Southern African Rail & Steam Tours
Take the steam train and enjoy the old and relaxing way of travel

About Us

SAR&ST welcomes for many years international guests from all over the world and all generations - individual personalities who are happy about our excellent menu, a pleasant atmosphere, unique excursions and friendly service.


Our steam tour experienced and responsible management is there for you 24 hours a day to meet all your expectations.

Our aim is to create a carefree and stress-free atmosphere to make your stay as pleasant as possible.


Our young and motivated team strives every day to satisfy all our requirements and to satisfy your requirements of hospitality and quality, and to offer you a pleasant time with us.



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Lauren Ackerman

Head office, bookings and external collaborations

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Philipp Maurer

Kontakt für Anfragen in deutsch, Route compilation and calculation

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Shaun Ackerman

Operations and Engineering

 SAR Steam Tours is professional and fully insured by Stalker Hutchison Admiral

Our Trains are operated trough Reefsteamers (NPC)

Reefsteamers is fully covered for public liability by the insurer Santam

SAR Steam Tours is a South African Non Profit Company (NPC), Reg. No: 2015/054411/08
SAR Steam Tours organizes and offers steam tours in South- and southern Africa.
All profit generated,will be put in to railway- restoration and preservation projects in South Africa

SAR Steam Tours is a proud member of the Federation of Heritage Railways of South Africa