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2019 Creighton Aloe Steam Train & Hot Air Balloon Festival
Latest News – 01 MARCH 2019
Hi everyone… bookings will open 1 March for Our 2019 Annual Aloe Steam Train rides and Hot Air Balloons (Balloon trips only on Festival weekend 6 & 7 July). The train ride is 2.30min hours long, with 2 stops, we will depart at 10am and return by 1pm. You will be able to pre book lunch at the Creighton Club after the train ride, those details will be available on your confirmation email…bookings are essential for catering purposes and is an awesome way to end of the day. For the Festival weekend Saturday 6th we have 2 departures, 10am and 2pm and on Sunday 7 July depart at 12 noon. Below is our flyer with dates and prices of the different coaches, please let me know how many adults/children and which coach you would like to book, and I will then send you email confirmation with the banking details…
Return train ride is approximately 3hrs long with 2 stops along the way.
|Dates 2019: Saturdays and Sundays||Departure Times|
|Sat 29th & Sun 30th June (Pensioners Weekend)||10am R170pp (Non pensioners normal cost)|
|Sat 6th & Sun 7th July||Sat 6th 10am & 2pm & Sun 7 July 12 noon (Festival weekend)|
|Sat 13th & Sun 14th July||10am|
|Sat 20th & Sun 21st July||10am|
|Sat 27th & Sun 28th July||10am|
Rates are listed below. Children age 3 to 12 apply, Children under 3yrs free.
|Casual Lounge coach||R250||R220|
|Sitter & Family Coach||R220||R190|
|Vintage coach – Padded||R220||R190|
|Vintage coach – Wooden||R200||R170|
The train ride itself is a 2 -2.5 hr trip with beautiful Aloe viewing along the way.
It will make 2 stops:
1. En route, for passengers to walk amongst the Aloes & for a Photo opportunity.
2. At Riverside Station, We stop for approx 15min to explore whilst the engine moves into position for the return trip.
*(Please be at the station at least 30-45 min before departure time to collect tickets. Seats are allocated)*
There will be Egg & Bacon Rolls, teas & coffees on sale at Creighton Station. Refreshments & snacks for sale on the train.
Train info and reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org