South Africa, Africa
2 Days

Blue Train Southbound: Pretoria to Cape Town

Welcome to South Africa, Africa!

ROUTE: Pretoria, Cape Town



  • Overnight The Blue Train – luxury train
  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Open Mine Museum tour in Kimberley
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
  • Please inquire
  • Train: The Blue Train – Luxury Train
  • Train: The Blue Train – Luxury Train


Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

For additional information or reservations please complete QUOTE REQUEST form in side bar of this page or contact us directly to speak to one of our Destination Experts.

We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 1 800 263 2995 / 416 391 0334 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

Thank you for choosing Tourcan Vacations! Providing Vacations of a Lifetime.

Terms & Conditions


Day 1 Depart Pretoria

Upon arrival you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.


  • 07:50 – 08:30 Register and check-in at “The Blue Train Lounge”, Pretoria Station. Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks.
  • 08:30 Boarding starts. Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers.
  • 08:50 The Blue Train departs from Pretoria Station
  • 11:00 – 12:15 First sitting for Brunch
  • 12:15 – 13:25 Second sitting for Brunch
  • 15:30 High tea is served in the Lounge Car
  • 17:10 The Blue Train arrives at Kimberley Station. Guests disembark and assemble at the railway museum, from where they will be ushered to a bus, which transfers them to the centre of Kimberley to join an old tram for a ride down to the mine.
  • 17:45 Guests arrive at the Open Mine Museum for a tour of the mine. Guests are first taken view interesting and historical sites. Guests are also taken onto an enclosed ramp on the edge of the Kimberly hole.
  • 18:35 Guests depart from the Open Mine Museum for Kimberley Station. At Kimberley Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train logo is a memento for guests to keep.
  • 19:05 The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the journey Southbound to Cape Town. After this exciting tour, guests are free to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks served at any one of our lounges. Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie or dress in traditional attire and ladies in elegant evening or traditional wear.
  • 19:30 First sitting for dinner.
  • 21:15 Second sitting dinner

Overnight: Train – (Brunch, D)


Day 2 Arrive Cape Town


  • 07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast is served on a first come first serve basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite
    at the guests’ request.
  • 12:00 The Blue train arrives at Cape Town Station. Butlers usher guests to The Blue train Lounge. – (B)

Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 1 800 263 2995 / 416 391 0334 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

    Please note that all form fields are mandatory and must be filled out in order to process a quote. Thank you!

    First Name:

    Last Name:


    Area Code & Phone Number:

    How Should we Contact You? e-mailphone Best Time to Call?

    I am(n): ConsumerAgent

    If you are an Agent Please enter Company Name:

    Date of Departure: Month Year

    Package Costs to Include: Air OnlyLand OnlyAir & Land

    Accommodations: FirstDeluxeLuxury Collection

    Number of Rooms:

    Number of Passengers: Adults

    Children Please list ages of all children

    Country of Residence:



    Comments: Please share details to help us customize this itinerary for you (destination, number of days, special activities/sites, extra destinations)


    Tourcan Vacations does not share or sell user information. Your personal information is strictly protected. For more information please refer to our privacy policy.

      Location Name: South Africa, Africa
      Area (SQ KM): 1,219,090
      Population: 53,675,563
      Capital: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)
      Language(s): IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Afrikaans, Sepedi, English, Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, other
      Religion: Zion Christian, Pentecostal/Charismatic, Catholic, Methodist, Dutch Reformed, Anglican, Christian, Islam
      Currency: South African rand - ZAR
      Time Zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) +2 hours, Central Africa Time
      Electricity: 230 V
      Phone Country Code to Call (South Africa, Africa): 27

      Before You Go:

      Please refer to our "Before You Go Post" for important, useful information and website links:

      Note: The information contained is for general information purposes only. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of this content.