Rovos Rail - Pride of Africa

Overview

The Pride of Africa is the collection of glorious locomotives all named after Vos family members and each one a sight to stir the senses of any rail enthusiast. There’s a story behind each Rovos Rail locomotive, its acquisition and restoration, and each one has its own distinctive character and charm. The oldest engine in the stable is also the smallest and still sees occasional use, being one of the oldest main-line working locomotives in the world. Each train boast elegantly decorated cars, including overnight cabins, dining cars, observation cars, and lounge areas.  The Royal Suites, each of which takes up half a carriage, are spacious and elegant measuring ±16 sq metres in size. Each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The epitome of luxury with handsome wood panelling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people offering the option of side-by-side twin or spacious double beds. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs.  The Deluxe Suites (±11 sq metres/±118 sq feet) accommodate two passengers in either twin or double beds and have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, have been remodelled and refurbished to mint condition, offering every modern convenience and comfort.  The Pullman Suites (±7 sq metres/±76 sq feet) are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower.  In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs.