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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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We need to talk about this tram. You get on - it takes you to wine. You get back on. It takes you to more wine. Forever. We loved our day on the wine tram - highlights include... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Windsor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We need to talk about this tram. You get on - it takes you to wine. You get back on. It takes you to more wine. Forever. We loved our day on the wine tram - highlights include Ricketty Bridge and Bourgogne. Awesome views, awesome drinks, all the awesome.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well organized tour with friendly , efficient and knowledgeable staff. This weekend was our fifth time taking the Frankshoek tram. It's interesting as the wineries visited changes from time to time. There are now four different lines. They are eight wineries on each route. The bus or tram picks you up in an hour. One can choose... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great fun day out. Easy to pick up in the centre of town. Runs very efficiently between different vineyards. Tasted some very good wine! We also found out that if you order 18 or more bottles you get free shipping which may interest some people.

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Coniston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great day on the green route - tram and bus. Guide was great fun and made sure everyone returned back safely.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Franschoek wine trams provided a great stress free introduction to some of Franschoek's best vineyards. An added treat of getting a ride on an old style tram for one of the stops

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the green line, Make sure to get your tickets early because the line/Q can be very long and can get very hot by stand in the sun. Staff very helpful, they explain everything and ask if you did any lunch reservations (To avoid any inconvenience make your lunch booking a few days ahead) . Was a excellent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wine Tram is such fun and so well organised with old fashioned buses as well. On a hot summers day it is worth using to get to as many vineyards as possible. Great venues for lunch are also offered.

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Radlett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have several routes available covering about 8 wineries on each route, although it is probably only possible to do 5 or 6 wineries in a day, so you should plan out your route at the start. The bus or tram drops you at a winery at a specific time and picks you up exactly 1 hour later to to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent way to see lots of wineries without having to drive-so you can do more tasting!! Very reasonably priced-we did 4 stops each day- any more and it would be rushed and not as enjoyable-lots of choices of routes-we did the red and the purple lines-all look good!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Choose the coloured routes which cover the wine farms you wish to visit. Transport by Bus and Tram. Great way to spend a day, lunches can be booked with the wine tastings. Multiple wines offered at each vinyard-don't drive after doing this!

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