City of Pretoria, South Africa | Luxury Trains
The Blue Train, an icon of South Africa for over 70 years–one of the world’s great rail journeys.
Each suite on board the train offers five star luxurious accommodation with private en-suite bathroom facilities. The personalised butler service accentuates the luxury element on board.
Experience fine wining and dining. The wine list has consistently received the Annual Diner’s Club Award of Approval.
A window to the soul of Africa
The Blue Train depot is in the Capital City of Pretoria.
The Club Car Lounge • The Lounge Car • The Dining Car • The Observation Car • The Boutique shop • Limited on-board laundry • The Conference Car • 24-hour butler service.
Pretoria and Cape Town
The route between Pretoria and Cape Town is a 31-hour journey of 1 600 kilometres (994 miles), through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent.
Pretoria and Kruger National Park
These one-way 19-hour journeys take place on selected months of the year, and offer guests an opportunity of some fantastic new “rail safari” combination packages with the many private safari lodges found in the Greater Kruger and Sabi Sands areas.
Blue Train Highlights
- Five-star Accommodation
- Cape Winelands, gold and diamond mining landscapes
- Fine cuisine
- South African wines sourced only from boutique vineyards