South Africa Rail Journeys & Holidays

Hop aboard The Blue Train or Rovos Rail, two of the world's greatest rail journeys

South Africa Rail Journeys

Travel in style as you soak up the spectacular South Africa scenery on one of these great South Africa rail journeys:

  • Cape Town to Pretoria – on the famous South Africa Blue Train or beautifully restored Rovos Rail
  • South Africa Rail Holidays – based on the same great journey but including accommodation, sightseeing and travel further afield

At FREEDOM we can include a great South Africa rail journey in any Africa holiday. Talk to one of our Africa experts and tell them what you would like to do.

Plan your holiday

South Africa Rail Journeys

Travel in style aboard one of the world's greatest rail journeys. Book with flights and hotels for a complete rail holiday.

Rovos Rail Observation Car

Rovos Rail

South Africa

3 DAY - Rail journey from £1235
Rovos Rail Pullman Cabin

Rovos Rail Escape

Pretoria | Cape Town | Garden Route | Port Elizabeth

10 DAY - Holiday Idea from £2459
Rovos Over Victoria Falls

Cape Town, Luxury Rail & Vic. Falls

Cape Town | Pretoria | Rovos Rail | Victoria Falls | Zambezi Cruise

11 DAY - Holiday Idea from £3473
Blue Train Scenery, South Africa

The Blue Train

Cape Town | Karoo | Kimberley | Pretoria

3 DAY - Rail journey from £1095
The Blue Train, South Africa

Blue Train Escape

Cape Town | Pretoria | Kruger National Park

10 DAY - Holiday Idea from £3099
Shongololo Montagu Pass

Shongololo Express

Cape Town | Hermanus | Knysna | Oudtshoorn | Graff Reinet | Kimberley | Durban | Swaziland | Kruger

15 DAY - Rail journey from £5289

However You Like To Holiday...

Our South Africa Experts can make it happen. Choose what you'd like to do and give us a call.

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Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

We are currently contacting all customers whose holiday may be affected by the current travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

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Great Prices for 2020 & 2021

Whether you’re looking to get away this year or next, hotels are now offering some great prices and airlines incredible deals for both 2020 and 2021.

Cancellation Guarantee

So you can enjoy these low rates without risk, we have introduced a Price & Cancellation Guarantee. On all new bookings from 14th March 2020 we are offering:

Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

Free Change of Date or Destination - if foreign government action prevents access to their country or region.*

Freedom Expertise

At Freedom Destinations you have expert help at the end of the phone, so you can book with confidence knowing you have great support and full financial protection whatever happens.

Call us today on 0333 003 8043 or enquire online.

* Changes must be booked with same airline if flights have been paid. All changes subject to availability and seasonal surcharges and standard terms and conditions apply.