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Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Tour from Cape Town

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Aquarium 1
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South AfricaTour office: Outside the 2 Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront
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    Franschhoek Wine Tram
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Board the Franschhoek wine tram Purple or Orange line. These circular routes stop at any of 8 wine estates with the tram or tram bus passing every 30 minutes. (Realistically you will visit 4-5 estates)
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You'll return to the starting point
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    Departure Point
    Aquarium 1, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Return transport by air-conditioned coach from Cape Town to the Franschhoek valley to connect with the tram
    • 1 Wine tasting on the tram
    • Choice of Orange or Purple Tram routes
    • Visit these wine estates: Allee Bleue, Solms Delta, Boschendal, Plaisir de Merle,
    • Vrede & Lust, Noble Hill, Babylonstoren & Backsberg
    • Tram & Tram buses offer hop on hop off every 30 minutes
    • Entry/Admission - Franschhoek Wine Tram
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Wine tasting fees at the chosen wine estates
    • Cost of lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is casual / semi casual
    • Wine tasting minimum age is 18
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 64 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I was very disappointed that this tour did not go into Franschhoek Village (why is this not mentioned in the details of the tour). In my opinion the only thing that really makes Franschhoek different from the other wine farm regions in the WC is the French village and we did
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    Response from CSScpt, Director of Sales at Full-Day Franschhoek Wine Tram Tour from Cape Town
    Responded 5 days ago
    Thank you for your review. I am not sure if its a case of misinformation or not reading the marketing material? This tour is a hop on hop off tram tour around wine estates in the Franschhoek valley. It allows you to visit the wine estates. Visiting the french village is not really the aim of this tour. The tour does depart from the Tram station which is located outside the village. As regards the 2 lines you were offered - they visit the same estates in reverse order so should not have resulted in any problems to access the estates you wanted. I am sorry the tram staff were not friendly - the majority of reviews here suggest the opposite but we will feed that back to the tam folks to take the necessary action to ensure it does not happen again.
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    Starting on an air conditioned couch from the V&A we arrived in Franschhoek in plenty of time to enjoy the tram and buses with knowledgable guides and thoroughly savour 4 wonderful tastings. Don’t miss Backberg and Boschendal on the way.
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    The best way to see the Winelands. The scenery. The experience was magnificent. I am definitely doing this again. And thank you to Mandla our tram guide. He is brilliant! Also, I really suggest using a shuttle as you will probably be singing all the way back to CPT😜
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    Perfectly organized and so well put together. The highlight of our Cape Town visit. 10/10 would recommend!
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    We booked the tour online and kept the barcode on the mobile. The trip was excellent and very well organized. Our tour guide Charles was very friendly and informative. I’m not a big fan of guided tours but this one is highly recommended!
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    By: City Sightseeing
    iwishiweretherenow
    3932
    Excellent tours - recommended!
    We only had one day free to do the hop on-hop off bus, and managed to complete the red, blue and purple routes in
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    cas905
    Markham, Canada
    192
    Good way to get an overview of Cape Town
    We purchased the 2-day pass for the Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing bus and got on all four routes over 2 days. Each
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    Roger H
    50
    A great day tour and better than a private guided tour
    Our family went on the full day Cape Point tour on 6th February. Myself and wife had been to Cape Point 2 years
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    bluefootedbooby2017
    Hythe, United Kingdom
    144
    Capetown Sightseeing
    This is a really good way to get around Capetown. We did the red route to get to and from Table Mountain and it
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    Diana M
    90
    Casual & Comfortable
    We did the RED Bus Tour & it was excellent. We were able to visit Table Top Mountain, very lucky for us as it had
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    martinrmn
    9244
    A must do
    We always like the big red bus tours and try and book one if we are in any major city to get our bearings. This
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    kn0ck
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    8249
    Disappointing
    We did this tour on 24th Jan and were collected from Camps Bay. We decided to sit at the front of the bus for the
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    KES68
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    6529
    Best way to see the city
    Our first time in Cape Town. And as always these buses are the best way to see and get an oversight of the city.
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    Kufunda
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    28563
    Topless Tours Tourist Service bus tours
    Well worth the fee for an all day experience where we managed to cover three routes with some overlap- the City
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    Richard C
    Rotherham, United Kingdom
    82
    Red bus
    Booked this tour before we left England and included the Table Mountain cable car option too. Boarded by the V&A
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