Planning a visit to the farm? We've made it easy by putting together some suggested itineraries for you to follow or adapt to make your own.
A family experience. Make your stay at Spier all about quality family time. We have plenty on offer for everyone in the family to enjoy.
The romantic's guide. If you’ve brought your special someone to Spier, congratulations, you’re about to embark on the ultimate romantic experience.
The adventurous explorer's guide. Get your heart rate up during your stay at Spier with a choice of action-packed activities.
The art lover's guide. Appreciate art? Excellent, so do we. In fact, the Spier Art Collection is one of the largest contemporary collections of South African art in the country.
The foodie guide. This is a very important public service announcement to all foodies: arrive with an empty stomach, because there are truly a bounty of options to satiate your many different culinary tastes.
A FAMILY EXPERIENCE AT SPIER
Make your stay at Spier all about quality family time. We have plenty on offer for everyone in the family to enjoy:
The Elemental Play Garden – Explore the four elements of water, air, fire and earth in the garden’s distinct quadrants, while playing on a slide landscaped from earth mounds, crawling through a tunnel to crawl, swinging on a bridge, or splashing in the water. (15-60min / Free)
Grape juice tasting – Ensure the kids don’t feel left out when you’re off tasting wine. Let them enjoy a grape juice tasting experience where they can sample two different types of juice and learn about the role insects play in our vineyards. (30-60min / From R40pp)
Family Picnic – Lay down a blanket on a soft patch of grass under a shady oak tree and open up a bountiful picnic basket, full of fresh produce from our farm and trusted local producers. Pre-book our seasonal basket or select from our build-your-own selection in the Farm Café. (30-120min / Pre-booked picnics R295 for adults and R160 for kids) BOOK HERE
Craft market creative experience – Join the little ones for a hands-on craft experience working directly with one of the artists. They will teach you the basics so you can take home your creation. (30-60min / From R100pp)
Eagle Encounters – This is an unmissable experience full of learning and wonder. Meet birds of prey up close and find out more about these amazing creatures that Spier is helping to rehabilitate. (30 - 90min / Entry from R70) View show times here.
Self-harvesting in Spier Food Garden – Teach your children what ‘farm to fork’ really means. Stroll around our Food Garden and learn about the produce before picking your favourites to take home with you. (20 - 60 min / Free entry, self harvesting experience from R150) BOOK SELF-HARVESTING
THE ROMANTIC’S GUIDE TO SPIER
If you’ve brought your special someone to Spier, congratulations, you’re about to embark on the ultimate romantic experience:
Riverside walk – Stroll along the south bank of the calming Eerste River to celebrate the beautiful indigenous plants at Spier. (30 min / Free)
Riverside Picnic – Find a serene spot between the dam and Eeste River and gaze lovingly into each other’s eyes while savouring all of the delicious treats on offer. Pre-book our seasonal basket or select from our build-your-own selection in the Farm Café. (30-120min / Pre-booked picnics R590 for two) BOOK HERE
Chocolate and wine tasting – The chocolatier has carefully crafted chocolates inspired by our award-winning Cap Classique and Creative Block blends. These liquid treasures are the ultimate stimulation of the senses. (45-60min / R80pp) BOOK HERE
Couples’ Spa Treatment – Pamper yourselves and each other with a spa treatment for two. VIEW TREATMENT MENU
Sunset Segway Vineyard Tour - Breeze through the balmy summer evening air, watching the sunset on another perfect day in the Cape. (60min / R450pp) BOOK HERE
THE ADVENTUROUS EXPLORER’S GUIDE
Get your heart rate up during your stay at Spier with a choice of action-packed activities:
Segway Tour – Start your day by gliding through the vineyards and green pastures for a unique sight-seeing experience. (60-120 min / From R375pp) BOOK HERE
Eagle Encounters – Watch with bated breath as birds of prey put on a spectacular aerial display. (30 - 90min / Entry from R70pp) View show times here.
Mountain Bike Trail - Hop onto the saddle and pedal your way through 20km of picturesque mountain bike trail in the heart of the Cape Winelands. BOOK HERE
Picnic – Take a break and recharge with a lazy picnic under an ancient oak tree on the Werf. Pre-book our seasonal basket or select from our build your own selection in the Farm Café. (30-120min / Pre-booked picnics R295) BOOK HERE
Voicemap Walking Routes – Lace up your shoes, download the Voicemap app and set off on one of three themed walking routes. Choose from art, heritage or our river walk. (30-90min, Free) View available tours.
THE ART-LOVERS GUIDE
Appreciate art? Excellent, so do we. In fact, the Spier Art Collection is one of the largest contemporary collections of South African art in the country.
Manor House and Old Wine Cellar – Enjoy historic architecture and engaging art exhibitions. (20 - 40min / Free) View current exhibitions.
Voicemap self-guided Art Tour – Lace up your walking shoes, download the Voicemap app and set off on a self-guided art tour. (30-90min / Free) View available tours.
Tamlin Blake Tapestries – Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery serves up more than delicious food and drinks. Grab a coffee and one (or more, no judgement here) of their famous pasteis de nata and head to the lounge to browse tapestries from renowned mix-media artist, Tamlin Blake. (10-20min / Free)
Hotel Restaurant – You need to eat to keep up your art-gazing energy. Head to the Hotel Restaurant where you can recharge surrounded by walls of artworks. (60-90min / From R285 per person) BOOK HERE
Tasting Room – Settle in for a wonderfully stimulating tasting of our award-winning Creative Block range of wines and finish off the experience by purchasing a Creative Block painting in support of local artists. (40-60 min / tasting R70pp, R1500 per creative block artwork) BOOK HERE
THE FOODIE GUIDE
This is a very important public service announcement to all foodies: arrive with an empty stomach, because there are truly a bounty of options to satiate your many different culinary tastes:
Self-harvest at Spier Food Garden – Explore the garden – it used to be an old horse paddock – and learn about how we grow farm-fresh and nutrient-rich produce through eco-friendly and regenerative techniques. Then harvest your own fruits, herbs, salad greens and vegetables. Self-harvesting is available Monday - Saturday from 09.00 to 11.00 at (30-60min / R150 per basket). BOOK HERE
Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery – Vadas serves freshly made breads and pastries that are all worth a nibble, but it’s their Pasteis de Nata that they’re most famous for, so be sure to take a few home with you.
Spier Farm Café – While our seasonal pre-booked picnics are closed for winter, browse through our Farm Café for deliciously farm-fresh treats and build your own picnic or stock up your pantry with the taste of Spier.
Seaward Sip & Soup Tasting – This winter, savour four deliciously comforting soups homemade and expertly paired with our best-selling, coastal grown Seaward wines. Available until end August. (60min / R150 pp) BOOK HERE.
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