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Gunner's Escape to Tulbagh

Tour Types

Solo Pet Friendly Country Tours

Review Rating

Duration

3 Days/ 2 Nights

Destination

TULBAGH

TOUR SUMMARY 

Postcard perfect views, scrumptious food & wine tastings, pet enjoyable outdoor activities - this tour is a relaxed active breakaway so don't forget your hiking boots!

 

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast / Dinner x 2
  • Tasting Fees 
  • Canoe & Bike Hire (Leisure Use)
  •  Itinerary Activities 

EXCLUDED

  • Transfers
  • Lunches
  • All Drinks
 

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Sundowners
  • Tractor Trip

  • Picnics

  • Food & Wine Tastings

  • Town Walk

  • (Outdoor Movies)

  • Nature Walks 
 

STAY OPTIONS 

 
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ITINERARY 

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Leisure Hire
Mini Hikes
  • Day 1

 

WELCOME EVENT

Potjie or Braai for this evening - we choose to hang out at our accom venue as it will give all the pet owners time to arrive & relax while the dogs get to know each other better - same goes for their owners! 

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GOOD MORNING

Enjoy breakfast at your cottage - pre-planned hampers will be available in your fridges. Be ready to head out at 8:30 for your first activity of the day.

OLIVE TASTING 

Start the morning with a delicious informative olive tasting session while your dogs keep a close eye on your eating habits! The beautiful Tasting Centre & Test Kitchen is where they celebrate all things olive & we join in for a tutored olive tastings session while admiring the stunning views out over the surrounding valley & mountains. 

WINE TASTING 

We follow a route to a couple of  pet friendly wine estate... admiring the beautiful views and enjoy some wines... our dogs are most welcome here...so we can enjoy relaxing tasting sessions...our path lead up a mountain from our last wine estate visit. 

SUNDOWNER TRIP

A delightful al fresco picnic with home-made lemonade accompanied by magnificent Tulbagh valley views and a "lesson" on the ecology, geology and history of the area, making for a rich and fascinating experience while the sun set on a perfect day. Returning to the historic farmstead - you may also get to taste wines and a port produced under the amusing label of “Serious wine by not so serious people”… 


AFTER SUNSET

Braai or potjie is on the menu - we opt for this type of meals to include the dogs - however there are numerous pet friendly restaurants in Tulbagh that you can choose instead... (dinner included in package and will be forfeited if not used.)


 *** If we are in town on a "movie night"  the itinerary will be adjusted to include this event with take away picnic style dinners - and popcorn of course!***

 

GOOD MORNING

Enjoy your pre-packed breakfast hamper again this morning before heading out on your days activities.  Hiking Boots required!
 
HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR 

Join local historian, Jayson Clark for a 90 minutes tour of historic Church street & explore some of the interiors of many of Tulbagh's heritage buildings & 19th century streetscape; learn about the age of pioneers & colonists & the development of the Cape vernacular architectural style. 
 
HIKE TO LUNCH 

Enjoy an energetic 1.2km-3km walk following the hiking trail to the top of a wine cellar with scenic views over the Tulbagh valley... on return enjoy a well deserved lunch before heading back home later. Biking can also be enjoyed on the hiking trail...

BON PAW-AGE!