One way rate per person sharing includes accommodation, meals and excursions during the train journey, as well as alcoholic beverages whilst on board the train.

1 Oct 2016 – 30 Sep 2017

Cape Town R17 495 R26 395 R35 150
Victoria Falls R22 895 R34 395 R45 860
Durban Safari R17 495 R26 395 R35 150


1 Oct 2017 – 30 Sept 2018

Pullman Suites

Deluxe Suites

Royal Suites

Cape Town R18 950 R28 650 R38 150
Victoria Falls R24 850 R37 400 R49 750
Durban Safari R18 950 R28 650 R38 150

Single Supplement +50% on all suites Departure dates are specific and excursions may be changed according to schedule achieved. Visas are to be purchased and paid for prior to departure for Africa. Please check with the relevant embassies for visa requirements. Passengers are advised to take anti-malarial precautions as might be prescribed Trip insurance is compulsory Make sure you are familiar with Rovos Rail T&C

There is no finer way to see the country than on the popular 48-hour weekly luxury train journeys between Pretoria and Cape Town. Cape Town offers a blend of cosmopolitan city life, magnificent mountains and superlative wine lands, while the twin cities of Pretoria and Johannesburg form the economic heartland of South Africa and the ideal departure point for Mpumalanga’s world-famous Game Reserves.

This 1600-kilometre journey is a perfect illustration of South Africa as a world in one country. Travel the windswept grasslands of the gold rich Highveld to the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo, the spectacular mountain ranges and scenic wine lands of the Cape to the Mother City of South Africa, Cape Town, cradled by the imposing bulk of Table Mountain, Devils’ Peak and Lions Head.

Highlights of the north and southbound routes include a visit to the historic village of Matjiesfontein. This authentic, perfectly preserved Victorian Village, which was founded by Mr. Logan as a refreshment stop in 1890, also boasts an impressive museum on the Station platform. A stop is also made in Kimberley with an opportunity to enjoy a city tour, the Mine Museum and visit the world’s largest man-made excavation, the ‘Big Hole’.

Pretoria to Cape Town

  • Wednesday/Friday 15h00 Depart Rovos Rail’s private Capital Park Station aboard the Pride of Africa.
  • Lunch, dinner and overnight on the train.
  • Thursday/Saturday 10h00 Arrive in Kimberley.
  • Passengers visit the Big Hole and the Mine and Diamond Museum.
  • 12h30 Depart from Kimberley and proceed overnight via De Aar and Beaufort West to Matjiesfontein.
  • Friday/Sunday08h15 Visit the historic village of Matjiesfontein.10h30
  • Depart Matjiesfontein and proceed via Touws River and Worcester to Cape Town.
  • 18h00 Arrive in Cape Town Station, Platform 24.




Cape Town to Pretoria

  • Monday/Saturday 11h00 Depart from Platform 23 at Cape Town Station and proceed inland to Worcester. 18h00
  • Upon arrival in Matjiesfontein guests may visit this quaint historical village.
  • Tuesday/Sunday 14h30 Upon arrival in Kimberley board the bus for a tour of the Big Hole and the Diamond and Mine Museum.
  • Depart Kimberley at 16h00.
  • Wednesday/Monday 12h00 Arrive at Rovos Rail’s Capital Park Station, Pretoria.