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Do you want to glide over crystal-clear waters on a luxury cruise ship or feel the rhythmic movement of an iconic locomotive winding through majestic landscapes? We have curated an impressive range of tempting trips over land and sea. Imagine being transported to a golden era on the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express or treated like a king on The Blue Train as you sweep through South Africa’s dramatic scenery.

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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Europe 

Quite possibly the most iconic train journey in the world, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express exudes Art Deco glamour as it speeds through some of Europe’s most stunning scenery. Travel between a collection of magnificent cities on board the classic carriages, which will transport you back to the 1920s and the Golden Age of travel with their gleaming French-polished cherry wood marquetry, opulently embroidered upholstery and vintage fittings.
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Train Highlights:

  • The train is made up of sleeping cars dating back to the 1920s and 30s, plus three dining cars, a bar car with an elegant baby grand piano which is played every evening before and after dinner
  • The restored 1920s sleeper cabins are some of the most luxurious train accommodations in the world. Each one is beautifully appointed with exquisite craftsmanship
  • The cuisine on board is truly exceptional – its presentation is as such it’s hard to believe that it has been created on board a moving locomotive
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Indian Pacific

Australia 

Experience one of the few truly transcontinental rail journeys in the world with a voyage on board the Indian Pacific service, which travels across the breadth of southern Australia in incomparable style. Part of Great Southern Rail, the Indian Pacific speeds from coast to coast on a storied journey that follows in the footsteps of bush pioneers, gold rush greed, and famous adventurers who forged to discover the barren natural beauty of Australia’s famously unforgiving outback.
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Train Highlights:

  • The most popular choice of service is the Gold Service, which includes Twin and Single cabins, all-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant with a choice of Australian wines, beers and spirits, short stops and excursions
  • Each Indian Pacific Gold Service carriage houses nine Twin cabins or 16 Single cabins
  • Menus change frequently and feature Australian cuisine and more international flavours, plus sumptuous local wines
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The Blue Train

Africa 

Speeding through the South African countryside, The Blue Train is an icon of the rails. Resplendent in its gleaming livery of blue and gilded motifs, it cuts a dramatic shape as it slices through the scenery of the Cape and the Karoo, travelling between the magnificent city of Cape Town to the jacaranda city of Pretoria. The 27-hour service has, in the past, been frequented by kings and presidents, plus household name stars like Kylie Minogue and Sir Elton John, and remains one of the most luxurious experiences on the rails with attentive butler service for each and every guest.

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Train Highlights:

  • Lunch and dinner menus feature a selection of local cuisine from Karoo lamb and ostrich fillet to Knysna oysters, accompanied by award-winning wines from the Cape
  • Two suites to choose from; Luxury Suite and De Luxe Suite, offer twin or double bedded options
  • Feel the touch of the warm African air as you drink in panoramic views and savour a Montecristo Havana cigar from the elegant observation car
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Rocky Mountaineer

North America 

Enjoy the sensational views, the Canadian cuisine and the bracing alpine air when you travel on the Rocky Mountaineer, a train journey that takes you deep into the heart of this incredible country’s rugged landscape. It’s one of the great North American rail journeys and an experience to cherish. Why not upgrade to the Goldleaf Service where you can stretch your legs and your viewing angles in our bi-level glass-dome coaches. Sink into your spacious seat on the upper level and enjoy meals in the lower-level dining area.

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Train Highlights:

  • Experience the Rocky Mountaineer’s wonderful SilverLeaf level of service and you’ll step into a custom-designed single-level dome carriage
  • Upgrade to the GolfLeaf service and receive additional perks, including a bi-level dome with seating above and dining below, full glass-dome windows with panoramic views
  • Experience the only passenger rail service on this historic rail route by Rocky Mountaineer, celebrated for connecting Canada, from the Pacific coast