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- Rovos Rail Golf Safari -

There is no finer way to travel in South Africa than by train – and this stunning 9-night Rovos Rail Golf Safari passes through some of southern Africa's most beautiful and dramatic scenery, stopping to play 5 stunning golf courses on the way.

 

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What's Included:

Accommodation:
✓9 nights twin-share accommodation in a Pullman Suite
✓All meals and drinks on the train

Tour:
✓5 rounds of golf (including halfway house & cart fees)
✓All privately guided excursions as per non-golf itinerary
✓Private transfers throughout
✓24 hour local expert assistance

Extras:
✓International flights
✓Single supplement

From £3,575 per person

Train Suites:

Royal Suites

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Royal Suites are the top of the range accommodation with16sqm of space. They are elegant and spacious, boasting a private lounge area and bathroom with bath and separate shower, a fully stocked mini bar  and room service available 24 hours a day. 

Deluxe Suites

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Deluxe Suites are 11sqm and feature either twin or double beds. They have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower,  a fully stocked mini bar  and room service is available 24 hours a day.

Pullman Suites

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The Pullman Suites measure 7 sqm and feature a comfortable sofa-seat during the day which converts to a double or twin beds. They have an en-suite bathroom with shower. a fully stocked mini bar  and room service is available 24 hours a day. 

Golf Courses:

Royal Swazi Golf
Royal Swazi Golf

This spectacular championship course enjoys a spectacular location found in the world, on the slopes of the Lebombo Mountain Range that curves gently down into the valley. The first nine holes are comparatively level but the second nine fully exploits the mountainous terrain. Challenging features include lakes, gullies thick with vegetation, and wickedly sited bunkers – one is so steep it requires steps to get in!

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Leopard Creek Golf Club
Leopard Creek Golf Club

Carved around the majestic hippo and crocodile filled lakes, this course is as good as it gets and is on most golfers bucket lists! The championship layout has hosted numerous tournaments including the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship

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Champagne Sports Resort
Champagne Sports Resort

Located in the beautiful Drakensburg Mountain, this stunning course is one of South Africa’s most beautiful golfing venues. It undulates up and around the contours of a valley that nestles under the dominant peaks of Champagne and Cathkin Peaks, with the lower hills creating a kaleidoscope of colour filled with trees – a challenging course, but in beautiful surroundings!

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Itinerary:

 

Day 1- Depart Pretoria
Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and enjoy a day at leisure on the train relaxing in your new luxurious surroundings


Day 2- Lost City Golf / Pilanesberg Safari:
Golfers:
Round of golf at Lost City or Gary Player Country Club. Non-golfers: Morning game drive in Pilanesberg Game Reserve, and time to explore the Lost City followed by lunch at the golf club.

 

Day 3-Escourt to Ladysmith
Day at leisure on the train travelling through the stunning landscapes of the Drakensberg Mountains.

Day 4- Champagne Sports Resort / Spionkop Battlefields Tour
Golfers:
Morning tee off at Champagne Sports Resort.

Non-golfers: Enjoy a professional tour of the battlefields with lunch at Spionkop. Depart for Durban.

Day 5- Durban Beachwood Country Club / Durban City Tour
Golfers: 
Round of golf at Durban Country Club.

Non-golfers: A city tour of Durban followed by lunch with the golfers at Durban Country Club.

Day 6 - Safari Hluhluwe Game Reserve: Early morning game drive in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve followed by brunch as the train departs for Mpaka, Swaziland.

 

Day 7- Royal Swazi Sun Golf / Safari Mkhaya Reserve
Golfers:
Round of golf at Royal Swazi Sun Golf Course

Non-golfers: Game drive in Mkhaya Reserve followed by a visit to Ngwenya Glass with lunch


Day 8- Kruger Park Game Drive / Leopard Creek Golf

Game drive in the Kruger Park followed by lunch at Buhala Lodge.

Golfers: Round of golf on Leopard Creek Golf Course can be booked at additional expense (please enquire)

 

Day 9 - Dullstroom/Highland Gate

Golfers: Round of golf at Highland Gate Golf Course

Non-golfers: Visit to Bird of Prey Rehabilitation Centre followed by lunch and an introduction to whiskey distillation presentation


Day 10- Pretoria / End of Journey
Return to Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria

2022 Dates

21 April - 30 April

10 September - 19 September

​02-11 November

2023 Dates

15-24 February 2023

13-22 September 2023

23 Oct - 01 November 2023