One of the most scenic railway passes in the country.

Experience the splendour of the Outeniqua mountains and the intrigue of bygone years with a trip on the Powervan George.

This is a unique eco experience and a very popular tourist attraction in the Southern Cape, Garden Route. Experience the forest and four passes, waterfalls and tunnels, fynbos and proteas, bird and animal life and the panoramic picnic area – all from the comfort of rail buses. A picnicstop at Power – with a spectacular view – is included on all these trips. Passengers bring their own picnic basket.

The Outeniqua Transport Museum serves as the departure and arrival point for OPV. It houses a large collection of steam locomotives and carriages dating back to the bygone years. The Museum offers hours of exploration and intrigue.

Mountain and nature experience

Departure Point

 Departure point for all excursions commencing from Outeniqua Transport Museum, 2 Mission Road, George


PLEASE NOTE: Bookings are essential. Subject to sufficient support & safety conditions.

Roundtrip +- 2 ½ hours – Travel to Topping the highest point of the line and back, with picnic at Power for +-30min

09h00 & 12h00

HOLIDAY TIMES – depending on demand:
08h30, 09h00
12h00, 12h30

Passengers to report to ticket office 30min before departure.

PAYMENT: Cash/Credit Card/EFT

Outeniqua Transport Museum
2 Mission Road, George

TARIFFS: (From 1 December – 30 November 2024)

R220 per person
R200 per child

Wednesday is Pensioners discount day (excluding school holiday’s).

Special Offers

    • Wednesday is Pensioners day.  R200 for all, not applicable in school holidays
    • Powervan George is 25 years old on 6 February – come and enjoy a fun day with us. Special rates of R150 pax for all.  Dress up for the occasion.  Let’s go back in time 1960’s/70’s. Best dressed person per trip to get a ticket refund.

For bookings, please use the BOOK NOW – ACTIVITY BRIDGE button above.
For general enquiries please contact us:

Whatsapp: +27 (0)82 490 5627
Email: george@powervan.co.za

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