Rovos Rail African Golf Tour

 

THE ROVOS RAIL AFRICAN GOLF TOUR

download-brochure-buttonThe Rovos Rail Golf Tour is considered one of the best golfing experiences on the African continent. The luxury train is just magnificent and the tour includes golf at some of the best golf courses South Africa has to offer. Truly an unforgettable experience!

Includes:
* Accommodation in a luxury suite on board the Rovos Rail Train
* Three meals daily and all alcoholic and other beverages
* 24h full room service and bar facilities
* Limited laundry
* Golf green fees, carts, halfway and beverages
* Excursions with a qualified guide for non-golfing spouses
* Entrance fees to places of interest

Excludes:
* Staff gratuities, French Champagne, off train beverages and memorabilia purchases
* Pre- and post tours available at great prices, please enquire

Departure Dates:
2017 : 18 – 26 May, 2 – 10 Nov, 13 – 21 Nov
2018: 22 – 31 Jan, 16 – 25 May, 28 May -06 Jun, 31 Oct – 09 Nov, 12 – 21 Nov
2019: 15-24 May, 30 Oct – 08 Nov, 11 -20 Nov

NOTE: Leopard Creek Country Club will close for re-design in October 2017 for approximately 6 months. However, we are pleased to be able to tell you that we are able to offer golf on the new 9 hole Par 3 layout. This new NJDC encompasses a world class practice facility and a superb Par 3 course, modelled on well-known golf holes from famous courses around the world. “Seriously, this is the best facility of its kind I’ve seen anywhere in the world,” enthused South Africa’s globe-trotting golfer Thomas Aiken.

Golfers Non-golfers
DAY 1
Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and traverse the Highveld to the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains.
Rovos Rail Train THURSDAY
Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and traverse the Highveld to the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains.
DAY 2
Tee off at Leopard Creek near Kruger with lunch.Board vehicles to rejoin train at Komatipoort and depart.
Leopard Creek Golf Course FRIDAY
Game drive in the Kruger Park with lunch.
Rejoin the train at Komatipoort and depart for Zululand.
DAY 3
Game drive in the Hluhluwe Reserve in Zululand. Lunch is served as the train travels south alongside the
St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban for the overnight stop.
Rovos Rail Train leopards SATURDAY
Game drive in the Hluhluwe Reserve in Zululand. Lunch is served as the train travels south alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban for the overnight stop.
DAY 4
Tee off at Durban Country Club.
After lunch, enjoy a one-hour scenic drive along the Midlands Meander to join the train at Lions River. Traverse the Drakensberg via Bethlehem.
Durban Country Club SUNDAY
Disembark for a short city tour of Durban.
Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ardmore Ceramics for a two-hour afternoon visit. Return to the train. Traverse the Drakensberg.
DAY 5
Disembark for a city tour of Bloemfontein.
Travel to Alicedale across the Drakensberg Mountains.
Rovos MONDAY
Disembark for a city tour of Bloemfontein.
Travel to Coerney across the Drakensberg Mountains.
DAY 6
One-hour transfer from Alicedale to Humewood Course. Enjoy a game and lunch before joining the train in Port
Elizabeth. Experience the train being turned around at 14h15 then depart for Oudtshoorn via Willowmore.
Humewood Golf Course TUESDAY
Game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
Rejoin the train and depart for Port Elizabeth. Experience the train being turned around then depart for Oudtshoorn via Willowmore.
DAY 7
Arrive Oudtshoorn. Transfer to George along Montagu Pass. Tee off at Fancourt followed by dinner at the estate.
Montagu 1 (1) WEDNESDAY
Two-hour ostrich-farm visit. Traverse Montagu Pass. Disembark for dinner at Fancourt Estate.
DAY 8
Transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai for tee off at 08h00. Depart George and travel along the Garden Route via the Outeniqua Mountains to the coast for Riversdale.
Oubaai Golf Course THURSDAY
Morning at leisure in Knysna or ferry ride to Featherbed. Depart George and travel the Garden Route via the Outeniqua Mountains to the coast for Riversdale.
DAY 9
Two-hour tour of the KWV Brandy Distillery, Worcester. Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.
Cape Town Table Mountain FRIDAY
Two-hour tour of the KWV Brandy Distillery, Worcester. Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.
Rovos Rail Deluxe SuiteRovos Rail – Deluxe Suite

The Deluxe Suites (±10 sq metres/±118 sq feet) accommodate two passengers in either twin or double beds and have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

Rovos Rail Pullman SuiteRovos Rail – Pullman Suite

The Pullman Suites (±7 sq metres/±76 sq feet) are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hair dryers and shaver plugs. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

Rovos Rail Royal SuiteRovos Rail – Royal Suite

The Royal Suites (±16 sq metres/±173 sq feet), each of which take up half a carriage, are spacious and elegant. Each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The epitome of luxury with handsome wood panelling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people offering the option of side-by-side twin or spacious double beds. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

Durban Country ClubDurban Country Club

Durban Country Club (DCC) offers two magnificent clubhouses and highly rated courses. DCC is situated only 1 km north of Durban’s “Golden Mile” beachfront. The Beachwood course is located in Durban North, just 5km away.

Humewood Golf CourseHumewood Golf Club

Home to one of the world’s most challenging links courses, Humewood is consistently ranked as one of South Africa’s Top golf courses.

Leopard Creek Golf CourseLeopard Creek Country Club

The ultimate vision of the Leopard Creek Country Club, built by golf legend Gary Player, was to create an Augusta in Africa and no expense has been spared creating this masterpiece. The model for Leopard Creek is exclusivity.

Fancourt Montagu Golf CourseMontagu Golf Course at Fancourt

The Montagu Course was originally designed by Gary Player and is a much celebrated parklands course that has previously been ranked as #1 in South Africa, and currently ranks #6 (2014).

Oubaai Golf CourseOubaai Golf Club

Oubaai is proud to be the first Ernie Els signature golf course in SA and his team took full advantage of the spectacular landscape.

Fancourt Outeniqua Golf CourseOuteniqua Golf Course at Fancourt

Outeniqua, named after the mountain range that overlooks the area has a different look than the Montagu, so they complement each other perfectly as varying playing experiences.

PRICE
Per person sharing 2017 2018 2019
Pullman Suite R58 250 R70 200 R76 200
Deluxe Suite R87 400 R105 300 R114 300
Royal Suite R115 400 R139 800 R152 000
Single Supplement 40% 40% 40%

 

Departure Dates:
2017 : 18 – 26 May, 2 – 10 Nov, 13 – 21 Nov
2018: 22 – 31 Jan, 16 – 25 May, 28 May -06 Jun, 31 Oct – 09 Nov, 12 – 21 Nov
2019: 15-24 May, 30 Oct – 08 Nov, 11 -20 Nov


*Full T&C’s will be sent with your quotation

LOCATIONS

ENQUIRE NOW

Do you need transport?
Car Rental Private Road Transfers
Keep me informed about offers from Golf in South Africa

4 + 4=








Sending message...
Thank you for your enquiry.

Other Tours