The African Explorer Private Train

All the Comforts of Home on Your Southern African Safari

Benefits and Amenities

Get Comfortable on Your Private Train

Friendly service on board

Expert Service

Travel in style and with peace of mind—you’re in expert hands. As one of the world’s premier rail tour operators, we handle the details so you can focus on enjoying the wonders around you. With expert tour guides, a doctor on board, laundry service and much more, we combine adventure and comfort to create the journey of a lifetime.

African Explorer

Amazing Sights

Experience the immense beauty of Southern Africa on an epic railroad journey, where the beauty of the wide-open savanna is at your fingertips. From otherworldly Namibian deserts to lush forests, the African Explorer private train is your key to adventure. There is simply no better way to experience the wonders of Africa.

Flavors of Africa

Enjoy a wide range of regional delicacies prepared fresh by our chefs and served up in well-appointed dining cars. Have a glass of world-class South African wine in the bar car—the perfect place to chat with new friends. Take in the fresh African air from an outdoor observation platform or relax inside the air-conditioned lounge car taking in amazing views through panoramic windows.

Train Compartments

Choose from two categories of sleeping compartments, which offer the highest standards of safety, service and comfort.

Elephant

Elephant

There are five cars in the Elephant category, comprised of five compartments each.

Each sleeping compartment in the Elephant category measures approximately 75 sq. ft./7m² and accommodates two guests in either two single berths or a double.

● Private bathroom with shower
● Windows that open, equipped with blinds and sunshades
● Individually adjustable air-conditioning
● 220/230V electricity sockets
● Safe
● Closet
● Bedside cabinets
● Hairdryer
● Towels and complimentary toiletries
● Complimentary bottle of water per day.

Leopard

Leopard

There are five cars in the Leopard category, comprised of three compartments each

The more spacious Leopard category sleeping compartments measure approximately 107 sq. ft./10m² and accommodate two guests in either two single berths or a double bed.

● Private bathroom with shower
● Windows that open, equipped with blinds and sunshades
● Individually adjustable air-conditioning
● 220/230V electricity sockets
● Safe
● Closet
● Bedside cabinets
● Hairdryer
● Towels and complimentary toiletries
● Complimentary bottle of water per day.