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Viljoensdrift Wine Farm

Robertson 6705, South Africa
+27 23 615 1901
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This winefarm offers a 1 hour boat tour on the Breede rivier were you can eat a snack or drink wine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anna T
,
Suzhou, China
via mobile
Not a lot to see!

I must say we were disappointed by the river cruise. We didn’t want to drink wine at that time of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve R
,
Algarvia, Portugal
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat trip” (33 reviews)
“the river” (80 reviews)
“picnic basket” (21 reviews)
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Robertson 6705, South Africa
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+27 23 615 1901
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This winefarm offers a 1 hour boat tour on the Breede rivier were you can eat a snack or drink wine you bought at the winery. Relaxing break.

Thank Anna T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say we were disappointed by the river cruise. We didn’t want to drink wine at that time of day and the picnics looked dull so just went along for the ride. To be honest there’s not much to see. The banks of the...More

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure why the last few reviews were so bad, we booked in advance that morning and arrived an hour before the cruise began, the setting is lovely and we visited the deli to select items for our picnic, there was plenty of choice and...More

Thank LesleyandJohn2014
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Ashley J, Manager at Viljoensdrift Wine Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review. Hope to have you back soon. Management

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

After previous pleasant visits I booked my family on the river cruise and picnic, telling them they won't believe the peace and solitude of the experience, topped off by the beautiful setting. The setting never changes, but the peace and solitude we expected was abruptly...More

Thank graiglea
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

There is not enough space fot 30 people on the boat. If you book please be sure that no more than 20 people booked as they try to fit more people than can comfortably fit.As mentioned before - a real tourist trap

Thank RachelleSnyman
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We booked ahead and thoroughly enjoyed our time. The food was great and it was especially nice that one can build your own picnic. With nice weather, this is a must do in the breeze river Wine valley.

Thank Matthew L
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The views are lovely, the tasting of the Cape Blend Red was nice.... A local place for local people and very family friendly... Nothing else I mention is positive... Not a good stop for international travellers doing the wine route. Bypass this estate and head...More

Thank Huw D
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome wine farm, with friendly staff. You can buy picnic baskets to take on the boat ride. A 50 minute Crouse on the Breede River, nice and relaxing, with great views of the surrounding mountains. Well worth the cost which is very reasonable at R70...More

Thank Yusuf S
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We pre-booked a river cruise and arrived an hour early to buy some food from the Deli. This only took us a few minutes, so we had about 50 minutes left. We bought a bottle of wine, and sat drinking it next to the river....More

Thank YolandaBurger
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Viljoensdrift is one of the most special wine farms in Robertson. Enjoy the wine tasting... then pick which bottle you wish to purchase together with the picnic basket selection from the deli next door. Take your food basket and wine on ice with you on...More

Thank Mari B
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