Rovos Rail

South Africa

Beautiful train, lovely food and excellent staff. We found the 54 hours on it too long for us - but we like to be busy, so can’t blame the ROVOS. The scenery was not very interesting until we got near Cape Town. Unfortunately the train did have problems, eg with an overhead cable being stolen and points failures. At one point we were 8 hours behind schedule. Having said all that, we are glad we did it.

Name: Mrs Jacqueline Abbott

Date of trip: 10/11/2019

Number of people: 2

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Client Rating for South Africa 5/5 from 74 reviews

Beautiful train, lovely food and excellent staff. We found the 54 hours on it too long for us - but we like to be busy, so can’t blame the ROVOS. The scenery was not very interesting until we got near Cape Town. Unfortunately the train did have problems, eg with an overhead cable being stolen and points failures. At one point we were 8 hours behind schedule. Having said all that, we are glad we did it.

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