Franschhoek Wine Valley

Indemnity – Franschhoek Biking and Hiking Trails







FWVT has the authority to utilize certain property and facilities, and
FWVT allows the usage of property and facilities for recreational purposes at Users’ own risk; therefore:

1. The User agrees to observe and obey all posted rules and warnings and further agrees to follow any verbal instructions or directions given by FWVT, its agents, employees or representatives.

2. The User also agrees not to engage any unlawful activities whilst making use of the facilities for recreational purposes.

3. The User acknowledges that there are certain inherent risks associated with the use of the property for recreational purposes. The User therefore assumes full responsibility for personal injury to themselves and / or family members/ friends.

4. The User releases and discharges FWVT, its agents, employees and representatives for any injury, loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of the property, whether caused by the fault  of the User , their family /friends or any other unrelated third party.

5. The User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless FWVT against all claims, liability, causes of action, damages, judgements, costs or expenses, which may in any way arise from use of the facilities by the User, their family/friends or any other unrelated third party.

6. The User agrees to pay all damages caused to the property as result of the User and/or their family/friends’ negligent, wilful or reckless actions.

7. The User accepts sole responsibility for any minors under his/her care whilst using the property and indemnify FWVT on behalf of such minors on the terms of this document.

8. The User agrees and acknowledges that he/she have read all the terms and conditions of this agreement as well as the rules related to the facilities and agree to be bound thereto.

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