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South Africa National Quilt Festival

2nd - 16th Oct 2022

15 days from £5,075pp

Join us on this textile adventure to South Africa and the 20th South African National Quilt Festival. This tour takes you to some of the country’s most iconic sites and experiences including Table Mountain, wine tasting in the Cape Winelands and an elephant safari!
  • Enjoy inspirational hand-sewing workshops with Janice Gunner 
  • Spend 2 days at the South African National Quilt Festival
  • Admire the spectacular views from the top of Table Mountain 
  • Drive along Chapman’s Peak - one of the top 10 scenic drives in the world
  • Visit one of the greatest botanic gardens in the world, beautiful Kirstenbosch Gardens
  • Follow in Nelson Mandela’s footsteps on Robben Island
  • Enjoy a taste of South Africa in a wine tasting in the Winelands area
  • Discover the animals of the Addo Elephant Park on a safari trip

Crafted for Quilters

Specially designed for quilters, this Stitchtopia quilting holiday is the ideal opportunity to indulge in your favourite hobby and pick up some new crafty tips and tricks. Our talented quilting expert will be on hand throughout the holiday and host inspirational workshops with a beautifully designed project to spark your creativity.
Join us on this textile adventure to South Africa and the South African National Quilt Festival. This tour takes you to some of the country’s most iconic sites and experiences; Table Mountain and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town, Robben Island, wine tasting in the Cape Winelands, the Garden Route and an elephant safari. Our expert, Janice Gunner, will be on hand throughout the tour, hosting 2 half day workshops. In addition to these highlights, our contact at the local quilting guild will ensure that we get to spend some time with South African quilting groups and visit specialist stores.

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Commodore Hotel, Cape Town

★★★★

This stylish and elegant 4-star hotel provides sweeping views of Table Mountain, Cape Town Harbour and Robben Island. Guests can make use of the great facilities which include a spa, swimming pool, restaurant and bar, while free WiFi is available throughout.  

Room Facilities & Amenities
The spacious standard bedrooms offer plenty of natural light along with exceptional quality linen and towels. All rooms are equipped with the following facilities:
  • Queen or twin beds
  • wireless internet
  • minibar/fridge
  • tea & coffee making facilities

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa, Somerset West

★★★★

The 4-star Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa has a rich history dating back to the 1700's when the original Cape Dutch style farmstead was built. The hotel has a host of facilities which include 3 restaurants, a spa, hair salon and 18-hole golf course.

Room Facilities & Amenities
Courtyard rooms are situated in the hotel’s historic main buildings, overlooking the beautifully manicured lawns of the central courtyard. The spacious interior is enhanced by high ceilings and ample natural light. All rooms are equipped with the following facilities:
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini bar/fridge
  • Tea & coffee making facilities.

Premier Resort, The Moorings, Knysna

★★★★

The 4-star Premier Resort, The Moorings can be found in a secluded spot on the banks of the Knysna lagoon with spectacular views of indigenous forest. Facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, bar and lounge and a swimming pool.

Room Facilities & Amenities
Standard rooms come equipped with the following facilities:
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Free wi-fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • King or twin beds

Radisson Blu, Port Elizabeth

★★★★★

This 5-star hotel offers sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and is ideally located in the city centre and just 300 meters from beautiful Blue Flag beaches. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar and gym.

Finishing Touches
Superior rooms come equipped with the following facilities:
  • Free WIFI
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini bar

Radisson Blu, Sandton

★★★★★

This 5-star hotel is ideally located is in the heart of Johannesburg's upscale business district and only minutes from attractions such as Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City shopping center, and many restaurants. The hotel itself has its own restaurant & bar, and facilities for guests to relax including a sundeck and outdoor pool, gym and spa.

Room Facilities & Amenities
The 302 bedrooms welcome you with warm, neutral décor and comfortable furnishings. Standard rooms come equipped with the following facilities:
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Free WIFI
  • Safe
  • Hair dryer
  • TV