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Explore Sideways is the premiere luxury provider of wine experiences in the Western Cape. We specialize in highly curated, private tours, offering intimate access to the most amazing wines and estates. Wineries know and love us which means they...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a party of two couples, we booked both Best Views of the Cape and Stellenbosch Wine Lands with Explore Sideways. Both experiences were excellent. There are many tour operators who go to the same places, so your satisfaction level is driven primarily by the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DPLowcountry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Cape Town this past week and our first full day was the private Stellenbosch wine tour. We had a private guide named Martin who was absolutely fabulous! He took us to three boutique wineries- Jordan, DeMorgenZon and Cavalli and then...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

My wife heather sorted this trip out for the 4 of us dealing with a very helpful lady called Michelle Juni. We booked a private wine tasting tour . Brian was our guide and driver and did a great job . We visited some beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stevekizomba
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had a great tour with Tony as our guide. We spent a full day with him and he was really knowledgable of all things Cape Town. He was always willing to pull off to the side of the road and take a photo or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JodyKitcher
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had a fantastic private tour that was made by our guide Ryan. He was informative, funny and very helpful when it came to giving options, recommendations and booking a table for us at the Grand Cafe and Balthazar's restaurant. If you have a choice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My hubby and I are foodie's. We'd traveled to Cape Town, South Africa and the one thing we just had to do is experience a foodie tour. So we'd immediately reached out to our Travel Agent, Amanda with Go2Africa and asked her for recommendations. She'd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Delphine K
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Martin Fine was our private guide. He made our day. He is such a fine man with a knowledge and depth of history that he shared with genuine enthusiasm. He drove us safely and in comfort to Marine Dynamics who took us out on a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LMWorkit
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were advised to try a wine tour day, we did, it wasn't expensive. We had our own driver, very knowledgeable about everything especially wine. He took us to three vineyards over a period of 4 hours, we met with the owners and their staff,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We reached out to have a customized wine tour on Stellenbosch and they created a customized itinerary for us including Delaire Graff which was the crown jewel of the region. Our wine guide was Justin and he was excellent and a pleasure to hang out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JSuth2000
Hawkbritt, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thanks so much for your amazing feedback! I'm so glad you enjoyed your customized tour with Justin. You really got a fantastic overview of what the SA winelands have to offer and Justin is certainly an expert on the subject. It truly makes us happy...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

We booked a private one day tour through the cape winelands by emailing Ingrid who was very responsive and planned a tour based on our wine preferences. Ryan was our specialist guide and he provided us a day to remember. We had a cheese and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ND0654
Hawkbritt, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

You're making us blush! It's so great to hear how much you loved your foodie adventure in the winelands with Ryan! He really goes the extra mile to make sure that you have a great time and that you are well taken care of for...More

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