Your step-by-step guide to Picnics at Pont de Val

Escape to the prestigious French wine farm style picnic venue just outside Jozi

 

STEP 1

No bookings needed for picnics - simply arrive and relax! We do advise arriving as early as possible. We're open every day from 10AM to 7PM (Ticket office and entrance closes at 5:45PM).

Kindly note that some of the Village shops may be closed on Mondays outside of school holidays.

STEP 2

Pack your picnic blanket, picnic chairs, empty picnic basket if you like (No food or drinks please - all available at the venue) - recyclable picnic boxes are also available at the venue, cutlery & crockery - no glasses drink-ware please (disposable options available at the venue).

Pont de Val is a CASHLESS ENVIRONMENT so do remember your card. Also please note that pets are not permitted.


HOW MUCH IS IT TO GET IN?

CLICK HERE TO SEE ENTRANCE FEES

STEP 3

NAVIGATE VIA GOOGLE MAPS ON YOUR SMART PHONE

CLICK HERE FOR LOCATION ON GOOGLE MAPS

...then drive safely & we'll see you soon!

 

STEP 4

ARRIVE! At the main entrance please present a valid driver's license to gain access. Next, find a parking spot and stroll on down to the TICKET OFFICE for a warm welcome and to pay admission. Here you can also buy a white plastic PONT DE VAL WINE CHALICE for R8 to drink your wine in (to ensure no broken glass ends up in the splash streams) and as a take-home souvenir! 

Please note the Ticket Office closes at 5:45PM

STEP 5

POP IN TO THE WINERY! The whole place is referred to as the 'Winery', but on your way in be sure to check out the little winery itself - where we actually make the wine!

STEP 6

NOW IT'S TIME TO RELAX... Buy all your French countryside eats at Le Grand Marché - CLICK HERE FOR FOOD OFFERING & PRICES, then find a spot in Parc de Pique-Nique or book a boat for a FLOATING PICNIC on the river. Browse the little shops & outlets in Village de Pont - from decor, flowers, art and clothing to old fashioned candy and an ice-cream parlour! Adults be sure to visit the Wine Bar for a wine tasting, and the beauty shop for a massage! Let the kids enjoy the splash stream and play areas while you try a game of Boules or to book a guided Fly-fishing tour click here!

STEP 7

If you are staying over in a SELF-CATERING VILLAGE STUDIO APARTMENT please check in at Bureau de Pont in the Village!