2 Day Cape Town Journey
Pretoria – Cape Town
2 Days / 1 Night
Reference: Blue Train 2 Day Cape Town
This 2-day journey departs from The Pretoria Station Lounge and arrives the following day in Cape Town with a stop in Kimberley on the first day.
06h30: Register and check-in at The Pretoria Station Lounge. Guests enjoy pre-departure drinks. Welcome snacks will be served onboard the train.
07h30: Boarding starts. Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation is done by butlers. Boarding concludes at 08:00 am
08h30: The Blue Train departs from Pretoria Station
(Will depart earlier once all guests have checked-in)
10h30 -12h00: First sitting for brunch.
12h30 – 14h00: Second sitting for brunch.
15h30: High tea is served in the Lounge Car.
(Weather & time-permitting)
17h10: 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.
17h30: 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.
18h35: 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.
19h10: The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the journey Southbound to Cape Town.
After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy pre-dinner drinks served at any one of our lounges.
19h30-21h00: First sitting dinner
21:15: Second sitting dinner
Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.
Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, Cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car before retiring to bed
07h00 – 10h00: Breakfast is served on a first-come-first-served basis. Breakfast can also be served in-suite at the guests’ request.
12h00 – 14h45: Three-course lunch served at leisure (first-come-first-served).
15h00: The Blue Train arrives at Cape Town Station.
Butlers usher guests to The Blue Train Lounge
End of safari.