Luxury Rail

The Blue Train – a 5-star luxury rail experience

Enjoy a 2 night 3 day all inclusive luxury rail experience. Scheduled departure dates apply.

The Blue Train travels this 1600km (994 miles) journey over two nights. This allows visitors to surrender to the luxury of slowing down while taking their time to soak up some of South Africa’s most magnificent landscapes. During the journey, the train is due to stop for an off-the train excursion at the diamond town of Kimberley where one can explore the Big Hole and the Diamond Museum.

The Blue Train has been the ultimate in luxury rail travel since 1946. It offers a unique way of experiencing some of Southern Africa’s magnificent landscapes and landmarks. On this train luxury assumes a new dimension.
Guests indulge in fine cuisine with personal Butlers at hand. The Blue Train is not just a mode of transport. It is an all-inclusive five-star luxury rail experience.

Travel the grasslands of the golden Highveld to the open landscapes of the Great Karoo; experience the spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands of the Cape. The journey’s start or end in Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa.

Rovos Rail- the most luxurious train in the world

Recapture the romance and atmosphere of a by-gone era, and experience the magic and mystery of Africa in the most relaxed and elegant fashion. Climb aboard the wood-panelled carriages; classics, remodelled and refurbished to mint condition. Enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury, and view some of the most varied scenery imaginable beyond the windows.
In a series of train journeys lasting from 24 hours to a fortnight, the Pride of Africa links some of Africa’s greatest destinations from Cape Town, at the tip of Africa, to Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, from scenic splendours as diverse as the game reserves of Mpumalanga to the Victoria Falls, from the desert landscapes in Namibia and the stark beauty of the Karoo to the lush cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal and the magnificent Garden Route along the Cape south coast.