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Blue Train - Six Night Package

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Day 1: Boarding The Blue Train commences

Pass By: Station Lounge, 197 Paul Kruger St, Salvokop, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
The Blue Train departs from Pretoria Station to Cape Town Station.

Meals included:
• Dinner: 16h30 - High Tea is served in the Lounge Car
19h00 - First sitting for dinner
20h45 - Second sitting for dinner
Accommodation included: On board the train in a Deluxe or Luxury Suite.

Day 2: Kimberley Open Mine Excursion

Stop At: The Big Hole, Tucker Street, Kimberley South Africa
Guests can view interesting and historical sites. Experience the famous Big Hole from the edge of an enclosed ramp. Upon return at the station, guests enjoy a glass of Sherry and receive a Blue Train Momento.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast is served at 09h00
• Lunch: 13h00 First sitting for lunch
14h30 Second sitting for lunch
• Dinner: 17h00 High Tea is served in the Lounge Car
19h00 First sitting for dinner
20h45 Second sitting for dinner
Accommodation included: On board the train in your guest suite.

Day 3: The Blue Train arrives at Cape Town Station

Pass By: The Station on Bree, 207 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Shuttle transfer between Cape Town Train station and the hotel

Meals included:
• Breakfast: 09h00 Breakfast is served
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Four nights at the 4*Portswood Hotel, V&A Waterfront - Cape Town

Pass By: Waterfront Village, 4 W Quay Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Guests at leisure on own account

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast included
Accommodation included: 4*Portswood Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town in a Standard Queen room.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pretoria Station, Scheiding St, Salvokop, Pretoria, 2001, South Africa
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

7/19/2019 - 1/28/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Duration
4 days
Return Details
The Portswood Hotel, Portswood Square, Portswood Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - The Big Hole
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Blue Train experience OK 2nd night was a bit rough with the train speeding and being thrown out of bed several times.....other passengers had the same experience. Food was OK and the service was good so it was some thing different. We stopped short of Johannesburg and had to go
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We took the Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria Everything was beautifully organised after being allocated your own Butler. The individual cabin are charming and comfortable and the bathroom more than adequate! The soda converts to a very comfortable large bed. The dining
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The Blue Train is a fabulous and unique experience, with very little to tarnish the experience of it. It is exquisite throughout and the level of service and attention to detail was for us beyond reproach. Everything was pure luxury, nothing was lacking. However, everything has
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To really top off a trip to SA one needs to experience the Blue Train into or out of Capetown. Wow. Great food service and views. We had a rock come through the window but otherwise spectacular.
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My wife and I took the Blue Train January 2015.The train broke down 2-3 hours after departure we had to wait for a new engine that took several hours. They cancelled a schedule stop to make up time. The train made another unscheduled stop for supplies and water in a station at
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: SA-Rail - Luxury Train Travel
9 reviews
PeteP243
Papamoa, New Zealand
166
Blue Train journey cut short
Blue Train experience OK 2nd night was a bit rough with the train speeding and being thrown out of bed several
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Ged B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
73
April Cape Town to Pretoria
My wife and I made this 44 hour journey. The train is absolutely beautiful with old fashioned wooden panelling and
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Patti1512
London
2611
Overnight train trip
We took the Blue Train from Cape Town to Pretoria Everything was beautifully organised after being allocated
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Ludo M
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
7358
Fabulous experience
The Blue Train is a fabulous and unique experience, with very little to tarnish the experience of it. It is
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Elaine S
Oamaru, New Zealand
32157
Lived up to my high expectations
This train is an icon of railway travel. The experience was fantastic from start to end. Boarding was smooth
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Whyland1
Denver, Colorado
15890
Bucket List Experience
I've done it twice now and enjoyed every mile. Always meet great people who are searching for the best. Staff is
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Whyland1
Denver, Colorado
15890
Must do!
To really top off a trip to SA one needs to experience the Blue Train into or out of Capetown. Wow. Great food
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Carol V
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
41
Disappointing trip
Was really looking forward to this trip, which was one of the supposed highlights of our honeymoon to South
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Allison S
Alexandria, Virginia
544
A DANGEROUS TRIP!
My wife and I took the Blue Train January 2015.The train broke down 2-3 hours after departure we had to wait for a
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