• walking across buchu fields with a panoramic view of the wine lands

Olive Valley Walks

Explore the valley on foot and learn more about olives, wine, buchu and about yourself.

We offer different short itineraries where you can enjoy a morning or evening in the olive valley, walking and or swimming out your stress. 


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 Walk Week Itinerary. 



Hike and Rejuvenating Swim

Tuesday Morning

Few things are as invigorating as an early morning walk and swim. Drop off the kids and join me for a hike past the waterfall up the mountain and across buchu fields. When we reach the fresh water dam you may opt to go around or through it.

2 hour walk - mid morning - 1 to 6 participants [R200 pp]

Usually available in Autumn and Spring


Hike and Sunset Swim

Friday Evening

After work on a Friday afternoon we start a mountain hike past the waterfall and through the forest. Enjoy the view over Paarl and Wellington before we start the descent through olive groves and  swim into the sunset. 

Revitalised by the water we walk the last stretch back to Cascade to toast on our journey with a glass of sparkling wine.

4km walk - 200m swim (optional) - 1 to 6 participants [R290 pp]

Usually available in Summer


Ashia - Nederburg Walk

Wednesdays and Sundays

Explore the area as local or as tourist. Walk with us from Cascade to Ashia Cheetah Sanctuary and end the day with a wine tasting at Nederburg Estate. A guided walk through olive groves and vineyards lead you to the wildlife animal welfare operation of Ashia. Here you learn about the conservation activities and walk along the enclosures of the resident cheetahs and those that will be re-wilded. A further 1.8km is the home of South Africa’s most awarded wine brand: Nederburg. Your tour ends with a tasting of a range of their wines. You may also choose to stay for lunch and get a shuttle back to Cascade.

5km walk - half day experience - 2 to 6 participants [R550 pp]

with lunch and shuttle: [R900 pp]

subject to availability at Ashia and Nederburg


Fynbos Family Walk

A spring experience for little feet and curious minds

Discover the fynbos’ textures and smells. Capture the colours and shapes of its unique flowers and descend the adventure steps to the waterfall where you can compare your favorite  fynbos  finds. It is a hike, but a short and slow one.

Suitable for anyone that can walk or be carried by a parent.

1 km hike - [R600 per Family of up to 5 including small picnic] 

Can be booked ad-hoc and is usually available July - October