Uncover the soul of Africa as you cross a tapestry of landscapes exposing the most breathtaking panoramas from lush grasslands, rolling hills, golden savannahs, great graping gorges and hauntingly beautiful bushveld deserts. Ignite in a new sense of luxury travel and romance as you uncover untouched parts of Southern Africa.

Home to two of the world’s great rail journeys, savour in authentic activities and wonders only experienced by rail and stay in a range of opulent cabins from comfort to royal suites contentment with our hand-picked selection of the best rail journeys across Africa:

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  1. Ultimate South Africa Explorer by Blue Train 13D12N

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    Discover the soul of Africa on a journey through its rich culture, natural beauty, abundant wildlife, award winning wines and exquisite cuisine. Journey from the natural splendours of the Panorama Route, search for The Big 5 on a safari in the Kruger Park and end in beach life paradise in Cape Town. Ignite your senses on a new era of luxury travel onboard the opulent Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town as you uncover the countryside’s hidden gems.

    Gather your closest loved ones and embark together on this 13-day adventure across the African wilderness. Begin at the historical city of Johannesburg and journey to one of the world’s most spectacular seascapes in Cape Town. Tap into the natural splendours of the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga, boasting canyons, waterfalls and magnificent gorges. A window to the soul of Africa, embark on one of the world’s most luxurious and greatest train journeys on South Africa’s exquisite Blue Train as you travel from Pretoria to Cape Town. Savour the fragrant cuisine, indulge in elegant silverware and crystal styled fine dining affairs while immersing yourself in Africa’s most diverse and spectacular country scenery. Take your train journey to another level on a unique safari in Kruger. Stay on an elevated century-old train transformed into a unique luxury lodge for an ultimate game viewing experience above the thriving Sabi River. Your scenery throughout is just as delicious as your gourmet affairs. Be wined and dined with award-winning and exquisite dinning affairs at the renowned Cape Winelands. Submerge in its picturesque wine estates paired with premium wine tastings. Discover the legendary icons of Cape Town from its historical BoKaap neighbourhood to the magnificent seven wonder atop Table Mountains and all the hidden gems in between.

    Your ultimate South Africa escapade includes 12 nights’ accommodation where each adventure is elevated in luxury, from 5 Star sophistication hotels, a Tuscan-styled estate and oceanfront living to once in a lifetime train experiences. Whether you’re in the bush, by the sea, on the train or in the big city, specified meals are inclusive and are always a gourmet experience. For game-viewing, pack a hat, light clothing in neutral colours, sunscreen, good walking shoes and mosquito repellent. As flights to the bush involve minimal luggage, we arrange for storage for the rest of your belongings while you’re on safari.

    Discover South Africa’s magic in many famous destinations and enjoy an authentic local experience. This varied 13-day itinerary takes you around the country to experience its incredible beauty firsthand. Fall in love with South Africa that will leave you wanting more.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Johannesburg, South Africa
    Discover the soul of Africa on a journey through its rich culture, natural beauty, abundant wildlife, award winning wines and exquisite cuisine. Journey from ...
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    From A$10,800.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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  2. Cape To Victoria Falls By Rovos Rail 13D12N

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    Escape to the transcendent region of South Africa. Let its elegance engulf you as you traverse the land aboard the world-class Rovos Rail and engage in exclusive safari experiences at luxury lodges from Lions Sands River Lodge to the ethereal Elephant Camp set on private concessions. From the pursue of the Big Five to the thrilling power of Victoria Falls, from South Africa to Zimbabwe, savour the timeless grace unveiling Southern Africa on this unforgettable 13-day escapade.

    Gather your closest loved ones and embark on a voyage of discovery across South Africa to the treasures of Zimbabwe. Your adventure starts in Cape Town. Pursue its thriving neighbourhoods, learn its history and visit iconic destinations such as Table Mountains, Robben Island, Boulder’s Beach, and much more. See the ‘Big 5’ and all of Africa’s iconic creatures on thrilling game drives, exhilarating safari walks, and immerse yourself in the best safari experience in the privately owned game reserve of Sabi Sands. Unearth the immense beauty of this land as you ride in extreme luxury and comfort aboard one of the most luxurious trains on Earth, the world-class Rovos trail. Travel back in time, relive the elegance of a bygone era encompassing the timeless grace and high romance of African exploration. Sit back, see the magic and mystery of Africa unfold beyond the windows and you’ll see why this railed castle has earned its stripes. End your voyage on the less traveled and unspoiled splendours at Zimbabwe. Drink in everyday views of the majestic Victoria Falls and feel the connection to nature and the empowering experiences at the exclusive safari lodge The Elephant Camp.

