Experience the extravagant elegance of rail travel on some of the most luxurious trains in the world. Take a journey into a timeless world of grace and romance, where spectacular scenery stirs your imagination and luxurious comfort soothes your body and soul.
Luxury rail journeys offer a unique way of experiencing some of southern Africa’s magnificent landscapes and landmarks. On board these luxurious trains, guests indulge in fine cuisine accompanied by some of the best wines South Africa has to offer. Around-the-clock personal butlers see to the guests’ every need for the duration of their trip, be it in the comfort of their private suites or at any one of the exquisite lounges.
Choose from a series of train journeys lasting from 24 hours to a fortnight:
- The most popular scheduled route is from Pretoria to Cape Town or vice versa
- Game Safari from Pretoria to Durban
- Meander between Pretoria and Victoria Falls
- Discover the Garden Route between Cape Town and George
- 14-day Dar es Salaam Sojourn
- Seven-day Namibian Special,
- Nine-day Collage between Pretoria, Kruger Park, Durban and Cape Town
- An exciting nine-day Golf Safari
Luxury Trains Accommodation
The Blue Train
The Blue Train has been synonymous with luxury and hospitality since 1946. Guests travelling on-board this luxury train can expect personal and attentive service, sumptuous accommodation, sublime fine-dining and exquisite wines. The Blue Train offers scheduled and charter services. The scheduled route is from Pretoria to Cape Town or vice versa, and the charter routes are from either Pretoria to Durban or Pretoria to Hoedspruit.
Southern & East Africa
Rovos Rail, the 'Most Luxurious Train in the World', offers accommodation that combines the opulence of Edwardian-style travel with subtle modern conveniences, five star cuisine and the finest South African wines. Choose a scheduled two-night journey from Pretoria to Cape Town, Victoria Falls or Durban or select one of their prestigious annual journeys to Tanzania, Namibia and South Africa’s best scenic attractions.