A RAIL EXPERIENCE WITH A DIFFERENCE

DIAZ EXPRESS

A RAIL EXPERIENCE WITH A DIFFERENCE

WELCOME TO DIAZ EXPRESS

All aboard the Diaz Express, a fun rail experience for the whole family run on the existing Transnet rail network in the Garden Route region of South Africa, between George and the seaside resort of Mossel Bay.

Mossel Bay, a popular tourist destination, serves as the main point of departure with excursions to a variety of attractions including the ever popular Santos Beach, Great Brak River, Glentana and Maalgate.

All excursions have lovely views over the Indian Ocean (with a ringside seat for whale watching during the season), river estuaries and the indigenous plant life of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

GENERAL AND BOOKING DETAILS

Excursion Information

Excursions can be customised for groups that prefer to do so, provided that bookings are made in advance. Excursion availability is subject to Rail Safety Regulations for the day, but in the event of a cancellation, passengers who have paid will be refunded in full.

Bookings & Payment

All excursions will commence from the 22nd of January 2018 and only online bookings will be accepted. Please find the booking buttons under each excursion to secure your seats.

BANK DETAILS

Bank ABSA George

Account Holder DIAZ EXPRESS

Account Type Cheque

Account Number | 40 8542 6190

Branch Code 632005

For General Enquiries

 082 450 7778

Click here to enquire via Email

DESTINATIONS

SCHEDULES

Various exciting routes scheduled on different days

Please contact us for more information.

THE GLENTANA LUNCH EXCURSION

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, pending sufficient interest.

MOSSEL BAY

09:30
DEPART MOSSEL BAY: 09:30

GLENTANA

11:30
DEPART GLENTANA: 11:30

GREAT BRAK

12:00
ARRIVE GREAT BRAK: 12:00

LUNCH GREAT BRAK RIVER

LUNCH GREAT BRAK

GREAT BRAK

14:00
DEPART GREAT BRAK: 14:00

MOSSEL BAY

15:30
ARRIVE MOSSEL BAY: 15:30

Right through the year we depart from the Mossel Bay harbour area (opposite the Kaai 4 Braai restaurant) station at 09:30.

Sit back and experience the lovely views over the Indian ocean, the river estuaries, the bridges, the tunnel, as the railway line meanders high above the seaside resorts and past the indigenous plant life of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

At the Glentana viewpoint we turn the train around and depart back to Great Brak River. At about 12:30 we stop for lunch at one of the restaurants at Great Brak River. We are back in Mossel Bay again at 16:00.

A RETURN ticket costs R 150 per person and R 120 for children 12 years and younger.

Special arrangements can be made for corporate events, groups, schools and churches.

Food and beverages at restaurants for own account.

Departure times might vary slightly due to other traffic on the rail network.

BOOK NOW ON-LINE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

THE MAALGATE LUNCH EXCURSION

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, pending sufficient interest.

MOSSEL BAY

09:30
DEPART MOSSEL BAY: 09:30

MAALGATE

12:45
DEPART MAALGATE: 12:45

GREAT BRAK

13:30
ARRIVE GREAT BRAK: 13:30

LUNCH GREAT BRAK RIVER

LUNCH GREAT BRAK RIVER

GREAT BRAK

15:30
DEPART GREAT BRAK: 15:30

MOSSEL BAY

17:00
ARRIVE MOSSEL BAY: 17:00

Right through the year we depart from the Mossel Bay harbour area (opposite the Kaai 4 Braai restaurant) station at 09:30.

Sit back and experience the lovely views over the Indian ocean, the river estuaries, the bridges, the tunnel, as the railway line meanders high above the seaside resorts and past the indigenous plant life of the Cape Floral Kingdom. At the Maalgate bridge, erected in 1906, we stop for half an hour to admire the scenery at this spectacular bridge and to turn the train around.

At about 13:00 we stop for lunch at one of the restaurants at Great Brak River . We are back in Mossel Bay again at about 17:00.

A RETURN ticket costs R 175 per person and R 140 for children 12 years and younger.

Special arrangements can be made for corporate events, groups, schools and churches.

Food and beverages at restaurants for own account.

Departure times might vary slightly due to other traffic on the rail network.

BOOK NOW ON-LINE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

THE SKIMMELKRANS/GREAT BRAK RIVER EXCURSION

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, pending sufficient interest.

We depart by bus at 12:00 from the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George to the Skimmelkrans station near George Airport, where the rail experience to Great Brak River commences.
At Great Brak River station the bus will pick the passengers up again and transport them back to the museum in George, arriving there at around 15:00.

A ticket costs R250 per person for the round trip, including all bus transfers.

Special arrangements can be made for corporate events, groups, schools and churches.

Food and beverages at restaurants for own account.

Departure times might vary slightly due to other traffic on the rail network.

BOOK NOW ON-LINE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

THE HARTENBOS/MOSSEL BAY SHUTTLE

DURING THE DECEMBER HOLIDAY SEASON

Daily, except for Sundays

Depart Hartenbos

09:00


10:30


12:00


13:30


15:00

Depart Mossel Bay

09:45


11:15


12:45


14:15


15:45

CLICK BELOW TO BOOK FOR THE HARTENBOS TO MOSSEL BAY TRIP

CLICK BELOW TO BOOK FOR THE MOSSEL BAY TO HARTENBOS TRIP

Depart Hartenbos

09:00


10:30


12:00


13:30


15:00

Depart Mossel Bay

09:45


11:15


12:45


14:15


15:45

A ONE WAY ticket costs R 40 per person (children under 2 ride free)

BOOK NOW ON-LINE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

GET IN TOUCH

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Thank you for your interest in contacting Diaz Express. To get in touch with us please fill in the form or contact us on the number provided.

Hartenbos Station, Port Natal Avenue, Hartenbos

082 450 7778

www.diazexpress.co.za

HARTENBOS DEPARTURE POINT

MOSSEL BAY DEPARTURE POINT