Things to do in the Cape Winelands this Easter weekend

Things to do in the Cape Winelands this Easter weekend
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Here are some fun things to do with your family in the Cape Winelands this Easter weekend, from the Helderberg to Paarl.

This Easter weekend, the Cape Winelands is abuzz with activity. There is a lot of ways you can have fun with family and friends in the Cape Winelands this long weekend, from unique wine pairings to markets to Easter egg hunts. Here are some things to do in the Cape Winelands this long weekend.


Visit the Lourensford Market

Soak up the sun and let the kids roam around the gorgeous lawns at the Lourensford Market at Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West. Taste award-winning wines, indulge in decadent delights (from Italian to Thai), or browse through the vendors’ crafts and artisanal produce). The market will be open on Saturday from 16h00 - 21h00 and Sunday from 10h00 - 15h00. There will be no Friday Twilight Market this Easter weekend.

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Hot cross bun and wine pairing at Simonsig

Just in time for Easter, Simonsig Wine Estate has put together a sensational pairing just for you. Enjoy hot cross buns as you've never experienced them before with Simonsig's hot cross bun and wine pairing.

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Pair traditional Easter flavours with Neethlingshof's wines

From 16-30 April, Neethlingshof Wine Estate in Stellenbosch has a special Easter wine pairing available. For this wine pairing, you get to pair their wines with a pickled fish-flavoured biscuit, almond nougat, and hot cross bun-flavoured chocolate. At their deli and restaurant, they have a “Something just for Easter” offering on the menu.

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Decorate cookies, taste wine and picnic at Spier

There's something for everyone at Spier this Easter. While the little ones search for Easter Bunny clues, grown-ups can savour award-winning wines, stroll around the farm, have a picnic, or relax and rejuvenate at the spa. Throughout the weekend, children can participate in a complimentary cookie-decorating session while parents enjoy a world-class wine tasting.

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Indulge in Stellenzicht's tartlet and wine pairing

Just for this Easter Sunday, Stellenzicht is offering a unique tartlet and wine pairing at their stylish new wine pod. You can even take your little ones along, as they're having an Easter Egg hunt too, starting at 10h00.

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Join the Easter egg hunt and picnic at Skilpadvlei

Skilpadvlei outside Stellenbosch will be hosting an Easter egg hunt and picnic on Monday 18 April. There will be games and tractor rides for the kids too. Don’t forget to book your spot for this fun, family-friendly event!

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Spend Easter Sunday at Haskell Vineyards

Join Haskell Vineyards for a day of fun, wine, and festivities. Their beautiful views will be accompanied by food, wine, and a scavenger hunt for the kids. A party pack will be available for the children which includes a boerewors roll, juice, and something sweet. For the adults, pizza and wine will be available.

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Drink, eat, and hunt for Easter eggs at Boschendal

Visit Boschendal in Franschhoek to indulge in delicious food and wine, keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny, and more. Things to do at Boschendal this weekend include shopping at the Good Friday Night Market, attending the Ceramics SA Potters’ Market, joining a farm-style Easter egg hunt, and viewing local art at their art gallery. Plus, their restaurant is serving up a Good Friday dinner and an Easter Sunday lunch.

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Have a picnic in Allée Bleue's beautiful gardens

Head to Allée Bleue Wine Estate this Easter weekend for an Easter picnic served in their beautiful gardens overlooking the mountains and vineyards. Each picnic basket is packed with your favourite Easter treats like hot cross buns, pickled fish, and decadent chocolate desserts as well as a bottle of Allée Bleue wine. Kiddies can feast on their own special picnic box and play in the estate's walled garden on the jungle gym and jumping castle. On Easter Sunday, there will be a kiddies Easter egg hunt.

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Join La Paris Estate's Easter picnic or high tea

During Easter weekend, La Paris Estate will be hosting a family-friendly Easter picnic and an Easter High Tea. They invite you and your loved ones to their Easter picnic on Saturday, with their picnic menu including special Easter treats and bubbly. For the kids, there will be an Easter treat decorating station and lawn games. At their Easter high tea, available from Friday to Sunday, expect delicious sweet and savoury treats with special Easter inclusions.

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Have an Easter picnic at Mellasat Vineyards

Mellasat Vineyards in Paarl is open this Easter weekend on Saturday from 09h30-17h30, and Sunday and Monday from 10h00-16h00. As it is Easter, why don’t you bring your family for an Easter picnic? Enjoy the outdoors and a delicious picnic basket filled with scrumptious food from Mellasat's kitchen.

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Join Perdeberg for a family-friendly Easter weekend

Perdeberg is catering to the whole family this long weekend. Enjoy a chocolate Easter egg and wine pairing while your kids hunt for Easter eggs with Merlot the Zebra. On Sunday, sit down for a traditional Easter Sunday lunch with Chef Rob Hahn. Think pickled fish, leg of lamb, potato bake, Easter egg chocolate brownies, and so on.

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Enjoy wine, food, live music and more at Nederburg

Soak up the autumn sunshine with the manor house at Nederburg this Easter. There will be picnics, an Easter bunny, egg hunts, lawn games, live music, and wine and food served fresh from The Manor’s kitchen.

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