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SOUTH AFRICA GOLF SAFARI

South Africa is packed with natural wonders and ultra-fascinating culture. Starting at the Mother City of Cape Town, this 13 day adventure takes you through one of the best golfing destinations on the planet, Garden Route. With a quick stop near the whale watching capital of Hermanus, drive parallel to the Indian Ocean before turning around at the picturesque coastal town of Knysna. Your tour also includes African safaris on 4x4 Land Rovers in search of the Big 5 - lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and the elusive leopard. To top it all, we have 8 rounds of incredible golf including 3 nights of stay and play at the world famous Fancourt Golf Resort.

13 Days | 5 Stops | 8 Rounds of Golf  Western Cape, South Africa from AU$ 3,645 pp
Includes 2 nights PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

OPTIONS :  See our 5 Star Luxury Option from AU$ 4165 pp 
or Private BLUE TRAIN Experience from AU$ 9080

For further information on golf in South Africa please email travel@ausgolf.com.au

DAY 1 : Arrive at CAPE TOWN Airport where you collect your hire car and are assisted to the COMMODORE HOTEL, Western Cape.

Located on the bustling Victoria & Alfred waterfront, the Commodore captures the full essence of the working harbour and South Africa's vibrant indigenous culture.  With its signature cream and brass-work motif, the hotel has a distinct nautical charm that is hard to ignore.

Clovelly Golf Course South AfricaDAY 2 : Enjoy your first round of golf at the Clovelly golf course in Cape Town.

Nestled in the tranquil Silvermine Valley between Fish Hoek and Kalk Bay, the Clovelly Country Club rewards accuracy off the tee and provides players with scenic views of the False Bay coastline.

DAY 3 : A day at leisure to enjoy the Mother City, from Table Mountain to Cape Peninsula.

DAY 4 : Drive to Arabella GC Ranked as the 4th best course in South Africa and #1 in Western Cape, the Arabella parklands course hugs the Bot River lagoon with spectacular views across the Kogelberg mountain range.

After golf drive to Hermanus and check into the Harbour House Hotel.
Perfectly located above the Old Harbour, the Harbour House Hotel has been re-modelled from an original 1920 thatched roof manor house. The hotel's crowning glory - the magnificent Lookout Terrace - is arguably the best spot in Hermanus to enjoy whale watching.

DAY 5 : After breakfast, tee off from the Arabella golf course for the second time and enjoy the experience as you attempt to better your score from the previous day.

DAY 6 : Check out after breakfast and drive to Knysna and check into THE REX HOTEL.
Knysna is a haven of beaches, forests, lakes and sea and The Rex Hotel is one of Knysna’s most elegant and sophisticated accommodation offerings. A warm welcome and timeless elegance ensure that you enjoy a very special experience when staying at The Rex Hotel.

After checking in, enjoy a round of golf on the beautiful Pezula golf course. Stunning Ocean Views with wide expansive fairways a super course to be enjoyed

Simola Golf Course South AfricaDAY 7 : The Simola golf course awaits you.  The Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, which was officially opened by the ‘Golden Bear’ himself in September 2005, is only one of 5 Nicklaus signature courses in South Africa, and definitely the most scenic.

DAY 8 : Check out after breakfast and drive to Mossel Bay and the BOTLIERSKOP PRIVATE GAME RESERVE.

Situated between the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains and unspoiled beaches of the Indian ocean, in the heart of the Garden Route, lies the Botlierskop Private Game Reserve in the Western Cape ensuring its visitors of a unique South African Safari experience. The malaria free, family owned and privately operated Garden Route game lodge is home to an abundance of animals including four of the Big 5, rare antelope species and unique bird life.

DAY 9 : Spend the day getting acquainted with the majestic African wildlife, as you go on thrilling game drives in the morning and evening. Carry your camera to capture some thrilling moments as you witness the Big 5 from close quarters.

