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Franschhoek Wine Tram

32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 300 0338
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Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Experience from Cape Town
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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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  • Average5%
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“blue line” (74 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 300 0338
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The wine tram in Franschhoek is very well organised and a great way to visit a number of vineyards in a day. It allows you an hour, or two if you want at each stop. It's efficient, the staff are friendly and takes any hassle...More

Thank MikeT23
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We did the blue line - effortless if you book online and get there 10 min before departure. These guys run a smooth operation. Timing is perfect with an hr at each wine estate. It was a combination of travel by bus , rain and...More

1  Thank Varuna H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Excellent way to visit multiple different wine farms. Most have some sort of snacks, cheeses and/or charcuterie and all are very well set up for your wine tasting experience. The wine farms are aware of the time restraints and are set up to feed you...More

Thank NealWarren
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The whole trip take 5 hours. We did the red line... but we only stopped in two winery. As we enjoyed too much...we wanted to take the slow..

Thank Hoon T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My wife and I enjoy wine tasting especially if it is GOOD wine and not yesterday's production. The day was wonderful but not everyone starts drinking at 10.30am! Perhaps a walking visit to a vineyard should be included and for those not familiar with viticulture...More

Thank Omar K
FranschhoekWineTram, General Manager at Franschhoek Wine Tram, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dear Omar K Thank you for taking the time to share your review of the Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on hop-off service. Your 3-bubble review seems to be influenced by a number of items not directly related to our service or offering. You suggest that some...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is a excellent concept delivered brilliantly. Each and every employee we encountered was super friendly, efficient and highly knowledgeable. The epitome of service mindset. The trams and buses run as precisely as Swiss trains! And you can meet a whole bunch of new people...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were very fortunate to get ticket the day before on the Green line. Book well in advance either on line or at the booth to make sure you get a line and time you prefer. We joined a jolly group and soon made new...More

1  Thank AnnaliSouthAfrica
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

What an absolute great experience we had on the Franschhoek wine tram !! Inexpensive to explore the beauty of the Franschhoek Vignerons. Trams are always on time and staff on the tram create a great vibe. An absolute must !!

Thank kordaat33
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had the most amazing day, going from wine farm to wine farm and meeting lots of new people. The weather was a bit cold but it certainly did not spoil our day. Everyone involved was extremely friendly and helpful. The tram allows you to...More

Thank Abigail P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We enjoyed a family day out on the Blue Line and we LOVED it! This was definitely a highlight for our Cape Town holiday. Before making my online booking (which I will recommend) I did my research on their website to decide which tour would...More

Thank Jolene C
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Tpouvtn
16 July 2017|
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Response from FranschhoekWineTram | Property representative |
Dear Tpouvtn We are currently in our off-peak period and only run the Purple Line on Saturdays. Our off-peak period extends until the 15th of September 2017 and we resume full service - with all our lines running daily... More
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colinBasingstoke
13 July 2017|
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Response from FranschhoekWineTram | Property representative |
Dear colinBasingstoke Guests are not required to get off at each stop. We limit the number of tickets sold per departure to ensure that your seat on the railway tram is all but guaranteed. In the unlikely event of a... More
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kacstern
28 May 2017|
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Response from FranschhoekWineTram | Property representative |
Dear Ann Stern, Thank you for your question. In terms of the tastings that you are interested i.e. Cheese, Olives ans Chocolate, we would suggest the Blue or Green Line as most of these estates (La Bri, La Bourgogne & La... More
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