Rorke's Drift Battlefield
By Katie Shaw
26 March 2018
On the afternoon of January 22nd, 1879, 4,000 Zulu warriors launched an attack on Rorke's Drift on the battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.Read more
Discover the very best South Africa has to offer with an escorted rail tour showcasing the sublime scenery and cultural highlights of this fascinating country. From the cosmopolitan waterfront city of Cape Town, set against towering mountain peaks that rise dramatically out of azure waters, to the vast wilderness of Kruger National Park, one of the continent's largest game reserves, South Africa is a truly diverse country with a stunning landscape to match. Wildlife lovers are in for a particular treat, with tours offering the chance to spot the 'Big Five' on a guided game drive, as well as a visit to the famous Boulder's Beach, a picture perfect stretch of soft white sand and clear blue water with its very own colony of African penguins.
From iconic Table Mountain overlooking the rocky Cape Peninsula, to Knysna's tranquil lagoon on the verdant Garden Route, South Africa is truly filled with natural beauty. Travel with Rail Discoveries to ensure you see the very best natural wonders the country has to offer, as well as visits to modern, major cities including Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Rail Discoveries customers also enjoy a memorable journey on the historic Ceres Railway line, through sprawling fruit orchards and past lush vineyards to Ceres Valley, in the heart of the Western Cape's farmlands; a truly magnificent experience and undoubtedly one of the most relaxing ways to experience the joys of this dynamic destination.
Discover the wonders of South Africa with a journey on the historical Ceres Railway, a fantastic game drive in Kruger National Park, and a trip along the glorious Garden Route to the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town.… see more
15 days from £2,695 ppView tour details >
A holiday to South Africa with Rail Discoveries provides an unparalleled means of taking in the beauty of your surroundings. Explore the area by rail and road, with itineraries that feature a wealth of unique experiences and unforgettable, scenic journeys.
Sit back and relax as you journey through some of South Africa's most breathtaking environments, escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager who will be on hand to assist when needed. Our itineraries are carefully planned and offer up some of the most memorable excursions and natural beauty the country has to offer, from the sublimely beautiful mountain ranges of the Western Cape and tropical beauty of the Garden Route, to visits to the sites of iconic Zulu battlefields and fascinating tours of lively, multicultural cities.
All travel arrangements, accommodation and excursions are included in the price of your holiday, combined with many quality meals and free time to discover the charms of South Africa at your own pace, ensuring that you can make the most of your time in this magnificent, culture-rich country.