Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail offers a luxury rail journey with elegant, wood-panelled interiors and generously proportioned suites, recalling a bygone age.

Rovos Rail, luxury sleeper train, South Africa

Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail offers a luxury rail journey with elegant, wood-panelled interiors and generously proportioned suites, recalling a bygone age.

Rovos Rail, luxury sleeper train, South Africa

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Cape Town South Africa

  • Refined style evoking a bygone era
  • Air-conditioned suites
  • Enjoy the scenery from the observation car
  • Delicious cuisine and fine wines
  • Choice of routes

Rovos Rail is a luxury train that operates a choice of journeys in South Africa and to a number of African countries, with its main station in Pretoria. The decor evokes the elegance and refinement of a past era and the train benefits from modern comforts such as air conditioning. Service is both discreet and efficient.
There are 3 types of suites, Pullman, Deluxe and Royal. Pullman Suites have a sofa seat that fold out to make 2 twins or 1 double bed, and an en-suite shower room. Both Deluxe and Royal Suites have lounge areas, with the latter the most spacious, each occupying half a carriage. All feature polished wood panelling, air conditioning, safe, fridge, internal phone system, power points and adaptors, hair dryer, and a dressing gown and slippers for each passenger.
Each train has a lounge car plus a separate smoking lounge car, observation car and dining car, all with the finest fittings and furnishings. Meals are of the highest standards, made with fresh local produce. Lunch and dinner are complimented by a selection of fine wines.

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Client Rating for South Africa 5/5 from 74 reviews

Beautiful train, lovely food and excellent staff.

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Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail, luxury sleeper train, South Africa

A luxury rail journey with elegant, wood panelled interiors and generously proportioned suites, recalling a bygone age.

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