The best destinations and wildlife sightings await you on a train safari.

A train safari gives you the best of both a luxury train holiday and a thrilling safari getaway. As you navigate the tracks on the Blue Train, Rovos Rail or Shongololo Express, you’ll see some of the best destinations in Southern Africa. The trains travel to a variety of destinations, including Cape Town, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. After your train journey, you can visit the Kruger National Park, or any other first-rate game reserve in the area. As Southern Africa experts, we can create a tailor-made package to suit your travel needs. Let East Cape Tours organise an unforgettable train safari for you!

Big 5 Safaris

See lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino on an epic safari in Southern Africa. There are so many ways to explore the area’s wildlife – on game drives, cruise safaris, bush walks and photographic safaris. These are just a few of the amazing experiences on offer.

Luxury Accommodation & Lodges

A holiday on one of our trains is like a holiday at a 5-Star hotel. The luxury suites are beautifully decorated and well-equipped with everything you need for a sojourn on the tracks. When you’re not on the train, you’ll stay at some of the finest safari lodges available.

Southern Africa

There is no better destination for a train safari than Southern Africa. The region is home to countries with breathtaking views, beautiful landmarks, and rich and vibrant cultures. The area also boasts luxury hotels and lodges, and a journey in Southern Africa features thrilling excursions.

Premier Game Reserves

Kruger National Park is one of the biggest game reserves in Africa. At Kruger, you can see the Big 5 and an abundance of wild animals on game drives, walking safaris and from game viewing decks. We can also arrange a safari at a variety of other game reserves in Southern Africa, including Madikwe Game Reserve, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve and Hwange National Park.

Safari Experiences

Experiences that await you on a train safari include off-train excursions and safari activities. When you step off the train, a world of adventure awaits – historical experiences, city tours and cultural excursions can all be enjoyed when the train arrives at the station. Safari experiences on offer include game drives, walking safaris, bird watching, boat safaris and stargazing.