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Luxurious journey with ROVOS Rail through Africa
(Trips before and after can be arranged individually) 

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A luxury steam train experience through Africa that you will cherish forever.

Every African adventure should be a little extravagant to enjoy the charme of the past. Experience the magic of the African continent while travelling with the most luxurious steam train in the world. Go back in time with the Rovos Rail!

You will feel completely pampered by the 5 star travel. Enjoy the finest food and lavish lifestile while the diversity of Africa unfolds itself outside your window.

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When you relax in your luxurious sleeping quarters, the rhythm of the train‘s wheels will rock you gently to sleep. Experience a leisurely morning sunrise and ease yourself into the days adventures. You will be enchanted by the breathtaking landscapes and coastal vistas that roll past. The memories of this unique experience you will certainly keep forever.

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Pretoria – Cape Town

Please note that this tour is only available on a few dates. For more information please send us an enquiry.

Rovos Rail Map

Day 1 Departure from Pretoria

3:00pm: Departure of the train station Capital Park Station in Pretoria

Via Johannesburg you will travel through the gold fields of Witwatersrand.

4pm: High Tea in the lounge and in the outlook wagon

7:30pm: dinner 


Day 2, Kimberley – Matjiesfontein

7am: breakfast until 10am

10am: Arrival in Kimberley, explore the "Big Hole" and the diamond museum

12:30pm: Departure

1pm: Lunch in the dining wagon

4:30pm: High Tea in the lounge and in the outlook wagon

7:30pm: Dinnner; Route via De Aar and Beaufort West to Matjiesfontein.


Day 3, Matjiesfontein – Cape Town

7am: breakfast until 10am

8:15am: visit the historical village Matjiesfontein

10:30am: Route via Touws River, de Doorns and Worcester to Cape Town

1pm: lunch in the dining wagon

4:30pm: High Tea in the lounge and in the outlook wagon

6pm: Arrival in Cape Town, platforn 24


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We will gladly organize a custom-made travel experience in Cape Town and surrounding areas for you.


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