Blue Train

The Legendary Blue Train

A journey of dramatic views of the South African landscape and endless opulence awaits you on the magnificent Blue Train, an iconic steam railway that has dazzled the most elite travelers with its all-inclusive, Five-Star luxury and white glove service for more than 75 years. Traversing approximately 1,000 miles across South Africa between Cape Town and Pretoria, the legendary, 18-carriage Blue Train has been called “one of the most luxurious train journeys in the world,” featuring exquisite cuisine and butler service around the clock. Halfway through the 994-mile voyage between Pretoria and coastal Cape Town, you will enjoy an offboard excursion to the historical town of Kimberley. Join the likes of Kings and Queens, former presidents and celebrities on this trip-of-a-lifetime experience.

Train Specifications
  • Officers and Crew: 28
  • Passengers: 54 to 82
  • Average Speed: 56 mph

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