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Franschhoek Wine Tram

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Discover the Vineyards of Franschhoek. The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on hop-off tour is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the Franschhoek Valley - picturesque vineyards, breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world-class...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the wine tram on a Thursday morning an was surprised at how popular it was.We visited 5 wine farms and had a great lunch at Babilons toorn.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed the wine tram and would definitely recommend it! There was a very relaxed atmosphere and it was good to meet other travellers. It also gave you a great view of the surrounding area and meant you got to pop in to and...More

Thank Emma3116nQ
Reviewed 2 days ago

Travelled with friends on the Blue Line. Fantastic information from our Guide Robson and his efficient team of Happy workers. Every thing went like clockwork on this fantastic day out. Thankyou

2  Thank czepluchtraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tino was amazing. His service was impeccable and made us feel so welcome. Go la Tino!!T-Dog awe! His advice was on point and was thoroughly enjoyable. We had friends from the UK and they were soooooooooooo happy! Lekker our bull!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the ride with the tram. The red line stopped at beautiful vineyards! The tour guide was really friendly, funny and informative. Best stations of the trip were Mont Rochelle and Dieu Donne!

Thank cconen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It did provide transportation to a bunch of vineyards but you either stayed a mere 35 minutes or an hour then into the next one.

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wine tram was great fun and i dont drink wine ! loved it had some good tastings especially boschendal and go for the sparking wines and black angus wines if you get the chance - the wine experience is a more sedate one and includes...More

Thank CassWoking
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even though the tram only constitutes 2 sections of the trip round the wineries it's a lovely way to make the trip. We just made 3 stops on our trip and sampled the great wines in just 2 of these it was almost enjoyable day....More

Thank TomJosephine
Reviewed 6 days ago

A recommended day out in the Franschhoek area. Being on the tram brought back memories of the Glasgow, Scotland trams when I was a 'wee' boy! The tram host/conductor Robson, on my trip, deserves special thanks for his friendly and informative style. The arrangement with...More

2  Thank JohnEDINV
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely recommend this experience that allows you to visit 3 different major wineries moving around on a tram. The tour was well organized and the accompanying staff extremely knowledgeable of wines. Wine tastings were conducted without hurry in dedicated and beautiful facilities. Lunch provided...More

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Joan M
October 12, 2018|
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Response from Pauline010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joan The tram leaves the town centre of Franschhoek and heads directly to the first winery. From the route and times of pick up/drop off you choose which ones you want to visit. You can go to as many or as few wineries... More
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Go587186
September 26, 2018|
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Response from Virg779 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in June and the tram was running on a normal schedule, although they might run more in high season! I would highly recommend it...
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ibbo1988
September 5, 2018|
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Response from dcrayston | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emily You can purchase the pairings as you arrive. I would recommend have a later breakfast and on the tour you can do the cheese and meat platters with your wine tastings
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