Luxury Train Sightseeing in South Africa

3 Day Luxury Train Journey to Cape Town

Reserve the perfect illustration of South Africa as a world in one country with a 3 day journey on the most luxurious train in the world traveling between city of Johannesburg and city of Cape Town, the Rovos Rail.

There is no finer way to take in the splendour of South Africa than on the popular 51-hour weekly journeys between Pretoria and Cape Town with Rovos Rail. Cross the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld, the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo and through the majestic mountain ranges and winelands of the Cape.

Your Railway Journey ends in Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, cradled by the iconic Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head.





  • Jacaranda City
  • Pretoria Railway Station
  • City tour of Kimberley
  • Kimberley's Big Hole (world’s largest man-made excavation)
  • Kimberley Diamond Museum
  • Klein Karoo
  • Great Karoo
  • Visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein
  • Cape Winelands
  • Cape Town

What makes the Rovos Rail Train Journeys unique?

  • Most luxurious train in the world
  • Best way to tour Southern & Eastern Africa with ultimate luxury and privacy
  • All meals and drinks included on board (incl. alcoholic drinks)
  • Doctor & Hairdresser on board
  • Excursions included in your journey
  • 24 hr room service


All Meals & Drinks on Board

3 Days / 2 Nights
Luxury Train



15h00 - Depart from Rovos Rail Train Station, Pretoria.


09h45 - Arrive in Kimberley. Passengers depart on an excursion to the Big Hole and the Diamond Museum.
12h30 - Depart Kimberley and proceed overnight via De Aar and Beaufort West for Matjiesfontein.


08h15 - Disembark & visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein.
10h30 - Depart Matjiesfontein and proceed via Touws River, De Doorns and Worcester to Cape Town.
18h00 - Arrive Cape Town Station, Platform 24.




11h00 - Depart Platform 23 at Cape Town Station and proceed to Worcester.
18h00 - Disembark & visit the quaint historic village of Matjiesfontein.


14h30 - Upon arrival in Kimberley board the bus for a tour of the Big Hole and the Diamond and Mine Museum.
16h30 - Depart Kimberley.


12h00 Arrive at Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria.

*An optional link to Victoria Falls is available when travelling from Cape Town to Pretoria and vice versa.

Cape Town to Johanesburg and Pretoria Train Journey in South AfricaMap

Rates quoted per person sharing

3 Day Journey to Cape Town
with Rovos Rail

RATES IN ZAR 2018   2019    
  Sharing Single Supp Sharing Single Supp  
Pullman Suite R18,950 R9,475 R20,600 R10,300  
Deluxe Suite R28,650 R14,325 R31,100 R15,550  
Royal Suite R38,150 R19,075 R41,400 R20,700  
Departure Dates  
  Depart Pretoria Depart Cape Town  
  2018 Aug 3,10,15,17,24,29,30 1,6,13,20,27  
Sep 7,12,14,21,26,28 1,3,10,15,17,19,24
Oct 5,12,17,19,24,26 1,8,15,20,22,27,29,31
Nov 2,9,16,21,23,30 5,12,19,24,26
Dec 7,14,21,26,28 3,10,17,24,29,31
2019 Jan 2,11,18,23,25 14,21,26,28
Feb 1,8,13,15,20,22 4,9,11,16,18,25
Mar 1,6,8,13,15,20,22,29 4,9,11,16,18,23,25,27
Apr 5,12,19,26 1,8,15,22,29
May 3,10,17,24,31 6,13,20,25,27
Jun 7,14,21,26,28 3,10,17,24
Jul 5,12,19,26 1,8,15,22,29
Aug 2,9,16,23,28,30 5,12,19,26,31
Sep 6,11,13,20,25,27 2,4,9,14,16,23,30


  • Accommodation in a luxurious suite on board the Rovos Rail
  • All Meals
  • All Beverages including alcoholic beverages while on board
  • Excursions as per itinerary


  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature
Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

All suites are spacious and offer travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All equipped with a writing surface, personal safe & bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice.

The Pullman Suite (±7 sq metres)
Equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double/twin beds for the evening. The suite features an en-suite bathroom with shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs.

Rovos Rail Luxury train Tours in South Africa Pullman Suite

The Deluxe Suites (±10 sq metres)
Accommodates two passengers in twin/double beds with a lounge area & en-suite bathroom with shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs.

5 Stars luxurious Sightseeing Train Journeys in Southern Africa, Deluxe Suite

The Royal Suites (±16 sq metres)
Each Royal Suite takes up half a carriage. These spacious suites each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower, hair dryers and shaver plugs. Royal Suites can accommodate two people by either side-by-side twin or spacious double beds.


Luxury Train Travel & Greatest Safaris, Royal Suite

Facilities in Suites:

  • Bath* (Royal Suite only)
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Basin
  • Air conditioner
  • Heated towel rail
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Safe
  • Luggage rack
  • Adaptors
  • Plug points/shaver plugs
  • Hair dryer
  • Fridge
  • Tea drawer
  • Amenities
  • Dressing gown and slippers
  • Goggles
  • Laundry bag
  • Shoe bag
  • Writing desk
  • Internal telephone system
  • Room service

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