From R 6,500 / per person sharing

3 Nights

Year Round

Min 6 Guests


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Fossil Hills Wine Walk

What to expect from Fossil Hills Wine Walk

The Fossil Hills Wine Walk is a three-day guided hiking experience in the small village of McGregor, located in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Embark on a moderate hike of 10 - 15 km a day with friends or in a group of 6 - 20 persons, as you are guided through the beautiful McGregor Valley to several wine farms in the area, with Fossil Hills as your host.

  • From 16:00 – check in at Pinotage/Tango Guesthouse at Fossil Hills
  • 18:00 – Welcome drink, canapés & briefing
  • 19:00 – Dinner at Pinotage House/Venue

Day 1: 15km Hike (technical)

  • From 7:15 – Breakfast at Pinotage House Venue
  • 8:00 - Guided hike starts on the way to Lord's cellar (stop at Tierhoek forest for a picnic)
  • Wine tasting and lunch at Lord's Cellar
  • Transport back to Pinotage House
  • Leisure time on Fossil Hills Farm OR in McGregor, see the things-to-do-list
  • Dinner in McGregor

Day 2: 10km Hike (moderate)

  • From 7:15 – Breakfast at Pinotage House Venue
  • 8:15 – Guided hike starts on the way to Kleinberg hiking route, searching for fossils at Fossil Hills, beautiful vineyards viewpoint and then to McGregor Cellar
  • Wine tasting and platter for lunch at McGregor Cellar
  • Leisure time on the farm OR in McGregor
  • 17:00 Wine tasting at Bemind Cellar in McGregor
  • Dinner in McGregor

Day 3: 12km Hike (light)

  • From 7:15 – Breakfast at Pinotage House Venue and check out
  • 8:15 – Guided hike starts on Fossil Hills farm, searching for fossils, Vrolikheid Nature Reserve hiking trail and bird hide, before heading to Tanagra cellar for wine tasting
  • Walk to Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary for lunch and donkey tour
  • Walk back to Pinotage House to end the tour

What we love

The Fossil Hills Wine Walk experience is the perfect combination of nature, culture, and wine on a three-day trip accompanied by a trained guide, as you embark on leisurely walks breathing in fresh air and visit local wine farms like Lord's Wines, McGregor Wines, Bemind Wyne, and Tanagra Wine. Assured that your accommodation and meals will be taken care of, allows you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of McGregor. Fossil Hills farm, previously a part of McGregor winery, is named after the abundant ancient fossils found in the area.

Where you'll sleep

Price and what's included

  • 3 nights accommodation at Fossil Hills
  • All meals
  • Wine tasting x 4
  • Transport where needed on the wine hiking route
  • Transport to dinner in McGregor and back
  • Park fees
  • Trained guide
  • Leisure time on Fossil Hills Farm (hot tubs, mountain bikes, kayaks and canoes, picnic spots, hiking routes, fishing rods)

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