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The historic Cape Dutch Babylonstoren Farm, boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape. The magnificent gardens are divided into sections that consist of organic fruits, vegetables, and ingidenous plants. Every aspect of Babylonstoren is led by the ever-changing tapestry and botanical diversity of the garden. Their luxurious wines are produced in a state-of-the-art winery and are made to showcase the soils and climate of where the grapes are grown. The wine tasting room sits adjacent to the wine cellar, offering majestic views of the Babylonstoren Hill and Simonsberg Mountains.

They have a variety of wine tasting options to choose from. Their wine cellar tours include a tasting of all their wines and are accompanied by tasty treats. This glorious wine farm doesn’t just offer wine tasting, but boasts a wide variety of activities for the whole family. The Babylonstoren farm offers various accommodation options which include a stay in their hotel, farmhouse, garden cottages or family houses. This is where rich history meets modern elegant living. 

Dining: Housed in a creatively refurbished cow-shed, you will find the Babel restaurant where they serve tasty yet unconventional combinations. The Greenhouse offers guests a wonderful refreshment station, where food served picnic-style in wooden crates. If guests want even more delicious food options, the Bakery is there with all their scrumptious treats. The restaurant has a farm-to-fork philosophy, which means food that is seasonal and that reflects a “pick, clean and serve” approach.


  • Wine Tasting
  • Cellar Tours
  • Daily Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Tour
  • Farm Shop, Deli & Bakery
  • Garden Tours
  • Specialized Workshops
  • Activities for Kids
  • Walking & Running Trails
  • Bicycles Trails
  • Signature Spa
  • Mountain Drive
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Fishing Facilities
  • Rowing at the dam
  • Variety of accommodation options
  • Function & Wedding Venue Hire


Depart From: Groot Drakenstein Terminal

Wine Estate - Wine Tasting - Wine Farm Franschhoek
Wine Tasting
Wine Estate - Wine Tasting - Wine Farm Franschhoek
Wine Estate - Wine Tasting - Wine Farm Franschhoek
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