Rovos Rail
to Cape Town
JOURNEY TO CAPE TOWN

View this 1600 kilometer stretch like never before, take in the kaleidoscoping landscape as you traverse the grasslands of the highveld, the barren Karoo and onto the and fynbos-rich valleys of the Western Cape.

Catch a glimpse into the rich history of the small towns of Kimberley and Matjiesfontein. Explore the authentically preserved architecture and take in the majestic scenery.

Your journey ends in the vibrant city of Cape Town where more adventure is bound to ensue.

Try this journey in reverse.

PRETORIA - CAPE TOWN
PRETORIA TO CAPE TOWN ITINERY
Day 1
15h00 Depart Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria. Travel south through the goldfields of the Witwatersrand.
19h00 Dinner is served in the dining car/s.
Day 2
7h00 Breakfast is served until 09h45.
9h45 Arrive at the atmospheric railway station of Kimberley. Disembark for a tour of the renowned city, the Diamond Mine Museum and the extraordinary Big Hole.
12h30 Depart and continue on overnight through the Karoo.
13h00 Lunch is served in the dining car/s.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge or observation car.
19h30 Dinner is served in the dining car/s.
Day 3
07h00 Breakfast is served until 10h00.
08h25 Disembark at the quaint village of Matjiesfontein for an opportunity to stroll through this historic settlement.
10h30 Depart for the Hex River Pass.
13h00 Lunch is served as the train climbs down the face of the escarpment and into the winelands to Worcester.
16h30 Tea is served in the lounge or observation car.
18h00 The train arrives at journey’s end: Platform 24 at Cape Town Station.

Optional journey combinations:
Cape Town and Durban (both directions); Cape Town to Victoria Falls.

CAPE TOWN TO PRETORIA ITINERY
Day 1
11h00 Depart Cape Town.
18h00 Arrive Matjiesfontein
19h00 Depart Matjiesfontein
Day 2
14h30 Arrive Kimberley
16h00 Depart Kimberley
Day 3
12h00 Arrive Pretoria

Optional journey combinations:
Cape Town and Durban (both directions); Cape Town to Victoria Falls.

GALLERY
CARRIAGES & SUITES
PULLMAN SUITES DELUXE SUITES ROYAL SUITES
RATES
1 Oct 2014
– 30 Sep 2015
1 Oct 2015
– 30 Sep 2016
PULLMAN SUITES
R15 200pps
 
R16 230pps
DELUXE SUITES
R22 900pps
 
R24 460pps
ROYAL SUITES
R30 500pps
 
R32 570pps
Includes:
Accommodation, meals and excursions as well as all beverages, including alcohol, while on board.
Single supplement +50% on all suites.
DATES PRETORIA - CAPE TOWN
August 2015 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 28
September 2015 2, 4, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
October 2015 2, 9, 16, 21, 23, 30
November 2015 4, 6, 11, 13, 20, 27
December 2015 4, 11, 18, 25, 30
January 2016 1, 8, 13, 15, 22, 29
February 2016 3, 5, 10, 12, 19, 24, 26
March 2016 2, 4, 9, 11, 18, 25
April 2016 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
May 2016 6, 20, 27
June 2016 3, 10, 17, 24, 29
July 2016 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
August 2016 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 26, 31
September 2016 2, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
DATES CAPE TOWN - PRETORIA
August 2015 3, 5, 10, 17, 22, 24, 31
September 2015 7, 14, 16, 19, 21, 28
October 2015 3, 5, 12, 19, 24, 26, 28
November 2015 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 30
December 2015 7, 14, 21, 28
January 2016 2, 4, 11, 18, 25
February 2016 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 17, 22, 29
March 2016 5, 7, 12, 14, 21, 26, 28, 30
April 2016 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2016 2, 9, 16, 23, 28, 30
June 2016 6, 13, 20, 27
July 2016 4, 11, 18, 25
August 2016 1, 3, 8, 15, 20, 22, 29
September 2016 3, 5, 12, 14, 17, 19, 26