Experience Mossel Bay like never before!

Experience Mossel Bay like never before!

Picking the destination for your next school excursion can be one of the toughest parts of planning a trip. While there are many options, very few offer the same historical adventure and natural abundance as Mossel Bay. From prehistoric history dating back more than 150,000 years to museums and access to wildlife and pristine beaches, your scholars are in for an enriching, engaging, and, very importantly, fun experience like no other.

Santos Express in the heart of Mossel Bay

Situated on Santos Beach in the heart of Mossel Bay, the Santos Express is a Garden Route institute providing everything you need for a school trip. Give your learners the experience of boarding our historic train carriages and sleeping in traditional sleeping carriages, which can accommodate up to 150 people.


Aside from its picturesque setting, the Santos Express offers easy access to many attractions of Mossel Bay and the greater Garden Route and Klein Karoo, making it the perfect base for an unforgettable experience.

Our unique facilities

Our unique venue offers a wide range of facilities to make your school trip a truly unforgettable experience.


  • Walking distance to museums,
  • Direct access to beach,
  • AV equipment,
  • Beautiful views,
  • Restaurant,
  • Accommodation,
  • Catering options
  • and much more.

Your ticket to adventure awaits!

With so much to do in Mossel Bay alone, you may not even be able to fit it all in with just one visit. Choose from one of our pre-planned packages or speak to our staff to create a tailored experience for you and your learners.


  • Seal island boat trips
  • See the big 5
  • Zip lining
  • Diaz museum
  • Whale watching
  • The shark lab
  • Cango caves
  • Crocodile park
  • Cape St. blaze lighthouse
  • Blue flag beaches
  • Aquarium
  • Hiking trails

We offer a wide range of packages for you to choose from or speak to one of our friendly booking staff to create a custom package for your school’s needs.


3-day Mossel Bay Experience

Day 1

  1. Arrive and unpack.
  2. walk to the beach
  3. beach games
  4. dinner

Day 2

  1. Breakfast on the train guided walking tour covering Santos beach blue fellag and historic Monroe by mossel Bay port
  2. visit the good shed flee market
  3. shark lab and aquarium
  4. Point of human origin cave and discovery center
  5. Return to the train and beach activities stand up paddleboarding sailing etc
  6. Dinner

Day 3

  1. Breakfast on the train
  2. Visit Diaz museum complex
  3. Seal island boat ride
  4. Depart

For an unforgettable and tailor-made school trip experience, we invite you to get in touch with our friendly and dedicated staff at beds@santosexpress.co.za or by calling us at +27 44 691 1995. Whether you’re planning an educational excursion, team-building adventure, or a unique school outing, our team is committed to crafting a personalized itinerary that caters to your specific needs and interests. At Santos Express, we believe in providing students with enriching experiences that go beyond the classroom, ensuring a journey filled with discovery, learning, and lasting memories. Contact us today to start planning your school trip with us.