A Unique Blend of Tasting and Trekking in the Cape Winelands

Wine Valley Adventures, situated at the historic Vrede en Lust Wine Estate, invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey through their Full and Half Day Wine Tasting Horse Trails. Whether you’re a seasoned rider seeking an exhilarating canter or a novice desiring a leisurely meander, these trails offer an extraordinary blend of equestrian adventure and the exquisite flavors of South Africa’s most celebrated Franschhoek wine valley. Imagine a day where the rhythmic clip-clop of hooves harmonizes with the swirling aromas of fine wines, as you traverse through the scenic landscapes of the Cape Winelands. 

Tailored Riding Packages for Every Explorer

Wine Valley Adventures caters to riders of all levels, offering a variety of riding packages designed to suit your preferences. Whether you’re looking for a brief taste of the Winelands on a one to two-hour ride or desire a more immersive experience with trails extending up to four hours, there’s a perfect trail waiting for you. The adventure is not just about horseback riding; it’s an opportunity to customize your experience with wine, olive tasting, and delightful meals at boutique wineries and hidden gems in the breathtaking Boland region.

Half Day – Wine Tasting Horse Trail

Price: R3,000.00 per person

Dive into the heart of the Franschhoek wine valley with a Half Day Horse Trail and Wine Tasting. This adventure takes you through the working farm and vineyards, ascending into the mountainous areas for a spectacular viewpoint. The descent leads to wine tastings at acclaimed Wine Estates. Our experienced guides tailor the pace to your riding experience, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker craving exhilarating canters or a novice seeking a serene meander, the experience promises to leave you invigorated.

Full Day – Wine Tasting Horse Trail

Price: R4,800.00 per person

For the true adventurer, the Full Day Wine Tasting Horse Trail is the pinnacle of equestrian exploration in the Cape Winelands. Traverse through picturesque countryside and high into the mountains, visiting renowned Wine Estates such as Vrede en Lust, Babylonstoren, Plaisir De Merle, and Anura. This full-day journey includes wine tastings at two of these estates, with lunch opportunities (for own account). Ride privately into the heart of these exclusive farms, uncovering culinary delights and secret taste sensations. The pace is dictated by the riders’ confidence, with safety always at the forefront.

Celebrating Special Occasions in Style

Wine Valley Adventures goes beyond a typical riding experience, offering the perfect setting for special occasions. Whether it’s a marriage proposal, corporate team building, or a unique day out with friends, we tailor memorable rides against the backdrop of the magnificent Cape Winelands and the Great Drakenstein Mountains.

Passion for Animal Welfare

At Wine Valley Adventures, our passion extends to the well-being of our horses, ponies, and mules. Rest assured, you’ll be paired with a suitable equine partner, ensuring a comfortable and safe ride.

Booking Information

These unforgettable rides are available seven days a week, providing you with the flexibility to choose the perfect time for your adventure. To book your Wine and Ride experience, simply follow this link.


Embark on a journey where the clinking of glasses meets the hoofbeats of majestic horses. Wine and Ride – an extraordinary blend of tasting and trekking in the heart of the Cape Winelands.