Rovos African Golf Collage

9 NIGHTS FROM
R75 995
Per person sharing
Excludes flights & taxes
Valid From 15 May 2019 to 20 Nov 2019
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This panoramic ten-day sojourn winds its way from Pretoria to Cape Town and includes a golfing and non-golfing itinerary.

Rovos African Golf Collage

The Rovos African Golf Collage journey, is panoramic 10-day sojourn winds its way from Pretoria to Cape Town and includes a golfing and non-golfing itinerary. After a game drive in Kruger Park*, guests head to Swaziland for game viewing at Mkhaya** and along the coast to Durban* for a city tour. Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Spionkop Lodge*, an expansive game farm that adjoins an 11 000-acre nature reserve. Continue to Port Elizabeth* for a game drive at Addo Elephant Park, then on to Oudtshoorn for an ostrich-farm visit followed by a spectacular descent through the Outeniqua Mountains to George*. After visiting the natural paradise of Knysna*, the train traverses the spectacular Garden Route to the winelands and Cape mountains before this magnificent expedition ends in Cape Town.

*Courses selection is based on availability:  LEOPARD CREEK Kruger Park Malelane;  WHITE RIVER Nelspruit; NELSPRUIT GOLF CLUB Nelspruit;  Durban Country Club;  Durban Beachwood;  Zimbali Ballito;  Champagne Sports Resort in Drakensberg;  Humewood in Port Elizabeth;  OUBAAI GOLF CLUB Herold’s Bay(Ernie Els);  FANCOURT in George and PEZULA Knysna.

Journey is Available in reverse.  We have the itinerary details for both golfers as well as non-golfers available upon request.    Details of all the golf courses are also available upon request.  The golfers’ itinerary is pre booked so non-golfer additions are not accepted.  Excursions may be changed according to schedule achieved. Times are approximate and cannot be guaranteed.  Please check with us for updates or changes to the itinerary.  In your suite you will find the Journeys magazine that features articles of interest related to the route.

Itinerary:  

DAY 1:

  • 10h00 Check-in at Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria for departure at 10h00.
  • Lunch and dinner are served as the train traverses the Highveld to the Drakensberg Mountains.
  • (Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)

DAY 2:

  • Golfers: Morning tee off at Leopard Creek (dependent) near Kruger with lunch.
  • Non-golfers: 06h00 Game drive in the Kruger Park with lunch.
  • 17h00: Re-join the train at Malelane. Depart for Swaziland.

DAY 3:

  • 06h00: Game drive at Mkhaya Reserve in Swaziland with tea.
  • 10h30: Travel alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.

DAY 4:

  • Golfers: Morning tee off at Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali.
  • 16h00: Re-join the train and travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith.
  • Non-golfers: Disembark for a city tour of Durban with lunch.
  • 16h00: Travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith.

DAY 5:

  • Golfers: Transfer to Champagne Sports Resort for a morning tee off.
  • Non-golfers: 10h00 Spionkop battlefields tour, game drive and lunch.
  • 17h00: Travel to Kroonstad across the Drakensberg Mountains.

DAY 6:

  • Today is at leisure as the train travel towards the coast.

DAY 7:

  • Golfers: Morning tee off at Humewood Course.
  • After lunch, join the train in Port Elizabeth and travel to Oudtshoorn via Willowmore.
  • Non-golfers: 07h30 Game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
  • 12h00: Travel to Port Elizabeth en route to Willowmore.

DAY 8:

  • Golfers: Transfer to Fancourt along the Montagu Pass for a morning tee off.
  • 18h30: Meet the non-golfers for dinner at the estate.
  • Non-golfers: 09h00 Enjoy an ostrich-farm visit. Travel to George.
  • 18h30: Disembark for dinner at Fancourt Estate.

DAY 9:

  • Golfers: Morning tee off at Ernie Els Oubaai.
  • Non-golfers: 08h00 Morning at leisure in Knysna/ferry ride to Featherbed.
  • 13h30: Depart George. Travel the Garden Route to Riversdale.

DAY 10:

  • Day at leisure traversing the Cape Fold Mountains.
  • 17h00: Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.

Other dates for Pretoria to Cape Town:

  • 15-24 May 2019
  • 30 Oct-8 Nov 2019

Alternative dates for the reverse journey (from Cape Town to Pretoria):

  • 11-20 Nov 2019

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  • 9 Nights’ accommodation on board the Rovos Rail in a Pullman Suite
  • Meals
  • All alcoholic and other beverages
  • 24-hour full room service and limited laundry while on board the train
  • Excursions as per the itinerary, accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable)
  • Government tax
  • Golf activities:
    • Green fees
    • Carts
    • Halfway house and beverages

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