South Africa offers a bit of everything, whether you are looking for game viewing, wine tasting, scenic beauty, culture or a unique gambling resort you will find it in this diverse and exciting country.
Outstanding golf is included in all of our modules — the GOLD & WILD COAST features the beaches and nightlife of Durban, the SCENIC COASTLINE travels along the famous Garden Route. Sun City hosted the world’s first $1 million tournament in AFRICA’S LAS VEGAS. THE FAIREST CAPE highlights Cape Town’s beaches and wine country. Lastly — golf in the bush with GOLF & ANIMALS!
You can wind up your golf adventure to South Africa with a visit to one of the natural wonders of the world – VICTORIA FALLS. Another option is a visit to LEOPARD ROCK, Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands treasure.
The phrase that says it all! South Africa is a unique and beautiful country with dramatic contrasts of culture and scenery. The many faces of this country range from the profusion of wildlife in Kruger National Park to the cosmopolitan city life of Johannesburg. One must not miss the fabulous scenic beauty of Cape Town and the glorious beaches of the ‘Garden Route’. Weave into all of this some incredible golf and you will have difficulty knowing where to start!
CAPE TOWN (3 nights)
The Fairest Cape
Day 1 — Arrive in Cape Town with its romantic beaches and the charm of the winelands; from historic buildings, to antique bargains. A visit to the Cape is an essential element of any tour.
Day 2 — Golf is on Milnerton GC, South Africa’s only true links course, where the wind just adds to the overall challenge!
Day 3 — Today drive to the university town of Stellenbosch. Play the fine green grassy layout of Stellenbosch GC set in the heart of wine country. The course has hosted the S.A. Masters Tournament. After golf visit a winery to sample the superb Cape wines.
Day 4 — Time to leave this beautiful setting! There is so much to see and do in the Cape you may want to extend your stay!
Other golf available: Clovelly GC, Mowbray GC, Royal Cape GC, Paarl GC and more.
GARDEN ROUTE (4 nights)
Day 1 — Depart Cape Town and travel over the Kloof Pass to Swellendam. Continue along the majestic coastline through sleepy villages to Mossel Bay, and George.
EXPERIENCE THE LUXURIOUS ‘ROVOS RAIL, PRIDE OF AFRICA’ BETWEEN CAPE TOWN AND GEORGE. AN ELEGANT OVERNIGHT STEAM-TRAIN JOURNEY THAT RECAPTURES THE ROMANCE OF A BYGONE ERA!
Day 2 — Golf this morning on one of the Fancourt Hotel’s private courses. There are three championship courses to choose from; Montagu, Outeniqua and The Links. Whichever you play will be a scenic, but challenging round.
Take time to visit Oudtshoorn and explore the Cango Caves, one of the seven wonders of the world. You can also visit the ostrich farm and a crocodile ranch.
Day 3 — Golf George GC, a championship course that began at the turn of the century (20th!). From its humble beginnings is now rated in South Africa’s top 10 Golf Courses. Play in magnificent surroundings – but keep out of the rough!
Day 4 — Continue up the coast, stop along the way and cruise the lagoon at Knysna Heads, or play golf on the charming local course at Knysna before reaching Plettenberg Bay.
Day 5 — After a leisurely morning continue eastward through the Tsitsikama forest, cross the bridges spanning the deep gorges of the Groot and Bloukrans Rivers to Port Elizabeth. From here you can fly to your next destination or take advantage of one of the following options.
PORT ELIZABETH – Stop a night or two in Port Elizabeth and include golf at the top rated Humewood CC. The unusual feature of this course is that it was constructed as a links course. Its skillful design and the bracing winds provide a challenge similar to that found on the British courses.
SHAMWARI GAME RESERVE – Spend a couple days in the bush tracking the ‘Big Five’, either on game drives or bushwalks! Go back to a time in history when animals roamed free – enjoy the ultimate African adventure. Shamwari is an award-winning conservation project and a malaria free Reserve.
DURBAN (5 nights)
Golf Coast & Wild Coast
Day 1 — Arrive in Durban, renown for its gentle climate, superb beaches and busy night life. Stay in Durban or at Zimbali Lodge, a luxury hotel north of Durban, with its own golf course.
Day 2 — Golf the Durban CC, rated amongst the top 100 in the world. Since 1920 this course of rolling sand hills, lush tropical vegetation, cooling sea breezes and exceptional layout has stood the test of time.
Day 3 — Today’s treat – the Zimbali CC, a fabulous championship course designed by Tom Weiskopf. A challenging and scenically beautiful course with magnificent views across the Indian Ocean.
Day 4 — Depart Durban and enjoy the scenic drive along the picturesque coast to Pennington and the exclusive Selborne Country Lodge. Golf this afternoon on the Selborne CC certainly one of the most beautiful and exclusive courses in the country. One side adjoins sugar cane fields and the other faces the sea.
Overnight at the Selborne Country Lodge or, after you play continue on to the vibrant Wild Coast.
Day 5 — Golf the spectacular Wild Coast CC, known locally as the Casino Beach Course. This Robert Trent Jones designed course has hosted the S.A. Skins Competition more than once.
Day 6 — Time to depart!
SUN CITY (3 nights)
Africa’s Las Vegas
Day 1 — Arrive in Sun City, an oasis in the African Bush, already renown as one of the finest gambling and entertainment complexes in the world.
Day 2 — Golf on the famous Gary Player Course, home of the world’s first $1 million tournament. One of the most challenging courses in the southern hemisphere.
Day 3 — Play Sun City’s fabulous Lost City GC, this semi-desert layout features numerous lakes, and small cascades. The natural terrain has been used to good effect and makes for an interesting round.
Day 4 — Depart for your next venue!
WILD GAME (2 nights)
Golf and Animals
Day 1 — Arrive in the northern area where you will experience the thrill of the African bushveld from open vehicles, accompanied by experienced game rangers and trackers. For the golfer guaranteed to provide a fund of golfing tales for your friends back home! Gameviewing this afternoon.
Day 2 — Golf on one of the most beautiful courses in the country, Hans Merensky GC. Here you have additional hazards, including hippo in a watering hole!
Day 3 — Early gameviewing before departing.
EXTENSIONS — Just a short flight from South Africa will take you to one of the Seven Wonders of the World and much more…
VICTORIA FALLS (2 nights)
One sight in Africa everyone wants to see! Enjoy one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world plus more – rain forests, sundowner cruises and challenging golf!
Day 1 — Arrive in Victoria Falls where you will view one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. After you settle in you may want to relax and enjoy this tranquil setting, take a walk along the Falls, maybe a Sundowner Cruise, visit the Cultural Center, or take in the native dances.
Day 2 — Golf today on Elephant Hills GC, designed by Gary Player, it is a parkland course on the banks of the Zambezi River, within the National Game Park. Make sure you observe the instructions with reference to the animals – it is worth bringing your camera!
Day 3 — Time to depart for…
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Victoria Falls Hotel
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
LEOPARD ROCK (2 nights)
Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands offers mountain, mist and natural forest with rare birds frequently spotted. The championship golf course offers majestic views at every hole and is considered the finest in southern Africa.
Day 1 — Arrive in the Eastern Highlands, a paradise with rolling hills, evergreen forests and some of the most spectacular scenery on the African continent. Settle in and start to enjoy some of the activities – tennis, squash, horseback riding, birding and an international casino.
Day 2 — Leopard Rock GC is a championship course set in spectacular scenery. This undulating course with stunning views from almost every hole is described as one of the finest in Africa and one of the leading inland courses in the world. It is a strenuous challenge – play with caution!
Day 3 — Time to depart
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