Fancourt Montagu golf course South AfricaDAY 10 : Check out after breakfast and drive to George and check into the FANCOURT HOTEL.

Ideally located in the heart of the Garden Route, and close to the charming town of George, the Fancourt Hotel sits on 613 hectares of lush countryside.

After checking in, head out for a round of golf on the Fancourt Montagu golf course.

DAY 11 : After breakfast, prepare for an enjoyable round of golf at the Fancourt Outeniqua, a dramatic Gary Player parkland. There are a variety of tees from which to choose to play, ensuring that golfers are unlikely to ever feel overpowered by the course.

Fancourt Links Golf South Africa

DAY 12 : The highlight of your stay at Fancourt - the high temple of South African golf - is definitely the opportunity to play the Fancourt Links. It recreates the links courses of Scotland and Ireland in a typically South African setting with the majestic Outeniqua mountains serving as a dramatic backdrop.

DAY 13 : Check out after breakfast, and travel to GEORGE Airport.

 

Package:

13 Days | 5 Stop(s) | 8 Round(s)

Accommodation:

Commodore Hotel (4 Star)

Harbour House Hotel (4 Star)

The Rex Hotel (4 Star)

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve (4 Star)

Fancourt Hotel (5 Star)

Meals:

Full English Breakfast Daily & full board during Safari

Golf Courses:

1x18 Holes at Clovelly GC

2x18 Holes at Arabella GC

1x18 Holes at Pezula GC

1x18 Holes at Simola GC

1x18 Holes at Fancourt Montagu

1x18 Holes at Fancourt Outeniqua

1x18 Holes at Fancourt Links

Shared golf cart each round except The Links - Walk course

Prices From:

AU$ 3,645 pp Sharing
AU$ 5,095 pp Single

Please Note:

·         Pricing based on low season rates between April & September and are subject to change

·         Prices are subject to currency volatility and prevailing exchange rates

·         Tour duration can be changed based on your specific requirements

Inclusions:

·         12x nights luxury accommodation with full daily breakfast

·         13x days rental of Cat-C vehicle, Toyota Corolla Quest or similar with unlimited kilometres

·         8 x rounds of 18-hole golf, with green fees and golf cart (Except Fancourt Links; Caddy mandatory)

·         Meet and assist at the airport

·         24/7 on-call local support

For further information on golf in South Africa please email travel@ausgolf.com.au

FIVE STAR LUXURY OPTION (Same golf content)

13 Days | 5 Stops | 8 Rounds of Golf  Western Cape, South Africa from AU$ 4,165 pp

DAY 1 : Arrive at CAPE TOWN Airport where you will be met and assisted to the RADISSON BLU WATERFRONT, Cape Town. Superbly situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, overlooking the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with the Table Mountain in the background, the Radisson Blu Waterfront hotel offers the ultimate in comfort and luxury to discerning travellers.

DAY 2 : Enjoy your first round of golf at the Clovelly golf course in Cape Town.
Nestled in the tranquil Silvermine Valley between Fish Hoek and Kalk Bay, the Clovelly Country Club rewards accuracy off the tee and provides players with scenic views of the False Bay coastline.

DAY 3 : Today is at leisure for you to enjoy the Mother City, from Table Mountain to Cape Peninsula.

DAY 4 : Check out and drive to Kleinmond after breakfast, and check into the Arabella HOTEL & SPA. Just over an hour's drive from Cape Town, the Arabella Hotel & Spa is situated in the heart of one of the richest plant kingdoms in the world. The guestrooms offer sensational views of the Bot River Lagoon or Kogelberg Mountains.

After checking in, enjoy a thrilling round of golf on the Arabella golf course. Ranked as the 4th best course in South Africa and #1 in Western Cape, the Arabella parklands course hugs the Bot River lagoon with spectacular views across the Kogelberg mountain range.

DAY 5 : After breakfast, tee off from the Arabella golf course for the second time and enjoy the experience as you attempt to better your score from the previous day.


