Franschhoek TukTuk Wine Tours

Franschhoek TukTuk Wine Tours
A unique way to tour the Franschhoek Wine Valley. You can experience the famous Franschhoek mountainous wine region on a TukTuk wine tour.

Highlights

  • Spectacular views of the Franschhoek valley surrounded by gorgeous mountains
  • You can visit multiple wine farms, tasting as many wines as you like, without needing a designated driver
  • Enjoy delicious food on one of the many superb restaurants on the wine farms while sipping on the boutique estate’s wine

Description

The tours encompass stops at three to five wine farms, and include expert-guided tastings of the vineyards’ best loved varietals. Take advantage of your City Pass and take a tour.

The Franschhoek TukTuk wine tour launched in 2015 and offers a new and fun way to explore the wine estates of the beautiful valley.

The vehicle, designed to accommodate two passengers and is intended for those wanting to travel short distances. This makes it the ideal mode transport to use for wine tours in the Franschoek valley.

Day Start End
Monday 10:00, 14:00 13:00, 17:00
Tuesday 10:00, 14:00 13:00, 17:00
Wednesday 10:00, 14:00 13:00, 17:00
Thursday 10:00, 14:00 13:00, 17:00
Friday 10:00, 14:00 13:00, 17:00
Saturday 10:00, 14:00 13:00, 17:00
Sunday 10:00, 14:00 13:00, 17:00
  • Daily: Tours run from 10:00; last recommended tour time is 14:00
  • Booking essential
  • Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Phone: +27 (0)72 735 3035
Website: www.tuktukfranschhoek.co.za

40 Uitkyk St

Advice for visitors

  • The TukTuk is an ideal way for two passengers per vehicle to explore the winelands in any weather condition.
  • The tour excludes meals, refreshments and wine tasting fees, so bring along some cash and your appetite to enjoy a meal at one of the wine farms.
  • Franschhoek boasts some of South Africa’s top 100 restaurants, so enjoying a meal from the country’s “culinary capital” is essential when on the tour!
  • Unfortunately, the TukTuk is not wheelchair friendly.

Did you know

  • The TukTuk originated from Thailand as an effective way to zip through traffic.
  • They are used for shorter distances in towns and cities, and reach a top speed of 50-60km per hour.
  • The adorable three-wheeled vehicle also goes by the name rickshaw, trishaw or mototaxi, but the common name TukTuk is onomatopoeic, mimicking the sound of its small engine.
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