Luxury Rail - Rovos Rail
Rovos Rail first-class travel

Packages include:

  • Three meals daily and all alcoholic and other beverages
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • 24-hour full room service and bar facilities
  • Limited laundry service
  • Government tax

Included in off-train accommodation

  • Accommodation
  • Meals taken at the game reserves, hotels, clubs or resorts
  • Water and limited wine selection at certain establishments

First-Class travel to Southern Africa’s most spectacular destinations.

Travel with Rovos Rail on the most luxurious train in the world to Southern Africa’s most spectacular destinations. The beautifully rebuilt trains carry a maximum of 72 passengers in 36 superbly appointed suites and are also available for charter, while the Events Train caters for up to 250 guests and is suitable for daytime journeys.

With discreet and friendly service, five-star cuisine and a selection of South Africa’s finest wines, Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era encompassing the timeless grace and high
romance of African exploration. In a series of journeys lasting from 48 hours to 15 days, Rovos Rail links some of the sub-continent’s greatest destinations from Cape Town 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.


DAY 1 – Depart Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria at 15h00.
DAY 2 – Tour the renowned city of Kimberley, Diamond Mine Museum and the Big Hole.
DAY 3 – Visit the quaint historic village of Matjiesfontein in the Karoo. Travel through the Hex River Pass and the winelands of Worcester towards Cape Town where the journey ends at 18h00.
Available in reverse, departing Cape Town 11h00, arriving Pretoria 12h00.


DAY 1 – Depart Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria at 09h30.
DAY 2 – Travel north through Gaborone, cross the Tropic of Capricorn and continue to the border.
DAY 3 – The journey continues through Bulawayo, then northwest towards the Zambezi. Disembark for a game drive at The Hide in Hwange National Park.
DAY 4 – Arrive Victoria Falls at 10h00.
Available in reverse, departing Vic Falls 17h00, arriving Pretoria 10h00.


DAY 1 – Depart Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria at 10h00.
DAY 2 – Early morning game drive in the Nambiti Conservancy. In the afternoon, disembark for a choice of excursions: Spioenkop battlefields tour OR Spioenkop Reserve game drive.
DAY 3 – Visit the famous Ardmore Ceramics Gallery. Arrive in Durban at 16h00 where the journey ends.
Available in reverse departing Durban 10h00, arriving Pretoria 16h00.


DAY 1 – Depart Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria at 15h00.
DAY 2 – Tour the renowned city of Kimberley, Diamond Mine Museum and the Big Hole.
DAY 3 – Optional walking tour of Upington, will late arrival in Namibia.
DAY 4 – Visit to the Fish River Canyon and traverse the Kalahari Desert. Enjoy an afternoon walking tour of Keetmanshoop.
DAY 5 – Arrive in Windhoek and enjoy a city tour. Take a one-hour flight to Sossusvlei Lodge, with a desert drive and bush dinner. Overnight.
DAY 6 – Early morning desert drive with breakfast in the Vlei. Return flight to Windhoek. Travel to the game-rich Etosha Park.
DAY 7 – Transfer to Mokuti Lodge in Etosha for lunch and a game drive. Overnight.

9 Day Golf Safari

Designed to entertain the most discerning player with optional excursions for non-playing guests at all venues. The Golf Safari begins in Pretoria and travels west to Sun City in the hills of the Pilanesberg for a day at this renowned facility including a game drive for non-golfers. In the foothills of the imposing Drakensberg Mountains, 18 holes await at the Champagne Sports Resort with a guided tour of the battlefields a further highlight for non-golfers. Enjoy a game at Durban Country Club (or Beachwood) or tour the city. Then it’s on to Zululand for game viewing at Hluhluwe before heading to Swaziland. Tee off at Royal Swazi or enjoy a game drive at Mkhaya and a visit to Ngwenya Glass and Guava Gallery. Golfers then play the challenging Leopard Creek course (dependent) while non-golfers enjoy a game drive in the world-famous Kruger Park, after which this memorable journey ends in Pretoria.

Packages exclude:

  • Staff gratuities
  • Off-train beverages (dependent)

Excluded in off-train accommodation

  • Off-train beverages (dependent)
  • Off-train laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Memorabilia purchases

Please contact us for prices, available departure dates and terms and conditions.

2019 Free Flights Special

5 Nights Cape Peninsula & Winelands

5 Night Jo’burg & Vic Falls

Mashatu Game Reserve “Land of the Giants”

4 Day Kruger Park Explorer

7 Day Wild Kingdoms Safari