DAY 6 : Check out after breakfast and drive to Knysna and check into the SIMOLA HOTEL.
Set high in the hills above Knysna on a 325 hectare golf estate, the Simola Hotel commands an awesome view of the rolling mountains and Knysna Lagoon leading to the famous Heads in the distance.

After checking in, enjoy a round of golf on the beautiful Pezula golf course.

DAY 7 : This morning, after breakfast, the Simola golf course awaits you.The Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, which was officially opened by the ‘Golden Bear’ himself in September 2005, is only one of 5 Nicklaus signature courses in South Africa, and definitely the most scenic.

DAY 8 : Check out after breakfast and drive to Mossel Bay before checking into the GONDWANA GAME RESERVE.

Set on 11,000-hectares of undulating valleys and indigenous Fynbos, the Gondwana Game Reserve is the first authentic free-roaming Big Five reserve in the Western Cape, and home to several endangered wild species including Cape Mountain Zebra, Black Rhinoceros, and Black Harrier.

DAY 9 : Spend the day getting acquainted with the majestic African wildlife, as you go on thrilling game drives in the morning and evening. Carry your camera to capture some thrilling moments as you witness the Big 5 from close quarters.

DAY 10 : Check out after breakfast and drive to George and check into the FANCOURT HOTEL.

Ideally located in the heart of the Garden Route, and close to the charming town of George, the Fancourt Hotel sits on 613 hectares of lush countryside with the majestic Outeniqua Mountains in the backdrop.

After checking in, head out for a round of golf on the Fancourt Montagu golf course.

DAY 11 : After breakfast, prepare for an enjoyable round of golf at the Fancourt Outeniqua, a dramatic Gary Player parkland course. 

There are a variety of tees from which to choose to play, ensuring that golfers are unlikely to ever feel overpowered by the course.

DAY 12 : The highlight of your stay at Fancourt - the high temple of South African golf - is definitely the opportunity to play the Fancourt Links. 

The Fancourt Links recreates the links courses of Scotland and Ireland in a typically South African setting with the majestic Outeniqua Mountains serving as a dramatic backdrop.

DAY 13 : Check out after breakfast, and travel to GEORGE Airport.

Package:

13 Days | 5 Stop(s) | 8 Round(s)

Accommodation:

Radisson Blu Waterfront (5 Star)

Arabella Hotel & Spa (5 Star)

Simola Hotel (5 Star)

Gondwana Game Reserve Full Board (5 Star)

 Fancourt Hotel (5 Star)

Meals:

Full English Breakfast Daily

Golf Courses:

1x18 Holes at Clovelly GC

2x18 Holes at Arabella GC

1x18 Holes at Pezula GC

1x18 Holes at Simola GC

1x18 Holes at Fancourt Montagu

1x18 Holes at Fancourt Outeniqua

1x18 Holes at Fancourt Links

Prices From:

AU$ 4,165 pp Sharing
AU$ 5,965 pp Single

Please Note:

·         Pricing based on low season rates between April & September and are subject to change

·         Prices are subject to currency volatility and prevailing exchange rates

·         Tour duration can be changed based on your specific requirements

·         Optional sightseeing available at additional rates

Package Details

Inclusions:

·         12x nights luxury accommodation with full daily breakfast

·         13x days rental of Cat-C vehicle, Toyota Corolla Quest or similar with unlimited kilometres, and road insurance

·         8x rounds of 18-hole golf, with green fees and golf cart (Except Fancourt Links; Caddy mandatory)

·         Meet and assist at the airport

·         24/7 on-call local support

For further information on golf in South Africa please email travel@ausgolf.com.au

DE LUXE & LUXURY BLUE TRAIN SAFARI

7 Days | 2 Stops | 5 Rounds of Golf  Western Cape, South Africa

from AU$ 9,080 pp

South Africa GolfThe Blue Train Golf Safari is a wonderful journey that starts in Cape Town. Once the train is on its way to George, a leisurely lunch will be served in the Dining Car. Take your time to settle in, explore the train or simply relax and enjoy the splendid views before enjoying a spectacular dinner.

