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Traveling on South Africa’s signature train is a unique experience of modern luxury coupled with style and grace embracing the charm of this romantic form of travel.

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Gliding through the South African country side at a max speed of 90 km’s p/hour may get you to your destination city in a shorter time but you will not lose any of the charm you experience on your overnight luxury journey. Travel on this Train affords an opportunity to see magnificent scenery not usually seen by road travel. Journey options are from (2 Days and 1 Night) and rates start from R13 015-00 pp sharing.

CAPE/PRETORIA JOURNEY – Rates from R13,015-00 pps

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The route between Cape Town and Pretoria s a 27-hour journey of 1 600 kilometres (994 miles), through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent.  On the Southbound trip, the train departs from Pretoria main train Station at 08h30 and arrives in Cape Town train Station at 12h00 the following day.En route to Cape Town there is a stopover and excursion in Kimberley, where we take a step back in time to the days of the diamond rush.  On the Northbound journey, the train leaves Cape Town at 08h30 and arrives in Pretoria at 12h50, in time for high tea the following day. It stops at Matjiesfontein for an off-the-train excursion. On arrival at Matjiesfontein guests are invited for a glass of sherry at the bar.  The Victorian buildings and original nineteenth century London lampposts impart to the traveller, the uncanny sense of entering a colonial time warp – an oasis suspended in a different age.

HIGHLIGHTS & ITINERARY OF CAPE/PRETORIA 

Cape Town

Worcester (This area has majestic mountain ranges)

Matjiesfontein (An historic Victorian Town founded in 1890)

Beaufort West

Kimberley (Home to the Big Hole and Diamond Mine Museum)

Pretoria

RATES FOR THE CAPE/PRETORIA JOURNEY

Luxury Suite: De Luxe Suite:
High Season: (1 Sept 2014-15 Nov 2014) R17 495-00 pps R16 065-00 pps
High Season: (Single Supplement) R26 240-00 R24 095-00
Low Season (1 Jan 2014 – 31 Aug and 16 Nov 2014 – 31 Dec 2014) R14 060-00 pps R13 015-00 pps
Low Season (Single Supplement) R21 090-00 R19 520-00

Rates are for a one-way journey only.

All rates are subject to change without prior notice by The  Blue Train.

DEPARTURE DATES FOR THE CAPE/PRETORIA JOURNEY

Month: Pretoria-Cape Town: Cape Town to Pretoria:
Jan 2014 6, 13, 20  8, 15, 22
Feb 2014 5, 10, 17, 24  7, 12, 19, 26
Mar 2014 5, 10 17, 24  7, 12, 19 ,26
Apr 2014 7, 14, 23, 28  9, 16, 25, 30
May 2014 5, 12, 19  7, 14, 21
June 2014 2, 9, 16  4, 11, 18
July 2014 9, 14, 21 28  11, 16, 23, 30
Aug 2014 4, 11, 18, 25  6, 13, 20, 27
Sept 2014 1, 8, 15, 29  3, 10, 17
Oct 2014  6, 13, 15, 20, 29  1, 8, 15, 17, 22, 31
Nov 2014  3, 10, 19 , 24  5, 12, 21, 26
Dec 2014  1, 8, 15, 17  3, 10, 17, 19

LAYOUT OF THE BLUE TRAIN SUITES

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MAP OF THE CAPE TOWN/PRETORIA JOURNEY

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EXTEND YOUR VACATION BEYOND THE TRAIN

Cape Peninsula, Table Mountain, Robben Island, Winelands, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (4 days, 3 nights)

Cape Town and Kruger (8 days, 7 nights)

Greater Kruger Tour (4 days, 3 nights)

Johannesburg Tour Soweto, Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, Pretoria, Cradle of Mankind, Sterkfontein Caves, (3 days, 2 nights)

Classic Garden Route Tour (5 days, 4 nights)

For a Quotation please email info@travelsatleisure.com

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 PRETORIA/DURBAN JOURNEY – Rates from R6,360-00 pps

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The Durban Pretoria Journey is a great alternative to The Blue Train’s standard route between Pretoria and Cape Town and can be done in the Reverse. Durban has beautiful weather and the scenery between Pretoria and Durban makes this train trip worth while. It combines a luxury rail experience with relaxation and adventure.  Durban is home to some of the best golfing retreats and five-star hotels South Africa has to offer – boasting indigenous trees and natural streams and ponds which create a dramatic and beautiful setting.  There are plenty of activities to plan whilst in Durban such as a visit to the uShaka Marine World, the Sea World Aquarium and the Durban Botanical gardens to name just a few.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DURBAN/PRETORIA JOURNEY

Pre-departure snacks and drinks on The Blue Train

Guests can enjoy post dinner drinks, Cognacs and Cuban Cigars  in the Club Car before retiring to bed

Beautiful scenery to sit back, relax and enjoy!

RATES & DEPARTURE DATES FOR PRETORIA/DURBAN

Pretoria – Durban: Rate: Suite:
19 September 2014 or 14 November 2014 R7100-00 pps Luxury
R6360-00 pps De Luxe
Single Supplement R10650-00 Luxury
Single Supplement R9540-00 De Luxe
Durban – Pretoria: Rate: Suite:
21 September 2014 or 16 November 2014 R7100-00 pps Luxury
R6360-00 pps De Luxe
Single Supplement R10650-00 Luxury
Single Supplement R9540-00 De Luxe

Rates are for a one-way journey only.

All rates are subject to change without prior notice by The Blue Train.

 LAYOUT OF THE BLUE TRAIN SUITES

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MAP OF THE BLUE TRAIN PRETORIA/DURBAN JOURNEY

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EXTEND YOUR VACATION BEYOND THE TRAIN

Cape Peninsula, Table Mountain, Robben Island, Winelands, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (4 days, 3 nights)

Cape Town and Kruger (8 days, 7 nights)

Greater Kruger Tour (4 days, 3 nights)

Johannesburg Tour Soweto, Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, Pretoria, Cradle of Mankind, Sterkfontein Caves, (3 days, 2 nights)

Classic Garden Route Tour (5 days, 4 nights)

For a Quotation please email info@travelsatleisure.com

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