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Vredenheim

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Vredenheim is no ordinary wine farm! There's something for everyone at this family-owned estate - experience our range of wines, tasting room, unique Big Cats Park (home to lions, tigers, leopards and more), wildlife and game viewing, Angus cattle...more
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Off R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning venue for our wedding - we were so pleased with the entire experience from planning to the day of! We knew exactly how much we owed, what everything would look like, and the stress was removed from us for the special day! We were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at the hudson's restaurant on the premises. We waited for nearly an hour for a simple sandwich. Just as we'd decided to get up and walk away, it arrived (with a hair on the plate). We should've left nonetheless but after waiting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Quellz11
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience when visiting Hudson's at our estate. Whilst the restaurants operating at Vredenheim are not owned by us, it is still of great importance to Vredenheim that our guests enjoy every aspect of their...More

Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Want to combine wine tasting with a view of wildlife? This is the winery where you can do both if your like wildlife in captivity, I don’t! Their Cabernet Sauvignon and Gracious Lady (Cabernet/Shiraz/Merlot) are exceptional red wines!More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kobusm913
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the opportunity to address your concern surrounding our Big Cats Park publicly via this forum: Vredenheim’s owners, originally long-time game farmers from Dundee in Kwazulu Natal, have a great passion for big cats and decided to open a Big Cats Park at Vredenheim...More

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We pre arranged and pre booked a 60th birthday celebration for my mom at this venue. We spend thousands on the day as we were a group of 6 adults and 2 kids and we did wine tasting, gin tasting, big cats park and lunch....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnemarieG410
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

The website paints the picture that these beautiful big cats are benefiting from their captivity but this isn’t the case. They are bread and raised in captivity and the enclosures are far too small with no stimulation. It’s a glorified zoo and I would never...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zara K
CharaltaB, General Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the opportunity to address your concerns surrounding our Big Cats Park publicly via this forum: Vredenheim’s owners, originally long-time game farmers from Dundee in Kwazulu Natal, have a great passion for big cats and decided to open a Big Cats Park at Vredenheim...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

What an awesome setting. The penultimate is the fantastic hospitality at the Gin Bar. The passion for people, and their passion for Gin is contagious. Thank you to Gerome - you made us laugh and we learned so much! 10/10 for the Jaaagggg collection to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeannevj
Reviewed 3 January 2019

We went here in Boxing Day and spent time at the lions and big cats as well as the petting zo. A lovely place to spend a few hours outside with plenty to keep,the kids busy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gmshaw79
Reviewed 27 December 2018

This revue is purely based on the Hudsons Burger Bar on the estate and is no reflection on the wine or Animal Farm on the wine farm. My family and I took our kids to the Animal Farm which was a lovely experience and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew L
CharaltaB, Manager at Vredenheim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2019

Good day Andrew, We are very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit to Hudson’s Venue & Restaurant at our estate. We brought your complaint to the direct attention of the Hudson’s management team and they’ve provided the following by way of...More

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

I always love visiting local wine farms whenever I have the opportunity especially since there is always something to do for the kids. Vredenheim animal farm and wine farm is one of those place where I would go back over and over. The kids loves...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ricardocH9215LT
Reviewed 23 November 2018

We did the wine tasting, which was interesting, then looked around the lovely gardens. Some people went to see the big cats, but they are cages so we did not go. We had a very nice lunch

Date of experience: November 2018
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R65 adults, R35 pensioners, R40 children
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Response from davidkZ1633HC | Reviewed this property |
We didn't go for the wildlife game but for the restaurant...which was great hey! Wine was a bonus!...
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