The Blue Train, in its charisma and majesty has been synonymous with the ultimate in luxury travel since 1946.It offers a unique way of traversing some of Southern Africa’s magnificent landscapes and landmarks. The word “luxury” is often inaccurately tossed around. However on this train luxury assumes a new dimension. On board, guests indulge in fine cuisine accompanied by some of the best wines South Africa, if not the world, has to offer. Personal butlers are at the guests’ beck-and-call, to see to the guests’ every need; be it in the comfort of their private suites or at any one of the exquisite lounges.


People do not often think of it for themselves when booking a South African holiday and therefore elect to fly between Johannesburg and Cape Town, when an ideal option would be:

To travel on The Blue Train and enjoy an all-inclusive one night’s accommodation on this five-star “hotel on wheels” - including brunch, high tea and all other beverages (except French Champagne), dinner and breakfast, an off-the-train excursion and 24-hour personalised butler service. 

On the Pretoria t Cape Town route, guests will get to experience an ever-changing view of 1,600 kilometres of South Africa’s varied & stunning scenery through the window of the most lavish train on the planet, and it will only take one night out of their precious holiday time – making it ideal for visitors with a shorter itinerary / stay in South Africa.

The strap line ‘A Window to the Soul of South Africa’ says it all.  Enjoy the splendid views of the South African countryside in your own “forced” relaxation luxury cocoon of comfort – without a doubt, an experience never to be forgotten!

Perfect for that celebration – be it a honeymoon, a special birthday or an anniversary. Elegant and chic with every detail taken care of including fully en-suite bathrooms!