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Explore Sideways

Woodstock 7915, South Africa
+27 79 607 1978
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Explore Sideways is the premiere luxury provider of wine experiences in the Western Cape. We specialize in highly curated, private tours, offering intimate access to the most amazing wines and estates Wineries know and love us which means they offer tastings and experiences exclusively for Sideways guests. All tastings and activities less lunch are included in the cost and are pre-arranged to perfection. Each fully accredited guide is only selected once the tour is booked, ensuring a perfect match to both the person and the experience. We source each guide individually so are able to offer bespoke, luxury experiences with guides that are passionate, knowledgable and experienced. Day tours take you off the beaten path and into the hidden gems of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Hemel-en-Aarde, Paarl, Elgin, Constantia and many of the other lesser known wine regions.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Woodstock 7915, South Africa
+27 79 607 1978
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Cape Peninsula Sightseeing Tour and Wine Tasting tour with Ryan! He really made our day. Ryan was so insightful and knowledgable not only with the tour but with South Africa in general, he gave us some amazing advice for the rest of...More

Thank Hannah M
JolizeA, Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Hannah, We absolutely love getting this kind of feedback about our guides! Thank you so much for taking the time to share. We pride ourselves on choosing passionate and knowledgeable guides who will go the extra mile. I am so happy to hear that...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

We have recently returned from Cape Town where our daughter was married. We booked 3 full day tours with Explore Sideways, The Whales, Cape Point and the Ostrich Farm, and the Winelands tour. From start to finish everything was perfect. Ingrid who booked our tours...More

Thank GailHaggerty
Reviewed 28 October 2017

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Hawkbritt, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017


Reviewed 23 October 2017


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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Sideways helped plan an interesting day in Cape Town. Martin was a fantastic guide who gave us an in depth study of SA history.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017


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Hawkbritt, Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017


Reviewed 24 September 2017

Juma and his Sideways tours were great. We had a great time traveling down to Cage of Good hope and learning about the area as we traveled. The street art tour in Woodstock and Khayelitsha was fascinating. Juma did a great job with this tour...More

Thank Michelle S
Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

Hi Michelle Juma is a true local to Cape Town and he never gets tired of showing other people why he loves this city so much! I am so glad you had an amazing time and decided to learn ad experience as much as you...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

My wife and I had an amazing time spending the day with Justin in Franschhoek/the wine country. The wineries are beautiful and delicious and Justin was an absolutely wonderful guide. He was friendly, fun, super knowledgeable about the area and especially about anything to do...More

Thank KBROWE13
Hawkbritt, General Manager at Explore Sideways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi Keith, I hope you and your wife left with a newfound passion for South African wine! Justin is very passionate about the Cape's wine industry and his enthusiasm is infectious. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed tasting your way through the Cape. Next...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Ryan our tour guide suggested a drive around the cape of good hope as our other plans had been cancelled. We thoroughly enjoyed our day and saw baboons, seals, penguins and antelope. Ryan was very knowledgeable and looked after our needs.

Thank Fiona R
Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

Hi Fiona It is really great to tour with a local and I am glad Ryan got the chance to show you around the Peninsula! Hope to see you again in Cape Town regards Ingrid

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Glad I found Explore Sideways on the internet before our visit to Cape Town. We only had one free day there and Ingrid was great in putting together a tour for us. Together with my wife and three daughters, we covered so much including three...More

Thank klitton
Management response:Responded 21 August 2017

Hi Kenny It was such a pleasure to work with you on this itinerary. I will gladly pass on your feedback to Brian and Michelle as well! Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you again in Cape Town Kind regards Ingrid

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