This panoramic 10-day sojourn winds its way from Pretoria to Cape Town and includes a golfing and non-golfing itinerary. After a game drive in Kruger Park* guests travel through Swaziland to Hluhluwe for game viewing and along the coast to Durban* for a city tour. Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Spionkop Lodge*, the perfect base for exploring the mountains, bush, birds and battlefields of the region. Continue to Port Elizabeth* for a game drive at Addo Elephant Park then on to Oudtshoorn for an ostrich-farm visit followed by an impressive descent through the Outeniqua Mountains to George*. After visiting the natural paradise of Knysna*, the train traverses the spectacular Garden Route to the Winelands and Cape mountains before this magnificent expedition ends in Cape Town.
10:00 Depart from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria.
Lunch and dinner are served as the train traverse the Highveld to the Drakensberg Mountains.
(Breakfast 07:00-10:00 • Lunch 13:00 • Tea 16:30 • Dinner 19:30)
Golfers: Transfer to Leopard Creek OR White River Country Club OR Nelspruit for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Game drive in the Kruger Park with tea and lunch.
17:00 Rejoin the train at Malelane. Depart for Swaziland.
14:00 Game drive at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
18:00 Travel alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.
Golfers: Transfer to Durban Country Club OR Durban Beachwood for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy a tour of Durban and the botanical gardens.
15:00 Travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith across the Drakensberg Mountains.
Golfers: Transfer to Champagne Sports Resort for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Spionkop battlefield lecture, game drive and lunch.
17:00 Travel across the Highveld.
Day at leisure as the train travel towards the coast.
Golfers: Transfer to Humewood for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
16:30 Travel inland to Willowmore.
Golfers: Transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy an ostrich-farm visit in Oudsthoorn.
18:30 Dinner at Fancourt Estate.
Golfers: Transfer to Fancourt for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy a ferry ride on the Knysna lagoon. Enjoy sightseeing and shopping in Knysna OR a guided walk (60 min) on Leisure Island.
15:00 Travel the Garden Route to Riversdale.
Day at leisure traversing the Cape Fold Mountains.
17:00 Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.
This journey is available in reverse.