Rovos Rail2020-04-06T17:28:50+00:00


The bygone grandeur of Rovos Rail carriages offers the experience of old-world luxury. Wood-panelled coaches, writing desks, air-conditioning, 24-hour room service – and no TV – complement the traditional theme.

Popular journeys include Pretoria to Cape Town or vice-versa, covering 1600 km and lasting 3 days. Enjoy the changing scenery of Highveld grasslands, scorched plains of the Karoo, and dramatic mountain ranges as you enter the scenic Cape winelands before arriving at your destination, Cape Town. Stop-overs include Kimberley, the birthplace of the diamond industry and site of the largest man-made hole in the world, as well as Matjiesfontein, a beautifully restored Victorian village.

Alternative journeys include Durban, Victoria Falls, Dar Es Salaam and Namibia.

Whether your preference is the red dunes of Namibia or the wildlife of the Etosha Pan, the waterfalls of Zimbabwe or the Great Rift Valley, a malaria-free safari or the Cape winelands, Rovos Rail will transport you there in elegance.

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