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Benguela Cove

Unique Events at Benguela Cove (including Mother’s Day & Father’s Day experiences!)

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.

Park run at Benguela Cove
Join a park run at Benguela Cove on a Saturday morning

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

Benguela Cove

Ring in the weekend with bottomless bubbly and mimosas

Looking for fun things to do with friends and family over the weekend? Start the day the lazy way as you grab a delicious brunch and orange juice with an exciting twist.

Every Saturday and Sunday morning, as well as on public holidays (excluding Christmas Day), the Moody Lagoon Restaurant at Benguela Cove offers bottomless bubbles and bottomless Mimosas to commence the day in a relaxing style. Sit back and enjoy the panoramic vistas of the Palmiet mountains, Bot River Lagoon, and the Atlantic Ocean in one of the best waterfront restaurants near Hermanus.

Cost: Cover Charge R50pp and Bottomless Bubbly & Mimosas R195pp. For more information and to book your table click here.

When: Every Saturday & Sunday, from 9:30am – 12pm

Live Music Sundays

Sundays at Benguela Cove just got better. Listen to gentle jazz while soaking in sea, lagoon and mountain views, native birdlife and amazing art and sculptures.

Cost: Cover Charge R50. For more information and to book your table click here.

When: Every Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Where: 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

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

Benguela Cove

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

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

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. Find more information on the artists, 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


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
Instagram: @benguelacove
Facebook: @benguelacoveestate 

Benguela Cove Mother's Day High Tea

Mother’s Day High Tea

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, 12 May 2024 and tables are filling up fast. Discover a sweet feast for the senses, with a special High-Tea Tray Mother’s Day menu, filled with delicate tea demonstrations to delight and enchant the senses. Both sweet and savoury treats are included as well as various tea, coffee and champagne options.

Cost: R750 per person sharing. To book, click here.

When: Sun 12 May 10am – 4pm
Where: Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus

Benguela Cove Mother's Day Lunch 2024

Mother’s Day Lunch

Whisk Mom away to the beautiful Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate in Hermanus. Upon arrival, she’ll be treated to a celebratory glass of our estate’s finest MCC before being seated at Moody Lagoon Restaurant. Here, our chef will take her palate on a delectable journey with a specially curated 6-course menu. Sourcing only the finest locally grown seasonal produce, the talented chefs allow the fresh flavours of the Overberg to shine. Each dish is a masterful blend of creative flair and respect for nature’s bounty.

Cost: R750 per person

When: Sun 12 May, from 12pm – 5pm
Where: Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus

Mother's Day out at Benguela Cove 2024

Enjoy a Mother’s Day Out at Benguela Cove

A range of activities and adventures await at Benguela Cove, including wine tastings, tours, boat rides and hands-on experiences. Treat mom to a flexible day out in a gorgeous natural setting.

World Bee Day at Benguela Cove kids in nature

Celebrate World Bee Day: Kids’ Activities with Art and Nature

Join Benguela Cove for a buzzing good time exploring the wonders of these incredible pollinators. This two-hour kids’ nature art program and walk is the perfect way to educate and inspire young minds. Children will learn about the important role bees play in our environment, witness their fascinating behaviours firsthand, and discover Benguela Cove’s efforts in conserving these precious creatures.

Cost: R200 per child, Activity sheet included. Book here

When: Sat 18 May, 9am -11am.
Where: Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus

Father's Day lunch at Benguela Cove 2024

Father’s Day Lunch

This Father’s Day, treat Dad to a delicious three-course lunch at Benguela Cove Wine Estate. Take a look at this specially curated, exciting menu here. 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: Sun, 16 June, from 12pm
Where: Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43, Botriver Lagoon, Walker Bay, Hermanus


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