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RED LINE

Franschhoek

Activity Description

Estate Closure
Wednesday – Maison (until end of September 2022)
05.11.2022 – Maison – Please take note of the following time changes: Last Drop-off: 02:53 PM | Last Collection: 03:53 PM

Restaurant Closure
Monday – Le Lude
Tuesday, Wednesday – Lynx

The Red Line tour starts on a tram-bus and ends with the double-decker railway tram. The tour showcases Franschhoek’s picturesque rolling vineyards and includes stops at as many as eight of the following wine estates:

Le Lude
Maison
Eikehof
Lynx
Paserene
Grande Provence (cashless estate – card payments only)
Rickety Bridge
Franschhoek Cellar

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, 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

Great day on the tram we loved all the vineyards we went to on the Red Line and would highly recommend. - Rachel Black


It was a very pleasant experience. The transport system is very efficient, the personnel is friendly and the wine is great! - Pieter Oberholzer


Such a beautiful experience, professional service . very fun and interactive. I will bring my family again and do it . - Prince Nkolokosa


Best value event you can do while in the Cape. Ultimate way to see the winelands. - Kenneth Pearsall


Thank you Franschoek Wine tram!!! The experience for us was out of the world!!! We enjoyed the trip with your friendly tour guides tremendously. - Marchelle Botha



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