Rovos Rail – Pretoria to Cape Town or V.V


They say that Rovos Rail has renewed the golden age of luxury train travel in the heart of the African bush. These beautifully restored trains consist of up to 19 coaches; drawn by steam, diesel or electric locomotives operating at various stages of the journey. Refurbished in the style of the Edwardian period; the suites as well as the observation and dining cars feature superior modern comforts. Furthermore, Rovos Rail offers unique rail safaris through some of the most spectacular scenery in Africa.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 : Depart Pretoria

The Pride of Africa departs Rovos Rail’s Station in Capital Park. Guests may freshen up in their suites before joining fellow travellers in the midway Lounge car or Observation carriage at the rear of the train. Dinner is served in the dining cars. (B, L, D)

Day 2 : Kimberley

Breakfast is served in the dining cars. Arriving in Kimberley guests disembark and proceed by coach/combi for a tour of the city, the “ Big Hole “ and the Mine Museum. Depart Kimberley and proceed overnight via De Aar and Beaufort West to Matjiesfontein. Lunch and dinner served in the dining cars. (B, L, D)

Day 3 : Arrive Cape Town

Breakfast is served until 10am. Visit the historical village of Matjiesfontein. The train departs Cape Town via Worcester. Lunch is served in the dining cars. Arrive at Cape Town Station at 6pm. (B, L, D)

Itinerary Highlights


Pretoria to Cape Town or v.v
Price per person from:

Pullman from $2,355*

Deluxe from $3,555*

Royal from $4,740*

Terms & Conditions*

From Pretoria: Departs most Fridays

From Cape Town: Departs most Mondays

*Prices per person twin share – single supplement applies.

Terms and conditions apply.  Please contact African Travel Specialists for full details and departure dates.

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