Franschhoek Wine Valley

Paradise Stables

Horse Riding Tours

Closed on Sundays

Wine tasting on horseback (± 4 hours)

Take a scenic ride through vineyards, forests and over mountains, stopping at the Rickety Bridge Winery and Mont Rochelle before returning to the stables. The total riding time is around 2 hours and 30 minutes, with 30-45 minute stops at each wine estate.

  • R1100 per person
  • Wine tasting included
  • Lunch NOT included
  • Mon-Sat: 8:45-13:15 or 13:15-17:45

Horse Trails

Our guide takes you on a scenic tour of the area.

  • Hourly Trips: R400 per hour per person
  • Hourly rides: 7:30-8:45 or 17:45-19:00

Please note:

  • Beginners and experienced riders welcome!
  • Only supervised, experienced children over 12 years
  • Maximum rider weight 100kg (16 stone)
  • No riding on Sundays and Christian holidays

All bookings by telephone/fax: +27 (0)21 876 2160 or cell: +27 (0)84 586 2160 or email: Sterna Hugo


Start Exploring

Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861