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In our area

Banhoek Lodge is located in the majestic Banhoek Valley, near the picturesque town of Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. Our lodge is surrounded by a number of world-renowned attractions and facilities. Our location in the valley allows our guests to travel and explore its gems.

Things to do around the Banhoek Valley (pronounced bun-hook)

You are now just about 396 m above sea level. Due to its micro climate the Banhoek Valley is regarded as a distinct wine region within South Africa.

  • Walking and Wining Farm Hike
  • Stellenbosch/Franschhoek Wine Tours
  • Bicycle hire and/or guided mountain bike tours for beginners or the skilled
  • Guided tours
  • Stroll through Babylonstoren’s 200-hectare organic gardens on the other side of the Simonsberg Mountain.
  • Set foot in the original Pniël farmhouse – circa 1785. Pniël Museum accepts any donations and is driven by the locals from this community.
  • Visit the Huguenot Chocolate factory in Franschhoek and eat as much as you can.
  • Take a jog on the Zevenrivieren road (5 km)
  • Hike in the Jonkershoek Nature reserve to some beautiful waterfalls.
  • Visit L'ormarins motor car museum with an immaculate display of vintage and new cars. “A must for any car enthusiast”
  • Tea tasting (1 hour) at Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate.
  • Go for a wine tasting on Horseback in Franschhoek or Stellenbosch.
  • Local Restaurants/Deli’s
    • Tokara Restaurant                            
    • Tokara Deli                                            
    • Boschendal Werf Restaurant            
    • Boschendal Deli      
    • Boschendal Picnics!!          
    •  Delaire Graff Restaurant        
    • Indochine Restaurant (Asian fusion)  
    •  Le Pommier Restaurant/Wine Tasting
    •  Zorgvliet Deli/Picnics      
    • Hillcrest Berry Farm
    • Bartinney (tasting shed and tapas)  
    •  Camberley Café Pavé                            

We will happily assist with organizing any of the above. It is advisable that bookings be made in advance.