Southern Africa

2024/2025 dates are here, and reservations are now available.

The Best Way to Explore Africa

The African Explorer is your private train for the journey of a lifetime and is the safest most comfortable way to enjoy adventure in Southern Africa.

Southern Africa Highlights

A Wealth of Adventure in Southern Africa

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Windhoek, Namibia

A Fascinating Mix of African and European Cultures

Herero women in Victorian dresses and young girls with artistically woven plaits mingle with trendy teenagers and provincial farmers.

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Fish River Canyon

The Second-largest Canyon in the World

Enjoy breath-taking views from the top of the 100-mile-long gorge.

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Etosha National Park

See Elephants, Zebras and Other Wild Animals Up Close!

Etosha National Park is not only home to herds of wild animals, but also to Africa's largest salt flat, the Etosha Pan.

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Swakopmund, Namibia

A Historic Namibian Town with Colonial German Architecture

Sample the town's famous German food, a brewery and an colonial courthouse.

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The Namib-Naukluft Park

The Largest Game Park in Africa and the World's Oldest Desert

See giant sand dunes in the Namib desert and enjoy panoramic views of the Naukluft Mountains.

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Cape Town, South Africa

One of the World’s Most Beautiful Cities

Stroll along the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, ride a cable car to the top of Table Mountain or enjoy the sunset atop Signal Hill.