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Franschhoek Wine Tram

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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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All reviews rickety bridge wine tram great fun blue line ticket office la couronne hop on hop different routes red route always on time great idea grande provence dieu donne holden manz visit vineyards every hour end of the day
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Reviewed yesterday

I absolutely recommend this experience that allows you to visit 3 different major wineries moving around on a tram. The tour was well organized and the accompanying staff extremely knowledgeable of wines. Wine tastings were conducted without hurry in dedicated and beautiful facilities. Lunch provided...More

Thank davmasu6
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend using the wine tram as a way to visit some of the major wineries in Franschhoek! Staff was friendly and the Tram/Bus was on time!

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 6 days ago

It has been a fantastic two days experience; we were so happy the first day that we decided to do it again the next day! People and hospitality have been great, all needed information was given in an easy simple way, great vineyards and cellars...More

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really excellent time on the Orange line, eating and drinking our way through Franschhoek. Our guides Rael and Robin were fantastic and when we left our tickets for the tram at a wine estate by accident, they helped us to reissue our tickets...More

Thank Paradise823513
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day out on the Wine Tram. We took the red line and all the wineries we visited were amazing. The bus tram was good and the hostess was great fun. Plenty of time at each winery to do some tastings and...More

1  Thank d0nnas68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day out in the beautiful Franschhoek. We were taken by Robson and then Gail. It was really interesting and had lots of stunning wines. I’d suggest Rickety Bridge for the best wines and La Provance for the stunning settings.

Thank oliviabeckrtt1993
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really well organised & very punctual. Only challenge is deciding which colour route/s to take as there are about 7. Pre-book a picnic at your middle stop!

Thank JessieO111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love trams and trains so I mite be biased but I loved this tour. It combines two of my favorite things wine and rail travel. It’s very good value and a fun day out.

Thank Jjjeee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ag where do I start with the AMAZING day we had on the Curated Tour on the tram. From start to finish we had an amazing time. We were 3 couples who decided we were going to dress up like in the Olden Days and...More

1  Thank Marisha2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the 'Wine Tram' as a way to see some wineries without driving. You get about an hour at each with usually four tasters (which you pay for). If you want to visit a lot of vineyards this is the one to do. However if...More

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Joan M
October 12, 2018|
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Response from Pauline010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joan The tram leaves the town centre of Franschhoek and heads directly to the first winery. From the route and times of pick up/drop off you choose which ones you want to visit. You can go to as many or as few wineries... More
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Go587186
September 26, 2018|
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Response from Virg779 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in June and the tram was running on a normal schedule, although they might run more in high season! I would highly recommend it...
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ibbo1988
September 5, 2018|
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Response from dcrayston | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emily You can purchase the pairings as you arrive. I would recommend have a later breakfast and on the tour you can do the cheese and meat platters with your wine tastings
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