The Garden Route is a mecca for golf and host to more than 10 golf courses including the #1 in South Africa, The Links. Add to this world-class cuisine and award-winning wine and you have the perfect holiday already. End it with a Big 5 Safari and you get 2 ticks off your bucket list in one.
* 3 Nights in a Classic Room at Fancourt Hotel
* 3 Nights in a Standard Room at Simola Hotel
* 3 Nights at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
* Full English breakfast daily
* Dinner included at Botlierskop
* 1 Round of golf at Montagu
* 1 Round of golf at Outeniqua
* 1 Round of golf at The Links
* 1 Round of golf at Simola, including compulsory cart & halfway
* 1 Round of golf at Pezula, including compulsory cart
* Private road transfers between airport-hotels-golf courses in a luxury vehicle OR car hire
* A round of golf can be replaced for a spa voucher at Fancourt, Simola and Botlierskop
* 2 Game Drives daily at Botlierskop
* Extras and items not mentioned
This package can be tailored to meet your needs.
Day 1 Summary: Arrive and overnight at Fancourt
On arrival at Fancourt check into your Luxury Room and enjoy the relaxing country feeling of this magnificent Estate. Kick your shoes off and enjoy a refreshing drink around the pool or head over to the Club Lounge & Bar to watch the players coming in on the 18th green of the Montague Golf Course before dinner at Monet.
Day 2 Summary: Golf at Montagu Golf Course, overnight at Fancourt
Enjoy breakfast and head over to the Montagu Golf Course for an unforgettable 18 holes on one of the top golf courses in South Africa. The stunning landscape, water hazards and colorful scrubs will leave many a memory for years to come. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon around the pool before dinner.
Day 3 Summary: Golf at Outeniqua Golf Course, overnight at Fancourt
After enjoying an early Garden Route breakfast, make your way to the Outeniqua Golf Course for another round of fabulous golf on the wide open but still challenging golf course with plenty of fairways to work with and just enough water to keep you on your toes. Afternoon at leisure before trying something deferent on the menu at Monet.
Day 4 Summary: Golf at The Links, overnight at Simola
After breakfast head over to the clubhouse for a round on the #1 golf course in South Africa, The Links at Fancourt. It is another masterpiece by the legendary Gary Player and a course for true champions. Load up your clubs and take the short drive to Knysna and check into your Suite at Simola Golf & Country Estate. Try your hand at saltwater fly fishing or hop onto a bicycle and take a trail through some of the most beautiful forest scenery in South Africa. Dinner at The Orchid Room is always something special.
Day 5 Summary: Golf at Pezula Golf Club, overnight at Simola Hotel
After breakfast makes your way to Pezula Golf Club for 18 exhilarating holes of golf on the prestigious golf course overlooking the Indian Ocean and the Knysna Cliffs. This is a risk for reward course with rolling hills and an array of shots will see you through this challenging yet exciting golf course. Spend some time after the game in the Knysna Woods and be astonished at the size of some of the trees still standing in this protected area. Spoil your taste buds at The Firefly Restaurant for dinner.
Day 6 Summary: Golf at Simola, overnight at Simola Hotel
With breakfast behind you, load up your clubs for Simola Golf Course. Hills, trees and a beautiful view of the Lagoon will always make for an exceptional day of golf. With no or little wind you can hit your best shots on this excellent Jack Nicklaus designed golf course. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure and a fantastic dinner at The Orchid Room Restaurant.
Day 7 Summary: Safari and overnight at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
Enjoy breakfast and make your way the amazing Botlierskop PrivateGame Reserve, a scenic 1h30 hour drive from Knysna. You should arrive shortly after lunch which gives you time to settle in before your evening game drive and a chance to spot the famous Big 5 of South Africa. Dinner will be served back at the lodge.
Day 8 Summary: Safari and overnight at Botlierskop
An early wake-up call and coffee will get you ready for your morning game drive. Sunrise in this part of the country is unbelievable and the crisp air in your hair will sure make you relax and marvel at nature. When you return to the lodge breakfast will be served and you will have some time to enjoy the scenery. After lunch enjoys a guided walk to see the smaller miracles around you. The day will be finished with another game drive and dinner around the fire with friends.
Day 9 Summary: Safari and overnight at Botlierskop
Today will be pretty much the same as yesterday, but completely different. You will see more wildlife and birds, another chance to spot the Big 5 if you haven’t seen them all yet and a new adventure awaits on your guided walk. Dinner with your new friends where you swop out stories about this beautiful country and its amazing people.
Day 10 Summary: Depart
Enjoy an early morning game drive and breakfast before you check out and continue your golf tour in South Africa.