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Franschhoek Wine Tram
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US$87,12*
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Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Experience from Cape Town
Ranked #2 of 59 things to do in Franschhoek
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wine tram”
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great ride. Numerous routes to follow through the regions vineyards
We chose a route with a tram and a tractor carriage but literally only went to two of the 4/5 destinations available to us.
I had hoped to gain some insight into the making of wine but really it was a tasting trip only.
We stopped after two vineyards and returned to our hotel. It was enough for us but loads of people spent the day doing the rounds and getting very merry.

Visited March 2017
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“A brilliant day out visiting vineyards! ”
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I don't even like wine (apart from dessert wine), but this was a lovely day out stopping at the most beautiful vineyards. An excellent way to explore Franschhoek with total flexibility. You could plan yourself where you stopped & how long you stopped at any one vineyard. Would go again if we're ever stopping in Franschhoek again!

Visited February 2017
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“Alot of fun ”
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

What a great way to sample various wine houses. The day is well planned giving you an hour at each winery. Everyone seemed to have a really great experience

Visited March 2017
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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“An experience not to be missed”
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A great way to get around and visit the many vineyards. Pick your route and off you go. Departs from the town centre with a bus taking you to the tram stop; once returning by tram another bus continues you on your journey of discovery; best of all you set your pace.

Visited December 2016
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“Forget 'gardens'”
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The trams and staff are great. For a winery they advertised as good for tasting and for their gardens they dropped us at a tasting venue 1.6 kilometers from the gardens and main center which also had tasting. We were dumped at the 'bus entrance' and walked the distance and were richly rewarded for our effort. Being in our 70s we were stuck and could not walk back that long walk! I hope they fix this glitch at Bochendal!

Visited March 2017
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