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“flea market”(10 reviews)
“an hour”(7 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Old Main Road | Stokers Arms, Kloof 3640, South Africa
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+27 82 353 6003
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All reviews flea market an hour wonderful experience whole family all ages pancakes beautiful scenery every month train trip return journey last sunday younger generation great family day ample food for sale afternoon trip family outing
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great family day out..... the journey itself was a pleasant experience ... great country views. if it rains or if there is mist then you will not be able to see much. The craft market stop not something exciting ... same old same old when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank muneerbata
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Wonderful to have a small piece of history retained by an obviously dedicated group of enthusiasts. Highly recommended and long may it last. My two young children loved the day out and the market.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnSmuts
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

After pre-booking, we arriv3d at Kloof Station just before 8h00. Check in was swift and smooth. Boarded train at 8h30. Steamed out of station for an enjoyable hours ride through the Valley of 1000 hills to Inchanga. Great vibe on train! Three persons celebrated their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank vernonv435
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Three generations including an eighteen month old boy and a five year old train fanatic boarded the train after a generous lunch at Stokers Arms which is at the station. Seats are allocated and as we were seven in the party we had an eight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RossS981
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A steam train ride from Kloof to Inchanga. A great days outing, especially if you have little children

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shakor231
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Wow! What a great train ride, from Kloof to Inchanga and spending time at the country style flea market at Inchanga. I would recommend this anytime especially if you have little children.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Travelling in passenger railway carriages, pulled by a steam locomotive, is an unknown mode of transportation for the younger generation. But for many older people, it brings back memories of train trips and holidays in the past. As a fun experience for members of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank maryann52za
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Having always wanted to go on a nostalgic train ride I decided to book an early morning start for myself and my family and must say that I was not disappointed. The ride up to Inchanga took us through some amazing areas and beautiful scenery...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Z2022FEjaym
Reviewed 3 May 2018

It delivers what it says on the box, a steam train ride from Kloof to the Inchanga Station but here is what actually happens. There are four coaches, third, second and first class. As all the tickets are the same price I have no idea...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Hill_Belle
Reviewed 5 April 2018

My wife and I together with old school friends of us and my daughter with her husband decided to do the train trip whilst in Durban. What a great and nostalgic experience, since none of us has ever been on a steam pulled train. It...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank meyerdj
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Ranjeetha H
16 January 2017|
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Response from Z7559PVmohamede | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think that they allocate seats according to the no. of bookings per family. So if you are travelling as a couple you will be seated next to each other in a two-seater next to the window. However, opposite you is... More
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Andreas H
16 November 2016|
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Response from Z7559PVmohamede | Reviewed this property |
During the off-peak months the train normally is scheduled for the last Sunday of the month. However February is post holidays and as the schedule on the website only reflects activity up to January 2017, it is best to... More
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Andreas H
16 November 2016|
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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
you can look on the Umgeni Steam Train Website,
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