Since its establishment in 1989, Rovos Rail has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences. Rovos Rail provides luxury travel with the feel of being back in time giving you the Out of African feel .

The Train wood panelled carriages have been restored to their Edwardian grandeur, making them the ideal environment for enjoying the scenery of Eastern and Southern Africa. With discreet and friendly service, five-star cuisine and a selection of South Africa’s finest wines, Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era encompassing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration. Journeys can last from 48 hours to 15 days. Join the regular three-day trip between Cape Town and Pretoria, the 55-hour game safari between Pretoria and Durban or the 72-hour meander between Pretoria and Victoria Falls. The annual journeys include the nine-day Golf Safaris with optional excursions for non-playing guests; the nine-day Namibia Safaris connecting Pretoria, Kimberley, Etosha and the Kalahari with the Atlantic Ocean; the nine-day African Golf Collages (for golfers and non-golfers) running between Pretoria, Kruger Park, Durban and the Garden Route to Cape Town; and lastly the 15-day Dar es Salaam trips through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania – one of the most famous train journeys in the world.
THE SUITES Vintage carriages combine with modern luxuries The epitome of luxury with handsome wood-panelling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people with the option of twin or double beds.

The spacious suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort and luxury with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equipped with a writing surface, a personal safe for valuables and a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice with room service available 24 hours a day. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair-dryers and shaver plugs. Elegant and generous in size, the Royal Suites also feature a Victorian bath.
The Pullman Suites are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower, identical to that of the Deluxe Suites

  • ROYAL SUITES ±16 sq metres ±172 sq feet
  • DELUXE SUITES ±10 sq metres ±108 sq feet
  • PULLMAN SUITES ±7 sq metres ±76 sq feet

Mini-bar facilities, air-conditioning, luggage shelf, writing desk, cupboards, safe and en-suite bathrooms with toilet, bath and shower. Royal Suites only. Lengthways double bed Crosswise double bed L-Twin beds Daytime sofa couch Night-time twin beds Night-time double bed Lengthways double bed
Begin a journey with Rovos Rail on the most luxurious train in the world and experience the extravagance of rail travel to Southern Africa’s most spectacular destinations. The beautifully rebuilt trains carry a maximum of 72 passengers in 36 superbly appointed suites and are also available for charter, while the Events Train caters for up to 250 guests and is suitable for daytime journeys.

Please note : The train is not suitable for children and men would have to wear a dinner jacket, however if you do not wish to pack the jacket we can arrange it for you on arrival.