ITINERARY

PRETORIA – CAPE TOWN


Day Time Activity
Day 1 14:00

Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, Pretoria Station.
Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks.

15:15

Boarding commences.
Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers. Boarding concludes at 15:45

16:00

The Blue Train departs from Pretoria Station

(will depart earlier if all guests have checked-in.)

16:30 High Tea is served in the Non-Smoking Lounge Car
18:30 – 20:00 First sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/
waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car
before retiring to bed.
20:30 – 22:00 Second sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a
jacket / waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the
Club Car before retiring to bed
DAY 2
06:00 – 09:00

Breakfast is served on a first-come-first-served basis.

OFF-THE-TRAIN EXCURSION
(Weather & time permitting

09:30

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.

10:00

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 Big Hole.

12:30

Guests depart from the Open Mine Museum for Kimberley Station
At Kimberly Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train logo as a memento for guests to keep.

13:00

The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the southbound journey to Cape Town
After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy aperitifs served at any one of our lounges.

13:00 – 14:15

First sitting for Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Second sitting for Lunch
16:30 

High Tea is served in the Non-Smoking Lounge Car

18:30 – 20:30 First sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/
waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car
before retiring to bed.
20:30 – 22:00 Second sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/ waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car before retiring to bed.
DAY 3 06:00 – 09:00 Breakfast is served on a first-come-first- served basis.
10:30

The Blue Train arrives at Cape Town Station

Butlers usher guests to the Arrival Lounge

* Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket/waistcoat and ladies elegant evening wear.

 Detailed Itinerary: Pretoria – Cape Town in pdf format.   Download

CAPE TOWN – PRETORIA


Day Time Activity
Day 1 14:30

Register and check-in at The Blue Train Lounge, Cape Town Station.
Guests enjoy pre-departure snacks and drinks.

15:30

Boarding commences.
Butlers usher guests to their suites. Suite orientation done by butlers. Boarding concludes at 15:45

16:00

The Blue Train departs from Cape Town Station

(will depart earlier if all guests have checked-in.)

16:30 High Tea is served in the Non-Smoking Lounge Car
18:30 – 20:00 First sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/
waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car
before retiring to bed.
20:15 – 22:00 Second sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a
jacket / waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the
Club Car before retiring to bed
DAY 2
06:00 – 09:00

Breakfast is served on a first-come-first-served basis.

11:30 – 13:00

First sitting for Lunch

13:15 – 14:00

Second sitting for Lunch
OFF-THE-TRAIN EXCURSION

(Weather & time permitting.)

14:00

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.

15:00

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 Big Hole.

17:00

Guests depart from Open Mine Museum for Kimberley Station
At Kimberly Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass engraved with The Blue Train
logo as a memento for guests to keep.

18:30 The Blue Train departs Kimberley Station for the journey Northbound to Pretoria.
After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy aperitifs served
at any one of our lounges.
18:30 – 20:00 First sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/
waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car
before retiring to bed.
20:30 – 22:00 Second sitting for Dinner
(Please Note: Dinner is an elegant affair. Gentlemen are requested to at least wear a jacket/ waistcoat). Guests enjoy post-dinner drinks, cognacs and Cuban cigars in the Club Car before retiring to bed.
DAY 3 06:00 – 09:00 Breakfast is served on a first-come-first- served basis.
10:30

The Blue Train arrives at Pretoria Station

Butlers usher guests to the Arrival Lounge

* Remember, dinner is an elegant affair and men are requested to wear a jacket and tie and ladies elegant evening wear.

 Detailed Itinerary: Cape Town – Pretoria in pdf format.   Download