Tours & Shuttles

Darling is the heartbeat of the west coast region. The thriving little village lies tucked away between hills of vineyards and golden wheat fields and is the business hub for the surrounding areas. The town is strategically well positioned only 75km from Cape Town along the West Coast road.

Click on any of the links on the right for pictures and more information.

Mervyn Collison Shuttle/Taxi




Need a shuttle or taxi service?

Mervyn Collison has been operating a taxi service in Darling for more than 12 years. He transports schoolchildren and local workers in the community safely to and from their homes on a daily basis.

Visitors to the town often make use of his services to transport them home safely from weddings, music concerts and other events in and around Darling. This operator also does airport shuttles and chauffeur drives to Cape Town.

The organisors of the Darling Voorkamerfest transports festival goers via local taxis to the various theatre venues on their routes and Mervyn has been a reliable member of this team since the inception of this unique and popular annual festival in 2004.

contact: Mervyn Collison
tel: 022 492 2539
cell: 066 195 9792


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The Cape Discovered Tours




Darling, it’s Darling time!

Join The Cape Discovered on a guided, fun, private tour:

Your itinerary in a nutshell:

Pick-up at your accommodation as per arrangement, followed by a visit to !Khwa ttu San educational centre & educational tractor ride learning more about the San people and San culture.  Then we are off for lunch in Yzerfontein overlooking the beach, after which you are treated to an olive tasting and introduction to olive products at Darling Olives on the farm Alexanderfontein.   A cheese tasting at Udderly Delicious will delight the senses.  Keeping it local, you will be introduced to Darling Sweet, where their good-old fashioned method of making toffee will make you wonder which is your favourite flavour.  To end the day you have a choice of a local wine estate tasting, a sampling flight of 4 craft beers at Darling Brew or visiting Evita se Perron. This full day tour is concluded with drop-off at your accommodation.

Pick-up:  08h30 – 09h00

Drop-off:  17h30 – 18h00

Time and location at be confirmed on booking.

Get the full itinerary for this fun private tour here ( and make your booking…we look forward to introducing you to Darling and its unique surrounds!

Price per person: 4-7 people: R1,400
3 people: R1,700
  2 people: R2,400
1 person: R4,800

Included in your booking fee:

  • Accredited, knowledgable and fun guide with a registered and permitted vehicle;
  • Return transport in climate controlled luxury vehicle to/from Cape Town and other West Coast or Swartland towns (check to see if your town qualifies);
  • All entrance fees, beer, wine, cheese and toffee tastings;
  • Chilled water on board the vehicle;
  • Cooler to transport any purchases you may have made during your tour.


  • Lunch and refreshments not mentioned above and additional purchases.

No booking fees apply, however, Terms and Conditions do.

Book your tour now
082 663 7886

Visit our website ( for other private day tour options as well as multi-day tours of the West Coast, Swartland, Namaqualand, Route 62, Garden Route, and Cape Peninsula that include:  Spring Flower Power; 4F’s Tour (Food, Fossil, Flora and Fauna); Taste of the Wild West Coast and a Wine & Olive Experience.  Completely customised packages S.A. wide that includes accommodation and activities, including private game reserves, are our speciality.

All tours can be tailored to provide maximum immersive experiences.

“Your Journey of Discovery starts here.”

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West Coast Way Tours




Darling Wine & Beer Tour

Get whisked away in air-conditioned comfort to one of the Cape West Coast’s most beautiful towns – Darling. Taste world-famous wine, discover the secret to making quality craft beer and meet South Africa’s most famous satirist ‘tannie’ (aunt) at Evita se Perron.

Get the full trip plan here and make your booking…  

Included in your booking fee:

  • Qualified Guide with a Registered Vehicle
  • Return Transport in air-conditioned mini-buses from / to Cape Town
  • Wine, Beer, Olive and Toffee Tastings
  • Evita se Perron visit with Koeksister (a traditional syrup infused doughnut) and coffee / tea
  • Darling Museum visit with an optional Darling Mystery Trail self-guided walk
  • Darling Brew – 4-beer tastings and a light lunch



private tour – price per person: 5-12 pax: R1 600
4 pax: R1 700
3 pax: R1 800
2 pax: R1 900
1 pax: R3 200
book your tour now:
0861 321 777


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