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Rovos Rail

Discover Rovos Rail

Unique and luxurious, Rovos Rail promises world-class travel aboard Africa's most exclusive railway service. Established in 1989, Rovos promises an extraordinarily comfortable way to travel and is renowned for its incredibly attentive staff and elegant décor.

This is a restful and charming travel experience, with the inviting suites the perfect place to relax and drink in Africa's diverse and beautiful landscapes at your leisure. There are 3 accommodation options, from the well-appointed Royal and Deluxe Suites to the comfortable Pullman Suites. All include en suite bathrooms and elegant wood-paneled walls. Fresh from the kitchen and made by a team of chefs, meals are served in the refined ambiance of the dining cars, dinner is a formal affair and evening attire must match this. You can expect wonderful views from the observation cars and the lounge area is an ideal place to relax and meet other guests.

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  • 'Orient Express' style train
  • Linking some of the Africa's greatest destinations
  • A variety of off-train excursions
  • Discreet and friendly service and top cuisine

At a glance

  • 36 Suites
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • All Inclusive
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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"Dressing up for dinner is expected and it is a refined and sophisticated affair."

Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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  • Flights and transfers included
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At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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