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Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Address: 32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 300 0338
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Discover the Vineyards of Franschhoek. The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on...

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.

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US$90,04*
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Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Experience from Cape Town
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This excursion was just great fun! Trams run on time and deliver you from one vineyard to another throughout the day for sampling wine and perhaps lunch or snacks if you plan your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
AndyR17
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This excursion was just great fun! Trams run on time and deliver you from one vineyard to another throughout the day for sampling wine and perhaps lunch or snacks if you plan your journey well. Several routes to choose from which enables you to select your favoured destinations. Be warned though that the time passes all to fast when sitting... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a way to visit a number of local vineyards and sample the excellent wine and not have think about driving. The lady at the ticket office was extremely helpful. She asked what our wine preferences were and then suggested which vineyards would best reflect our tastes. You get and hour at each vineyard you decide to visit and snacks,... More 

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great way to see the sights of Franschhoek and get to various wineries for wine tastings and lunch. Try and plan ahead for lunch and book a table, particularly in the high season and then pick your route to make sure you get to the restaurant in time. Personally I would make sure to do one of... More 

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Thank GordonFrz
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fabulous day. We pre booked the Red Line and I'm pleased we did as people turning up on the day were being advised things were full. We started at 11.30, so could have visited 5 vineyards but decided to stay for lunch at Chamonix and visit just 4 vineyards. We pre booked lunch for 2pm. The vineyards we... More 

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Thank LFLAUH
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This company has a number of routes and departure times during the day so that you can plan your day as you want. It' much easier than attempting to find the wineries and drive (if you've had a bit to drink)!

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Thank MikeHSFO
Woldingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Look confusing when you first book but a really ŵell run hop on hop off system. Staff all really helpful

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Sedgefield, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A really fun way of getting between wine farms without drinking and driving! The hostess we had was lovely, as were the drivers.

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FranschhoekWineTram, Manager at Franschhoek Wine Tram, responded to this review

Dear dobz Thank you for your review and the 5-bubble rating! We follow an ongoing staff development programme to ensure that our service is top-class and we'd love to pass your compliments on to the drivers and hostess who attended to you. Please let us know when, and on which route, you traveled with us so that we can give... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took a trip around the local vineyards and part of the trip included a ride on the wine tram. Stopping off at a couple of vineyards with other guests, the staff were lovely and the service ran on time.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My two friends and I did the red line on Saturday! we had a fantastic day and thoroughly enjoyed the wine tram experience. It is extremely wine organised and informative to their guests on the bus/tram. Also the farms you stop at ensure that you finish your tasting in time for your next tram! It can be quite an expensive... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a fun day out, a great way to see what Franschhoek has to offer. The trip was incredible. The staff were friendly and everything ran like clockwork. Can't wait to go again in December.

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