Special Packages

2-for-1 Winter Special CAPE TOWN Journey – 3 days (available 1 April to 30 September 2019 for SA passport holders and SADC member states only). R15 550.00 per person sharing in a Deluxe Suite. Inclusive of all meals and beverages on board, the off-train excursions, 24-hour room service and laundry. 
Travel on our Cape Town Journey from the grasslands of the gold-rich Highveld to the haunting barrenness of the Great Karoo; trundle the spectacular mountain ranges and scenic winelands of the Cape. Journey’s end is Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, cradled by the imposing bulk of Table Mountain. Highlights include a visit to historic Matjiesfontein and Kimberley’s Diamond Mine Museum. Available in reverse. T&C apply                                                            

More packages coming in March 2019.


Cape Town or Durban can be combined with Victoria Falls:
The seven-day journey commences in either Cape Town OR Durban with a night in Pretoria and ends at the majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. See downloads below…

The Namibia Safari (Swakopmund-Pretoria) can be combined with the African Golf Collage (PTA-CT):
The nine-day Namibia Safari takes the train from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the savannahs of the Highveld in the east. Enjoy a few days in Gauteng before joining the African Golf Collage – a nine-day panoramic sojourn commencing at Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria that winds its way to journey’s end in Cape Town.

• Our annual journeys can be combined with most of our regular journeys. See our Dates section where you can download a schedule.

Before or after a journey on the Pride of Africa, guests can stay at one of our five-star seaside retreats in St James, Cape Town. www.stjamesguesthouses.com

Special Itinerary (available in reverse)


15h00 Depart from Rovos Rail Station aboard the Pride of Africa and travel south via Johannesburg. 19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars. Overnight on board. (Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)


07h00 Breakfast is served until 10h00. 10h00 Arrive in Kimberley. Passengers visit the Big Hole and the Diamond Mine Museum. 13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars. 19h30 Dinner is served in the dining cars.


07h00 Breakfast is served until 10h00. 08h15 Visit the historical village of Matjiesfontein. 10h30 The train departs for Cape Town via Worcester. 13h00 Lunch is served in the dining cars. 18h00 Arrive at Cape Town Station, Platform 24.