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Vergenoegd Wine Estate

Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
+27 21 843 3248
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  • Average4%
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“duck parade” (65 reviews)
“hay bales” (5 reviews)
“duck tour” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
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+27 21 843 3248
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a wine blending. Its best described as a wine tasting plus plus plus. It was really well done, the wine is worth tasting and the blending was fun and informative. We also saw the duck parade which is an interesting querk. The also...More

Thank Wlhelm W
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi Wlhelm W Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd, we're delighted that you enjoyed your experience! Your review and rating is appreciated and we hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent venue with lots to do for all ages. Not often that you get to experience something for free. The duck run takes place a few times per day and is quite entertaining. The visit to the breeding facility afterwards is too be recommended at...More

Thank Dsmiff
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi Dsmiff Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! We're delighted that you enjoyed your experience and appreciate your awesome review and rating! Hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the past 13 years I have taken tourists To Vergenoegd wine Estate. The ambiance is one of peace and serenity although it borders a busy national road. The bird life is fantastic. Here too you will see Runner Ducks and the farms famous geese....More

Thank davesdrivesandtours
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi davesdrivesandtours Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Wine Estate! We're delighted that you and your guests have enjoyed our farm and its offerings. We appreciate your continued support and hope to see you back soon again! Thank you for your wonderful review and rating! Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to watch the Duck run which, the kids and Adults from the look of things where enjoying too. The lunch is s must book a fair as is the duck run. As the manager explained they have a limited kitchen capacity. Food is...More

Thank Thomas W
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi Thomas W Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Wine Estate. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you back soon again! We appreciate your review and rating! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience to see 1000+ running Ducks. You also have the opportunity to feed the ducks. Wine taste well.

Thank Machubodie2014
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi Machubodie2014 Thank you for visiting - we're delighted that you enjoyed your Vergenoegd experience and hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apon arrival, I was not greeted too warmly and not guided as to where the tasting takes place. But besides that, Dale was informative and friendly and I thoroughly enjoyed my tasting.More

Thank Macayla B
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi Macayla B Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd, we appreciate your feedback and will certainly look into your reception upon arrival - please accept our apologies regarding this. We're delighted that you enjoyed the rest of your Vergenoegd experience! Hope to see you soon again!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I visited the estate, me and my husband did the fun run and visited the market. It was really well organized. And a lot of fun. The served great food at the market and had good entertainment. The second time we went...More

Thank Elzette P
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi Elzette P Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! We're delighted that your experiences have been so enjoyable. Thanks for your wonderful review and rating, we sincerely appreciate your support! Hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each morning the staff go to the dam and herd up around 200 ducks then proceed to lead them up into the winery for feeding and release into the vines. The ducks eat the pests so it is a form of Eco farming. But it...More

Thank madfamily
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi madfamily Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience! We appreciate your support through the entry fee / donation. It is our hope that the information we receive and share about our Integrated Pest Management and Duck Research Program...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day! The Saturday market had a Belgian flair. Delicious and well priced food stalls, wine, beer & craft beer, live music and ample seating. We enjoyed watching the morning and noon Duck Parade.More

Thank Dirmu G
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi Dirmu G Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Wine Estate - our 2nd Belgian Market once again turned out to be a major success and we're delighted that you could share in the day's fun and enjoyment - thank you for your support! We appreciate...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a lovely breakfast after watching the runner ducks. It was a wonderful morning. Staff were very accommodating and helpful.

Thank LeaKid01
Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Wine Estate, responded to this review

Hi LeaKid01 Thank you for visiting, we're very happy that you enjoyed your Vergenoegd experience! We appreciate your awesome review and rating - hope to see you back soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

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Shirley S
Good day, What time is the duck running and Saturday morning market? Thanks
14 May 2017|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Shirley The Duck parade times are as follows: Mon - Fri: 07:00, 12:30 & 15:30 Sat - Sun & public holidays: 10:00, 12:30 & 15:30 The Family Market at Vergenoegd runs every Saturday throughout the year from 9am... More
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Tracey W
How do I get there from Cape Town is there public transport?
31 December 2016|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Uber is safe and reliable!
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Byron Y
Does visiting this for the duck parade and wine tasting require a booking or reservation? Looking to come Dec 30.
18 November 2016|
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Response from Vergenoegd | Property representative |
Hi Byron Y No reservations required to see the duck parades or partake in a wine tasting! Enjoy!
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