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The Blue Train New Year’s Special – 50% off partners travelling

The Blue Train New Year’s Special – 50% off partners travelling

The Blue Train has been the ultimate luxury rail travel since 1946. It offers a unique way of experiencing some of Southern Africa’s magnificent landscapes and landmarks. On this train luxury assumes a new dimension. You’ll feel it from the moment you step into your suite – the De Luxe suite which offers you a choice between twin beds with shower or double beds with baths. Luxury suites are more spacious and offer twin or double beds, all with bath facilities. Each suite is a world on its own, with a private entertainment centre, with a choice of movie channels and radio stations, under-floor heating, a universal telephone system, an air-conditioning system, GPS and a driver’s eye-view camera. Free WI-FI is available to all guests in the comfort of their private suites. Guests indulge in fine cuisine with butlers at their beck-and-call. So take a journey into a timeless world of grace, elegance and romance on-board the most lavish train on the planet!

50% discount for partner travelling in January & February 2020

Booking period: Now till February 2020

T's & C's apply

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Day 1
Day 1 - Depart Pretoria

14:00 Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, Pretoria Station

Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks.

15:15 Boarding commences.

Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers

Boarding concludes at 15:45

16:00 The Blue Train departs from Pretoria Station

16:30 High Tea is served in the Non-Smoking Lounge Car

18:30 – 20:00 First sitting for Dinner

Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car before retiring to bed.

20:30 – 22:00 Second sitting for Dinner

Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car before retiring to bed.

(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/waistcoat)

Day 2
Day 2 - Excursion

06:00 – 09:00 Breakfast is served on a first-come-first-served basis.

OFF-THE-TRAIN EXCURSION (Weather & time permitting)

09:30 The Blue Train arrives at Kimberley Station

Guests disembark and gather at the Railway Museum, from where they will be ushered to a bus, which

transfers them to the Kimberley Open Mine Museum.

10:00 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 Big

Hole.

12:30 Guests depart from the Open Mine Museum for Kimberley Station

At Kimberly Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue

Train logo as a memento for guests to keep.

13:00 The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the southbound journey to Cape Town

After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy aperitifs served at any

one of our lounges.

13:00 – 14:15 First sitting for Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Second sitting for Lunch

16:30 High Tea is served in the Non-Smoking Lounge Car

18:30 – 20:30 First sitting for Dinner

20:30 – 22:00 Second sitting for Dinner

Day 3
Day 3

06:00 – 09:00 Breakfast is served on a first-come-first- served basis.

10:30 The Blue Train arrives at Cape Town Station

Butlers usher guests to the Arrival Lounge

  • 2 nights accommodation aboard The Blue Train
  • All meals and drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic (excluding French champagne)
  • An off-train excursion in the town of Kimberly on day 2

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