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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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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 via mobile

We enjoyed the ride with the tram. The red line stopped at beautiful vineyards! The tour guide was really friendly, funny and informative. Best stations of the trip were Mont Rochelle and Dieu Donne!

Thank cconen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It did provide transportation to a bunch of vineyards but you either stayed a mere 35 minutes or an hour then into the next one.

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wine tram was great fun and i dont drink wine ! loved it had some good tastings especially boschendal and go for the sparking wines and black angus wines if you get the chance - the wine experience is a more sedate one and includes...More

Thank CassWoking
Reviewed 2 days ago

Even though the tram only constitutes 2 sections of the trip round the wineries it's a lovely way to make the trip. We just made 3 stops on our trip and sampled the great wines in just 2 of these it was almost enjoyable day....More

Thank TomJosephine
Reviewed 4 days ago

A recommended day out in the Franschhoek area. Being on the tram brought back memories of the Glasgow, Scotland trams when I was a 'wee' boy! The tram host/conductor Robson, on my trip, deserves special thanks for his friendly and informative style. The arrangement with...More

2  Thank JohnEDINV
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

1  Thank davmasu6
Reviewed 6 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 1 week 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
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Joan M
13 October 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
26 September 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
5 September 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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