Depart from Platform 23 at Cape Town Station and travel inland through the winelands. Lunch is served in the dining car/s. Tea in the lounge and observation cars. Visit the historical village of Matjiesfontein. Dinner is served in the dining car/s.
10:00 The train arrives in Kimberley. Passengers visit the Big Hole and the Diamond Mine Museum. 12:30 Tea as the train departs Kimberley. Dinner is served in the dining car/s
Breakfast is served in the dining car/s until 10:00 as the train travels via Krugersdorp and Johannesburg through the goldfields of the Witwatersrand towards Pretoria. Arrive at journey’s end at Rail Station in Capital Park, Pretoria.
Explore Africa in 3 days and travel 1,600 kilometres from the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld to the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo; trundle through the spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands. A perfect illustration of South Africa as a whole world in one country. Journey’s start is Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, cradled by the imposing bulk of Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head. The same route is available in reverse, starting from Pretoria.
For true lovers of wildlife who enjoy capturing scenic environments, Africa is the place for keen photographers! Needless to say, Africa is very well known for its spectacular locations, varied landscapes, geological features and of course… for its wildlife.