Rovos Child Policy
Rovos Child Policy
Applies to Rovos Pride of Africa and Shongololo Express
Rovos Rail and Shongololo Express accommodate children.
The train operators ask parents to be sensitive to the adult nature and atmosphere of the train by guiding their children to be respectful of those around them and not to be noisy.
About Rovos Pride of Africa
The Pride of Africa trains from Rovos Rail provide more than just rail travel. Experience the richness of southern Africa, with north and southbound routes between Pretoria and Cape Town and a range of spectacular journeys to the east and to the west.
The trains combine the golden age of rail travel with modern conveniences, creating an unforgettable extravagant elegance of a bygone era.
About Shongololo Express
Travelling during the night, Shongololo Express trains save guests precious holiday time, arriving each dawn at a new destination.
Professional multi lingual guides take guests on inclusive scheduled excursions. An exciting and varied programme of touring, superb breakfasts and dinners with fine South African wines on board - all these combine to create an unforgettable holiday.
Long journeys (more than 2 nights) are not recommended for under 13 yr old children.
Children between 0-2 years old are not permitted to travel. There are no child-minding facilities or activities available for children on board.
Sharing a Suite
The train operators allow a maximum of two guests to share a suite or cabin, except if there is a child under 5 years old. In this case, sharing is permitted with two adults in a Deluxe, Royal or Emerald category only; not Pullman.
If there is a child over 5 years old, they must have their own Suite or Cabin, perhaps shared with a nanny, one of the parents or another guardian.
3-9 years: 25% discount - pays 75% of the adult per person sharing rate
Over 10 years: Pays full adult rate
Club discount applies for Members.
Contact the Club to book or to ask questions about the Rovos Child Policy.
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