Southern African Rail & Steam Tours
Take the steam train and enjoy the old and relaxing way of travel

Our Tours at a glance

Freestate Wanderer 2018

31. March - 07. April 2018 (8 Days)

Germiston - Johannesburg - Kimberley - Bloemfontein - Ficksburg - Sandstone Estates - Bethlehem - Kroonstad - Johannesburg -  Germiston   

Traction: 2-3 Steam locos: 25NC 3437 / 15F 3046 or 15F 3052 / (12AR 1535 or 15CA 2056)

Tickets from ZAR:  ZAR 58'700 per Person

Minimum participants = 35 / maximum = 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.11.2017

Winter Steam 2018

02. June - 09. June 2018 (8 Days)

Germiston - Johannesburg - Kimberley - Bloemfontein - Modderpoort - Ficksburg - Bethlehem - Kroonstad - Johannesburg - Germiston

Traction: 3 Steam locos: 25NC 3437 / 15F 3046 or 15F 3052 / (12AR 1535 or 15CA 2056)

Tickets from ZAR 57'750 per Person

Minimum participants = 35 / maximum = 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.11.2017

Maluti Wanderer 2018

11. November - 24. November 2018 (8 Days)

Germiston - Johannesburg - Kroonstad - Bloemfontein - Ficksburg - Lesotho excursion - Sandstone Estates visit - Big Cat Sanctuary visit - Bethlehem - Johannesburg - Germiston

Traction: 2 Steam locos: 25NC 3437 / 15F 3046 or 15F 3052

Tickets from ZAR 55'300 per Person

Minimum participants = 35 / Maximum 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.11.2017

Desert Steam 2019 postponed to 2021

Last update: 05.11.2017

Freestate Wanderer 2019 (Stars of Sandstone)

April 2019 (8 Days)

Planing in progress, details coming soon Germiston - Johannesburg - Kroonstad - Bloemfontein - Kimberley - Bloemfontein - Ficksburg - Bethlehem - Kroonstad - Johannesburg -  Germiston

Traction: 3 -4 Steam locos

Tickets from ZAR:  to be announced soon

Minimum participants = 35 / Maximum 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.07.2017

Winter Steam 2019

June 2019 (8 Days)

Planing in progress, details coming soon Germiston - Johannesburg - Kroonstad - Bethlehem - Bloemfontein - Kimberley - Bloemfontein - Ficksburg - Bethlehem - Kroonstad - Johannesburg - Germiston

Traction: 3 -4 Steam locos

Tickets from ZAR:  to be announced

Minimum participants = 35 / Maximum 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.07.2017

Maluti Xplorer 2019

November 2019 (14 Days)

Planing in progress, details coming soon Germiston - Johannesburg - Kimberley - Bloemfontein - Marseilles - Modderpoort - Clocolan - Ficksburg - Fourisburg - Bethlehem - Kroonstad - Johannesburg - Germiston   

Traction: 3-4 Steam Locos

Tickets from ZAR:  to be announced

Minimum participants = 40 / Maximum 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.07.2017

Winter Steam 2020

02. June - 09. June 2018 (8 Days)

Planing in progress,

Traction: 4 Steam locos 25NC 3437 / 15F 3046 / 12AR 1535 / 15CA 2056

Tickets from: to be announced

Minimum participants = 35 / maximum = 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.11.2017


Freestate Wanderer 2020

April 2019 (8 Days)

Planing in progress, 

Traction: 4 Steam locos

Tickets from ZAR:  to be announced soon

Minimum participants = 35 / Maximum 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.07.2017


ReeFreestate Xplorer 2020

November 2018 (13 Days)

Planing in progress,

Traction: 2-4 Steam locomotives

Tickets from ZAR : to be announced

Minimum participants = 35 / Maximum 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.11.2017


Desert Steam 2021

January / February or November 2021 (14 Days) Special train to the 50th year celebration of the end of Steam traction in Namibia

Planing in progress

Traction: 2 - 4 Steam locos

Tickets from ZAR to be announced soon

Minimum participants = 50 / Maximum 80

Tour overview

Last update: 05.11.2017