Franschhoek Wine Tram

Activities, Tours

Experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as you journey through rolling vineyards in a double-decker tram and open-air tram-bus stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates.


Hop-on Hop-off Experience

This combination of tram and bus transports passengers around a loop of stops allowing you to hop off and experience activities like wine tastings, cellar tours, lunch or simply a stroll through the vineyards. Franschhoek Wine Tram offers ten Hop-on Hop-off lines, giving passengers a variety of wines, views and experiences to enjoy. Each line is colour coded to make it easy to choose and follow. The tour takes passengers right into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a narration focusing on the history of Franschhoek and wine cultivation in the valley and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards.

Curated Wine Experience

Designed for the true wine-lovers and foodies, the Curated Wine Experience is a real treat for the senses! A knowledgeable wine wine ambassador accompanies you to a selection of wine estates for premium tastings and pairings, a cellar & vineyard tour, and a specially curated three-course lunch. Discover your love for food and wine in a new light.

Exceptional Wine & Cuisine Experience

The Exceptional Wine & Cuisine Experience, orchestrated by one of our finest wine ambassador, offers guests a journey filled with fascinating stories about Franschhoek’s history, wine, and culture. Sit back and relax as we spoil you with one-of-a-kind food and wine pairings, including breakfast, lunch, dessert, and a unique Sabrage experience.

Group Experience

A dedicated tour for groups of 20 or more guests. Visit up to three renowned wine estates in Franschhoek over the course of the day by double-decker tram and open-air tram-bus. The perfect way to celebrate, connect or reunite with friends, family or colleagues.

Hop-on Hop-off Line Options:

The blue and green lines visit the following wine estates: Atlas Swift, Pigcasso, Mont Rochelle, La Bri, Holden Manz, Grande Provence, Rickety Bridge, and Franschhoek Cellar.

The red and yellow lines visit the following wine estates: Le Lude, Maison, Eikehof, Lynx, Paserene, Grande Provence, Rickety Bridge, and Franschhoek Cellar.

The purple and orange lines visit the following wine estates: Plaisir, Vrede en Lust, Noble Hill, Babylonstoren, Anura, Bacco, Boschendal, and Solms Delta.

The pink and grey lines visit the following wine estates: Grande Provence, Rickety Bridge, Franschhoek Cellar, Haute Cabriere, Klein Goederust, Leopard’s Leap, Chamonix, and Dieu Donné.

The Navy and Burgundy lines visit the following wine estates: Allee Bleue, Camberley, Bartinney, Le Pommier, Zorgvliet, Paisir, Vrede en Lust, Boschendal, and Solms Delta.

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Franschhoek Wine Tram offers exclusive transfers from Cape Town and its surroundings at affordable rates. You will be collected at your specified address and returned after your tour (later return trips can also be arranged). Transfers can be added to any of our experiences during the booking process at an additional cost.


Tickets can be purchased online or at the Franschhoek Wine Tram Terminal (pre-booking is advised).

Please visit, for ticket prices and more information.

Booking Information
Telephone: +27 (0)21 300 0338
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TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards
2020 – Top 25 Emerging Worldwide
Destinations (15th position).

Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice Destination
Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015

Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013
& 2012

Service Excellence Award – 2015

Best Tourism Event 2015 – Franschhoek
Bastille Festival

Best Local Tourism Authority Information
service 2013 & 2012


Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation


Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
66B Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday to Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 16h00
Sunday: 09h00 – 14h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 66 224 6360