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Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate

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Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
+27 21 843 3248
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Vergenoegd Wine Estate is a Heritage site and one of the oldest wine estates on the Stellenbosch Wine Route. Easy access from the freeway and merely 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Indian Runner Ducks are used in our vineyards as a form of natural pest control, helping us to eliminate the use of conventional pest control methods. Our army of 1000 ducks parade in front of the Manor House on their way to and back from the vineyards and may be seen by guests on a daily basis. We also offer unique and personalized blending experience (coffee, olive oil, tea and wine) as well as breakfast, lunch and picnics. We host a weekly Family market, every Saturday live entertainment once a month, showcasing some of SA's best musical talent.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck parade” (105 reviews)
“duck tour” (9 reviews)
“hay bales” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Baden Powell Drive | Faure, Stellenbosch 7131, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's is a quaint family market with lots for the kids to do from jumping castles to face painting and paintball shooting, even the Dad's have a go to show them how it's done. There are plenty of food stalls available, so come hungry. There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with grandchildren to Vergenoegd to see the duck parade and had a g onreat morning. The parade is unique an. Only negative was that the jumping castle is R50nd needs to be seen to be believed. Grandson of two had a good time running...More

Thank Gavintsmith13
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Gavintsmith13 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate, we're delighted that you enjoyed your time! Jumping castles are provided by an outsourced company as an extra option to the available kids entertainment at our farm. We hope to see you soon again! Kind...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i decided to experience the unique duck walk on the farm. This was really amazing and is really something to see. The niceness stopped there. --the road to the farm is in a poor condition and no one was on hand to...More

Thank D1050QCpaul
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi D1050QCpaul Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate! We're happy that you enjoyed the duck parade. You may have noticed a newly paved road upon your visit, this will be opened for public use soon - the old road will be closed. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The duck parade is an interesting highlight - pretty amused to see hundreds of ducks marching in and out of the farm in that few minutes. While you are there, be sure to go for the wine tasting too. The estate focuses on the production...More

Thank camel_nuts
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi camel_nuts Thank you for visiting our farm, we're happy that you enjoyed your informative yet fun experience at Vergenoegd and hope you enjoy your wine! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have heard a lot about the duckwalk and took the kids today - what a lovely sight, and a pretty attraction. However I have four red flags: 1. Our table and the 2 nearest to ours all left within 90 min of receiving our food...More

Thank Ianbredenkamp
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ianbredenkamp Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate! We appreciate your feedback. We can confirm that these were not yellow jackets (wasps) but rather a once-off, spontaneous swarm of bees. We apply a natural process of burning coffee that repels bees and have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the most amazing thing to see. From the time the ducks were taken out of the water to them waiting for the moment that they started there walk. It was just such an experience. The discipline and how they waited to be told...More

Thank cherylfowler
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi cherylfowler Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! We're delighted that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to welcoming you back again! Our ducks contribute largely to an eco-friendly form of pest control, helping us to drastically reduce the use of chemicals in our vineyards....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have driven past the estate at least twice a month for many years and didn’t know about the duck parade, so decided to take my daughter there for my birthday. The parade is very cute, unique and definitely worth visiting. I wasn’t aware that...More

Thank Jean D
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jean D Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd, we're happy that you enjoyed the duck parade and appreciate your feedback. The Pizza and Wine Festival is run by an outside events company, the event was merely hosted on the Vergenoegd premises this year. We'll certainly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unpretentious with generous food, especially the pork belly! Unexpected since the entrance isn't representative. The wines are great in particular the newer 2015 vintages and Runner Duck, perfect to enjoy whilst adoring the 1000 ducks doing their run. You may even feed them and kids...More

Thank Lindie123
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lindie123 We're thrilled that you enjoyed your experience at Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate. Our entrance to Vergenoegd will change in the near future and we're also laying a new road. We appreciate your awesome rating and review. Thank you for visiting, we hope to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome experience with great service, particularly from Unathi who connected with us in a real, fun and relatable manner. Tops Vergenoegd 👍💥

Thank Janeke d
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Janeke d Thank you for visiting, we're delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Vergenoegd and we hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

My friend and I booked an excursion from Cape Town on a Double Decker bus which included visits to two Wine Estates. We particularly enjoyed our wine tasting experience at Vergenoegd. The sun shone, the grounds were lovely to stroll around and the wines and...More

Thank Dorothy14
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Vergenoegd, Manager at Vergenoegd Low Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi Dorothy14 Thank you for visiting Vergenoegd! We're very happy that you enjoyed your experience at our farm. We appreciate your wonderful feedback, hope to see you soon again! Kind Regards david@vergenoegd

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Mrdoak1
27 April 2018|
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Response from nicolecostello | Reviewed this property |
I found that emailing them works best as the duck parade times can differ
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Shirley S
15 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
31 December 2016|
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