FOSSIL HILLS WINE WALKS, McGREGOR

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FOSSIL HILLS WINE WALKS, McGREGOR
CONTACT DETAILS
Contact Person: Nadia Naudé
Phone: 076 166 9268
Address: McGregor, Western Cape
E-mail: nadia@fossilhills.co.za
Website: www.fossilhills.co.za/
Location: McGregor

FOSSIL HILLS WINE WALK - #Explore pure McGregor culture, Cape  Winelands, Western Cape

McGregor is located just outside Robertson in the Western Cape of South Africa. The Fossil Hills Wine Walk includes a 3-day guided moderate experience with daily distances of between 10 and 15 kilometers. The trail will guide you through the beautiful McGregor valley and lead you to several Wine Farms in the area.

Group size:  Minimum 6 / Maximum 20.

ONLINE AVAILABILITY | BOOKINGS

DAY 1 MONDAY:

• From 16:00 – check in at Pinotage/Tango Guesthouse (Fossil Hills Accommodation)
• 18:00 – welcoming drink, canapés, briefing
• 18:30 – scenery slideshow (birds/animals/plants in the area)
• 19:00 – main meal @ Pinotage House/Venue
• 20:00 – dessert with grappa
• Coffee/tea
We hike not to escape life, but for life not to escape us!

DAY 2 TUESDAY: more/less 13km (rocky)

• Breakfast from 7:15 – continental breakfast at Pinotage House Venue
• 7:45 – guided hike starts on the way to Lords cellar (stop at Tierhoek forest for a picnic, optional: bring aqua shoes/crocs), transport from Pinotage House to starting point
• Wine tasting and lunch at Lords Cellar
• Transport back to Pinotage House
• Leisure time on Fossil Hills Farm OR in McGregor, see things-to-do-list (own transport)
• Dinner in McGregor (transport included)
At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy, and your eyes sparkling!

DAY 3 WEDNESDAY: more/less 10km (moderate)

• Breakfast from 7:15 – continental breakfast at Pinotage House Venue
• 7:45 – guided hike starts on the way to Kleinberg hiking route, searching for fossils at Fossil Hills, beautiful vineyards viewpoint and on the way to McGregor cellar
• Wine tasting and platter for lunch at McGregor cellar 
• Leisure time on farm OR in McGregor, see things to do list (own transport)
• 17:00 Wine tasting at Bemind cellar in McGregor (transport included)
• Dinner in McGregor (transport included)
The best view comes after the hardest climb

DAY 4 THURSDAY: more/less 10km (lite)

• Breakfast from 7:15 – breakfast at Pinotage House Venue and book out (bags need to be packed and rooms vacated so that we can clean rooms)
• 7:45 – guided hike starts on Fossil Hills farm, searching for fossils, hiking trail and bird watching, on the way to Tanagra cellar for wine tasting
• Walk to Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary for lunch and donkey tour
• Walk back to Pinotage House, shower if needed, end of tour…
• Have a safe trip back, tell your friends about your experience!
• Hope to see you back soon
• Remember your wine!
Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul!

INCLUDED:

• Accommodation x 3 nights at Fossil Hills
• Breakfast x 3
• Lunch x 3
• Dinner x 3
• Wine tasting x 4
• Transport where needed on the wine hiking route
• Transport to dinner in McGregor and back
• Park fees
• Trained guide
• Leisure time on Fossil Hills Farm (hot tubs, mountain bikes, kayaks and kanoes, picnic spots, hiking routes, fishing rods, chill with a glass of wine and enjoy the beautiful scenery)

NOT INCLUDED:

• Snacks and drinks while walking
• Transport from Tango Guesthouse to Pinotage House/Venue (base), 1km
• Extra drinks at restaurants and cellars, other than the set menu 
• Leisure time in McGregor (Tebaldi’s spa and restaurant, Art Walk, Pottery Workshop, Massage, Olive Farm, Shops: Made in McGregor, The Blend, candle shop, coffee shops)
• See list of things to do in McGregor / visit our McGregor Tourism app.
• These bookings needs to be made in advance by the guest themselves at the McGregor Tourism office or at the specific business directly.
• Pre drinks in McGregor (Jimmy’s Pub, Saggy Stone, Whiskey Bar, Tebaldi’s, @The Courtyard)

WHAT TO BRING:

• Long/3quarter tights for single track trails, or long socks
• Snacks and drinks for energy along the way
• Water bottle
• Comfortable walking trail shoes
• Rain jacket (always prepare for bad weather)
• Small backpack for snacks and drinks and long sleeve clothing
• Sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
• Optional: aqua/water shoes/crocs (for day 1)
• Optional: walking stick and small binoculars (bird watching)
• Less is more …travel light, live light, be the light, spread the light
• REMEMBER: there are no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing ….

2023 PACKAGE RATES: 

  • R6500 per person sharing  
  • R7500 per person single occupancy  

Rates for 2024 (from 1 March 2024)

  • R6950 per person sharing
  • R7950 per person single

RESERVATIONS: Contact Nadia Naudé: 076 166 9268 / nadia@fossilhills.co.za

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FOSSIL HILLS WINE WALKS, McGREGOR
CONTACT DETAILS
Contact Person: Nadia Naudé
Phone: 076 166 9268
Address: McGregor, Western Cape
E-mail: nadia@fossilhills.co.za
Website: www.fossilhills.co.za/
Location: McGregor