"Whale and Rail" Package

Best time to travel: July to September 2019
Departs Johannesburg on Thursdays (only)
Return from Cape Town on Sundays

Hermanus is considered the best land based whale watching destination in the WORLD!
Combine watching this amazing natural phenomenon with a luxury train trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town.
Enjoy some spectacular Karoo Scenery and be spoilt on the Premier Classe train for 2 days before arriving in Cape Town where a private transfer will whisk you away to the beautiful seaside resort of Hermanus.

Stay at the stunning Hermanus Boutique Guesthouse which has direct access to the cliff path that meanders along the coast, offering visitors a fantastic vantage point to observe the whales frolicking in the waters.

Spend 2 nights enjoying all that Hermanus has to offer before transferring to the airport for your flight back to Johannesburg

Cost: R 8 750.00 per person sharing
Based on a min. of 2 people travelling together


  • 1 Way trip on the Luxury Premier Classe Train from Johannesburg to Cape Town, schedule and inclusions as follows:
  • Thursday Schedule from Johannesburg to Cape Town -
    • 09:30 - Guests convene at the Premier Classe lounge at Johannesburg Park station for pre-departure tea and coffee
    • 10:30 - Depart from Johannesburg station with welcoming drinks and snacks served in the Lounge Car
    • 12:30 - Lunch is served in the Dining Car
    • 15:30 - High tea is served in the Lounge Car or in the comfort of your room
    • 19:10 - Dinner is served in the Dining Car
    Friday Schedule -
    • 07:00 - Early morning tea or coffee is served on request
    • 09:00 - Breakfast is served in the Dining Car
    • 10:00 - Morning tea is served in the Lounge Car or your room
    • 12:40 - The train arrives in Cape Town
    Transfer from Cape Town Airport to Hermanus
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation at the luxury Hermanus Boutique Guest House (Friday & Saturday night)
  • Breakfast daily
  • Transfer from Hermanus to Cape Town Airport
  • 1 Way flight (on Fly Safair) to Johannesburg (OR Tambo) taxes included

Subject to availability & changes
Package and pricing and return times dependent on what flight options are available