Makiti Birds & Bees Bonanza
23 Sep 2016 - 25 Sep 2016HANDS ON BEEKEEPING
Beekeeping is a once in a lifetime experience. It is a sweet and exhilarating adventure where one gets to walk in the footsteps of Farmer Redbeard, the bee keeper, wearing a bee suite and practice the art of smoking the bees, retrieving the honeycomb and spinning out the honey.
One's taste buds explore the different types of honey produced in this area enjoyed on fresh homemade bread. This experience includes an introduction to beekeeping, and a welcome coffee.
23 September @ 13H00-16H00
24 September @ 13H00-16H00
25 September @ 13H00-16H00
Cost: Discounted Bonanza price of R250pp (includes hiring of bee suite)
FAMILY FARM WALK & WINE TASTING EXPERIENCE
Join Farmer Redbeard in a guided walk through his orchards and vineyards to the place of origin of his selected handcrafted wines, where you will listen to this Master Viticulturist tell of his art of vine tending and wine making (wine/ juice and snacks included). Bring your swimming costumes too...
DATES: 23, 24,25 September @ 4pm
FARM WALK AND VOORTREKKER BREAKFAST
This is an opportunity to gain a better appreciation and understanding of the birds and the fynbos in this pristine valley on this family farm walk. Gawie and Tineke Malan, experienced bird watchers and fynbos fundies share their knowledge with our visitors. This is to be followed by a warm and welcoming Voortrekker breakfast in the heart of the farm, enveloped by the magnificent Eucalyptus trees at the bushbus.
DATE: 25 September @ 8H30
Coordinates: GPS S33047’46.78” O/E 20 003’15.21”