Trail your feet in the cool waters of the Breede River, while toasting the good life with a glass of Viljoensdrift wine on board their elegant flat-bottomed river boat named Uncle Ben 2.
The approximately 1 hour-long meander along the river, flanked by indigenous Breede River Yellowwood and Wild Olive trees teeming with a variety of bird species, sets the scene for a leisurely riverside experience. Fill your picnic basket to the brim with sumptuous fare from our deli, add a bottle or two of Viljoensdrift’s fine wines and enjoy your picnic during your trip down the river. What better way to spend a laid-back afternoon with family and friends?
The 50 minute river cruise comes at a mere R90 for adults and R20 for children between 3 and 12 years. The boat departs daily at various times depending on reservations. Minimum of 6 adults required per cruise
Thereafter there will be trips hourly depending on bookings (a minimum of 6 Adults. Advanced bookings essential. Check-in 60 mins. prior to departure.
The beautiful barn spills out onto a sunny deck which boasts panoramic views and is home to the new self-help deli. Fill your basket for an unforgettable gourmet picnic on the deck, on the boat or along the grassy slopes of the riverbank.
Partner freshly-baked ciabatta with pâté, cheese or any other perfect partner such as olives with a hint of garlic, bay and oregano, Shiraz conserve, basil pesto or smoked olive tapenade. Add ostrich carpaccio, apple wood smoked chicken or smoked salmon trout and a bottle (or two) of Viljoensdrift’s fine wines for a supreme culinary treat.
Complete the taste experience with chocolate salami, homemade nougat or traditional koeksisters. We regret no BYO.
Discover our award-winning wines in a relaxed environment.
Taste 4 wines of your choice at R30 per person.
Mon – Fri 09h00 – 17h00
Sat 10h00 – 16h00
Sun 10h00 – 15h00
Deli closes 30 minutes prior to closing time.
Only open 1st & last Sunday of each month
Closed on a Monday