De Luxe Blue Train Safari

6 Nights | 2 Stops | 5 Rounds of Golf Western Cape, South Africa

from AU$ 9,080 pp

From the Tee

The 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.

Tour at a Glance

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
Please Note:
  • This private Blue Train journey has 4 pre-scheduled departures in 2018 - 2nd February23nd March12th November and 23rd November
  • All prices are subject to currency volatility and int'l exchange rates

Package Details

Inclusions:

  • 6x nights 5-star accommodation aboard Blue Train and Shamwari
  • Unlimited snacks, gourmet meals and drinks (including premium alcohol) throughtout
  • All Safari at Shamwari
  • 5x18 holes golf with green fees, halfway house, caddy and private transfer to the course

Exclusions:

  • 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 :

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 in the Belmont Valley, 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 Golf Course for a day of magnificent golf. Home to one of the world's most challenging links courses, Humewood is ranked 11th among 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 Golf Course, 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 and guests are invited to their final dinner aboard The Blue Train.

DAY 7 :

Guests will enjoy a final fantastic breakfast before the train arrives in Paarl where golfers will be transferred to the Pearl Valley Golf Course. 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.

Recommended Accommodation

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Nearest Airport: 20 km

Luxury takes on a new dimension with The Blue Train. You'll feel it the moment you step into the pre-departure lounge in Cape Town before boarding your very own "Palace on Wheels" - that is defined by personal attention and devotion to detail.

Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Nearest Airport: km

Situated in the Eastern Cape, Shamwari Game Reserve features 5-star accommodation. The malaria free reserve is home to vast herds of wildlife, bird life and ecological diversity and guests have the opportunity to spot Africa's Big 5. Shamwari has different accommodation types for guests to choose from.

Package Golf Courses

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):
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The Belmont Golf Club is situated about 7kms outside of Grahamstown in Eastern Cape. The course boasts 18 beautiful holes of which 12 are on the western side of the Belmont Valley road and 6 on the eastern side of the road. With the Kowie River lined by decade old gigantic Oak trees meandering through the course, and the distant call of a Fish Eagle, it is fast becoming known as the hidden gem.

Designer(s):
Colonel SV Hotchkin

Home to one of the world's most challenging links courses, Humewood is ranked 11th among South Africa's Top golf courses. Found in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, the golf course is a genuine seaside links, with wide and undulating fairways, fast greens and thick coastal bush.

Designer(s):
Peter Matkovich & Darren Clarke

The Pinnacle Point Golf Course, a clifftop fynbos links, co-designed by renowned golf architect Peter Matkovich and professional golfer Darren Clarke, stretches along four kilometres of spectacular coastline and boasts dramatic cliff-side holes as well as a virgin beachfront. Awe inspiring views are a given with the stunning ocean visible from every hole.

Designer(s):
Jack Nicklaus

The Pearl Valley Golf Estate is enchantingly beautiful. Located between the magnificent Simonsberg and Drakenstein Mountain Ranges, it shares its borders with two of the most well-known and picturesque winemaking towns in the Cape - Paarl and Franschhoek. The estate as well as the course is post-card perfect in every sense of the word.

What Next...

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