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Franschhoek Wine Tram

32 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 300 0338
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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 cuisine, fine wines and a 300-year history. Tour Experience: Passengers aboard the hop-on hop-off tour will experience a unique and leisurely introduction to the Franschhoek Valley as they journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram and open-air tram-bus stopping at some of South Africa's oldest and most distinguished wine estates. A combination of tram and tram-bus follows a loop of stops allowing guests to hop off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, such as wine tasting, a cellar tour, lunch or simply a stroll through the vineyards. When ready guests simply hop on to continue the tour. The tour takes guests into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a guided commentary and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards. Ticket prices: R170 - R220
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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"rickety bridge"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were on the green line. All the wine we want were nice. The staff on the team were nice too. Really recommend to go.

Thank DrBooska H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to spend a day, tasting local wines red and white. Having read the brochure, we chose the Red Line route as the wineries on that route appealed to us, and we got to travel on an actual tram for part of the route....More

Thank donall232
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff. Tram/buses run on time. Excellent way to get around the wine farm with out having to drive.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must do if visiting the area. Enjoyed by all even the teens who were too young to drink the wine !

Thank Fiona B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wine tram is an absolute must for anyone visiting Franschhoek. We were blessed with fantastic weather in the middle of winter, and the entire experience was spectacular. So much fun and so much wine! All the staff are very friendly and fun, and the...More

Thank Alex O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time on the wine tram and would definitely do it again. It's a great way to take in the stunning views and experience a range of wines. We only managed to visit 4 wineries, (of the 6 on our route). It might...More

1  Thank DaniYEG
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose what places to stop! Leopards leap & charmonix being unreal! Very well organised! Mind all your purchases saved carrying them round. When you get to the train & everyone's been trying wine the train everyone singing laughing! Such an amazing day! Our favourite...More

1  Thank Louise M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day doing a curated wine tasting with Courtney. We had an excellent experience and loved all three of the wineries we visited. Courtney made the day entertaining, informative and unforgettable with her extensive knowledge of wine and winemaking in this lovely part...More

1  Thank Renee M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service from all the staff of the Franschhoek Wine Tram. Great job team. And what a pleasure not to have to drive while enjoying the beautiful Franschhoek and sipping interesting wines. Just remember to dress warm for the bus rides.

2  Thank Lorraine N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reviewing the tram on the website, we were really excited to climb aboard and visit the selected wine farms. To our dismay, they were late in collecting us at the departure point and the majority of the ride was on a bus. Some of...More

Thank lmX6841HQ
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FranschhoekWineTram, General Manager at Franschhoek Wine Tram, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear lmX6841HQ Thank you for taking the time to share your review, albeit that it is overtly negative. It is important to note that the Franschhoek Wine Tram service is marketed and sold as a hop-on hop-off wine tour that includes travel on a number...More

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Simon T
15 July 2018|
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Response from chrisito58 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it varies by winery, most of the ones we visited worked with a company who will deliver to the uk, as you said you can mix and match, if memory serves the minimum order is a case but the more you buy the cheaper... More
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Casey V
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Response from leslie1667 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think it really matters which line you choose since the tasting experience will be as individual as you are. All I can say is that I think Maison does a brilliant Shiraz, Mon Plaisir had some really good reds and... More
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12 April 2018|
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All of the below....Its opposite clicks and pick ‘n pay
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