Ever-changing gardens and award-winning wines

Babylonstoren Wine Estate

Babylonstoren evokes a sense of well-being, set at Simonsberg in the Franschhoek wine valley one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms, offering beauty, diversity, fine food and wine.

Babylonstoren is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms, dating back to 1962 set at the foot of Simonsberg in the Franschhoek wine valley. With Simonsberg, Du Toitskloof and Franschhoek mountains as a backdrop, Babylonstoren’s garden is majestic. Every aspect of Babylonstoren – is led by the ever-changing tapestry and botanical diversity of the garden.

Upon arrival with Cape Town Helicopters, you can enjoy a diversity of activities ranging from shopping, garden, cellar, and olive & balsamic tours to various tastings, and a culinary experience for food lovers.

Booking Lead Time:
Bookings for the Babylonstoren Wineland Flight require bookings with a minimum lead time of 72 hours to obtain landing permissions from the Babylonstoren premises.

The Winelands, Cape Town Helicopters flight package

The Babylonstoren Cape Town Helicopters flight package includes a private helicopter flight to and from Babylonstoren and a half-day experience at Babylonstoren to enjoy wine tasting and or pairing, shopping, and lunch.

Helicopter Flight Time:
V&A Waterfront to Babylonstoren (+25 minutes)
Babylonstoren back to V&A Waterfront (+25 minutes)

Ground Time: Spend approximately 2,5 to 3 hours at Babylonstoren
Total Winelands Flight Experience: 3-4 hours in total

This experience includes flights, lunch and tastings at Babylonstoren. Lunch is capped at R1500 per person which includes the experiences and it includes the option to

* Cape Town Helicopters reserves the right to bring the helicopter back to base if operationally required and we will then perform the collection from Babylonstoren at an appointed time.

R20 000 per person

Keep these in mind

Check In Time

Please check in 20-30 minutes prior to your scheduled Take Off time. This will allow enough time for us to take weights, conduct a safety briefing and issue tickets. After this has been conducted you can relax on the viewing deck and take some great pre-flight pictures and enjoy the atmosphere.


Please be aware that seating allocation on all our sharing flights are done according to weight and balance which is done during your safety briefing and ticketing. Should you want to choose your own seats you can book an Exclusive Flight at the cost of one additional seat and you are guaranteed the ‘best seats in the house.

Best Pictures

For the best pictures we recommend that you wear darker coloured clothing as whites reflect off the inside of the windows and can spoil that epic shot. We do offer In Flight Video packages where we record you and your flight, including audio, and put it on a USB for you. Note that not all aircraft has this system available so please requests this on check in.


All flights are weather dependent. Should the conditions not be ideal for flying we will try to reschedule to the next best available flight window. Note that the temperature in the sky is exactly the same as on the ground in case you are wondering what to wear.


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