telephone :||+27(0)21 887 6701|
|Facilities :||Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airstrip, Airfield, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair|
|Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Tractor Rides, Animal Feeding, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Surfing, Water Skiing, Canoeing, Makoro Trips, Sea_Kayaking, Boat Trips, White Water Rafting, Bird Watching, Whale or Dolphin Watching, Scenic Flights, Hot-air Balloon Flights, Stargazing, Photography|
Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts to Self-catering units, apartments, lodges, backpackers are available accommodation options in this region. (Mar-16).
Doctor’s contact added is Dr Brink, Danie, a general practitioner in Dorp Street, Stellenbosch. There are also doctors in the different towns of the Wineland region. (March-16).
The Wineland region is well known for great food accompanies by succulent wines locally produced in all the farms in this region. The name “Wineland region” says it all. (Mar-16).
Garages are scattered all over this region with Total, BP Shell, Engen, Sasol and Caltex garages leading in petrol, diesel and gas supplies. (Mar-16).
INFORMATION AND POSTAL SERVICES:
Post offices are available in all municipalities within this region. Information centres are also available in all the major town within each municipality in this region but there is the central Tourism office of this region the Cape Winelands Tourism Office.(Mar-16).
Internet access and Wi-Fi is made available in this region. Some lodges and accommodation options offer free Wi-Fi to their guests and some on-site internet services and business centre. (Mar-16).
MECHANICAL REPAIRS/ TOW IN SERVICES:
Towing services contact details added are for the GP Towing & Panelbeaters. In in Stellenbosch. In Paarl, there is the Boland Towing, Tel: +27(0)21 875 5992. For mechanical repairs in Stellenbosch, there is the Wilhelm’s Auto situated along George Blake Road, Tel: +27(0)21 882 8155. There is the Franschhoek motors in Franschhoek, Tel :+27(0) 021 876 4611 and In Paarl, there is the AutoZone – Paarl, Tel +27(0)21 872 7045.(Mar-16)
All major banks and ATM services are available in all the municipalities of this town. There is FNB, ABSA, Nedbank, Standard bank and Capitec bans and their ATMS for monetary transactions. (Mar-16).
Hospital contact added is for the Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital within the Stellenbosch Municipality, In Drakenstein Municipality, there is the Paarl Hospital, Tel +27(0)21 860 2500. In Witzenberg Municipality, there is the Ceres Hospital, a public hospital, Tel:+27(0)23 312 1116. There is also a private hospital. The Breedevallei Municipality have the Worcester hospital, Tel:+27(0)23 348 4100. There is also a medi clinic. Langeberg Municipality has a hospital in Robertson hospital, Tel: +27(0)23 626 8500. (Mar-16).
Police contact added is for the SAPS Stellenbosch. Paarl SAPS +27(0)21 807 4000. Franschhoek SAPS +27(0)21 876 8061. Montagu SAPS +27(0)23 614 and Ceres SAPS +27(0)23 316 8600. Emergency contact is 10111. (Mar-16).
Shopping malls, shopping centres and grocery shops are available in all the towns within this regions. (Mar-16).
Public transport is available with daily taxi browse to the nearby towns. (Mar-16).
TYRE SALES AND REPAIRS:
Branch of the Supa Quick tyres, Tiger Wheels and tyres and Speedy tyres are available in most towns in this region for tyre sales and fitment services. (Mar-16).
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