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The Diaz Express provides a scenic rail experience between Hartenbos and Great Brak River in the Garden Route of South Africa. The railway line is winding through a tunnel, over bridges, past precipices and indigenous plant life, with beautiful...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mossel Bay, South Africa
+27 79 810 4687
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For some reason everyone thought that we were going on a short train trip. So they were thoroughly disappointed with what they got. Best try to get a seat next to the ‘crew’. They are informative, entertaining and really great with the kids. The kids...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Crazyredpepper
Reviewed February 20, 2019

We did the Diaz Express with friends from Canada today and we all thoroughly enjoyed the day! The views were spectacular and the stops at Seeplaas and Transkaroo were Restaurant most welcome. Please support this tourist attraction, it is a great thing to do in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Prarieskies
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

I’d love to recommend this experience but it was cancelled. In an email I was told this was due to mandatory training !!. I spoke to the owner and was told the cancellation was due to repairs and waiting for parts. Which one was true?...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Markie77
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely day trip. Will do it again and bring my nephew and niece with. Very affordable. The drivers are friendly and entertaining. Thank you for a wonderful trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bernice K
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful outing. Well orginized with great views of the area. Great stops. We enjoyed the trip very much. Thank you

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irene K
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Had a great trip over december from Hartenbos to Mosselbay - my 3 year old is Train crazy and we just loved it. I cant wait to come out of season to do the longer train trip that they do. Great value for money and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Chantelledk78
Reviewed February 19, 2018

WE arrived and were 8 people squashed on two benches, which is fine if you are short however if you are tall you knock knees with everyone. For the price one paid you would expect a bottle of water. There were no toilets available only...More

Date of experience: February 2018
10  Thank LYREM63
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

We where 7 people on the train cost one way R40 per person and R40 back. Get the train at mosselbay Harbour and the it goes for approximately 30min. Very nice staff and it stops at 2 other small stations . Will do it again...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank jndj12
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Oh my goodness! Every single one of us had a blast on the Diaz Express. We went on an educational trip as a group of employees from Oceans Hotel. The atmosphere was amazing. We laughed and sang classic songs while others told stories. The 2...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank DawnP1862
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Booked the "train" to GrootBrakrivier as a means to head off to a nice slow lunch at Transkaroo in GrootBrak to make an excursion of it. Only "Tom" and "Dick", two of the usual three named coaches, were coupled up - "Harry" was off sick...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Foodie_Particular
diaz_express, Owner at Diaz Express, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Hi Foodie, thank you for the review. I would like to get your views on the stop-overs in order for us to improve our service to the public. Can you please drop us a Whatsapp or SMS so that we can contact you directly. Pierre

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February 18, 2019|
Response from diaz_express | Property representative |
Hi Nico. Please send us a WhatsApp to 082 450 7778 and we will respond to you asap. Pierre,
June 26, 2018|
Response from diaz_express | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your inquiry. Please go to the Diaz Express website, scroll down, choose your excursion and book on-line or give us a call at +27824507778 if you need assistance. Thank you, the Diaz Express team