South Africa Luxury Safari

12 Nights | 5 Stops | 8 Rounds of Golf Western Cape, South Africa

from AU$ 4,165 pp

From the Tee

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.

Tour at a Glance

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 (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 sighseeing 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

Exclusions:

  • All meals other than those mentioned above
  • Airfare, airport taxes, visa fees
  • Surcharge green fees for weekends and holiday periods    
  • All personal expenses including caddie tips
  • Additional sightseeing and excursions

Day By Day

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 splendours of 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.

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.

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 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.

Recommended Accommodation

Cape Town, South Africa
Nearest Airport: 22 km

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.

Kleinmond, South Africa
Nearest Airport: 70 km

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 145 guestrooms are decorated with rich rosewood furniture, luxurious cottons and plush duvets. Full-width sliding glass doors lead to a private terrace that overlooks the Bot River Lagoon or Kogelberg Mountains.

Simola Hotel
2 Night(s)
Simola Hotel
Knysna, South Africa
Nearest Airport: 60 km

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.

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Nearest Airport: 55 km

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.

Fancourt Hotel
3 Night(s)
Fancourt Hotel
George, South Africa
Nearest Airport: 7 km

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.

Package Golf Courses

Designer(s):
Dr CM Murray

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. Known for its year round conditioning, the relatively short course possesses a unique character by virtue of its proximity to the sea.

Designer(s):
Peter Matkovich

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. Designed by the acclaimed Peter Matkovich, this spectacular layout opened in 1999.

Pezula GC, Knysna
Recomended
Pezula Golf Club
Designer(s):
David Dale and Ronald Fream

South Africa's 'Postcard of Golf', Pezula, is spectacularly situated atop the famous Knysna Heads with signature holes on the cliff-top. Designed by David Dale and Ronald Fream, Pezula's high vantage point allows for majestic panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, the Knysna lagoon and the Outeniqua Mountain Range. The course truly lives upto its name, Pezula, or "high up with the Gods" in the local language. 

Simola GC, Knysna
Recomended
Simola Golf Club
Designer(s):
Jack Nicklaus

The Simola Golf Estate on the hills above picturesque Knysna is a breathtaking experience that combines achingly beautiful views of the enchanting forests, town, lagoon and Indian Ocean that lay out before it. 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.

Designer(s):
Gary Player

Voted the number one golf course in South Africa in 2000, the Montagu Golf Course at Fancourt is named after the mountain pass of the same name, and is part of the original 27-hole design at Fancourt by the legendary Gary Player in the early 90s. This classic tree-lined parklands layout underwent a major facelift in 2005 under renowned Scottish golf architect David McLay Kidd.

Designer(s):
Gary Player

The Fancourt Outeniqua GC, a dramatic parkland with water hazards in as many as 11 holes, is quite similar to its sibling Montagu and offers challenging design and fine conditioning to ensure an excellent test for all levels of golfers. Although set in the same surroundings as its better known counterparts, the Outeniqua has developed an individual personality rivalling the other courses at Fancourt.

Designer(s):
Gary Player

The Gary Player designed Fancourt Links, is the #1 ranked course in South Africa. Considered by the Black Knight as his design masterpiece, 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.

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