Choose your Adventure

Six destinations with regular, free shuttle services between each destination.

Sugar Rush Park

Sweet taste of adventure!

Sugar Rush Park is a family-focused one-stop destination that caters for all ages.

Their goal is to promote a healthy lifestyle for the whole family by encouraging fun outdoor activities.

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Ballito Ski Park

Fun for the whole family!

When visiting us at Ballito Cable Ski Park you will have a choice as to where to set up for the day, from our sheltered seating area, sundowner viewing deck or the picnic and grass area. Evening visitors will love our casual fire pit area.

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Salt Rock Beach

Perfect summer outing!

This North Coast train trip is only 90 hassle-free minutes away from Durban when you choose to board the modern Holiday Express, who will escort you there and bring you back home. Safe and sound. Plus, the benefit of no drink-and-drive restrictions.

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Litchi Orchard

Celebrate good food!

Not only is The Litchi Orchard a fully functioning litchi farm, but it is a green haven of good food, décor and design. Over the years, it has become a meeting point for the North Coast community as well as a unique experience for visitors.

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Flag Animal Farm

Support animal rescue!

Flag Animal Farm is rated the best animal farm in KZN.
You will feel our passion for animal rescue, where the animals become part of our family, at peace, safe and fully aware that they are loved.

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Ballito Brewing Company

For the love of beer!

Enjoy a tour of the brewery, education on how craft beer is made and a special tasting of our craft beers. You leave with a complimentary gift pack of 3 beers of your choice.

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Departure and Arrival Times

9.00am Registration

10.00am Train departs for Scottburgh

11.30am Arrival at Umhlali Station

3.00pm Final Collect from Destinations

3.30pm  Train departs from Umhlali for Durban

5.00pm Arrival in Durban.

Ticket Prices

Adults – R280 pp

Children – R230 pp

Pensioners – R230 pp

Discounted Family Deal (2 adults and 2 children under 12) – R920

Infants (under 2 years old) – No charge (Sitting on Parents laps)

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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.

TICKETS ARE LIMITED

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