1. Cape Peninsula
We pick you up at the hotel with an Oldtimer at about 09h00
and drive along the Atlantic coast via Sea Point, Bantry Bay
to Camps Bay, where we will stop for a photo-opportunity of
the Twelve Apostles.
From there we drive to Hout Bay and along the most picturesque
coastal road in South Africa, the Chapmans Peak Drive, via
Noordhoek, Kommetjie and Scarborough to the Ostrich Farm close
to the entrance of the Cape Point National Park, where we
will have a light lunch.
Then we proceed to the Cape Point, the last stretch by funicular
and about 100 steps to the highest point. After that we drive
to the Cape of Good Hope, the most south western point of
the Cape Peninsula.
And now we slowly drive along the False Bay coast to the
Penguin Colony in Simonstown, the Naval Headquarters of South
Africa. From there we proceed via Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay and
Muizenberg to Groot Constantia, the oldest Wine Estate in
South Africa, and time permitting, we can end the day with
a visit to the world renowned botanical garden Kirstenbosch.
We will drop off our valued guests at the hotel at about 17h00.]
We will pick you up at the hotel with oldtimers at
about 09h00 and drive on the N2 national road to Vergelegen
Wine Estate in Somerset West. From there we will proceed
on the R44 to Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in
South Africa, which also has an University, do an one
hour city tour by foot and proceed via the University
Campus via Hellshoogte Pass to Franschhoek (“the
On our way to Franschhoek we will stop over at Tokara,
Zorgvliet or Boschendal for a winetasting and perhaps
We could also have our lunch in Franschhoek, followed
by a short city tour and the Huguenot Memorial. We then
proceed to the new Franschhoek Motor Museum, a collection
of about 200 Oldtimers on the L’Ormarin Wine Estate
belonging to the Rupert Family.
To conclude the day we will drive to Paarl to the Fairview
Wine Estate for a last wine and cheese tasting, where
after we proceed on the N1 back to your hotel in Cape
Town, with drop off at about 17h30.
(Every last Sunday of the month, the "Crankhandle Club"
of Cape Town meets, when everyone arrives in their respective
collector's piece and much palaver goes on about this and
N.B. For obvious reasons, we cannot arrange
long distance trips with the oldtimers; in any event, who
wants to sit in the car all day long when such beautiful sites
beckon to be visited?!
HERE IS SOMETHING VERY DIFFERENT
WHICH WE CAN ALSO ARRANGE FOR YOU !
South Africa is world-famous as one of the last outposts
of the glorious old steam engine trains. There are a number
of destinations available in the Cape or along the Garden
Route, including a trip to Darling during the spring flower
season or a trip to the magnificent Spier Wine Estate including
a classical concert under the stars, sipping a Chardonnay
or a Cape Classic. This can be combined with transfers by
oldtimers to and from the station.
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