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GREY LINE TRAM FIRST

Franschhoek

Activity Description

Estate Closures:
Mondays – Leopard’s Leap
26.08.2022 – Leopard’s Leap

Restaurant Closures:
01.08.2022 – 24.08.2022 – Leopard’s Leap
Monday, Tuesday – Chamonix
Tuesday, Wednesday – Haute Cabriere (Platters available)
Monday to Thursday – Klein Goederust (Platters available)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Dieu Donne (Platters available)

The Grey Line tour includes a journey on our double-decker railway tram and a tram-bus. The tour showcases the picturesque Franschhoek Valley with stops at:

Grande Provence (cashless estate – card payments only)
Rickety Bridge
Franschhoek Cellar
Haute Cabriere
Klein Goederust
Leopards Leap
Chamonix
Dieu Donne

Arrangements

DurationOpen Ended
WhenThe service runs daily except for 24th December, 25th December, 31st December and 1st January.
WhereThe tour embarks and disembarks from the Franschhoek Terminal. Cnr of Main Road & Cabriere Street, Franschhoek 7690 Where to Park? Parking available at the Franschhoek Terminal
WeatherBoth the tram and tram-bus are fairly well protected from the rain but on the rare occasion the service may be cancelled due to weather conditions or mechanical problems without notice in which case full refunds will be issued.
What to WearWe will be travelling with open blinds and windows for your safety, please wear warm comfortable clothes & shoes on cold days.
Things to BringBooking confirmation
Guests or SpectatorsThe tour is strictly a wine tasting experience and does not host celebration events such as birthdays or bachelor/bachelorette parties as the estates visited are primarily wine-tasting venues and not party venues. In order to properly exercise their duties, the Franschhoek Wine Tram staff members place a legitimate expectation on all guests not to behave in an unacceptably loud, disruptive, offensive, or intoxicated manner. Should any such behavior be exhibited the Franschhoek Wine Tram reserves its right to suspend or withdraw its services. All vehicles are fitted with CCTV and monitored throughout the service.

Requirements

Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

Transportation from the ticket office to each of the wine estates on your route.
You will also receive a daily offerings card which will include any specials/discounts for the day.

Exclusions

Wine tasting, lunch and other activities at each stop
Chauffer/Transfer – Please note transfers are added at an additional cost to your booking.

Notes

Passengers may dine at one of several restaurants on the tour. To avoid disappointment, it is highly recommended that passengers make reservations for lunch/picnic at least 24-48 hours in advance. Food or open alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the tour though food and drinks are available for purchase at the wine estates. Wine tastings can be purchased at each wine estate directly.

Tickets are to be collected on the day of your tour. Please be at the Ticket Office +/-20 minutes prior to your departure time.

Please note our tours are not wheelchair friendly as the vehicles are all safari-type vehicles. All clients traveling with us need to be mobile due to stairs in all vehicles as well as accessibility at the wine estates.

Please take note that pets are not permitted on the tour.

CANCELLATION POLICY (All Service including chauffer/transfer services):

7 days + = 100% REFUND
1 – 7 days = 50% REFUND
Less than 24 hours before scheduled TIME SLOT = No Refund

Please send a cancellation email to info@winetram.co.za including your booking ID on the subject to request a refund.

Customer Reviews

Top Class Very friendly - Jason Burt


Highly HIGHLY recommend to anyone wanting to explore the wine lands. The customer service was impeccable!! They were so willing to assist and did not feel "lost" or overwhelmed at any stage of this year experience. It is truly an amazing experience overall. Would do again!!! - Karla Roos


Franschhoek is so very special and so are its Tram lines. Do include them on your trip. The first stop for us on the Grey Route was Grand Provence. It was also my overall favourite. We all loved the outdoor sculptures and wandering through the gallery. What's more, the oysters and MCC pairing was divine. The Pinotage at Rickety Bridge was outstanding and the pizza's and wine pairings at Franschhoek Cellars were perfection. That said, all the farms we visited were amazing, as were their and the Tram's hard working staff. Thank you guys for a great day out. We will be back xx - Catherine Green


It was a fabulous experience. The staff were very friendly, the wine farms all very welcoming. It was a very cold and rainy day but we didn't get cold or wet. We definitely want to try the other lines in future. - Belinda Craig


We had a wonderful day hopping on and off the tram and busses on the grey line. The staff at all points were friendly and knowledgeable and the Vineyards were amazing. Thanks especially to Simon, on the tram, who helped us novices right at the start of our day. - Christine redshaw



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