Let The Wine Tram take you back in time to over 300 years ago when the first refugees from France arrived to make Franschhoek their home to find a magical valley perfect for continuing their lifelong passion for wine making. Travelling through the Franschhoek Valley wine estates is an experience to satisfy all the senses, with internationally acclaimed wines, world class cuisine and a rich tapestry of history set against a backdrop of acre upon acre of perfectly laid out vineyards, all set in an area of unparalleled beauty framed by the mountains of Franschhoek Valley.
The Wine Tram will take you on a narrated tour through these beautiful wine estates in our unique open-air tram and open-air bus, taking you through the history of the different estates and the exceptional, unique wines that are produced by each wine maker.
Visitors to Cape Town all have a bucket list of places to see, from iconic Table Mountain to the surrounding beaches and up the West Coast to see the profusion of flowers that bloom in spring, but a visit to the vineyards in Franschhoek is an essential to add to your list to round your visit off perfectly!
As a wine connoisseur and lover of exceptional cuisine you will be in heaven with a complete mixture of traditionally French and South African wines along with award winning cuisine in Franschhoek. Our hop-on hop-off tours on The Wine Tram are planned to take you on a slow journey in the open air to taste some of the finest wines produced in the world, to stop off for lunch at wine estates or a picnic and a stroll through the beauty of vineyards that have been lovingly been looked after for centuries.
The Wine Tram make it as easy as possible for you to get to Franschhoek for a tour through the vineyards with our exclusive, direct transfer service from Cape Town and surrounding areas, as well as from the airport and back. Wine Tram transfers are private to each booking, which is a direct door to door service and should you decide to remain in Franschhoek for an extended stay to drink in the beauty of our area, our team will be happy to accommodate the return leg of your transfer at no additional cost.
We invite you to share this exceptional journey through the vineyards and wine estates in Franschhoek with the friendly team at The Wine Tram.