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  • Departure day at Rovos Rail Station
  • Rovos Rail Station The station platform
  • Rovos Rail Station The station building and platform
  • Bon voyage!
  • The train travelling through the Natal Midlands
  • Sunrise on board
  • Royal Suite ±16sqm (half a carriage)
  • Royal Suite
  • Royal Suite bathroom With Victoria ball-and-claw bath as well as shower, toilet and wash basin
  • Royal Suite
  • Deluxe Length ±11sqm (three suites to a carriage)
  • Deluxe Length
  • Deluxe Cross ±11sqm (three suites to a carriage)
  • Deluxe Cross
  • Deluxe Twin ±11sqm (three suites to a carriage)
  • Deluxe Twin
  • Deluxe Suite bathroom
  • Pullman Suite Day time configuration (five suites to a carriage at ±7sqm per suite)
  • Pullman Single Evening configuration
  • Pullman Single Evening configuration
  • Pullman Double Bunk Evening configuration
  • Pullman Double Bunk Evening configuration
  • Pullman Double Evening configuration
  • Pullman Double Evening configuration
  • The train en route to Namibia Travelling through the Kalahari on the annual safari from Pretoria to Swakopmund
  • Pillared dining car There are always two dining cars whenever there are more than 46 passengers travelling on the train as there is one-sitting for lunch and dinner
  • Cheers! The ticket price includes all meals, alcoholic and all other beverages on board the train
  • Meals on board are an occasion Lunch and dinner are set menus, of four courses each, with wine-pairing from some of South Africa's top estates
  • Banquet dining car There are always two dining cars whenever there are more than 46 passengers travelling on the train as there is one-sitting for lunch and dinner
  • Afternoon tea in the lounge car There are two lounge cars on any train where there are more than 46 passengers travelling
  • 24-hour room service is included in the ticket price
  • The observation car
  • The observation car balcony can be a viewing pleasure!
  • Relaxing in the observation car
  • Views from the observation car balcony
  • The train travelling through the Karoo on its way to Cape Town
  • Gift Shop Each train has its own on-board gift shop with a variety of goodies ranging from fridge magnets, coasters, RVR teddies to jewellery
  • Travelling through Oudtshoorn The beautiful Karoo and Garden Route on the annual African Collage journey
  • Rovos Rail Station Rovos Rail has a separate train used for private functions such as weddings and Christmas parties. The train travels in and around Pretoria whilst guests enjoy either a sit-down dinner or snacks and canapés.
  • The Events Train dining car
  • The Events Train bar car
  • The Events Train lounge cars
  • Weddings with Rovos Rail
  • Rovos Rail The most luxurious trains in the world travelling through the heart of Africa
  • All Routes Map
Services: Credit Card, Room Service, Room Service (24 hours), Travel Desk

Room Image The Royal Suites, each of which take up half a carriage, are spacious and elegant measuring ±16 sq metres in size. Each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The epitome of luxury with handsome wood panelling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people offering the option of side-by-side twin or spacious double beds. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs.

The very spacious suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.;