Rovos Rail 9 Day Golf Safari

Overview

This 9-day trip features a comforting train journey with Rovos Rail — superior class luxury rail– and offers you a chance to experience South Africa’s top golf courses including The Royal Swazi, Lost City Golf Course at Sun City and the Durban Beachwood.

While golf is quite evidently one of the greatest highlights of this railroad trip, the journey also promises other exciting activities along with picture perfect views of South Africa!

2018 Departures

February

Start dateEnd date
2018-02-222018-03-02

March

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2018-03-292018-04-06

October

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2018-10-012018-10-09
2018-10-032018-10-11
2018-10-042018-10-12
2018-10-042018-10-12
2018-10-082018-10-16
2018-10-102018-10-18
2018-10-112018-10-19
2018-10-152018-10-23
2018-10-172018-10-25
2018-10-182018-10-26
2018-10-222018-10-30
2018-10-242018-11-01
2018-10-252018-11-02
2018-10-292018-11-06
2018-10-312018-11-08

November

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2018-11-012018-11-09
2018-11-052018-11-13
2018-11-072018-11-15
2018-11-082018-11-16
2018-11-122018-11-20
2018-11-142018-11-22
2018-11-152018-11-23
2018-11-152018-11-23
2018-11-192018-11-27
2018-11-212018-11-29
2018-11-222018-11-30
2018-11-262018-12-04
2018-11-282018-12-06
2018-11-292018-12-07

December

Start dateEnd date
2018-12-032018-12-11
2018-12-052018-12-13
2018-12-062018-12-14
2018-12-102018-12-18
2018-12-122018-12-20
2018-12-132018-12-21
2018-12-172018-12-25
2018-12-192018-12-27
2018-12-202018-12-28
2018-12-242019-01-01
2018-12-262019-01-03
2018-12-272019-01-04
2018-12-312019-01-08

Itinerary Highlights

  • Step back in time and enjoy the opulent rail journey
  • Play at the renowned Leopard Creek
  • Visit the world-famous Kruger Park for a game
  • Tee off at the Royal Swazi Golf Club in Swaziland
  • Enjoy game drives in the Mkhaya Game Reserve
  • Play at the Durban Beachwood Country Club

More Information

Tour Duration

9 days

Start

Pretoria

End

Pretoria

Comfort Level

Luxury

Type of Accommodation

Accommodated

Destinations

Swaziland South Africa    Kwazulu-Natal,    Sun City,    Kruger

Accommodation
  • 8 nights at Rovos Rail

Day to day itinerary

Day 1

Your journey begins as you board your train from the 1940’s themed Capital Park Railway Station, located only North of Pretoria. Experience the luxuries of the rail, as you indulge in fine dining and witness the beauty of Africa through large windows of the Observation car.

 

Days 2

Enjoy a delicious breakfast, before you set-off to the Leopard Creek Country Club, an exclusive 18-hole golf course that border with the Kruger National Park.

Whether you decide to experience African wildlife at its finest or to take on a friendly game of golf, be assured to make memories that would last a lifetime. Indulge in a mouthwatering lunch, before you continue on your journey to Swaziland.

 

Day 3

Experience a thrilling game of golf at the Royal Swazi Club, in Swaziland. If you’re not yet in the mood to golf, head down to the Nygewenya Glass Factory and experience the wonders of glass-blowing.

This activity followed by a scrumptious lunch at the Malandelas Farmhouse Restaurant and Pub prepares you for the next leg of your journey, as you make your way to the Mkhaya Game Reserve best known for their Rhinos.

 

Day 4

Wake-up bright and early and experience an early morning game drive at the most famous Hluhluwe Game Reserve. Get back on your train by 10:30, to continue on your journey to Durban where you are welcomed with a relaxing dinner at one of the city’s most exquisite restaurants.

 

Days 5

Bring out the enthusiastic golfer in you, as you set off to the Durban Beachwood Country Club nice and early for a friendly game. For all those, not feeling the spirit of golf, enjoy a tour of the city of Durban and enjoy a comforting lunch at the Durban Beachwood Country Club; before heading to the train.

 

Day 6

Scenic views of Drakensberg region combined with a game at the Champagne Sports Resort is the highlight of your 6th day in the amazing Africa. Whether you decide to polish your golfing skills or decide to take a tour of the Champagne Sports Resort, you are sure to capture the beauty of South Africa before you head to your train; to continue with your journey.

 

Day 7

Spend a day relaxing on the Rovos luxury train and enjoy picture perfect views as the train heads to Sun City for your next adventure.

 

Day 8

While the non-golfers are presented with an excellent opportunity to explore Sun City and perhaps indulge in a game of cards at a casino, golfers, on the other hand, get a chance to play on one of the most challenging grounds, at the Gary Player Country Club.

Complete your day with a lunch at the club, followed by an adventure filled game drive through the Pilanesberg Game Reserve — home of the Big Five.

 

Day 9

Bid farewell to the beautiful lands of Africa, as you head back to the Capital Park Station, concluding your action packed yet relaxing trip.

 

Inclusions

  • 8 nights on board the Rovos Rail on a fully inclusive basis
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Limited laundry service while on board the train
  • Government tax
  • Green fees, carts, halfway house and beverages
  • 24-hour full room service while on board the train

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

DatesRates From
01 Oct 2018 - 30 Sep 2019 R88200

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.