Shongweni Farmer's & Craft Market Train Trip Adventure

If it’s July, it’s holiday time in KZN! And what do we like most about holidays? It must surely be doing something exciting together as a family unit.

The Holiday Express, operating the upmarket KZN Business Express Train, has arranged a superb family orientated one-day train outing to the Shongweni Farmers and Craft Market on Saturday 15th July. The Holiday Express departs from the Premier Lounge, Durban Station with its secure and private platform. Travelling time is just on one hour with a selection of refreshments available on board – vouchers can be purchased during registration. Safe boom protected parking is available immediately outside the Lounge.

Trips to Shongweni on Saturday 15 and Saturday 29 July.

Trip to The Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market – Saturday 15th & 29th July

  • 07.00am – Registration
  • 08.00am – Train departs for Shongweni
  • 09.00am – Arrival in Shongweni.  Board coach for a short trip to the Market
  • 11.30pm – Depart by coach for Shongweni Station
  • 12.00pm – Train departs from Shongweni for Durban
  • 1.00pm – Arrival in Durban.

Book your Tickets below!

– Adults 12 onwards. (R250 per person)
– Babies 2 and under Free – sitting on parents laps.
– Kids 3- 12. (R200 per kid)
– Family Deal (R800): 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12.

Shongweni Farmers Market Pictures

More About the Shongweni Train Trip

Registration on day of departure will be in the Premier Business Lounge at Durban Railway Station. The Premier Business Lounge can be accessed up the ramp from Jeff Taylor Crescent, which is between Umgeni Road and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (previously NMR Avenue), just to the north of Durban’s central business district, and not far from the intersection with Somtseu Road.  Secure, boom-protected parking is available to Holiday Express clients, up the ramp on the second floor just outside the entrance to the Lounge.

PRASA levy a flat parking rate of R10.00 per vehicle for the day.

The route inland passes through two tunnels and stops will be made at the waterfalls to allow passengers to take photographs.

A range of refreshments, including wine, beer, soft drinks, biltong, peanuts and chips etc. will be available on the train. Remember to purchase your cash vouchers at registration.  You are also welcome to bring your own refreshments with you.

For the comfort of all passengers no smoking is allowed on the trains.

At this time of the year it could still be warm.  Suggest you dress accordingly, but bring something warm should the conditions change.

Delicious snacks, pastries, light meals and refreshments, including a wide range of locally brewed craft beers will also available from the many stalls in the market.

It’s time now to book your Tickets!

– Adults 12 onwards. (R250 per person)
– Babies 2 and under Free – sitting on parents laps.
– Kids 3- 12. (R200 per kid)
– Family Deal (R800): 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12.

The Fine Print

Validity: Valid for Saturday 15th & 29 thJuly 2017 only.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT IN THE EVENT OF UNSCHEDULED TRACK AND/OR SIGNAL MAINTENANCE IT MAY BE NECESSARY FOR PRASA TO CLOSE THE LINE BETWEEN CERTAIN STATIONS WHEN A LINKING BUS SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED.

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TRAIN TRIP TICKET PRICES

– Adults 12 onwards. (R250 per person)
– Babies 2 and under Free – sitting on parents laps.
– Kids 3- 12. (R200 per kid)
– Family Deal (R800): 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12.

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