Ever dreamed of a luxury holiday in South Africa where there’s no driving, no flying, no exhausting Getting-From-Point-A-to-Point-B? Luxury rail travel through South Africa on Rovos Rail is an opulent indulgence and, for many, an absolute dream come true. It’s the kind of experience where you can kick back and relax, completely, whilst the dedicated Rovos Rail team takes you through some of the most incredible scenery the country has to offer.  Whether it’s a honeymoon, a special wedding anniversary, a birthday gift to beat the best, or that long-dreamed-of ultra-special holiday trip, a Rovos Rail experience is one of the top holiday choices you could make in South Africa. Your hosts pull out all the stops to treat you like royalty and give you the most magnificent holiday imaginable. Quality, most certainly, is the one of the hallmarks of a trip on Rovos Rail.

Luxury rail travel in South Africa on Rovos Rail
Depart on a luxury rail trip in South Africa on Rovos Rail

Get a Taster
Here’s a delicious taster of the luxurious life that’s waiting on Rovos Rail. View Video.

Select Your Route
Choose one of several exciting routes on Rovos Rail, varying in duration from 48 hours to nine days or more. 48-hour Routes between Pretoria and Cape Town give visitors stunning views of the country, from the grasslands of the Highveld to the vast open spaces of the Great Karoo and the majestic mountains and winelands of the Cape.

The 9-day trip goes from Pretoria through a full range of game drive stops, the highest mountains in the Drakensberg, Elephant Parks, Ostrich farms and the scenic Garden Route on its way to Cape Town.

Ask our consultants to recommend a luxury rail trip through South Africa.

Exclusive Suite Accommodation on Rovos Rail
A Royal Suite on Rovos Rail

The Suites
Expect all the luxury you would enjoy when staying in a superb hotel. Decorated in handsome wood panelling with period Edwardian features, air-conditioned suites come in three varieties, each able to accommodate two people and offering the option of twin or spacious double beds. Spacious and elegant, Royal Suites take up half a carriage each with their own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The Deluxe Suites include a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower, and the Pullman Suites – also with en-suite bathroom and shower – are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat which can convert into double or twin beds for the evening. One of the best things about Rovos Rail is allowing the rhythm of the train to lull you to sleep at night!

Luxurious wining and dining on Rovos Rail on a luxury rail trip through South Africa
The Dining Car on Rovos Rail

Wining & Dining on Rovos Rail
A luxury train trip in South Africa on Rovos Rail includes fabulous wining and dining. Take your tux and dress up for dazzling evenings of wining and dining on the train. You’ll be wowed by course after course of beautifully plated meals and impeccable silver service. It’s very special indeed!




Luxury rail in South Africa offers magnificent scenery and exclusive accommodation
The Observation car on Rovos Rail



Special Events Train
The Rovos Rail Events Train is a wonderful venue for corporate conferences, incentive trips or product launches. The train accommodates up to 200 guests for function journeys of up to 5 hours, but does not have overnight facilities.

Mail our Getaway Consultants for information about all Rovos Rail’s rail trips in South Africa, or call us on 0860 102 907 (local) or +27 21 797-7122 (international).