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Diaz Express

25 reviews
About Diaz Express
The Diaz Express provides a scenic rail experience between Hartenbos and Great Brak River in the Garden Route of South Africa. The railway line is winding through a tunnel, over bridges, past precipices and indigenous plant life, with beautiful views over the Indian Ocean. Coupled with this excursion, is the fine cuisine and wines of the Transkaroo restaurant, in the old station building.
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’d love to recommend this experience but it was cancelled. In an email I was told this was due to mandatory training !!. I spoke to the owner and was told the cancellation was due to repairs and waiting for parts. Which one was true?...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Markie77
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely day trip. Will do it again and bring my nephew and niece with. Very affordable. The drivers are friendly and entertaining. Thank you for a wonderful trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bernice K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful outing. Well orginized with great views of the area. Great stops. We enjoyed the trip very much. Thank you

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irene K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had a great trip over december from Hartenbos to Mosselbay - my 3 year old is Train crazy and we just loved it. I cant wait to come out of season to do the longer train trip that they do. Great value for money and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Chantelledk78
Reviewed 20 February 2018

WE arrived and were 8 people squashed on two benches, which is fine if you are short however if you are tall you knock knees with everyone. For the price one paid you would expect a bottle of water. There were no toilets available only...More

Date of experience: February 2018
9  Thank LYREM63
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We where 7 people on the train cost one way R40 per person and R40 back. Get the train at mosselbay Harbour and the it goes for approximately 30min. Very nice staff and it stops at 2 other small stations . Will do it again...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank jndj12
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Oh my goodness! Every single one of us had a blast on the Diaz Express. We went on an educational trip as a group of employees from Oceans Hotel. The atmosphere was amazing. We laughed and sang classic songs while others told stories. The 2...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank DawnP1862
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Booked the "train" to GrootBrakrivier as a means to head off to a nice slow lunch at Transkaroo in GrootBrak to make an excursion of it. Only "Tom" and "Dick", two of the usual three named coaches, were coupled up - "Harry" was off sick...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Foodie_Particular
diaz_express, Owner at Diaz Express, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Foodie, thank you for the review. I would like to get your views on the stop-overs in order for us to improve our service to the public. Can you please drop us a Whatsapp or SMS so that we can contact you directly. Pierre

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

What a nice outing. It is so nice to see the area from a different perspective. The views are great. The drivers are very experienced, friendly and share their experiences freely when you chat to them. We did the Groot Brak trip. I definitely want...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lianda L
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We chose to ride the Diaz Express just as the sun was starting to set. It's a 20 min lazy ride along the beach front and then through the industrial area. At R40 a person (about $2.50) it's a must do with the kids You...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Z1721QSmichaels
diaz_express, Owner at Diaz Express, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you, Michael, we appreciate your commentary. Join us for the Great Brak excursion when you are in the country again. Pierre and the Diaz Express team.

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26 June 2018|
Response from diaz_express | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your inquiry. Please go to the Diaz Express website, scroll down, choose your excursion and book on-line or give us a call at +27824507778 if you need assistance. Thank you, the Diaz Express team
15 January 2017|
Response from diaz_express | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Please give us a call at + 27 (0) 82 450 7778 and we will give you all the information. Kind regards The Diaz Express team