Sit back and let us do the driving. Enjoy free Wifi on the bus whilst you listen to some wine commentary as we depart from Cape Town in the morning and head to Franschhoek. On arrival you will be afforded the opportunity to join the Orange or Purple tram routes.
Each circular route covers 8 Wine Estates. The tram or tram buses pass each wine estate hourly, for you to hop on and hop off. Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting on the double decker tram!
Realistically you will mange to visit 4 or 5 estates during the course of a day. You are free to enjoy a wine tasting or lunch (not included in the price) at any of the estates. For lunch, we suggest you book ahead. Telephone numbers can be found on the booking confirmation you will receive.
You are welcome to purchase wine at any of the estates and leave your purchase with one of the tram drivers, who will ensure you are re-united with your purchase at the time of boarding the motor-coach back home! At 4:00 PM, head meet back at the motor coach for your transfer back to Cape Town.
Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday
For other days of the week please see: Winelands Tour
V&A Waterfront: Stop 1 Tour office, located office outside the Two Oceans Aquarium
CBD: Stop 5 Tour office, located at 81 Long Street
Also available: complimentary pick-up from many of our bus stops near all hotels
(further details and collection times during the booking process and on your confirmation, that you receive after check out)
Tour returns to V&A Waterfront (Stop 1) at approximately 17h00. Use the Red Route buses to get back into the CBD or the Green Route bus back to the Atlantic seaboard as far as Camps bay.
The Purple or Orange tram linesPurple Line wine farms:
Allee Bleue, Boschendal, Solms Delta, Plaisir de Merle, Vrede & Lust, Noble Hill, Babylonstoren, BacksbergOrange Route wine farms:
Noble Hill, Babylonstoren, Backsberg, Vrede & Lust, Plaisir de Merle, Allee Bleue, Boschendal, Solms DeltaDuration
Transport to and from Franschhoek in a luxury coach with free wifi
The Franschhoek Wine Tram ticket
Complimentary wine tasting on wine tram
Cost of lunch
Cost of wine tasting fees at the wine estates (Approx R 80pp)
Free cancellation up to 24h before departure
When booking, make sure you state your pick-up point. Tickets are only valid for the stipulated day of booking and booking for this tour is essential.