Braai and Picnic


Want to spend some time in Nature on a rustic old farm?  The Picnic and Braai areas on Helderberg Farm offers just that.

We are situated on the Foothills of the Helderberg Mountain, 12 km from Stellenbosch on the R44 close to  Somerset West.

Entrance to the Hiking  trail is included in your fee.

Free entry to the Farmyard and Playground areas.

No Swimming Pool.

You may encounter some Paradise flycatchers and (many other) in Granny’s forest on the Green Route down in the valley.

Individual Families,   School groups,   Church groups,  Corporate groups  etc. welcome.

There is a general area for small families or groups and also very nice private Forest venues

Buy your permits at the kiosk / Tea Garden when you arrive on the farm

The General Braai & Picnic areas:

  • Bookings during peak season advised.
  • Shaded braai spots available.
  • Most braai places have a small bench for 4 – 8 people.
  • Picnic areas do not include tables or chairs.
  • Entrance Fee:
    • Braai Spot  R50
    • Picnic Spot  R25
    • Adults  R50 pp
    • Kids (from 5-18 yrs)  R25 pp
  • Bring your own wood / charcoal & grid.
  • No vehicles allowed at the braai or picnic spots. Please use the grass parking areas.
  • No music allowed.
  • Close to the Farmyard  &  Playground.
  • Tea Garden and Kiosk close by.
  • Buy Helderberg Farm’s famous strawberries at kiosk or pick your own during season. Picking closed on Sundays.
  • Book a space in the Rustic Farm Shed in case of rain.

Private Forest Venues:

  • Bookings during peak season advised.
  • 10 to 30 to 150 people (depending on venue).
  • Tables (no Tablecloth),  portable Braai’s and chairs available.
  • Ideal for Year End Functions,  Birthday Parties, etc.
  • Venue Fee applies plus Entrance Fee per person.
  • Protected against South Eastern Winds

Rustic Farm Shed available in case of rain. Block 1 – 3. (200 sq m per group)  Up to 300 people.  Booking essential.

Open Daily:                         08h00  –  17h00

Evening Functions:          18h00  –  23h30


Booking for Groups essential. We normally have space for small individual families.

Tel 021 855 4308

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