About The Blue Train
The Blue Train is unique – it is not merely a train but combines the luxury of the world’s leading hotels with the charm of train travel. Think of it as an all- inclusive luxury rail cruise with an opportunity to view South Africa’s spectacular landscapes and visit interesting tourist attractions along the way.
Take a journey into a timeless world of grace, elegance and romance, where spectacular scenery stirs your imagination and luxurious comfort soothes your body and soul. Sit back, enjoy and relax!
The discerning traveller is offered a choice of journeys into a timeless world of grace, elegance and romance, where some of the world’s most dramatic scenery can be enjoyed in luxurious comfort.
The Blue Train is widely regarded as one of the world’s most luxurious trains. For more than half a century South Africa’s Blue Train has enjoyed an international reputation as one of the world’s pre-eminent traveling experiences.
By day, your private suite is an elegant and relaxing haven. Generous lounge chairs and a writing desk at the window afford unparalleled views of Africa’s panoramic and enigmatic sights.
The journey between Pretoria and Cape Town is run on a regular schedule. The train can be chartered for any other route in South Africa.
Free nights offer
Book and travel the Blue Train before the end of Dec 2013 and choose one night’s free stay at any of the below listed hotels.
- 131 on Herbert Baker (not available on Thursday nights)
- Taj Hotel – Cape Town
Through the end of 2014.
The Blue Train was nominated as the World’s Leading Luxury Train during the World Travel Award ceremony in the Bahamas on 31 Oct 1998.