Step aboard the vintage wood-panelled coaches and sit back as some of the most varied scenery imaginable unfolds beyond the windows.
The Rovos Rail train has accommodation carriages, dining cars (±42 seats), a lounge car (±26 seats), small gift shop, smoking lounge (±11 seats) and observation car (±32 seats) with open-air balcony.
The dining cars are made up of two-seaters and four-seaters where guests eat together or individually. The lounge and observation cars – with their big picture windows, sofas and booths – make for great mingling areas or quiet corners to while away the days.
With discreet and friendly service, top cuisine and a selection of South Africa’s finest wines, Rovos Rail harks back to a simpler, more elegant era encompassing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration.
The two types of suites available – Pullman Gold (7sqm) and Deluxe (10sqm) offer passengers privacy and comfort with double or twin beds and fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. They have en-suites with shower, toilet and basin; tea facilities, safes, air conditioning, linen and amenities and are serviced daily. There is adequate storage and small cupboards with hangers and shelves.
Lounge Car There is one Lounge Car where you can relax and read or just watch the countryside pass by while having a drink.
Dining Car Each night you dine on uniquely African cuisine from Cape Dutch and Malay to authentic African dishes within this smart dining room.
Observation Car An addition to compliment the experience of travelling across the landscapes.
Pullman Gold Suite: A comfortable cabin with private en suite, bed, picture windows, safe and storage areas.
Dimensions: 7 sq m. with double bed (189 x 189cm) or two single bed configuration (2 x 189 x 75cm).
Deluxe Suite: This suite has en suite, bed, lounge area, picture windows, safe and storage areas.
Dimensions: 10 sq m. with double bed lengthways (189 x 189cm) or double bed crosswise (189 x 160cm) or two single bed configuration (2 x 189 x 75cm).