Day 1: Depart Cape Town

Accommodation: The Blue Train

Arriving at Cape Towns' Train Station around 3:30pm, you proceed to register and check-in at the Blue Train lounge. You will enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks before commencing your trip with an orientation tour conducted by your assigned butler.

At approximately 4pm, the train departs the station with high tea served half an hour later. There are two sittings for dinner, starting at 6:30pm. Dinner is an elegant affair so gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/waistcoat. After dinner, you are invited to enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car before retiring to bed.

Day 2: Kimberley

Accommodation: Blue Train

This afternoon you disembark and gather at the Railway Museum, from where they will be ushered to a bus and transferred to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum. You are taken to view interesting and historical sites before entering an enclosed ramp on the edge of the Big Hole.

On your return to Kimberly Station, you will be invited for a glass of sherry at the bar and presented with a memento - a sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train logo. After your activities, the train journeys northbound and includes a high tea and fine dining dinner experience.

Day 3: Arrive Pretoria

Breakfast is served between 06:00 and 09:00am in the dining car, but should you prefer to have breakfast in your suite, it can be arranged. At approximately 10:30am, you arrive at Pretoria Train Station. After disembarking the train, you continue with your onward travel arrangements.


Deluxe Suite

  • Unit sleeps: 2

Includes: Accommodation, pre-departure snacks, all meals, high tea, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).

Luxury Suite

  • Unit sleeps: 2

Includes: Accommodation, pre-departure snacks, all meals, high tea, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).


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