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Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Tour from Cape Town provided by City Sightseeing

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Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Tour from Cape Town

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
With three centuries of wine-growing heritage, the Franschhoek Valley is one of the Cape’s top wine areas—and the Franschhoek Wine Tram, a vintage-style tram, is the perfect way to explore. Travel in air-conditioned comfort from downtown Cape Town, then choose between the purple and orange lines. Besides an onboard wine tasting and narration, you have time to visit multiple estates on one of two lines.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Aquarium 1
    Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
    Tour office: Outside the 2 Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront
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    City Sightseeing
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    Franschhoek Wine Tram
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Board the Franschhoek wine tram Purple or Orange line. These circular routes stop at any of 8 wine estates with the tram or tram bus passing every 30 minutes. (Realistically you will visit 4-5 estates)
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  • You'll end at
    Aquarium 1
    Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
    Tour office: Outside the 2 Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore the vineyards of the Franschhoek Valley on a retro double-decker tram
  • Hop on and hop off at will, choosing between two lines with eight stops each
  • Get your wine adventure started with a tasting session as you travel
  • Skip the stress of public buses with transfers via comfy air-conditioned coach
Important Information
Departure Point
Aquarium 1, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Return transport by air-conditioned coach from Cape Town to the Franschhoek valley to connect with the tram
  • 1 Wine tasting on the tram
  • Choice of Orange or Purple Tram routes
  • Visit these wine estates: Allee Bleue, Solms Delta, Boschendal, Plaisir de Merle,
  • Vrede & Lust, Noble Hill, Babylonstoren & Backsberg
  • Tram & Tram buses offer hop on hop off every 30 minutes
  • Entry/Admission - Franschhoek Wine Tram
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Wine tasting fees at the chosen wine estates
  • Cost of lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is casual / semi casual
  • Wine tasting minimum age is 18
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 64 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Fran wrote a review Sep 2020
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This was our 2nd time on the wine tram. We had an amazing experience. Great fun. Mandla is very passionate and knowledgeable about his work. Keep it up. 👌🏼Yes it was a rainy day but still enjoyable. We definitely will be back🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Responded 29 Sep 2020
So glad you had a great time on our tram tour. Our team looks forward to welcoming you back!
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DeMetria H wrote a review Mar 2020
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Our tour got changed at the last minute due to social distancing and COVID19. Even with the last minute changes it was still excellent. Everyone was friendly and helpful, the wine was delicious and the location was absolutely stunning! I would definitely go back and try a
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Mattie wrote a review Mar 2020
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I am South African and I really felt so proud of our country when I did this trip. Not only do we have breathtakingly beautiful scenery, but we really offer professionalism and service of word class quality. I was extremely impressed and thoroughly enjoyed the trip!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Martin P wrote a review Mar 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent experience travelling through one of the most beautiful places. Stopped at four vineyards for tasters and lunch at Chefs Warehouse at the Maison which was wonderful.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Driver39 wrote a review Feb 2020
Warminster, United Kingdom173 contributions28 helpful votes
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9am til 5.30pm- an action packed, very well organised and interesting trip to the various superb wineries in the Franschhoek wine region. Transport to the rail & road trams on a comfortable bus, then a timetable( strictly adhered to) to see 3 or 4 out of 8 excellent wineries,
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janetv413
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A must do!
Fantastic experience! Our school spent the day exploring Cape Town. All Covid protocols in place. Excellent special
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GeeUnit1976
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Our best day yet, in Cape Town
It is difficult to pinpoint one specific highlight! We booked the bus (blue route) and boat combo which my kids tho
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Dani_do_no_harm
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An exceptional day out
What a lovely day outing. Would strongly recommend it. The ticket price is affordable for how long and far the rout
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Anneska8
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Fun day out
My aunt visited from the Eastern Cape and we decided to take her on the Hop-on Hop-Off bus tour. We had a great tim
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269andreh
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Great Views , Great Service
It was the 2nd time i did this trip this time taking 2 pensioners from out of town. We did the mini peninsula tour
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574abdurr
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Nice hop on hop off service
Buses are new, clean. Be careful of your destination. Don't be confused regarding red route and blue route.
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glennmozambique
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Red bus
Never really done touristy things before, but doing the Red route was a great carefree drive around the Cape penins
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Duxfin
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Our Day out of the office
We used this facility to spoil our office staff to thank them for their steadfastness during the tough lockdown tim
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8fouriesonadventure
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Worth every cent - and more!
Totally worth every cent! Lovely route, interesting narrations! All-in-all a highlight of our visit to CapeTown. Th
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Banks325
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Perfect, excellent and fulfilling
Oh what an experience ☺️☺️my favorite part was touring table Mountain and Camps bay. It was just a great experience
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DrayaAS
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Exceptional tour
It was my first time doing the city sightseeing tour and it was honestly one of the best experiences I've had. The
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honestreviewerrsa
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Family Fun!
Beautiful Cape Town in all it's glory by bus. Don't miss out, book your bus tour, it's worth it! Hop on and off a
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keithf676
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Excellent
Excellent day out you must go up stairs on the bus for the best views left hand is the best side to be on .the guid
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Neli111
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Amazing experience on the bus.
Enjoyed a 5star experience on the tour bus. The driver and tour guide were friendly and helpful. Loved the trip and
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tamimagnin
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Great way to see Cape Town
As locals who love Cape Town, we've been privileged to enjoy these bus trips many times. It is such a great way to
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