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BLUE LINE

Franschhoek

Activity Description

Estate Closures:
Restaurant
01 & 16.11.2019: Holden Manz (Food Truck available)

The Blue Line tour starts on a modified tram-bus and ends with the double-decker railway tram. The tour allows you to experience breathtaking mountain views while stopping at as many as eight of the following wine estates:

La Bri
Holden Manz
La Bourgogne
Glenwood
La Couronne
Grande Provence
Rickety Bridge
Franschhoek Cellar

We now also offer exclusive transfers from Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Paarl and surrounds at very affordable rates which collects you at your specified address. Please see the zones below in terms of the collection areas included within our pricing structure.

Includes the following areas: Cape Town | Stellenbosch | Paarl | Strand

Should your desired area not be included in these areas please contact our office (groups@winetram.co.za) to receive a quote in any other areas.

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. Corner of Main Road and 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 WearComfortable clothes & shoes
Things to BringBooking confirmation, water & sunscreen
Guests or SpectatorsEstate Closures: Restaurant 01 & 16.11.2019: Holden Manz (Food Truck available) *The tour is monitored by video cameras for safety and security purposes The 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 behaviour be exhibited the Franschhoek Wine Tram reserves its right to suspend or withdraw its services. All vehicles are fitted with CCTV. 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? Parking available at the Franschhoek Terminal. Please note our tours are not wheelchair friendly as the vehicles are all safari type vehicles. All clients travelling 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

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.

ExclusionsWine tasting, lunch and other activities at each stop.

Notes

Please note transfer bookings to be made a minimum of 24 hours before your tour.

To avoid disappointment, it is highly recommended that passengers make reservations for lunch/picnic at least 24-48 hours in advance.

Tickets are to be collected on the day of your tour. Please be at the Ticket Office +/-15 minutes prior to your departure time.

Customer Reviews

Lovely day out in Franschhoek, we chose 5 locations to stop and enjoy. Had a nice mix of vehicle types for our journeys, bus, tram and tractor! Everything was smooth and effortless. Great organisation Franschhoek Wine Tram, thanks again! Keelin. - Keelin Vernon


Really efficient. Friendly staff. Sound transport. We had an enjoyable day and made great memories. Highly recommended. - Lynn Whyte


We had a good time to visiting the wineries but also to tasting the regional wines. The organization is well done and the bus and train schedules are respected. Thank you - Loïc Menelot


We were a party of 6 who all thoroughly enjoyed our day on the Blue Line of Franschhoek Wine Tram. The highlight for us was the 6 course taster meal and wine at the fabulous Glenwood Winery!! Whether you travel on the Trams or Train, or both, your assured of a enjoyable trip around the various wineries all in a fabulous setting. - Keith Geal


Wine Tram was a pleasant experience. The winery’s were very friendly and offered great value. The wine were very nice. The tram staff was very helpful and friendly offering advise and guidance - david carlson




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