Rovos Rail

Experience the golden era of travel on the beautifully restored and all inclusive Rovos Rail journey.  Relax in the classically styled bar or open air observation lounge and watch as the South African landscape unfolds before you. Evening meals are an occasion with silver service and fine cuisine, accompanied by outstanding South African wines.     

The sleeper coaches continue the traditional theme with beautiful wood panelled suites and modern conveniences such as private ensuite shower rooms. There is a mini bar stocked with your choice of beverages as well as a safe and 24 hour room service. Choose from three different suites:

Pullman - Sofa that converts into twin upper and lower berth or double bed.

Deluxe - Larger in size with lounge area and either twin or double beds.

Royal Suite - Half a carriage in size. Double bed and larger bathroom with Victorian style bath.

Experiences include:

  • Observation car
  • Lounge car
  • All meals and drinks
  • Off train excursions
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Suites with private facilities


Cape Town to Pretoria
A three day, 1600km journey from Cape Town. Travel through spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands, through the barren beauty of the Great Karoo and the Highveld grasslands. Stops are made at the historic village of Matjiesfontein with its impressive museum, and Kimberley where you will enjoy a visit to the Diamond Mine and its visitor centre.

3 day Classic Rovos Rail - from £1139

Departs on selected Mondays and Saturdays or in reverse on Wednesdays and Fridays 

Pretoria to Durban
A three day journey travelling through the beautiful scenery of Kwazulu Natal. Pass the imposing Drakensberg mountains before stopping for a game drive at the Nambiti Conservancy, a big 5 malaria-free reserve.  Continue onto Ladysmith to disembark for a choice of either a game drive in Spionkop Reserve or a battlefield tour led by an expert guide. The final stop is at Ardmore Ceramics before travelling through the 'Valley of a Thousand Hills' to Durban and the Indian Ocean.  

3 day Battlefields & Game - from £1139

Departs on selected Fridays or in reverse on Mondays except May-Jul & Dec.
Pretoria to Victoria Falls 
This four day adventure winds its way from Pretoria through Warmbaths and Nylstroom and continues over the Tropic of Capricorn, before reaching the border with Zimbabwe. After border formalities, the journey meanders through scenic countryside towards Bulawayo, before continuing along one of the longest stretches of straight railway line in the world at 114km. A stop is made at Hwange National Park for a game drive to go in search of the Park's renowned wildlife, before journey's end at the magnificent Victoria Falls where there are many activities available.

4 day Southern Africa Adventure - was from £1495 

Departs on selected Thursdays or in reverse on Sundays. Depending on rail traffic, this journey may need to re-route.  


Journey   Meals     Pullman    Deluxe   Royal  
Cape Town to Pretoria BLD £1139 £1719 £2295
Pretoria to Durban BLD £1139 £1719 £2295
Pretoria to Victoria Falls  BLD £1495 £2250 £2992

3 day rail journey from £1139

Flights not included. Discounted flights available from most UK airports.
or call 0333 234 3667

Africa Experts

  • Expert staff who have travelled in Africa
  • Friendly advice and professional service
  • Make the most of your time and budget
  • Local agents on hand at all times

Designed for you

  • Your entire holiday is designed around your requirements
  • Pick and choose the places you want to visit
  • Wide range of twin and multi-centre holiday options
  • One consultant to make all your arrangements

Best value

  • Tailor made service at package tour prices
  • Breakfast included in most locations
  • Free nights and upgrades at many top resorts
  • Book now with a low deposit and pay in full later

Peace of mind

  • Part of Freedom Destinations, a leading UK travel company
  • Established for over 12 years
  • Your holiday fully ABTA and ATOL protected
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