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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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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.

Ticket prices: R170 - R220

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FRANSCHHOEK WINE TRAM

we did the green route and it was excellent .well organised and all the pick ups were on time. if your doing a route and wine tasting then you MUST book accommodation because you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mikeswallow01
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we did the green route and it was excellent .well organised and all the pick ups were on time. if your doing a route and wine tasting then you MUST book accommodation because you will be over the drive limit.

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brighton
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The winetram is only two stops the wine buses do all the work, but it's certainly worth a trip on both. A lovely way to spend a day, exploring the countryside, meeting new people while enjoying sampling all the wines and of course the platters to help soak the vino up. The red route was very enjoyable, we stopped at... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of routes on the train to visit vineyards. A very fun day, leave the car behind for the day and do as many tastings, beautiful buildings and owners are very knowledgeable. A must do if you are in the area.

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Polokwane
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Franschhoek wine tram is an absolute must on a visit to Franschhoek. Some beautiful wine estates on its route with great restaurants where you can have a great meal or just enjoy some wine tasting with a cheese platter. Just plan ahead as you only have one hour stops if you want to visit all planned farms.

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Thank Polokwanetraveler
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was fantastic, with Kaitlin guiding a very loud group of us! 2 wineries and a fabulous lunch to finish, great day.

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london, UK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if you are in town - a choice of routes - we did the Blue line (highly recommended as you get to go on a tram and the tram like bus and a tractor!) and the purple line. The timings work perfect and we loved it and had the most entertaining 2 days wine farm hopping!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do Day, there's the wine tram where you visit the different vineyards but I would also recommend the wine curated day, do on different days with a day in between to relax so you don't get wined out!

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Lingfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative and a bit of fun. Choose your trip to suit as there are several options..... A three hour tour up to five hours! Don't take kids, they'd absolutely hate it...... An adults only treat so pick your vineyards :) and where you want a spot of lunch, well worth it.

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Dear mrsbridgetdavey Thank you for taking the time to share your review. As we pride ourselves on offering an exceptional wine tourism experience, your 3 bubble rating is a concern to us. Our hop-on-hop-off wine tours are designed to give guests a taste of the true essence of the Franschhoek Valley – picturesque vineyards, breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world-class cuisine,... More 

Dorsten, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hey, you have to do this tour! You don't need a car, you will see so many nice places, and you will meet many, many people from all over the world. And the most importent thing: Wine, Wine, Wine. And nice food also. Beautiful spots to look at. We had a fantastic time. Life can be sooooo nice. Do it!!!!!!??

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic way get around the winery's. Various routes with up to six stops. Leaves the centre of Franschoek regularly. Highly recommend.

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