Cable Car in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Flying Dutchman Funicular

Train in South Africa

Blue Train

South Africa’s famous Blue Train travels between Pretoria and Cape Town, stopping en route in Matjiesfontein or Kimberley. For 27 hours of luxury, one-way fares (per person sharing) are R20,280/25,615 for deluxe/lux…
Train in Johannesburg


The rapid-transit Gautrain is a safe and slick link between OR Tambo International Airport, Sandton, Rosebank, Park Station (downtown Jo'burg), Pretoria and Hatfield. Trains depart every 12 minutes at peak times (5.…
Train in South Africa

Premier Classe

Shosholoza Meyl's luxury offering, Premier Classe is an affordable alternative to the Blue Train. Trains run from Cape Town to Jo'burg (R3120 per person) on Tuesday, returning on Thursday; and from Jo'burg to Durban…
Airline in Mozambique

Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique

The national airline, with flights linking Maputo with Inhambane, Vilankulo, Beira, Chimoio, Quelimane, Tete, Nampula, Lichinga and Pemba. Always reconfirm your ticket, and check in early. Advance-purchase tickets a…
Train in Namibia

Shongololo Dune Express

Journeys between Pretoria and Swakopmund via Fish River Canyon, Lüderitz, Kolmanskop, Keetmanshoop, Windhoek and Etosha – a 12-day trip taking in Namibia’s main sites. All-inclusive fares range from R59,800 to R75,0…
Bus in Victoria Falls (town)

Intercape Pathfinder

Though its standards have dropped in recent years, this is still Zimbabwe's safest bus company by a long margin. Departures for Hwange National Park (US$10), Bulawayo (US$15) and Harare (US$35, Wednesday, Friday and…
Airline in Lusaka


Operates flights to Lilongwe (Malawi) and Durban (South Africa), as well as regularly scheduled flights connecting Lusaka to Livingstone (for Victoria Falls), Lower Zambezi (Jeki and Royal airstrips), Mfuwe (for Sou…
Bus in Durban

Durban People Mover

The useful Durban People Mover shuttle bus operates along several routes. Tickets (R16) can be purchased on board and allow you to get on and off as many times as you like within a day. Single-leg tickets cost R5.50…
Train in Namibia

Desert Express

Popular overnight trip between Windhoek and Swakopmund (single/double from N$6500/10,500) weekly in either direction. En-suite cabins with proper beds and furniture are fully heated and air-conditioned, and have lar…