    ACCOMMODATION PLANS

    Our program offers two accommodation plans.

    Standard Plan: 3 nights’ stay at the elegant Georgian-Victorian guesthouse, Cape Cadogan, with breakfast included. Tucked in the residential street of Gardens making an ideal city escape with Cape Town at your doorstep. You’ll stay 2 nights at Lion Sands River Lodge famous for its record number of leopard spotting and perfectly set on the banks of the Sabi River. Inclusive of two daily game drives, bush walks and other complimentary safari activities on a fully inclusive basis. 3 night’s stay onboard the Rovos Rail in a Pullman Suite measuring 7 sqaure metres. Complete with lounge area and ensuite bathroom with shower on a fully inclusive basis.

    Luxury Plan: 3 nights’ stay at the award winning five-star boutique hotel, Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, with breakfast included. A prime location set amongst breathtaking Camps Bay and the majestic Table Mountain and Twelve Apostles Mountain Range. You’ll stay 2 nights at Lion Sands Ivory Lodge situated on the banks of the Sabi River. The epitome of ultimate luxury, each suite has their own private rim flow plunge pools with magnificent views over the river. Inclusive of two daily game drives, bush walks and other complimentary safari activities on a fully inclusive basis. 3 night’s stay onboard the Rovos Rail on a fully inclusive basis in a spacious Deluxe Suite measuring 10 square metres. Complete with lounge area, ensuite bathroom with shower and a bar fridge filled with your choice of beverages. Please contact us for a quote.

    This luxury package includes 12 nights accommodations on a twin share basis. All meals and luggage transfers are covered. All planned explorations will be in the company of a professional guide.

    Explore the romance, style and indulgence of luxury travel in the most beautiful wilderness regions where rare memories are created from rail journey to bush paradise. Escape the crowds and absorb the magnificence of otherworldly regions that is Africa.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Cape Town, South Africa
    Escape to the transcendent region of South Africa. Let its elegance engulf you as you traverse the land aboard the world-class Rovos Rail and ...
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    From A$12,998.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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  3. Ultimate South Africa Explorer By Blue Train + Panorama Route + Garden Route 16D15N

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    Discover the soul of Africa on a journey from the Panorama route to the Garden route embracing its rich culture, natural beauty, abundant wildlife, award-winning wines and exquisite cuisine. Search for The Big 5 on a safari in the Kruger Park and savour beach life paradise in Cape Town. Ignite your senses on a new era of luxury travel onboard the opulent Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town as you uncover the countryside’s hidden gems along the way. Submerge into the whale watching wonders in breathtaking Hermanus to the spectacular mountain passes of the Swartzberg Pass and wide-open spaces of Oudtshoorn.

    Your adventure begins in Johannesburg, where you learn about the country’s political history at Constitution Hill and enjoy its artistic culture at Victoria Yards. Then savour spectacular scenery on a 2-day Panorama Tour of Mpumalanga, before heading to the Kruger Park for a unique safari, staying on a century-old train that has been transformed into a luxury lodge. Explore Pretoria, the country’s capital, before embarking on another bucket-list adventure – 2 nights on the luxurious Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town. In the Western Cape you’ll savour superb food and wine in the Winelands, explore Cape Town on a comprehensive city tour and have time to relax by the sea. You’ll also go whale watching in Hermanus or Sea Kayaking in a Marine Reserve, explore the magical Swartberg Mountains, sample an ostrich egg – and much, much more.

    Your ultimate South Africa escapade includes 15 nights’ accommodation where each adventure is elevated in luxury, from 5 Star sophistication hotels and guesthouses to a Tuscan-styled estate, oceanfront living with breathtaking views and a once in a lifetime train experience. For game-viewing, pack a hat, light clothing in neutral colours, sunscreen, good walking shoes and mosquito repellent. As flights to the bush involve minimal luggage, we arrange for storage for the rest of your belongings while you’re on safari.

    Discover all the natural splendours that South Africa has to offer. Escape to its wilderness and wide open spaces as you fall in love and find your slice of African paradise.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys to Red Centre. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Johannesburg, South Africa
    Discover the soul of Africa on a journey from the Panorama route to the Garden route embracing its rich culture, natural beauty, abundant wildlife, ...
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    From A$12,850.00 Per Person, Twin Share
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