Roll into Cape Town, the Mother city of South Africa cradled by the imposing bulk of Table Mountain, Devils Peak and Lions Head.
This unique luxury recreation and business experience takes you where you want to go in an endless, five-star splendor.
It pauses only to pick up prestigious World Travel awards for being a cut above the rest and the Diner's Club accolade for its connoisseur selection of South African wines. The Blue Train cuisine puts sheer good taste on a plate.
A vision of timeless Africa
savor the beautiful African landscape
The most lavish train on the planet is looking forward to a spectacular season showcasing it's recent upgrades including Wi-Fi on board, interactive on-demand entertainment systems en-suite and technology enhancements ensuring an even smoother ride.
Overnight journeys between Pretoria & Cape Town showcase the soul of South Africa and are fully inclusive and entirely unforgettable.
The Blue Train provides contemporary luxury and 24 hour service. It has been voted the “world’s leading luxury train” at the World Travel Awards for four years running.
Its interior design, service and luxury compare with top five star hotels. Each suite on board the train has an en-suite bathroom with bathtub or shower, a telephone, TV monitor and individually controlled air conditioner.
There are four suites per coach and a professionally trained butler is on duty on every coach to cater to the needs of his guests. The Club Car is designed along the lines of an old gentleman’s club for those who enjoy a good port wine and after dinner cigar or coffee. A large video screen provides a view of the scenery ahead of the train, courtesy of a camera mounted on the locomotive.
For non-smokers, the Lounge Car provides a smoke free environment where high tea, various beverages and snacks are served. Staff is available 24 hours a day and professional chefs prepare world class cuisine for every meal. A choice of only the finest wines is served to compliment meals.
The Blue Train operates only four routes: Pretoria - Victoria Falls, Pretoria - Cape Town, Port Elizabeth - Cape Town and Pretoria - Nelspruit.
Each route offers a very different perspective of the Southern African landscape, from flat open plains to rolling hills and mountains and the magnificent splendor and excitement of the Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Safari crosses the landscape of the mind, until it finally merges with the name of the great continent itself, Africa.