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- South African Golf Safari -

South Africa: the world's top destination for a golf & safari holiday. This unique holiday takes you to the world renowned Kruger National Park, and on a fascinating journey through Swaziland, a small but immensely beautiful country packed with wildlife.The 6 rounds of golf are also spectacular – inc Leopard Creek. You stay in luxury lodges throughout.

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Spot lions close up

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Hippos relaxing

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Royal Swazi Golf
Royal Swazi Golf

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What's Included:

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Accommodation:

✓12 nights B&B twin-share accommodation 
✓Private transfer from airport on arrival in Johannesburg
✓Car hire from Days 2-13

Tour:
✓6 rounds of golf (all including carts)
✓Afternoon game drive with a stop for a sundowner at Mlilwane Reserve
✓2 afternoon and 1 morning game drive at Mkhaya Game Reserve in open vehicles
✓Full day game drive at Kruger National Park in an open vehicle
✓24 hour local expert assistance

Extras:
✓International flights
✓Single supplement

 

From £4,599 per person

Suggested Itinerary:

 

Day 1: Arrive at Johannesburg Airport and take a private transfer into Swaziland. Overnight Reilys Rock.


Day 2: Round of golf at Royal Swazi Golf Course. Later that day enjoy an afternoon game drive with a stop for a sundowner to enjoy the spectacular sunset! Overnight Reilys Rock.


Day 3: Transfer to nearby Nkonyeni Golf Estate which lies in 1200 hectares of gorgeous bushveld overlooking the Great Usutu River. The rest of the day is free to relax. Overnight Nkonyeni Resort


Day 4: Round of golf on Nkonyeni Bushveld Course. Overnight Nkonyeni Resort


Day 5: Short transfer to Stone Camp at Mkhaya Game Reserve, home to the Reilly’s Rehabilitation project, a haven for endangered species, such as black and white rhino, antelope and tsessebe.  Enjoy a late afternoon game drive. Overnight Stone Camp.

Day 6: Mkhaya currently supports three of the Big Five; enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives, with time in between to relax or perhaps take a walking safari and learn how to track wildlife. Overnight Stone Camp.

Day 7: Transfer to our next base in the Kruger National Park. In the afternoon, play the unique 9-hole course at Leopard Creek which replicates the great par-3s of the world, such as the iconic 16th at Augusta and the Postage Stamp from Muirfield. Overnight Buhala Lodge.

Day 8: Round of golf on Leopard Creek Golf Course. Overnight Buhala Lodge


Day 9: All day safari in Kruger, one of the world’s greatest National Parks. Overnight Buhala Lodge


Day 10: Transfer to Olivers Lodge and play a round of golf at Nelspruit Golf Course. Overnight Olivers Lodge


Day 11: A free day to relax in your beautiful surroundings within the picturesque White River Country Estate. Overnight Olivers Lodge


Day 12: Round of golf on White River Golf CourseOvernight Olivers Lodge


Day 13: Return drive to Johannesburg Airport for flight home.


Best Time to Travel to South Africa/Swaziland for this Tour:  South Africa is a year round destination, however the best time to visit for golf to avoid the peak temperatures and from February to June.

Golf Courses:

White River Golf
White River Golf

Such is the beauty of White River that holes 7 and 11 have been compared the likes of Augusta National. Designed by Gary Player, as its name suggests, the White River flows through the course, defining many of the holes and providing an enjoyable challenge to all standards of golfer.

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Leopard Creek
Leopard Creek

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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Royal Swazi Sun Golf
Royal Swazi Sun Golf

Royal Swazi lies in a stunning location making it one of the most beautiful courses you could play anywhere. The course is framed by the dramatic slopes of the Lebombo Range before curving gracefully down into a lush valley where its clubhouse and other facilities are set.

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Suggested Hotels:

Reillys Rock Hilltop Lodge *****

2 nights B&B

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In the heart of the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Reilly’s is an boutique lodge exuding the charm of a bygone era.

Nkonyeni Lodge ****
2 nights B&B

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Situated in 1200 hectares of bushveld overlooking the Great Usutu River, Nkonyeni borders its own 400-hectare private game reserve with wild animals freely roaming.

Stone Camp,Mkhaya Reserve ****
2 nights B&B

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Situated in the Mkhaya Game Reserve, Stone Camp offers 12 secluded and cosy cottages that are lit by lanterns at night. The partly open cottages provide all round views of the bush and meals are prepared in traditional Swazi style over open fires – a one-off experience not to be missed!

Buhala Lodge, Kruger Park *****

3 nights B&B

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This luxurious colonial style lodge, situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River, has a wonderful veranda where guests relax and dine outside while admiring gorgeous views of the Kruger National Park

Olivers Restaurant & Lodge****
3 nights B&B

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Situated in Mpumalanga, Oliver’s boasts an intimate and cosy atmosphere .It has an award-winning restaurant, gorgeous Lowveld views and an excellent spa.