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WORLD RUGBY EXPERIENCE

World Rugby Experience @ Nooitgedacht is the largest private rugby collection in the world, exhibiting the legendary collections of Theo Geustyn and Choet Visser in an innovative way that encourages engagement with the historical items on display, as well as interaction among visitors. The venue, situated within the picturesque Nooitgedacht Village, less than 10km from Stellenbosch, creates an immersive experience of the rich cultural heritage encapsulated by one of South Africa's most beloved sports, while carrying this heritage forward into new, unexplored territory. The venue also includes Ruck & Maul restaurant, managed by a local legend of the industry, Dom Mazza (owner of Gino's in Stellenbosch). Here guests can enjoy wood-fired pizzas and electrifying live game screenings. This is a place to explore a history full of sensation and intrigue, to gather with friends, to make new acquaintances and to discover what it means to be South African.

WRE is equipped to host a range of corporate and private events. Make your next function a unique experience.

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CORPORATE FUNCTIONS

A tour is a great way to immerse yourself in a rich sporting tradition, and to engage the younger generation in the heritage of South African Rugby. For tourists, this is a comprehensive and intriguing tour in a rich repository of South African Culture.

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MUSEUM TOURS

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NEWS & EVENTS

South Africa’s second oldest town, steeped in a rich history. Stellenbosch is the wine and gourmet capital of South Africa as well as being a significant business, sporting and arts hub. As home to a large established university it also boasts with a vibrant youth and café culture. It is one of South Africa’s most popular tourist destinations.
Known as the ‘Pearl of the Winelands,’ this laid back Boland town offers visitors a range of cultural and historical attractions to explore. Here, life takes on a slower, relaxed pace and one experiences a sense of authentic country charm. Paarl is home to a number of famous wineries, craft breweries and olive oil producers.
Another definitive South African food and wine destination, beloved by gourmands and bon vivants the world over, Franschhoek was founded in 1688 by French Huguenots, hence its name, which translates as “French Corner.” The town has embraced its Gallic heritage, hosting a popular annual Bastille Day festival, but thanks to its incredible restaurants and wine estates serves as a year round destination.
With its breathtaking, rugged natural beauty, a rich and cosmopolitan culture, host of tourist attractions and warm, friendly locals, Cape Town remains a perennial ‘favoured destination’ on the list of any respectable world traveller. World-class beaches, internationally renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, The Table Mountain National Park, (including Cape Point), myriad museums, markets, international businesses and more make Cape Town a true world city – and one of its most beautiful.
Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs form a vast spread of suburban and business entities. The area is best known commercially for being home to Century City, a vast shopping and business mecca that includes the Canal Walk Shopping Centre. Another well-known attraction is the Grand West Casino and Entertainment World. The Northern Suburbs also offers easy access to the picturesque Durbanville Wine Valley.

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Facilities

WORLD RUGBY EXPERIENCE

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WORLD RUGBY EXPERIENCE

Lose yourself in decades worth of rare and interesting rugby memorabilia. Having combined the renowned collections of Choet Visser and Theo Guestyn, this is the largest private rugby collection in the world.

WORLD RUGBY EXPERIENCE

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RESTAURANT

Partnering with the owner of Gino’s, Dom Mazza, Ruck ‘n Maul in Nooitgedacht’s very own family restaurant. Come and enjoy a hearty meal in a unique setting.

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WRE has a fully stocked, permanent bar area. Our trained, professional and hospitable service staff are eager to meet you.

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BRAAI FACILITIES

Few things belong together like the game of rugby and a rea South African braai. WRE is equipped and ready to host your next braai event.

WORLD RUGBY EXPERIENCE

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BRAAI FACILITIES

LIVE GAME SCREENINGS

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LIVE GAME SCREENINGS

Come share in the electrifying atmosphere of live game screenings at World Rugby Experience. The sport is meant to be shared.

WORLD RUGBY EXPERIENCE

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BRAAI FACILITIES

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TOURS

A tour of WRE is an enriching experience for members of every generation. It is an exciting activity for school groups, a nostalgic revisit of the past for older rugby enthusiasts and an intriguing look into South African history and culture for locals and tourists alike.