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Franschhoek Wine Tram

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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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...more
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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 yesterday

We booked the Franschhoek Wine Tram tour through the City Sightseeing website which also included transportation to/from Cape Town. It was unclear from the tour description that we would be automatically assigned to a particular wine route and would need to visit wineries on that...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was very good value. The guide was fantastic and really made the day. We learned a ton and also got to taste a lot of the local wine. It was of a very high standard as well. The guide made it so easy and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best way to visit the vineyards and do some winetasting as well. We took the blue line (original one) where Justin told us everything to know about the farms on the bus and Branson on the tram. Thank you guys for making this a really...More

Thank SandraD2068
Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our day on the wine tour. Actually it is mainly a bus that looks like a tram with a couple of stops on the tram at the end. You can hop on / hop off as the bus goes round each hour...More

Thank CultureVultureCamb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great tour guides. Glen wood is the most beautiful. Don’t skip it! Thanks for an awesome day out with the boys

Thank EricP4442
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This never disappoints, such a great day out! Don’t forget to go to Glenwood farm before sunset! Tour guides Robson and and Justin were fabulous. I wouldn’t come to the cape and miss this.

Thank AsiP23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We chose the orange line for our trip and had earmarked 5 wineries and booked a picnic lunch in one of them. Really well organised. Knowledgeable tram guides about each place although you do feel they had to get through a certain spiel about each...More

Thank JWRug19
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We picked the Orange route and were not disappointed. The guides were very informative. My favourite was Vrede Lust beautiful setting and lovely wine tasting.

Thank FionaE846
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a day on the red line and it was an incredible experience from start to finish. Departed on time at 10:30am and our guide Roger was amazing, he really made the day for us. He made everyone so relaxed from the very start. He...More

Thank Spudfitz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked online the previous day, and showed our email to the ticket office as we have no print facilities whilst traveling. We had chosed the Grey line and traveled by the bus between vineyards, with each vineyard giving a different style of service and quality...More

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kjhjewett
November 25, 2018|
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Response from FranschhoekWineTram | Property representative |
Dear Kjhjewett, Thank you for your question. Only one colour line can be booked and joined per day. Tours are not interchangeable. Kind Regards, The Franschhoek Wine Tram Team
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Nora C
November 7, 2018|
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Response from FranschhoekWineTram | Property representative |
Hi Nora, you can only do one route a day and they are not interchangeable. One route will take you the whole day if you choose to visit up to 6 wine estates. The views are absolutely beautiful on all of the routes.
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Emmielou76
November 1, 2018|
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Response from JennySouthAfrican | Reviewed this property |
We did the orange this past weekend and I would say the blue was better. Prefer the smaller farms.
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