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Franschhoek Wine Tram

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 300 0338
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All reviews wine tram rickety bridge great fun ticket office blue line different routes hop on hop la couronne always on time grande provence red route holden manz visit vineyards every hour dieu donne end of the day great idea
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Reviewed yesterday

What better way to taste some of the world's most magnificent wines than to cover 8 vineyards by tram/bus in one day? We loved it. Not easy to choose which 'Line' - we chose PURPLE in the end & the vineyards were simply superb. 8...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jingle05
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a novel way to spend your day enjoying the wineries without having to drive. Absolutely splendid!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Emma C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whilst this gives you “what it says on the tin” be prepared it isn’t possible to visit every place en route, just 6 out of 7 max. And the combined bus and tram fare covers just that, the transport. There are a variety of tasting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 1stPar70
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a innovative way to visit a large number of local vineyards in a single day without the hassle of driving. Multiple routes to pick. We were on the pink line. No point picking out highlights - there were too many. Great fun and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mikeyh2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great two days we went on the blue line and the pink line both were great and so were the guides. A great way to visit the winery’s has so much fun tasting them all. Spoilt for choice wouldn’t hesitate to recommend

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank shis01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

She was an excellent host, she gave us free wine tasting and amaaaaaaaazing conversation. She was bubbly like the wine and tasty like the vine. 😄 she deserve a raise and a promotion to superhost 😄

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kirsten-leigh1234
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a fabulous day long trip with 5 strangers on the golf route of the Wine team tour. This meant seeing three vineyards, one of which entertained us to a magnificent three course lunch. The rest of the group consisted of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Singaporeepxat
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an absolute superb day spent in the Franschoek wine district. The Orange Line tour operators were super informative, friendly and really made the tram and bus trips so pleasurable. Particular mention to Fanuel on the Orange Line bus- he was awesome ! Definitely a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tarrynl2019
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the pink route and enjoyed every minute. Haute Cabriere was our favorite stop, had the best wines and the best view of Franschhoek. We stayed for an hour and a half, which was enough time to do a full tasting and tapas. All...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MariseS117
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic way to visit many vineyards around Franschhoek. You’re whisked off by tram or tram bus and are able to visit 4/5 wineries that take your fancy and sample their wines. All of the wines tried are fantastic, but I’d highly recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Annemarie E
11 February 2019|
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Response from Franschhoek W | Property representative |
Thanks for the question, Annemarie. When you have a minute, look at the list of dining experiences available at the estates. This is available on our website. We also have a list of activities available at the estates... More
6 February 2019|
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Response from Franschhoek W | Property representative |
Hello Mashanty1, Thank you for the message. Wine tasting fees have to be settled at the wine estates you decide to visit and is not included in your ticket price.
25 November 2018|
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Response from Franschhoek W | 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