Just like an ocean cruise, from the moment guests join the train, all comforts are taken care of; accommodation, meals, recreation and sightseeing. Guests only need to unpack and pack once – what a pleasure.

The train travels comfortably and securely during the night to the next stop on the itinerary. Guests awake each morning to a fresh vista on Africa and the anticipation of new and exciting adventures. In this way, Shongololo Express guests can make the most of every precious holiday hour.

The train carries a fleet of air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz touring vehicles with a professional driver / guide on board who are ready to take guests on inclusive scheduled tours to experience the unique sights of the area. Tour guides are English, German, Dutch or French speaking, as well as Afrikaans. For the more adventurous traveller there are tour add-ons such as, hot-air ballooning, elephant riding, scuba diving and shark cage diving available at different destinations.

The on-board chefs offer menus that represent the many culinary influences of the region, including Cape Dutch, Malay recipes and authentic African dishes. Meals are complemented by a selection of specially selected South African wines. It is the aim and the pleasure of every staff member on board to provide guests with a friendly and efficient service.

The same quality, service and unique touring concept are guaranteed in all tour options.