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Franschhoek Wine Tram

32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 300 0338
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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 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
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32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 300 0338
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1 271 - 1 280 of 1 465 reviews

Reviewed 18 September 2014

The tram/train is a fun way of getting round the different wine estates and sampling a few of the great tasting wines and not having to worry about driving. The only real down side was that due to us going in the off peak season,...More

Thank Stevenbevnholly
Reviewed 11 September 2014

The staff are amazing, super helpful and their interest is to please you and guarantee a good time. Landscape, wine, food, people, building just everything is charming.

1  Thank Elias A
Reviewed 11 September 2014

The drivers as well as the conductors were superb, they were flexible, accommodating and friendly. It was a great way to see wine estates I otherwise would not have seen. Multiple modes of transport are used which is quite fun. The country side is picturesque...More

Thank Lungi05
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Last went to Franschhoek about three years ago, am a wine novice so the weekend was a bit slow. Went there this weekend, heard and read about the wine tram so made a booking the day before, next time will book earlier for the earliest...More

4  Thank TravelFeetZA
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We got the first tram of the day and visited all six wine farms on the route. The majority of the route is actually on an old fashioned bus, with the final two stops actually using the tram. The farms we visited were all fantastic...More

Thank nvarley
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We went on the Red Line mainly because the timing suited us as it started at 10.30am. Our kids were 5 and 2 so we focussed on the ride (bus for 4 stops then tram for last 2). we skipped the first farm but stopped...More

Thank stillwatersmusic
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This was such a fantastic experience and a wonderful way to safely visit many of the wonderful wine farms in the area. The first part of the tour is on a bus made to look like a tram which takes you to the wine farms...More

2  Thank Charlene S
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Great value, good way to experience several wine farms and the chance to meet other people. Local staff were great, friendly and knew a lot about the area.

Thank josiePerth
Reviewed 25 August 2014

What a great way to visit the wine farms of the area. No driving needed! We walked to the pick up point, spent the day on the bus and tram tour, enjoying a lot of the wines on offer and afterwards walked back to our...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We didn't book this until we arrived in Franschhoek and could only get tickets for the 12:30 tour which meant that we only had time for a maximum of 4 wineries. The idea of this tour is that you visit a maximum of 6 wineries...More

Thank Heather L
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23 September 2017|
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Response from GerritVermeulen | Reviewed this property |
You can choose how long you stay at each stop so it is all up to you.
Miroslava B
17 September 2017|
Response from FranschhoekWineTram | Property representative |
Dear Miroslava... Thank you for contacting the Franschhoek Wine Tram. All our routes offer some options better suited to families with children and to recommend one route above another is difficult. If you head to our... More
14 September 2017|
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Response from FranschhoekWineTram | Property representative |
Dear baasecha1 Thank you for contacting the Franschhoek Wine Tram. We'll certainly be in full swing on 16 December 2017 and at this stage we have one wine estate closed on the day: Dieu Donne and two restaurants closed on... More