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We were extremely pleased with our train ride from Pretoria to Durban. Everything was first class. This company really knows how to keep their passengers happy. The service was very friendly and efficient, on arrival, in our suite and in the restaurant. VIP-treatment all the...More
My fiancée and I travelled on Rovos Rail’s “Pride of Africa” from Cape Town, South Africa to Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania from 29 September through 13 October of this year. Our 5,800 km (3,600 miles) route took us through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania. As...More
We have just had 4 fantastic days at a private game reserve and this seemed a perfect way to travel south to Cape Town. However, this part of our trip slowed us down to a standstill after the excitement of the Big 5. Positives -...More
Our party of 4 travelled for 3 days from Pretoria to Cape Town. Everything was special from the drinks reception on the platform, tour of the workshops before departure to the standard of accommodation, food, drinks, service and comfort. and being greeted by the owner...More
Rovos Rail was so much more that we expected - From the moment we arrived in Pretoria to the time we disembarked in Cape Town we were made to feel like Royalty! The food and service were all outstanding - and what made it even...More
This is a special experience but wouldn't do again. The service and meals are superb. Beyond suberb. Eating and drinking is all there is to do. We could not have been more pampered. The reason people stopped taking trains is clear, they are rocky, loud...More
We took a two-day journey from Cape Town to Pretoria.
OK food, attentive service, but slooow. From the time you sit down for dinner, the main course arrives an hour later. Unlimited drinks, including single malt whiskies.
The passenger population is ancient, there was only...More
Impossible to sleep. Train travelled through the night resulting in much of the countryside viewing not happening. Constant delays of over two hours at a time. Very little information given to passengers. Whilst passing townships approaching Cape Town train was hit by youths throwing stones...More
On the golf safari again and I must say that everything about this trip was awesome.
The food is impecable and so are the wines.
All the staff are so warm and friendly and they made us feel at home....
Cannot wait until the next...More
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For the men, Jacket and Tie, and for the women, a dress or skirt that is of a reasonable length. Shorts and mini-skirts are not forbidden, but the become a distraction from what is expected by the other travelers and the... More
For the men, Jacket and Tie, and for the women, a dress or skirt that is of a reasonable length. Shorts and mini-skirts are not forbidden, but the become a distraction from what is expected by the other travelers and the staff. Wear what you would to a child's wedding. It will make the trip more enjoyable for you as well.