Rovos Rail runs cruise trains to a regular schedule on various routes throughout Southern Africa. The trains consist of beautifully restored South African coaches with all the usual tourist facilities - lounge, restaurant, private sleeping compartments and showers
The company was started in 1989 by Rohan Vos
Rovos Rail operates the following routes:
- Pretoria to Cape Town
- Pretoria to Durban
- Pretoria to Victoria Falls
- Cape Town to Dar Es Salaam
- Pretoria to Swakopmund
- Cape Town to George, Western Cape
as well as golf safaris and private train charters.
Every two years Rovos Rail runs a Cape to Cairo route (using private chartered aircraft and lake cruiser for parts of the journey). This was offered for the first time in 2008, again in 2010 and is scheduled to repeat two similar trips in 2012.