Franschhoek Wine Tram
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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 www.winetram.co.za, for ticket prices and more information.
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FRANSCHHOEK WINE VALLEY EXISTS TO:
Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses
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
Service Excellence Award – 2015
Best Tourism Event 2015 – Franschhoek
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
66B Huguenot Road
Monday to Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 16h00
Sunday: 09h00 – 14h00
+27(0) 66 224 6360