Unique Experiences and Events at Benguela Cove

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

Benguela Cove in the Walker Bay region is famous for its beautiful and romantic settings and is known for hosting unforgettable weddings, functions, and family-friendly visits. Boasting a variety of events, accommodation options, and things to do (including guided tours and wine tasting in Hermanus), this luxury wine and lifestyle estate offers a lively lineup this month – the perfect opportunity to let loose as you explore.

Events coming soon at Benguela Cove

Father's Day lunch at Benguela Cove 2024

Father’s Day Lunch

This Father’s Day, share a delicious braai platter for two with Dad, overflowing with BBQ goodness (drinks sold separately). Choose between the vibrant, modern interior or the breezy lagoon-side patio. Family fun with games will be offered in the courtyard. A superb wine list will please all guests, and an excellent kids menu will satisfy the little ones. There are plenty of other special experiences you can add to your day out at Benguela Cove, too. Gather your family and friends for a delightful Sunday outing.

Cost: R1300 for 2 people to share. Book here

When: Sunday, 16 June, from 12pm
Where: Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus

Food and drink experiences 

Benguela Cove Sunday Lunch winter 2024

Sunday Lunch on the Lagoon

Savour a culinary experience with an a la carte menu expertly crafted by Chef Annie. Taste the freshest, locally sourced ingredients perfectly paired with Benguela Cove’s award-winning wine.

Cost: See menu. Book here.

When: Sundays, 19 May 2024 to 25 August, 12pm – 5pm

Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate

Award-winning wine tastings and vineyard adventures

Benguela Cove offers an array of activities to keep its guests entertained. As it is a vineyard, it would be silly not to consider the variety of wine-tasting opportunities available, from flagships and Cap Classique to a sabrage experience and scenic boat trips on the lagoon to enjoy the estate’s wines. Visitors can also indulge in a unique wine-blending experience that will leave them with a newfound appreciation for the vineyard’s offerings.

Guided tours are available for those who wish to delve deeper into the vineyard safari and cellar, while a pontoon cruise provides guests with an opportunity to learn about the surrounding waters. With so much to see and do, Benguela Cove promises an unforgettable and enriching experience for all who visit. Come and enjoy a journey of wine and wonder, and leave with memories that will last a lifetime.

Cost: From 100pp. Book via email info@benguelacove.co.za

When: Tasting Room – open daily, 10am – 6pm. Vineyard Safari’s & Cellar Tours – Wednesday to Sunday, from 11am – 4pm

Great activities to try at Benguela Cove

Park run at Benguela Cove

Benguela Cove Park Run

Join a fun five-kilometre park run every Saturday morning at 8am, surrounded by breathtaking vineyards and stunning views. The Moody Lagoon restaurant is open from 8am too, so attendees can enjoy a coffee and breakfast afterwards if they so wish.

Cost: Free

When: Every Saturday from 8am
Where: From Moody Lagoon restaurant at Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus

adventure golf

Young and old can let loose at the open-air adventure golf course

Kids and adults can try a dose of competitive fun with the mini golf course that offers plenty of thrills, challenges and laughs. With only a ball, putter, and skill, the game aims to get around the outdoor course in as few attempts as possible. And to work your way through the various pirate challenges that you will encounter on your way. 

Pirate Adventure Golf Course is available for kids’ birthday parties, team-building events, schools or families looking for fun activities to spend an afternoon in the Winelands. The space is fully licensed, and food and light snacks can be ordered.

This adventure golf venue does not offer child supervision, but parents and supervising adults are welcome to join and supervise as spectators. Babies enter FREE.

Cost: From R50pp to R280 per family, see full rates here. Book via email  info@benguelacove.co.za

When: Friday to Sunday, Public Holidays, and School Holidays from 10am to 6pm

Benguela Cove Art Gallery

Art Exhibitions

The Benguela Galleries are filled with unique art including sculptures, paintings and drawings. There is no entrance fee required, and the spaces feature the works of a variety of known and up-and-coming South African artists. Sip on some award-winning wine while you take in mesmerising and refreshing new expressions. All art is for sale. To find more information on the artists, and to buy art, click here.

Cost: Free

When: The art is open for public viewing every day in Spring and Summer from 09.30 – 9pm, and in Autumn and Winter from 09.30 – 6pm

Stay at Benguela Cove

Benguela Cove

A pampering getaway with vineyard and waterfront views

Extend your stay after enjoying any or all of the fantastic experiences offered at the luxurious and stylish Benguela Cove. The Waterfront Villa accommodations grant an exceptional stay for any occasion.

Each architect-designed villa is uniquely and individually decorated and constructed. The luxury interiors, facilities, and modern finishes ensure a perfect holiday vacation – with en-suite bedrooms, wifi, a swimming pool, fireplaces and an outdoor braai. 

Surrounded by panoramic views, nature, fynbos, vineyards, olive groves and the lagoon, Benguela Cove is an estate where the wildlife thrives, and the occasional wild horse continues to roam the beaches.

Located in the UNESCO-designated Kogelberg Biosphere in Walker Bay, Hermanus, only one hour from Cape Town and the Cape Town International airport, the available transfer and shuttle services can ensure a safe trip to the accommodation at Benguela Cove, ideal for your Garden Route journey. 

Book your stay now via call 087 357 0637 or email  

Tel: 087 357 0637
Email: info@benguelacove.co.za
Instagram: @benguelacove
Facebook: @benguelacoveestate 

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