The Franschhoek Wine Tram seats 32 passengers on eight comfortable benches which are designed to allow passengers a breathtaking view of the scenic beauty of the Franschhoek Valley wine lands and the majestic mountains that frame this region. Roll-down transparent awnings ensure that even in inclement weather visitors will be kept warm and comfortable on this adventure into the history of 300 year old vineyards.
Some of South Africa’s most distinguished wine estates line the route of the open-side tram and open-air tram-buses which will take you on a leisurely journey through the beauty of rolling vineyards that have been nurtured lovingly for over 300 years. Each wine estate you stop at along the way presents a variety of tastes and experiences which will satisfy the palate of the most discerning wine connoisseur.
Where there is good wine there will definitely be great cuisine, and whether you decide to have lunch or a picnic at one of the estates along the route you choose, there is no doubt that you will have the best of both worlds on your Franschhoek Wine Tram experience. Should you decide that you would like to explore any one of the many outstanding restaurants that Franschhoek is famous for after your tour, there is no doubt that it will be well worth waiting for!
Take your pick of any one of the 4 different wine routes the Franschhoek Wine Tram has laid on, each of which take you to different stops at wine estates producing award-winning wines to suit every taste, ranging from plump reds to superb sparkling wines.
The Franschhoek Valley enfolds the age old tradition of wine making in an area of unparalleled beauty that inspires millions of visitors to add it to their bucket list every year, and the Franschhoek Wine Tram team has definitely added a new dimension to the exploration of its history for every visitor looking for a unique experience.