The Blue Train: Cape Town - Pretoria

The southbound route is a 30 hour journey of 1,600 km through some of South Africa’s most diverse and spectacular scenery. En

Journey Overview

On the northbound route includes a stop at Matjiesfontein for an off-the-train excursion in this Victorian-era town complete with a glass of sherry in a local bar.


Journey Itinerary

Day 1

This morning enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks before the train departs from Cape Town Station at approximately 07.30 am bound for Pretoria. Enjoy a mid-morning brunch before arriving at Matjiesfontein at approximately 2:30pm for a 45 minute off-the-train excursion which includes a visit to a local bar for a glass of sherry engraved with The Blue Train logo as a memento for guests to keep. Wander the streets of this quaint colonial town with picturesque Victorian  buildings and original nineteenth century London lampposts. 

Return to the Blue Train to continue its northbound journey to Pretoria. This afternoon enjoy a High Tea in the lounge car followed by pre-dinner drinks at any one of the train's lounges. Later dinner is served before retiring to your cabin for the evening. (L,D)

Day 2

A leisurely day aboard The Blue Train today as you watch South African landscape from your comfort of your cabin or one of the many lounges on board.  Enjoy breakfast and a three course lunch before The Blue Train concludes its journey arriving into Pretoria Station at approximately 3:00pm. (B)

PRICE (De Luxe Suite)
Twin Share Per Person: From $1,575
Solo Traveller: From $2,365

*Book your journey and receive a free night’s accommodation with transfer in Pretoria or Cape Town before or after your journey.

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Journey Dates & Prices

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

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