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The Holiday Express

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Amazing

Wow really well organized but its africa time "patience" well worth it very diffrent but enjoyed... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
peter G
via mobile
Fun Ride to Shongweni Market

The concept of the train to Shongweni market is fantastic and suits the lifestyle of us out -door... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Sandy S
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Durban, South Africa
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Durban Station, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+27 82 730 4917
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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Wow really well organized but its africa time "patience" well worth it very diffrent but enjoyed the whole experience

Thank peter G
Reviewed August 7, 2017

The concept of the train to Shongweni market is fantastic and suits the lifestyle of us out -door loving Durbanites. we had thoroughly enjoyed the experience, first train ride for some! We got to see much of Durbs that we otherwise had missed from travelling...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed July 20, 2017

My First train experience ( can you believe at the age of 45 ,I never had a train ride  ) was on the amazing Holiday Express to Shongeweni Farmers Market A wonderful trip with awesome people The carriages seating were very comfortable , like...More

Thank Anush494
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

The Holiday Express is well organized and a pleasant experience for the family. Staff are cheerful and friendly. The long wait between arrival at the station, registration and the train actually departing is a bit tedious. However, worth getting there early to secure a good...More

Thank Susan S
coastalconferences, Owner at The Holiday Express, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Hi Susan, Many thanks for your review, appreciate the feedback. Thanks Ange

Reviewed December 27, 2016

take the train from Durban station to Scottburgh spend 3 hours in Scottburgh and then return by train for R250 per adult. the positive it was a metro rail business class train. the train journey was tiresome as it was a hot day and we...More

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Angel R
April 16, 2018|
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Response from coastalconferences | Property representative |
Hi Angel, Thanks so much for your question, The Holiday Express is a Train Trip adventure, we provide a wonderful day trip down the South Coast to Scottburgh and inland to The Shongweni Market. Departure from the Premier... More
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