CHOOSE BETWEEN THESE DEPARTURE DATES:
12th Feb: Durban – Shongweni: R280 Adults, R210 Children, R880 Family Deal (Prices include entrance fee to The Shongweni Farmers’Market Music Festival.)
18th Feb: Durban – Shongweni: R250 Adults, R200 Children, R800 Family Deal
19th Feb: Durban – Scottburgh: R250 Adults, R200 Children, R800 Family Deal
The Shongweni Farmers’ Market Music Festival – February 12th – Valentine’s Week!
- 07.00am – Registration
- 08.00am – Train departs for Shongweni
- 09.00am – Arrival in Shongweni. Board coaches for a short trip to the Market
- 15.00pm – Depart by bus for Shongweni Station
- 15.30pm – Train departs from Shongweni for Durban
- 16.30pm – Arrival in Durban.
Registration on day of departure will be in the Premier Business Lounge at Durban Railway Station. The Premier Business Lounge can be accessed up the ramp from Jeff Taylor Crescent, which is between Umgeni Road and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (previously NMR Avenue), just to the north of Durban’s central business district, and not far from the intersection with Somtseu Road. Secure, boom-protected parking is available to Holiday Express clients, up the ramp on the second floor just outside the entrance to the Lounge.
PRASA levy a flat parking rate of R10.00 per vehicle for the day.
The route inland passes through two tunnels and stops will be made at the waterfalls to allow passengers to take photographs.
No refreshments or snacks will be provided on the train. Bear in mind that delicious snacks, pastries, light meals and refreshments, including locally brewed craft beers are available from the many stalls in the market.
Please note. The Shongweni Farmers’ and Craft Market will be charging an entrance fee to their Music Festival on 12th February, R30 for adults and R10 for children. Holiday Express has included these fees in your ticket prices of R280 and R210 for adults and children respectively.
Valentine’s Celebration packs for Couples
Exciting opportunity for very special couples!
R250 per pack. Order with your ticket booking.
Each pack contains:
- One bottle of Papillon Sparkling Wine (Brut or Semi-sweet); or one bottle of Caprice Non-alcoholic Sparkling Wine
- Two Champagne glasses
- One Beacon Ebony and Ivory chocolate slab
- Two packets of popcorn (14g each)
- One Photo Frame
- One pack of Playing Cards
– Family Deal (880): 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12.
– Babies 2 and under Free – sitting on parents laps.
– Kids 3- 12 (R210 per kid).
– Adults 12 onwards. (R280 per person).
Please Note: The Shongweni Farmers’ and Craft Market will be charging an entrance fee to their Music Festival on 12th February, R30 for adults and R10 for children. Holiday Express has included these fees in your ticket prices of R280 and R210 for adults and children respectively.
About The Holiday Express
Train Ride Experience for the Whole Family
FROM DURBAN ONLY
Enjoy a memorable train ride experience for the whole family. Operating throughout the year from Durban Station to Scottburgh and Durban to Shongweni Farmers’ and Craft Market. Take a picnic to enjoy on the beach in Scottburgh, or enjoy one of the many local restaurants and fast-food outlets there. Tickets cost R250 per adult, R200 per child or only R800 for our family deal – two adults and two children under 12. Children under three years travel free when seated on their parents’ laps.
The Holiday Express will travel through two tunnels and stop at the waterfalls, where it will be possible for passengers to take some scenic photographs. No refreshments or snacks will be available on the Shongweni train. Guests are encouraged to take their own picnic baskets. On arrival at the Shongweni Station, coaches will be provided to transport guests to the market. It is a short 3km trip.
Other Upcoming Trips:
Easter Train: http://theholidayexpress.co.za/easter-train-trip/