Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Climate & Best time to visit Stellenbosch

Climate in Stellenbosch:

Best time to visit Stellenbosch:

Summer (December to February): Summers in the Western Cape are warm and dry. This period is ideal for exploring the coastal areas, beaches, and enjoying outdoor activities along the Garden Route. It's also a great time for wine tasting in the Cape Winelands.

Autumn (March to May): Autumn brings milder temperatures, making it a pleasant time to visit. It's suitable for outdoor activities, hiking, and exploring the coastal towns and wineries. The landscapes are beautiful during this time.

Winter (June to August): Winters in the Western Cape are cool and wet, especially in the Cape Town area. However, it's a great time for whale watching in places like Hermanus. The Cape Winelands offer cozy experiences around fireplaces and excellent wines.

Spring (September to November): Spring brings warmer temperatures, and the landscapes start to bloom with colorful flowers. It's a great time for nature walks, visiting gardens, and outdoor exploration. It's also a good time for whale watching.

Money & Prices

Currency in South Africa:

South African rand (ZAR)

How expensive is a trip to Stellenbosch?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
8.18 USD
Fast food meal:
4.09 USD
Mid-range meal:
17.99 USD
Bottle of water:
0.84 USD
Soft drink:
0.78 USD
1.66 USD
Local Beer:
2.04 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.09 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.81 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

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General information

South Africa general information:

Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)

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