Livingstone Express Steam Train Dinner
Please Note that until further notice the Steam Train Dinner is only running every Wednesday and Saturday from Livingstone, Zambia, and on a Tuesday and Friday from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, so depending on where you are staying, there is cross-border transfers included in the rate. If you are staying in Victoria Falls see the Bushtracks Express Details
Experience the romance and beauty of a bygone era, as you are taken on a journey that encapsulates some of the most scenic and beautiful components of the Victoria Falls pristine wilderness. There is something to delight every sense, from a lavish menu, to the setting sun over the Victoria Falls, with the scent of the spray.
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Activity Level Leisurely
Steam Train Dinner Overview
The Livingstone Steam Train dinner is a fine dining experience unlike any other. Your journey begins when the Livingstone Steam Train,?which has been restored to its former glory, departs from the Bushtracks station where you will board the immaculate vintage first class Lounge carriage. The Steam Train travels through a World Heritage site to arrive at the Victoria Falls Bridge in time to watch the sunset. After stopping on the bridge for a brief period of time you then head towards the Palm Grove siding. Enjoy the sights of the African bush from the stately dining carriages. Enjoy a romantic silver service five-course dinner on board the Livingstone Steam Train. This is a journey into a timeless world of charm, elegance and romance, where the natural splendour will stir your imagination
The ambience of the dining carriage offers more than warm elegance. The sash windows allow for panoramic views of the passing scenery as experienced by the early 1900 visitors to the region.
*Please note that the Livingstone Steam Train only departs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Operating Schedule . Winter / Summer
- W 16h30pm / S 17h00pm Pick up from the hotels
- W 17h00pm / S 17h30pm Train departs station
- W 21h00pm / S 21h30pm Return to hotels
(Summer 1st November – 30 April / Winter 1 May – 31 October. Times are approximate)
Minimum Numbers: 25 Guests on a Group Booking (Please inquire if individuals)
Dress Policy – Smart Casual
Smoking – Only permitted on the outside balcony of the observation car.
Child Policy – Children pay full rate, not advisable for children U12 years.
The Livingstone Steam Train
The Livingstone Steam Train consists of 5 air-conditioned carriages. 2 dining cars, a club/kitchen car, lounge car, and an observation car. The carriages are pulled by either a 10th class No. 156 or a 12th class No. 204 locomotive. One of the dining cars, The Wembley, was built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company, and went on display in London at the British Empire Exhibition in 1924. It was shipped to the Union of South Africa and entered service on 19th May 1926 and hence acquired the name – The Wembley…
- Return Transfers
- Welcome drink on arrival
- Steam Train Safari
- 5 Course gourmet dinner
- South African Wines, beers and soft drinks before and during dinner.
- Spirits, champagne and cigars
- DISABLED FACILITIES: The carriages date back to the 1930s and unfortunately cannot accommodate a wheelchair.