A Window to the Soul of Africa

The Blue Train has an aura of mystique about it. Kings and presidents have indulged on this incomparable, iconic moving five-star hotel-on-wheels. Its very name has become synonymous with the ultimate in luxury and personal service. The routes of The Blue Train take guests through some of South Africa’s most breathtaking countryside. As the ever-changing scenery flashes past the windows, guests can savour exquisite meals freshly prepared on board by top chefs. Meals are complemented by the best wines South Africa has to offer while around-the-clock personal butlers see to guests’ every need; be it in the comfort of their private suites or in any one of the exquisite lounges.

The modern hi-tech Blue Train travels smoothly on an air-cushion suspension system throughout its 39-hour, 2-night journey from Cape Town to Pretoria [or Pretoria to Cape Town] allowing guests a peaceful night’s sleep. Wi-Fi is available throughout.

On board entertainment includes a 24 channel entertainment system, GPS and a driver’s eye view camera showing the countryside ahead.

The Blue Train also has limited departures from Pretoria to Hoedspruit [Kruger National Park] or Hoedspruit to Pretoria.

The Blue Train