Franschhoek Wine Tram

Franschhoek Wine Tram

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Franschhoek Wine TramOne year after launching, the Franschhoek Wine Tram has expanded its offering by adding six new wine estates to the service and creating two separate hop-on hop-off tours, each offering passengers a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as they journey through rolling vineyards in an open-side tram and open-air tram-bus stopping in at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates.

A combination of tram and tram-bus transports passengers around a loop of stops allowing them to hop-off at each stop and experience the activities on offer, be it wine tasting, a cellar tour, lunch or simply a stroll through the vineyards and when they are ready, hop-on to continue the tour. The tour takes passengers right into the heart of the Franschhoek Valley, with a commentary guided tour and unparalleled views of the valley and vineyards.

"Here comes the Wine Tram"


Tickets can be purchased at the Franschhoek Wine Tram ticket office located at Franschhoek Square, 32 Main Road, Franschhoek or online at


  • R200.00 per person for Adults
  • R85.00 per person for Kids between 3 years and 17 years of age.

We can host a maximum of 25 guests per departure, the rate is R200.00 per person which includes two complimentary tastings on the route at specific wineries (Blue Line: La Couronne, Holden Manz, La Bourgogne)(Red Line: Maison, Eikehof(welcome taste), Dieu Donne) as well as various discounts at the remaining wineries. Additional wine tastings range between R25 – R55 per person for the tasting of 3-4 wines.

Blue Line

  • Complimentary Taste at La Couronne
  • Complimentary Taste at Holden Manz
  • Complimentary Taste at La Bourgogne
  • La Bri gives 10% discount on wine purchases (Closed on Sundays)
  • Rickety Bridge gives half off standard wine tasting credited against any wine, cheese platter or meal purchase
  • Grande Provence gives 5% discount on wine sales

Red Line

  • Complimentary Taste at Maison
  • Welcome Taste at Eikehof (Glass of wine upon arrival)
  • Complimentary Taste at Dieu Donne
  • Rickety Bridge gives half off standard wine tasting credited against any wine, cheese platter or meal purchase
  • Grande Provence gives 5% discount on wine sales

Blue Line: Mont Rochelle, La Couronne, Holden Manz, La Bourgogne, La Bri, Rickety Bridge and Grande Provence.

Red Line: Maison, Eikehof, Leopard’s Leap, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, Rickety Bridge and Grande Provence.

The tours works as follows; you book a departure time for one of the tours and once you get onto the tour it is hop on – hop off at the various wine estates on your chosen route in intervals of 1 hour each. Please note that once you get off at a wine estate it will be 1hour before the next bus/tram will arrive for pick up, you are more than welcome to stay for an additional hour(s) at any of the wineries, this will just mean you need to miss another winery. If passengers wish to dine at one of the restaurants on the tour it is advisable to make lunch reservations at least 24 hours in advance directly with the wine estate.

See attached Brochure for more information.

Franschhoek Wine Tram | PO Box 153 | Franschhoek | 7690 | South Africa | Phone: +27 (0)21 300 0338  |

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