Rates subject to increase on 1 September 2024

R 22,000.00
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Brookdale Wine Estate

Brookdale is situated in the Paarl Wine Valley. Brookdale has exceptional wine blends that include unique varietals rarely found in the South African wine landscape. Brookdale is set against the majestic backdrop of the Klein Drakenstein mountains.

The estate has a restaurant, and tasting lounge, curated by the renowned Gary Coetzee, promising culinary adventures that tantalize the senses. Guests can enjoy tasting experiences that not only satisfy their palates and also enrich their minds.

Brookdale is committed to minimizing its environmental footprint while ensuring the well-being of guests' bodies, minds, and souls.

Brookdale's wine collection showcases lesser-known grape varietals sourced from Portugal, Italy, and France. Kiara Scott Farmer is the winemaker, who employs unconventional techniques to craft captivating blends. A delightful lunch awaits at the Bistro, where menus feature locally sourced, seasonal ingredients bursting with flavor. The tasting room offers a warm and inviting space for guests to gather over a glass of wine, surrounded by vineyard vistas. The experience includes a delectable lunch and a wine tasting that leaves a lasting impression.

The Helicopter Wine Safari is a unique experience that includes lunch and wine tasting.

To ensure a seamless experience, a minimum lead time of 48 hours is required to secure landing permissions on the estate.

This experience includes a private helicopter flight from the V &A Waterfront to (approximately 25 minutes) Brookdale (approximately 25 minutes). The ground time is 2-3 hours. This completed adventure is a 3-4 hour experience.

Cape Town Helicopters reserves the right to return the helicopter to the base if operational requirements dictate.

Guests can explore the extraordinary at Brookdale Wine Estate where every moment becomes an exploration of taste, elegance and adventure for R 22 000 per person (USD 1 160).


Important Information

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.

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.


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.


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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