Umgeni Steam Railway

The Umgeni Steam Railway, which departs from Kloof Station, offers some of the most scenic daytrips by train in South Africa. Run on the first and last Sundays of every month, the 1000 Hills Choo Choo chugs through the scenic valleys from Kloof Station through Bothas Hill all the way to Inchanga Hotel for a picnic lunch.

This is an unforgettable experience and allows you to enjoy what the area has to offer from a very unique perspective.

Picnic area with tables and chairs, food stalls ,craft market, children’s face painting, candle making, pony rides, model railway display, and braai fires are lit for the afternoon trip (bring your own meat and cooking utensils).

Refreshments are available on the train.

Whilst at Inchanga please don’t forget to visit the Inchanga Tea Garden and Museum.  Not only can you enjoy some of their home made cruisine but they do offer tours of the museum and the railway yard.

(45 minutes travel each way, 1 hour at Inchanga)



Location: Kloof Station | Stokers Arms


  • First & Last Sunday of each month | 08:30 and 12:30 (BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL)
  • Public Holidays | Closed

Ages: All

Price: Adults R200 | Children (under 12) R140 | Children (under 2) Free

Contact Number: 087 808 7715 | 082 353 6003



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