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Top picnics to enjoy around South Africa.
In South Africa we are truly spoilt with stunning natural beauty around the entire country so it really is not hard to find a great picnic spot to enjoy with your significant other or for a fun day out with the kids. Here is our list of the best picnic spots in SA where you can enjoy a delicious outdoor feast.
Picnics for one range from R140 to R235 (vegetarian and pescatarian options also available). Picnics for two range between R390 and R550. There is also a great kiddie's picnic box on offer which includes mini vital rice cakes, crunchy baby carrots with hummus dip, kids grilled BBQ chicken burger with creamy mayo and cucumber ribbons and lettuce, mini chocolate bar and fruit juice box. Orders need to be placed 5 days in advance and paid for within 72 hours of the collection date.
These delicious goodie boxes serve two for only R360 per box (served cold.) A kids parcel is also available for just R60 and includes a kids ham and cheese ciabatta or chicken and cheese ciabatta, seasonal fruit, fresh juice and a yummy treat. Bookings are essential and must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
Offers gourmet and regular picnics laid out on the veranda of the restaurant. Using old wine barrels for platters, which are ideal for sharing, eating, relaxing and drinking wine overlooking a beautiful view of the vineyards and mountains. Pricing varies and there are no kiddie's baskets available. Opening times are from Monday to Sunday, 12pm - 4pm.
There a variety of picnic basket options on offer, which includes a farm house basket or farm house vegetarian basket for two for R400 per basket, a braai basket for R400, which also serves two and comes with either a garlic loaf or fresh baguette, homemade preserve, chicken thigh, boerewors, lamb chops, greek salad, potato, bacon, corn and wild rocket salad, cheese and biscuits as well as a delicious strawberry cheese cake. Also included in the braai basket is wood, firelighters and a braai grid along with the use of one of the braai areas.
There is also a kiddie's basket on offer for R60.
For just R395 you will receive a lovely picnic basket serving two people. A vegetarian option is also available as well as a kids picnic hamper for R65. Orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance.
Relax in the amazing garden area with a delicious picnic, banting and vegetarian options available too. The price for a picnic for two is R395, R210 for a basket for one and R85 for a yummy kiddies basket. Basket collection is between 12pm and 2pm. Bookings are essential.
Choose from a standard picnic basket or vegetarian basket for two for only R195 per adult. The kids basket is available for R95 per child under the age of 12 years. Bookings are essential.
Bookings for a mouth-watering Spier picnic is essential and must be placed in advance. Options include a vegetarian or summer picnic for just R275 per person, including wine. A kids option is on offer for R140 per child.
These picnic baskets are made for two adults sharing, prices start from R360 per basket. The scrumptious kids mini basket is available for R110. Baskets need to be pre-booked at least 12 hours in advance.
Delectable farm picnics are available here and are freshly packed for you. A vegetarian basket and options for kids available on request. A regular basket for two costs R365 per basket while the option for one costs R225.
Offering fantastic gourmet picnic options and is also home to a lovely self-help deli. Enjoy your picnic out on the deck, on the grassy river banks or in the river boat.
The deli style picnic shed is filled with local produce, wine, beer and a huge array of artisanal cheese, here you can create your very own picnic basket or indulge in one already packed for R285, which serves two. A kiddies playful picnic basket is also on offer for R65 each.
Enjoy wicker picnic baskets filled with a range of tasty treats which you can enjoy out on the lush lawns under the trees. Cost is R500 per picnic basket, which serves two people.
Relax in the beautiful gardens and enjoy a Willow Feather Garden Picnic experience. Baskets cost R235 per person and the kiddie's baskets cost R85 per child. A great high tea picnic basket is also available for just R170 per person.
Look forward to beautifully presented picnic baskets placed on a country blanket on the lush, green lawns, out on the banks of the Vaal River. The cost is only R199.70 per person.
Enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic consisting of a basket filled with treats, picnic blankets and cushions for just R245 per person.
Offering a unique setting with various picnic menu options to suit all occasions. Pricing varies.
Enjoy picnics out on the banks of the Skeerpoort River with a variety of picnic basket options available. Bookings are essential.
Visit for a picnic or braai under the small lapa which can be hired out for a maximum of 10 guests. Available between 9am to 5pm.
Offering magical scenery and an idyllic setting, the great picnics here consist of a cheese variety pack and delicious cheese accompaniments. Pricing varies.
A range of picnics are available from the menu including a breakfast basket for R290, which serves two, a vegetarian basket for R340 which serves two, a deli basket for R480 which also serves two and a kids basket for just R70.
Enjoy one of the secluded picnic spots overlooking the stunning dam with an express picnic for two for only R299 per couple or a romantic picnic for two for R700 per couple. A family picnic for four people is also available for R1200.
Terms and Conditions apply. Bookings essential.