Rovos Rail, South Africa

This is a once in a lifetime trip, ideal for a celebration.

This must be one of the most exclusive and ultimate bird shooting trips in the world. After many years of experience and with our contacts in Southern Africa we decided to organise our own Train Shoot Safaris and we feel that we are now able to offer a truly bespoke service that we can tailor to our clients' requirements.

We take the very best of our bird shooting opportunities, combine them with one of the most luxurious private trains in the world, and produce a simply unforgettable experience.

Our train is designed to carry an optimum of 16 – 20 people, but we can accommodate smaller and larger parties as required. The train is used solely a private shooting lodge, which travels from one shooting area to the next. Guns disembark and travel, usually a short distance, by vehicle to shoot flighted doves, pigeons, ducks, geese, sand grouse or driven guinea fowl and francolin.

The service, the food and the wine on the train is unbeatable and it is a unique experience to be travelling on your own private train. The train shoots vary from 5 to 10 days but can be longer if required. We are also very happy to organise pre or post train shoot trips to other parts of South Africa, East Africa or destinations in the Indian Ocean.

It is really the ultimate, exclusive shooting experience.

General information

The price guide includes VIP reception on arrival at Johannesburg Airport, all transfers, full board accommodation on the train, the shooting, all non-shooters' activities (except those not included in the final itinerary), exclusive use of the train, two Roxtons hosts to ensure that all goes smoothly, cartridges, gun cleaning, local gun and hunting licenses and VIP reception and assistance on departure. This excludes tips, international flights, personal expenses or add-on trips.

Licence requirements: Roxtons will supply all of the necessary forms which will need to completed in advance of travel. The licenses will be issued prior to departure and will either be sent to the gun or will be presented to them on arrival in Johannesburg.

Insurance requirements: We advise you to check with your insurance provider to ensure that you are covered for all the activities that you are likely to be taking part in.

For the first time we are able to offer individuals the opportunity to join a shooting trip on the Rovos Rail train.

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This is a once in a lifetime trip, ideal for a celebration.

Price guide

From £20,000 per couple (one gun and one non shooter).

Other activities

Riding and Golf


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