Luxury onboard the Blue Train


The Blue Train: Pretoria to Cape Town

Rail Journey

This 3-day/2-night journey between Pretoria and Cape Town covers a route of 1,600 kilometres through diverse and spectacular scenery. Equal to a five-star luxury hotel the award-winning train runs on air-suspension together with panoramic viewing and extensive sound proofing to provide you with an unforgettable journey. Stylish interiors combined with butler service and fine dining allow you to arrive at your destination relaxed and refreshed.

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3 Days
From £2079 Per Person

Price based on Deluxe Suite

The Blue Train: Pretoria to Cape Town
From £2079 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3

Day 1 : The Blue Train

Enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks at The Blue Train Station Lounge before being shown to our suite by your butler. High Tea is served in the non-smoking lounge car after departure from Pretoria. Settling into your suite and prepare for dinner (note there may be 2 sittings for dinner). Dinner is an elegant affair with gentlemen requested to wear a jacket /waistcoat and ladies to dress elegantly. Post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars served in the Club Car before retiring.

Day 2 : The Blue Train

Breakfast is served on board the train before the train arrives at Kimberley Station. Disembark from the train and gather at the Railway Museum, where you board a bus and travel to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum. View interesting and historical sites before viewing the edge of the Big Hole from an enclosed ramp. A glass of sherry is served upon your return to Kimberley Station before boarding the train. Lunch is served on board the train. After an afternoon at leisure, followed by High Tea in the Lounge Car. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure followed by dinner with post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car.

Day 3 : The Blue Train

Breakfast at leisure before arriving into Cape Town Station. Your butler will assist you into the Arrivals Lounge at the journey's end.


Our Awards

We are very proud that our personal, friendly service and attention to detail has led to us becoming an industry leader in providing tailor-made holidays. We have been recognised throughout the years by winning a number of prestigious awards from within and outside of the travel industry. We won the "Best Operator to Canada" award at the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Awards for a record 15th time.

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