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Group Experience Franschhoek

Franschhoek

Activity Description

Please note groups exceeding 40 guests can contact our offices directly, groups@winetram.co.za

Groups experience a unique and leisurely way to see the Franschhoek Valley as they journey through rolling vineyards, stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates. The itinerary covers up to four wine estates in the Franschhoek Valley, each with a character as rich and individual as the wines they produce. Several of the wine estates on the itinerary boast world-class restaurants and a lunch or picnic stop can be included upon request.

Please Note: The tour is strictly a wine tasting experience and does not host birthdays or bachelor/bachelorette parties.

Wine tasting fees at each estate (between R35 and R75 per person) and lunch are not included in the tour price and need to be settled with the estates directly.

FORMAT:
Groups will visit up to 4 wine estates in the Franschhoek Valley over the course of 4 to 5 hours by double-decker tram and open-air tram-bus.

Herewith available itineraries:

Itinerary 1
Rickety Bridge
Grande Provence (Lunch)
Franschhoek Cellar

Itinerary 2
Rickety Bridge
Grande Provence
Dieu Donne (Lunch)

Itinerary 3
Holden Manz
Franschhoek Cellar (Lunch)
Rickety Bridge

Itinerary 4
Franschhoek Cellar
Rickety Bridge(Lunch)
Grande Provence

KINDLY ENSURE TO SELECT A SPECIFIC ITINERARY WHEN MAKING YOUR BOOKING.

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 Wine Tram ticket office located in the centre of the Franschhoek Village. 32 Main Road, Franschhoek Square, Franschhoek 7690 Where to Park? Please make use of the free parking conveniently located at the corner of Dirkie Uys and La Rochelle Streets, within 2 minutes walk of our ticket office.
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 WearComfortable clothes and shoes
Things to BringBooking confirmation, water & sunscreen
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. Tickets are to be collected on the day of your tour. Please be at the Ticket Office +/-15 minutes prior to your departure time. Where to Park? Please make use of the free parking conveniently located at the corner of Dirkie Uys and La Rochelle Streets, within 2 minutes walk of our ticket office. *The tour is monitored by video cameras for safety and security purposes 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. 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. 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. Passengers may dine at one of several restaurants on the tour. In order to avoid disappointment, we advise passengers to make lunch reservations at least 24 hours in advance of travel. Please take note that pets are not permitted on the tour. CANCELLATION POLICY: 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.

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

InclusionsAll transport in Franschhoek
ExclusionsAll wine tasting fees and lunch

Notes

DEPARTURE – 10:00 AM from the Franschhoek Wine Tram ticket office.

PLEASE NOTE ALL TASTINGS AND LUNCHES ARE SETTLED WITH THE ESTATES DIRECTLY.

Itinerary 1
Rickety Bridge
Grande Provence (Lunch)
Franschhoek Cellar

Itinerary 2
Rickety Bridge
Grande Provence
Dieu Donne (Lunch)

Itinerary 3
Holden Manz
Franschhoek Cellar (Lunch)
Rickety Bridge

Itinerary 4
Franschhoek Cellar
Rickety Bridge(Lunch)
Grande Provence

KINDLY ENSURE TO SELECT A SPECIFIC ITINERARY WHEN MAKING YOUR BOOKING.

TRANSFERS – Optional transfer from Cape Town can be added during the booking process at a cost of R300 per person (one pickup and one drop-off address).

Transfer Zone 1(Additional Fee-See booking page for price)
Pickups: CPT Airport, Acacia Park, Athlone, Aurora, Bantry Bay, Bellville, Bergvliet, Bishops Court, Boston, Brackenfell, Brooklyn, Camps Bay, Cape Town CBD, Century City, Claremont, Clifton, Constantia, De Bron, De Tyger, Durbanville, Edgemead, Epping, Eversdal, Fairways, Fresnaye, Gardens, Goodwood, Grassy Park, Green Point, Higgovale, Kenilworth, Kensington, Khayelitsha, Kraaifontein, Kuilsriver, Meadowridge, Milnerton, Mouille Point, Mowbray, Newlands, Observatory, Oranjezicht, Ottery, Paarden Eiland, Paarl, Panorama, Parow, Pinehurst, Pinelands, Plattekloof, Plumstead, Rondebosch, Rosebank, Sea Point, Sonstraal Hoogte, Stellenberg, Stellenbosch, Tamboerskloof, Thornton, Three Anchor Bay, Tygervalley, Vierlanden, Waterfront, Welgedacht, Welgelegen, Welgemoed, Wynberg

Transfer Zone 2(Additional Fee-See booking page for price)
Pickups: Atlantic Beach, Bakeoven, Bergvliet, Clovelly, Duinefontein, Diepriver, Fishhoek, Glencairn, Gordons Bay, Heathfield, Kalk Bay, Kirstenhof, Kommetjie, Melkbos, Noordhoek, Ocean View, Simonstown, St James, Sun Valley, Tokai, Blouberg, Hout Bay, Llandudno, Marina Da Gama, Muizenberg, Parklands, Pelican Park, Retreat, Strand, Strandfontein, Sunningdale, Table View, Somerset West, Steenberg, Mitchells Plain

Customer Reviews

Wonderful experience and excellent service. Definitely recommended! - Du Toit van der Merwe


Very well organised. Really nice day. Compliments for Holden Manz! - Fred van Alphen


Thank you for such an awesome experience. Everything was so well planned and executed. We were blown away by your punctuality, pre set up and that every farm expected us on arrival being well prepared for the exact number of people, ready to get started without us feeling rushed. The food was excellent and tour guides on the bus, train and tractor were well informed, friendly and efficient. - Lizette Basson for City Lodge Hotel Group


Well Organised. Guide very friendly and knowledgeable. Lunch very good. Wineries presented well - good quality wines. - Paul Douglas


We had an amazing experience and loved every moment of our trip and day. Everything was well and professionally organized and our 2 guides, Stacey and Ricardo were the best!. Stacey went out of her way to please everyone and made us feel so welcome. From the whole MHR team, we again want to thank especially Stacey and Ricardo for the best service anyone could wish for. She is absolutely made to work with people and is doing a superb job - will definitely come back and recommend friends to be guided by her!!! It was an unforgettable experience and one for the books! - MHR




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