The Outeniqua Power Van


A must for rail enthusiasts, as well as those looking to take in the sheer beauty of the Outeniqua Mountains. This unique rail trip in two small carriages takes in the scenery and beauty of the area, passing through six tunnels on the upwards journey through forest and past Fynbos and waterfalls.

The Outeniqua Transport Museum serves as the departure and arrival point, and the museum itself is worth a visit. It houses a large collection of steam locomotives and carriages and offers hours of exploration and intrigue while the children can enjoy a ride on a miniature steam train too.

Bookings are essential for the Outeniqua Power Van with departure time’s dependant on the season. Visitors may bring along their own picnic basket which can be enjoyed at a picnic spot along the train’s route. For more info call 044 801 8239 or 082 490 5627.

Map of The Outeniqua Power Van