DAY TRIPS & EXTENDED PRE OR POST CONFERENCE TOURS
Grand Tour of the Cape Peninsula (available on Monday, 29 October 2012 / or private booking as required)
Included in the day is a sea cruise from Hout Bay harbour to view the Cape fur seals, a visit to Cape Point, the Cape of Good Hope and the nature reserve, as well as the African penguins at Boulders Beach near Simonstown. Lunch is included at Cape Point or Simonstown. If time allows a late afternoon stop will be made at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (as an optional extra). 4 delegates to undertake this tour
Hermanus and the Whales (available on any day of the conference period)
Your overland travel includes a scenic trip along Clarence Drive on the False Bay coastline, as you make your way to Hermanus - the best land-based place in the world from which to view whales (according to the WWF). Your visits will include a wine tasting near Hermanus, the historic centre of Hermanus and sufficient time to view these gracious giants of the sea. The beautiful Fynbos of the Cape will also be viewed from up close when you visit the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens. Lunch is included in Hermanus. Closed
Full day Winelands - Stellenbosch & Franschhoek (companions tour for Wednesday, 31 October 2012 / or private booking as required)
Visit the historic towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek or Paarl - each with its unique history and background. Your tour will also include at least 3 stops at a variety of wine/liquor establishments, depending on your preference of wine style, and will take in some of the best-known sites in the towns. Lunch is included at one of the estates.
A similar tour can also be arranged (optional extra day) to the Worcester and Robertson regions, where many more top quality producers can be visited, while a relaxing lunch can be enjoyed while cruising down the Breede River. Wine styles are vastly different from the areas close to Cape Town.
Technical day trips (available either before or after the meeting)
Various day trips with a variety technical content can be planned by Cape AgriTours. These can include the wine industry, table grape industry, various sectors of the deciduous fruit industry, packaging, the cold-chain and quality control. Contact Cape AgriTours with your specific needs.
Extended trips (available either before or after the meeting)
Depending on the time available to you, trips - either pre of post conference, can be arranged. These can include Cape Town and surrounds, the Garden Route (between Cape Town and as far east as Port Elizabeth), or even outlying places like the Drakensberg in Kwa-Zulu Natal or the desert regions of the far northern region of the Cape. Each has its own charm and experience.
Trips to some of the exotic places in our neighbouring countries, such as Victoria Falls or the Chobe National Park, can also be included.