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My grand daughter and l really enjoyed the gorgeously restored steam train. It stopped at the Falls... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Carren R
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Greater Perth, Australia
Exceeded every expectation!

A gorgeously restored 1924 steam locomotive pulling luxurious dining cars. Add five star dinner... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2017
jonkoucky
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Joplin, Missouri
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

My grand daughter and l really enjoyed the gorgeously restored steam train. It stopped at the Falls and we all got out to walk around, people selling their goods was a bit of a pain however they need to make a living for their families....More

2  Thank Carren R
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

A gorgeously restored 1924 steam locomotive pulling luxurious dining cars. Add five star dinner, free drinks, perfect service, great scenery. On top of that they waited an extra thirty minutes on the Victoria bridge to watch a rare "pink" moon rise while they served extra...More

1  Thank jonkoucky
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We were three couples and booked this 'luxury' steam train excursion at fairly short notice. Not cheap at $180.00 per person. However, the overall experience was generally positive. Pre-dinner drinks were accompanied by rather stale bowls of crisps and not the canapés advertised. Included drinks...More

3  Thank david12342
Reviewed February 6, 2017

We booked this train as it looked like a once in a lifetime experience. In many ways, that's not wrong, it's certainly never to be repeated! Staff were lovely and very helpful. The arrangements were appalling. We were to be collected from our hotel in...More

1  Thank Jo L
Reviewed December 5, 2016

We took the train from the Zambian side and it stopped midway on the bridge with no view of any falls whatsoever. Hawkers were in full action mode so we didn't even get off the train. We then traveled back to a stop in the...More

1  Thank Kerry C
Reviewed November 11, 2016

We were not going to be here on a day the steam train was running. However we watched it arriving empty, being towed into the sidings by a diesel locomotive. We were invited to explore the luxurious coaches and climb on the engine. Magnificent. Bushtracks...More

1  Thank djpend
Reviewed November 10, 2016

We took this train as to experience riding a steam train to Victoria Fall bridge. We were greeted with glas of champangne. The interior has been modified with luxury sofa in a classical colonial ambience. Other coaches were made dining "rooms". We ride the train...More

1  Thank Darnel-HDI
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We left on a two hour steam train trip from Victoria Falls Hotel in Zimbabwe (same company runs a similar trip from Zambia). Amazing fun - see the sunset from the bridge so close to the Victoria Falls. All drinks and snacks included. And nothing...More

1  Thank keithamara
Reviewed September 13, 2016

My husband and I had seen the steam train on a documentary and wanted to take a trip on it. We got on board at the Victoria Falls Hotel, it was all very formal that it felt like I was on my way to Hogwarts!...More

2  Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Firstly let me say that this is expensive it was $175 per head but that includes dinner, wine and beer. It was worth every cent!! I have always wanted to travel on a steam train so this was a dream come true for me. We...More

2  Thank Helen B
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