Sit back and relax because an exclusive, one of a kind journey featuring top golfing, legendary safari adventures and luxury train travel is about to unfold. Relish every second as you encounter famous top golf courses, explore an award-winning game reserve and indulge in spectacular wining and dining, complemented with unsurpassed service, every step of the way.

DAY 1- Sit back and relax as you start your journey from Cape Town. While the train makes its way to George, spend the day enjoying delicious meals and basking in the opulent comforts offered to passengers.

DAY 2- After a sumptuous breakfast aboard the train, arrive at George and transfer to Fancourt for your first round of golf on the Montagu golf course, one of the finest 18-hole parkland layouts, achieving the number 6 position on Golf Digest SA’s list of top golf courses in the country.

Later, the train departs via Oudtshoorn and Uitenhage to Port Elizabeth.

DAY 3 - Enjoy breakfast on the train, before reaching Port Elizabeth. You will be transferred to the Belmont golf course for your second round. This incredible course, just south-east of Grahamstown, straddles the gravel road that runs from Grahamstown down the Belmont Valley. 

Later, check in at the Shamwari Game Reserve, and relish a splendid dinner. 

DAY 4- Start the day with a morning safari adventure in open-aired Land Rovers. Guests are in for a thrilling game drive in search of the Big Five. After breakfast, guests can either go on a walking safari with a guide, relax or enjoy spa treatments before lunch is served. Later, an afternoon safari offers a visibly different view of the wild.

DAY 5 - After breakfast, transfer to Humewood GC for a day of magnificent golf. Home to one of the most challenging links courses, Humewood is ranked 11th in South Africa's Top golf courses. 

Head back to the luxury of the Blue Train after golf.

DAY 6 - Breakfast is served in the dining car before the train arrives in Mossel Bay. Golfers will be transferred to tee off on Pinnacle Point, a truly unique experience for the discerning golfer, with 7 majestic holes that line the Indian Ocean rock cliffs, four of which are played over ocean and cliff.

In the late afternoon, the train departs for Paarl and guests are invited to their final dinner.

DAY 7- Guests will enjoy a final fantastic breakfast before the train arrives in Paarl where golfers will be transferred to the Pearl Valley GC. The masterpiece that was shaped by the vision of golf legend Jack Nicklaus, presents an award-winning combination of golfing luxury and natural beauty.


Later, head back to the train as it departs for Cape Town, where you will arrive in the early evening.

Package:

7 Days | 2 Stop(s) | 5 Round(s)

Accommodation:

Blue Train De Luxe Suite (5 Star)

 Shamwari Game Reserve (5 Star)

Meals:

Unlimited Meals, Snacks and Drinks on the Blue Train Full Board with Drinks at Shamwari Game Reserve

Golf Courses:

1x18 Holes at Fancourt Montagu

1x18 Holes at Belmont GC

1x18 Holes at Humewood Golf Club

1x18 Holes at Pinnacle Point GC

1x18 Holes at Pearl Valley GC

Prices From:

AU$9,080 PP Sharing & AU$13,090 PP Single Deluxe suite

AU$12,190 PP Sharing & AU$18,190 PP Single Luxury Suite

Please Note:

·         This private Blue Train journey has 4 pre-scheduled departures in 2018 - 2nd February23nd March12th November and 23rd November

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·         All prices are subject to currency volatility and int'l exchange rates

Inclusions:

·         6 night’s 5-star accommodation aboard Blue Train and Shamwari

·         Unlimited snacks, gourmet meals and drinks (including premium alcohol) throughout

·         All Safari at Shamwari

·         5 x18 holes golf with green fees, halfway house, caddy and private transfer to the course

For further information on golf in South Africa please email travel@ausgolf.com.au