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Activity Description

Estate Closures:
Every Monday – Leopard’s Leap Estate
Every Sunday – Leopard’s Leap open at 11:00
Every Sunday – Haute Cabriere closes at 15:00
7 August 2021 – Leopard’s Leap Estate

Restaurant Closure
Every Monday – Dieu Donne
Every Monday & Tuesday – Leopard’s Leap
Every Monday &Tuesday – Chamonix
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Haute Cabriere

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:

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


ProviderFranschhoek Wine Tram
DurationOpen Ended
WhenThe service runs daily except for 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, 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. 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.


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


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.


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


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.

As safety is one of the main priorities we will be implementing the following protocols for the safety of our guests and employees:

- Guests should arrive +/- 20 minutes before their departure for COVID-19 screening (Temperature check & capturing information)

- Masks/Shields covering your nose and mouth must be worn upon arrival and throughout your journey with us (Wine Estates, subject to their regulations)

- Sanitising stations will be available in the terminal upon arrival as well as each vehicle.

- All vehicles will be sanitized upon guests disembarking at a Wine Estate.

Please note we have provided the necessary training to our team to ensure all protocols are followed to keep you safe. We reserve the right to refuse entry on the premises/service if guests refuse to adhere to the above-mentioned protocols.

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 including your booking ID on the subject to request a refund.

Customer Reviews

We had an amazing time! Beyond what we thought it would be. The staff were very informative and fun. We learnt about wines and wine farms and came away with having gained much. Knowledge. The staff at each farm were fantastic and invested. We can't wait to go again! - Christine Wilmans

What an amazing experience! I'm embarrassed to admit, but due to unforeseen circumstances totally beyond our control, we were late and missed our departure. Within minutes of our arrival, the super efficient staff had arranged for us to be transported to our first stop - no hum-or-hah's about us being late, just efficiency in getting us moving as soon as possible! Both the driver and guide on all the transport between our destinations were friendly and very knowledgeable. And of course - the fact that we could buy to our heart's content and not have to worry about carting our purchases around just added to the pleasures! Upon our arrival at the offices at the end of the day, all our parcels were there, ready to be collected. I would most definitely recommend the Wine Tram to anybody. We came all the way from Durban especially for this experience and it was well worth the effort. Well done Wine Tram Team! We can't wait to be back for another line.... - Carina Niemandt

My friends and I booked the Grey line on 22 May 2021. We had such a great time. The staff were knowledgeable about each farm and the farms we visited were loads of fun. Some of the farms gave us great discounts because we were tram visitors. I would highly recommend this experience. We look forward to riding the Franschoek tram in the future - Colleen Boshoff

Your Wine Tram staff were friendly, knowledgable and helpful, thank you for a wonderful experience! Regards Matt & Phill - Matthew & Phillipa Manthopoulos

The most incredible experience! So professionally operated from start to finish, really can't fault anything. Can't wait to do the wine tram again. - Kelli Reynolds

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