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OOur epic road-trip through South Africa has sadly come to an end and after a jam-packed 10 days filled with shark-cage diving, sand-boarding, safari tours, river tubing, caving, glamping and more, it's time to head to Stellenbosch for some wine tasting. Less than 30 minutes drive from Cape Town, Stellenbosch is home to nearly 200 wine and grape producers. The Cape Winelands region of South Africa offers majestic and breathtaking scenery, awe-inspiring food and delicious wine-tasting experiences - The perfect end our trip! 

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