World Journeys | Rovos Rail: The Namibia Journey

From South Africa's western savannahs to the Atlantic in the west: Travel aboard the luxurious Rovos Rail and visit the diamond town of Kimberley, traverse the Northern Cape into Namibia and marvel at Fish River Canyon, the Quiver Tree Forest, and the untamed Kalahari. German-influenced Windhoek, stunning Sossusvlei, and game-rich Etosha National Park will surprise and delight you.


  • 8 nights luxury accommodation on board
  • All meals and specified beverages 
  • Excursions as per the itinerary
  • Golf activities including green fees and carts


Day 1: Pretoria
Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel south towards the goldfields of the Witwatersrand.

Day 2: Kimberley > The Karoo

Arrive in Kimberley and visit the Big Hole and the Diamond Museum. Travel the Karoo semi-desert towards Upington.

Day 3: Upington

An optional two-hour walking tour of Upington this morning. Cross into Namibia and continue to Fish River Canyon.

Day 4: Fish River Canyon > Keetmanshoop

Transfer to the Fish River Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the world. Traverse the Kalahari towards Keetmanshoop to visit the Quiver Tree Forest and Giant's Playground.

Day 5: Windhoek > Sossusvlei

Arrive in Windhoek for a city tour. Afterwards, fly to Sossusvlei Lodge for lunch, a desert drive, bush dinner, and overnight.

Day 6: Sossusvlei > Windhoek

Enjoy an early morning desert drive with breakfast in the vlei. At midday, fly back to Windhoek to rejoin the train.

Day 7: Etosha National Park

This morning, transfer to a lodge in the Etosha National Park for lunch, a game drive, and overnight.

Day 8: Etosha National Park

Enjoy an early morning game drive in the park before rejoining the train for lunch on board en route to the Atlantic.

Day 9: Walvis Bay

Today, cross the Namib Desert before arriving at Walvis Bay.

Journey is available in reverse. 


Pretoria to Walvis Bay - 09, 30 Apr, 07 May 2020 & 08, 29 Apr, 06 May 2021

Walvis Bay to Pretoria - 19 Apr, 10, 17 May 2020 & 18 Apr, 9, 16 May 2021

*Please note prices are per person twin share, and based off 2020 departures. Single prices are available upon request.  

Pullman Suite fr $8,065* Enquire
Deluxe Suite fr $11,935* Enquire
Royal Suite fr $16,022* Enquire
*Terms and Conditions
Prices are pp twin share and in NZ dollars (unless stated otherwise), based on the lead-in categories and dates, may vary seasonally, and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations. Prices do not include flights, travel insurance (mandatory) and visas if required. Cancellation fees apply. Further terms & conditions will apply, please ask your local helloworld Travel consultant for details.
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