STELLENBOSCH AND WALLENBERG
RESEARCH CENTRE @ STIAS

Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS offers easy access to Stellenbosch Town Centre and is within reach of numerous historical, sporting and adventure destinations. The Wallenberg Centre is also in walking distance from the Stellenbosch University Campus, while being surrounded by a proliferation of character-filled guesthouses. Stellenbosch is in the heart of the Wine lands. It is truly a town for all seasons – we invite you to use all your senses and touch, taste, smell, look, listen and enjoy this most amazing experience.

GPS COORDINATES:

S: 33° 56´ 106", E: +18° 52´ 394"

DISTANCES:

Cape Town: 48 km
Cape Town International Airport: 42 km
Franschhoek: 35 km
George: 410 km
Hermanus: 115 km
Paarl: 32 km
Somerset West: 20 km

STELLENBOSCH TOURISM INFORMATION BUREAU:

For all accommodation and general information:

www.stellenboschtourism.co.za
www.tourismstellenbosch.co.za
info@stellenboschtourism.co.za

36 Market Street, Stellenbosch, 7600
Tel: 021 883 3584
Fax: 021 882 9550

AIRPORTS & AIRLINES:

Cape Town International and Oliver Tambo International – Tel: 086 727 7888

AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE:

Bettina Shuttle Service CC – Tel: 082 076 2958

BUS SERVICES:

GREYHOUND – Tel: 021 505 6363
INTERCAPE MAINLINER – Tel: 021 380 4400
TRANSLUX – Tel: 0861 589 282

CAR RENTAL:

4 SEASONS CAR RENTAL – Tel: 021 883 8855

TAXIS:

Deon: Tel: 083 232 2311
Solomon Taxis: Tel: 021 881 3497

RAIL:

Travelling time between Stellenbosch and Cape Town in one hour.
Tel: 080 065 6463

CLIMATE:

Stellenbosch has a Mediterranean climate with dry sunny summers and a winter rainfall.
Dial 082 162 or visit www.weathersa.co.za for weather forecasts.

SUMMER: Dec – Feb sunny,
Day: 26°C- 36°C, Night: 10°C - 16°C

AUTUMN: March – May, mild, some rain
Day: 20°C - 26°C, Night: 5°C - 14°C

WINTER: June – August, mild – cold, rain
Day: 15°C - 28°C, Night: 3°C - 8°C

SPRING: Sep – Nov, mild – sunny
Day: 19°C - 28°C, Night: 4°C - 13°C

COMMUNICATION SERVICE:

The International Dialling code for South Africa is +27.
The area code for the Western Cape is 021.
Contact Telkom Directory Enquiries on 1023.

CURRENCY:

The monetary unit is the South African Rand. R1 = 100 cents. Banknotes are available in R200, R100 R50 R20 & R10 notes. Coins are available in R5, R2, R1, 50c, 20c 10c and 5c.
Accepted credit cards include American Express, VISA, Master and Diners Club-cards.

TIME CHECK:

Dial 1026 from any Telkom phone for time checks.

ELECTRICITY:

220/230 VOLTS 50Hz

Jo Venter
(c) 082 850 1465
(e) joventer@sun.ac.za
Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS
10 Marais Street, Stellenbosch, 7600
(t) 021 808 2650 (f) 021 808 2656
Goldie van Heerden
(c) 082 447 9983
(e) goldi@sun.ac.za
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