Things to do at Babylonstoren

Activities at Babylonstoren in the Cape Winelands include wine and olive oil tasting, fine dining, birdwatching and outdoor scenic walks.

Wine Tasting

Wine tasting tours start at 12h00 at the hotel reception, and takes you through the entire wine making process. From the vineyards to the the informal wine tasting. The wine tasting tour also continue to the olive farms to sample the two olive oils that are produced at Babylonstoren.


Sumptuous culinary art can be savoured at the Babel Restaurant. Enjoy a fragrant cup of tea, or other beverages, and a salad that are freshly prepared using the ingredients from the onsite Greenhouse. Other delights include freshly baked breads from the wood-fired oven, an assortment of dressed meats and artisanal cheeses.


Babylonstoren is home to a profusion of birds, including domesticated farm fowls at the Fowl House, 100 snail-harvesting ducks. Bird enthusiasts can spend their leisurely afternoons with a binocular in hand, enjoying the wonderful bird sightings.


Babylonstoren is a scenic destination and is perfectly positioned to capture the allure of the Western Cape's historical buildings, the vineyards, the garden and the stunning mountain ranges.

Outdoor Activities

Explore the beautiful grounds of this Cape Winelands wine farm. Go on a guided or unguided walk in the kitchen garden and join in on gardening. The fruit orchards and vineyards provide a relaxing location for a stroll or you can cycle through the vineyards up to the dams. Canoe or row around the dams and take in the beautiful country scenery.

Activities In The Area

Babylonstoren is ideally located near wine farms of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek for unforgettable Cape Winelands tours. Other attractions that are a close excursion away from Babylonstoren include Cape Town.

Included Activities

  • Access to the garden and morning harvest
  • Guided garden tour and farm walk
  • Guided fishing
  • Rowing at the dam
  • Bicycles to explore the 200 hectare farm
  • Mountain drive
  • Bread baking with the bakers
  • Cellar tour and wine tasting
  • Kids can feed the donkeys, collect eggs and go on a scavenger hunt

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