Franschhoek Wine Tram Family-Friendly Wine Estates
Hop aboard the Franschhoek Wine Tram for an unforgettable wine tasting journey the whole family can enjoy! With breathtaking scenery and delightful wine estates to explore, the special memories are just waiting to be created. Here are some family-friendly wine estates to visit along the way:
Boschendal is a true paradise for families. While parents indulge in award-winning wines, kids can run free on the lush green lawns, play at the well-equipped playground, ride the bike track, and enjoy picnics under the trees. Don’t miss the Farm Shop, offering farm-to-table treats and fresh produce for a delightful family feast, or make a booking at the Deli or Werf Restaurant to experience some seriously delish cuisine!
Step into a magical wonderland at Babylonstoren! This estate offers a family-friendly experience like no other. Wander through the enchanting gardens, where kids can explore and learn about various plant species. The farm animals and birdlife add to the excitement, making it an ideal destination for young nature enthusiasts. Visit the Greenhouse Restaurant under the trees for a relaxed bite to eat, or book at Babel Restaurant for a truly unique farm-to-fork food experience.
Franschhoek Cellar is a haven for families seeking both wine and fun. While parents savour the estate’s exceptional wines, kids can enjoy the large outdoor area, which includes an oversized chess set. One of the big selling points is that Franschhoek Cellar is one of the only destinations in the valley with a dedicated childminder in a safe and enclosed undercover play area, open to kids of all ages!
Grande Provence boasts an impressive heritage estate with stunning views, creating a picturesque setting for the whole family to enjoy. Kids can explore the estate’s art installations and sculptures, igniting their creativity. Parents can enjoy a leisurely lunch under the trees at the Bistro, while the kids have fun on the newly added natural playground (complete with zip line!), and beautiful sprawling lawns.
La Bri warmly welcomes families with open arms! The estate’s peaceful atmosphere and beautiful gardens allow families to relax and unwind together. While parents enjoy award-winning wines, the little ones can also enjoy a unique kiddies’ chocolate and juice pairing.
Le Pommier is a family-friendly gem nestled in the heart of the valley. Their dedicated kiddies’ play area ensures children have an absolute blast while parents enjoy wine tastings and delectable meals at the Restaurant. The estate’s warm hospitality creates a welcoming atmosphere for families of all sizes.
Leopard’s Leap offers an exceptional family experience. Parents can sample the estate’s renowned wines and enjoy a hearty buffet lunch, while kids are entertained on the playground, and the newly added bicycle pump track. For a delightful treat, indulge in the estate’s delicious ice cream offering!
Pigcasso is not just a wine estate, but a sanctuary for rescued farm animals. Families can enjoy a unique experience with guided tours, where kids can meet the adorable rescued pigs, cows, donkeys, chickens, and others. The estate’s focus on animal welfare and sustainable practices adds to the educational experience.
Rickety Bridge is a must-visit for families. Parents can indulge in wine tastings, while kids play on the estate’s well-maintained lawns (complete with a variety of lawn games), and kiddies’ playground. And those with a sweet tooth can indulge in their yummy kiddies pairing, which appeals to both the little ones and the young at heart!