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“a unforgetable wine tour”

Franschhoek Wine Tram
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$106.52*
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Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Experience from Cape Town
Ranked #2 of 66 things to do in Franschhoek
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 cuisine, fine wines and a 300-year history. Tour Experience: Passengers aboard the hop-on hop-off tour will experience a unique and leisurely introduction to the Franschhoek Valley as they journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram and open-air tram-bus stopping at some of South Africa's oldest and most distinguished wine estates. A combination of tram and tram-bus follows a loop of stops allowing guests to hop off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, such as wine tasting, a cellar tour, lunch or simply a stroll through the vineyards. When ready guests simply hop on to continue the tour. The tour takes guests into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a guided commentary and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards. Ticket prices: R170 - R220
Reviewed December 1, 2013

travelling around town and the wine estates, the best wine testing i've ever had just shows that there's more to Franschhoek that the beautiful surroundings!

Thank Abongile
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Taking the Wine Tram is an excellent way to visit a number of wineries without worrying about tasting and driving. It's conveniently located in the town allows one ample time to savor one's wine or enjoy a meal as the tram passes each stop every 40 minutes.

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Reviewed November 23, 2013

The only disappointment was that the Huguenot Museum was not open on Sunday, so we missed this, but the wineries on the route were beautiful and the staff very helpful. Interesting concept of transportation-bus, tram, tractor, but TIA (this is Africa).

Thank dkdkdkdkdk
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

Tram and bus staff were so helpful and pleasant. This was the day after the floods when the service was disrupted due flood damage.

Thank alfie183
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

We were with a rather large group of swedes that took dominance over everything. They overbooked the tram a little that day so my husband and I had to walk after the tractor to Rickety Bridge and when we got there the Swedes had eaten all the cheese and then we had to wait an extra 20 mins for them to turn back up to the tram but hey when you are in one of the most beautiful places you can imagine you take it all on the chin. (I think it was an overbooking problem rather than a Swedish problem. ;) ) We had a fabulous day and I saw some Pale Chanting Goshawks flying over the Rickety Bridge trees. :)

Thank jean-s
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