Culinary Tours In South Africa


With our incredible array of farms and fresh produce, mix of heritages and talented people who have a genuine love of food and wine, South Africa is a foodie destination of note. Join us as we take a look at a few culinary companies and tours that allow us to indulge in fantastic food and wine around the country.

Cape Winelands Escape

This six-day tour in and around Cape Town allows you to explore the Mother City while enjoying all the city has to offer. During the six days, you’ll be able to shop at the V&A Waterfront, discover the incredible Winelands and a few excellent wine farms and journey along the Cape Peninsula, where you’ll dine and wine at award-winning restaurants.


Food Routes

Food Routes is an online foodie holidays and tours specialist, offering epicurean travellers an exclusive expressway to a sumptuous smorgasbord of culinary adventures across the country. Choose from their line-up of five-star accommodation, all renowned for their gastronomic gusto and prowess, or pick from a culinary experience, including food and wine festivals, farmer's markets, cheese farms, delis, bakeries and many more. The best thing is that they have included culinary destinations around the country, including Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga.


Cape Town, Winelands, Whales & Wildlife

This 15-day tour takes you along the Western Cape’s beautiful coastal towns. Starting from Cape Town, you’ll sight-see and eat your way through to Hermanus for a bit of whale watching, then to the Franschhoek Valley for wine tasting and, finally, end the tour in Sabi Sands for big game viewing.


Dlala Nje The Taste Of Yeoville Tour

Dlala Nje, the adventures and cultural company situated in Ponte City, in the heart of Hillbrow, offers an evening Taste of Yeoville tour, where you’ll get to experience life in Joburg’s inner city and get a taste of the cultures and culinary treats on offer. Starting off with sundowners at 17:00 on the picturesque Yeoville heath, you’ll make your way through the meandering streets to wine and dine in various eateries and little gems the city has to offer. The final destination is the infamous Rockey Street, the last stop for every late-night bash. And besides copious amounts of hearty food and celebratory drinks, you’ll also get to meet a few of the friendly faces who call this place home.


Cape Fusion Tours

Cape Fusion Tours is accompany started and run by Pam McOnie, who wants to share her passion for Cape Town and food with the world. She runs a number of tours, but ones to book yourself into are Cape Town Eats City Tour, Cape Town Cooking Tours and Cape Wine Tours.

Each one focuses on highlighting the magnificent restaurants, farms and producers in and around the Mother City, so take a look, choose your favourite and arrive hungry!


Bites & Sites Cultural Food Tours

This local tour company gives you the chance to discover the Cape’s unique fare, wine, diverse cultures and vibrant history. It offers four tours: Classic Cape Cuisine Walk, Dine and Vine Tour, Foodies on Foot and the Kayamandi Township Tour and Xhosa Lunch.  The philosophy at the heart of every Bites & Sites food tour is to have a local invite you into their culture and show you the true hidden gems of the area. On the various tours, you’ll get to eat a meal at an eatery where the locals hang out, learn to cook traditional dishes (first-prize is at the chef’s home!) or explore the area’s food markets and stalls.


Cape Cuisine, Wine & Whales

For 11 days, you’ll devour the best food the Cape has to offer while enjoying luxury accommodation and spectacular sights. Explore the longest wine route in the world, cook up a storm in the Karoo, savour hearty South African cuisine, do some whale-watching and float on a pontoon drinking in the sunset. When it comes to culinary travels, it doesn’t get better than this…