Shongololo Rail Good Hope Golf Tour

 

SHONGOLOLO RAIL GOOD HOPE GOLF TOUR

download-brochure-buttonAll-inclusive tour package onboard a luxury 5* train highlighting the best golf courses and attractions in South Africa!

This grand 15-day journey offers a golfing and non-golfing itinerary with an amazing insight into virtually every well-known destination in South Africa.  Truly an unforgettable rail experience!

ONE TIME OFFER! Save 30% on the 20 March 2018 departure

Includes:
* Accommodation in a luxury suite on board the Songololo Rail Train
* Threemeals daily (dinner, breakfast & lunch)
* Excursions with a qualified guide for non-golfing spouses
* Entrance fees as per itinerary

Excludes:
* Lunches off the train, All beverages, Laundry, Gratuities, Visas, travel insurance, green fees
* Pre- and post tours available at great prices, please enquire

Departure Dates:
Northbound 2018: 20 March – 3 April, 20 November – 4 December 2018
Southbound 2018: 01 – 15 February, 4 – 18 October 2018

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.

Non – Golfers Golfers
Day 1 Check-in at Rovos Rail Lounge, Cape Town Station.Full-day tour of Cape Town. Transfer to the train at Cape Town Station.Train departs for Worcester for the overnight stop. Check-in at Rovos Rail Lounge, Cape Town Station.Full-day tour of Cape Town. Transfer to the train at Cape Town Station.Train departs for Worcester for the overnight stop.
Day 2 Drive the scenic route to Hermanus (120km).Return to train at Ashton and depart for Voorbaai for the overnight stop Drive the scenic route to Hermanus (120km).Return to train at Ashton. Depart for Voorbaai.Optional: Golfers can play at Arabella (100km).
Day 3 Transfer to Knysna with a lagoon ferry ride to Featherbed Nature ReserveOR enjoy shopping.Dinner at Fancourt Golf Estate. Overnight George. Transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai Golf Club for tee off.Return to train in the late afternoon.Dinner at Fancourt Golf Estate.Overnight George.
Day 4 Drive the Outeniqua Pass to visit the Cango Caves.Afternoon visit to an ostrich farm. Board train in Oudtshoorn.Depart for Graaff Reinet. Tee off at Fancourt Golf Estate.Drive the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn.Board train in Oudtshoorn.Depart for Graaff Reinet.
Day 5 Enjoy a guided walking tour of Graaff Reinet.Return to train for lunch and depart for Kimberley. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Graaff Reinet.Return to train for lunch and depart for Kimberley.
Day 6 Visit to the Big Hole and Diamond Museum.Afternoon visit to the William Humphreys Art Gallery and McGregor Museum.Return to train and depart for Bloemfontein. Tee off at Kimberley Golf Club.Return to train and depart for Bloemfontein for the overnight stop.
Day 7 Morning tour of Bloemfontein including the Women’s Memorial and Anglo Boer Museum.Return to train and depart for Ladysmith.Enjoy lunch on board. Morning tour of Bloemfontein including the Women’s Memorial and Anglo Boer Museum.Return to train and depart for Ladysmith. Enjoy lunch on board.
Day 8 Enjoy a battlefields tour taking in the Siege Museum and Wagon Hill.Return to train for lunch and depart for Durban One-hour transfer from Ladysmith Station to Champagne Sports Resort for tee off. Return to train for lunch and depart for Durban.
Day 9 Disembark in Durban for a cultural visit to PheZulu Safari Village and uShaka Marine World.Return to train and depart for Empangeni Tee off at Durban Country Club.Return to train and depart for Empangeni for the overnight stop.
Day 10 Tour of the world-heritage site, St Lucia (iSimangaliso) Wetland Park with lunch.Board the train and depart for Hluhluwe. Tour of St Lucia (iSimangaliso) Wetland Park.Board train and depart for Hluhluwe. Optional: Golfers can play at Zimbali (128km).
Day 11 Game drives in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. Board train and depart for Mpaka, Swaziland, where border formalities take place. Game drives in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. Board train and depart for Mpaka, Swaziland, where border formalities take place.
Day 12 Depart in vehicles from Mpaka, Swaziland.Visit Manzini, Mbabane and Ngwenya Glass.After border formalities at Jeppes Reef, rejoin the train in Malelane. One-hour transfer to Nkonyeni Golf Estate for tee off.After border formalities at Jeppes Reef, rejoin the train in Malelane.
Day 13 Full-day game viewing in the Kruger Park.Rejoin train in Malelane.Depart for Nelspruit. Tee off at Leopard Creek, Nelspruit or White River. Rejoin train in Malelane. Depart for Nelspruit.
Day 14 Full-day tour of historical areas Pilgrim’s Rest, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window.Rejoin train in Nelspruit and depart for Witbank. Tee off at Leopard Creek, Nelspruit or White River. Rejoin train in Nelspruit.Depart for Witbank for the overnight stop.
Day 15 Arrive at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria.Check out of train.Luggage will be stored at the station. Tour of Pretoria and Soweto.Return to Rovos Rail Station.Tour ends. Arrive at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria. Check out of train.Luggage will be stored at the station.Tour of Pretoria and Soweto.Return to Rovos Rail Station.Tour ends.

 


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The Arabella Country Estate is home to one of the top ranked golf courses in South Africa, with pristine grass, tricky sand traps and challenging water hazards and the best 18th hole in SA!

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The top 30 ranked championship golf course has been rated as SA’s most beautiful golf course in recent years with the clubhouse in the top 5 19th’s holes in SA.

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.

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).

Nelspruit Golf CourseNelspruit Golf Club

The Nelspruit Golf Club has risen spectacularly in the Golf Digest rankings over the past few years. It is famous for hosting the annual “Jock of the Bushveld” event, considered the biggest amateur tournament of its kind in the world.

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.

Zimbali Golf CourseZimbali Country Club Golf Course

Zimbali is the first in Africa to be designed by a former British and South African Open Champion, Tom Weiskopf.

Special: 30% discount if booked before 30 November 2017

Emerald Cabin: R103,000 – R30 900 = R72 100 pps
Gold Cabin: ZAR81,000 – R24 300 = R56 700 pps

NORTHBOUND
Price Per Person 2018
Emerald Cabin  R  103,000.00  Approx 10sqm dbl/twin
Gold Cabin  R    81,000.00  Approx 7sqm dbl/twin
Single Supplement 50%
SOUTHBOUND
Price Per Person 2018
Emerald Cabin  R  103,000.00  Approx 10sqm dbl/twin
Gold Cabin  R    81,000.00  Approx 7sqm dbl/twin
Single Supplement 50%

Departure Dates:
Northbound 2018: 20 March – 3 April, 20 November – 4 December 2018
Southbound 2018: 01 – 15 February, 4 – 18 October 2018

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