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South Africa - DESTINATIONS & HOTELS

Golf Safari

Join the nine-day Golf Safari travelling the northeastern reaches of South Africa that will entertain the most discerning golfers with a delightful itinerary for non-playing guests. Travel from Pretoria to Sun City* in the hills of the Pilanesberg for game viewing. Cross the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains to Spionkop*, the perfect base for exploring the mountains, bush, birds and battlefields of the region. Traverse the scenic Valley of a Thousand Hills to Durban* for a tour of the city and botanical gardens. The game viewing continues at Hluhluwe in Zululand (one of the oldest reserves in the country), Mkhaya* (Swaziland’s refuge for endangered species) and the world-famous Kruger Park in Malelane*, after which this memorable journey ends in Pretoria.

Day 1

11h30 Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel to Rustenburg for the overnight stop. Day at leisure on the train. (Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)

Day 2

Golfers: Morning tee off at Lost City or Gary Player Country Club.

Leisure guests: Morning game drive in Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Explore the Lost City followed by lunch at the club.

Dinner on board en route to Heidelberg.

Day 3

All meals enjoyed on board en route to Estcourt via Ladysmith. Day at leisure on the train.

Day 4

Golfers: Morning tee off at Champagne Sports Resort.

Leisure guests: Morning lecture about the Spionkop battlefield with lunch at Spionkop Lodge followed by a game drive OR relax at the lodge.

Dinner en route to Durban.

Day 5

Golfers: Morning tee off at Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali.

Leisure guests: Morning tour of Durban, a visit to the botanical gardens and a coastal lunch.

Dinner en route to Hluhluwe.

Day 6

Morning game drive in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve.

Dinner en route to Mpaka, Swaziland.

Day 7

Golfers: Morning tees off at the Royal Swazi Sun.

Leisure guests: Morning game drive in Mkhaya Reserve. Visit Swazi Candles and Mantenga Cultural Village with shopping.

Dinner en route to Malelane, South Africa.

Day 8

Golfers: Morning tee off at Leopard Creek/White River/Nelspruit.

Leisure guests: Morning game drive in the Kruger Park with lunch and shopping.

Dinner en route to Witbank.

Day 9

07h00 Enjoy breakfast as the train departs for Pretoria.

10h00 Arrive at journey’s end at Rovos Rail Station.

*Course selection is dependent on availability: Sun City Gary Player/Lost City, Champagne Sports Resort, Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali, Royal Swazi, Leopard Creek/White River/Nelspruit.