Destination: South Africa

Day 1

Meal Basis: Full Board

07:30 Register and check-in at The Pretoria Station. Guests are boarded directly to the train. Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks on board.

08:30 The Blue Train departs from Pretoria.

10:30 - 12:30 First sitting for Brunch.

12:30 - 14:30 Second sitting for Brunch.

15:30 High tea is served in the Lounge Car.

17:10 The Blue Train arrives at Kimberley Station.

Guests disembark and assemble at the railway museum, from where they will be ushered to a bus, which transfers them to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum.

17:45 Guests arrive at the Open Mine Museum for a tour of the mine. 

Guests are first taken to view interesting and historical sites. Guests are also taken onto an enclosed ramp on the edge of the Kimberly hole.

18:35 Guests depart from the Open Mine Museum for Kimberley Station.

At Kimberley Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train logo is a memento for guests to keep.

19:05 The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the journey Southbound to Cape Town. 

After this exciting tour, guests are free to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks served at any one of our lounges.

Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.

19:30 First sitting dinner.

21:15 Second sitting dinner.

Day 2

Meal Basis: Full Board

07:00 - 10:00 Breakfast is served on a first-come first-served basis.

12:00 – 14:45 Three-course lunch is served at leisure (on a first come-first-served)

15:00  The Blue Train arrives at Cape Town Station.

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