Wildlife & Golfing Safari on Rovos Rail

Wildlife & Golfing Safari on Rovos Rail

This 10 day journey from Pretoria to Cape Town is the perfect sightseeing itinerary for both golfers and non-golfers

This exciting golf and wildlife safari offers the best of both worlds. Spend your days game viewing and exploring historical sites or teeing off on some of South Africa’s best golf courses – or you can choose to enjoy a bit of both. Spot the Big 5, admire the beauty of the Drakensberg Mountains and travel in luxury on one of the world’s most luxurious trains.

Tour highlights

    • Explore the kingdom of Swaziland
    • Visit the battlefields at Spionkop
    • Big 5 game viewing in Kruger National Park
    • Ride ostriches in Oudtshoorn
    • Travel along the scenic Garden Route

Itinerary

Day 1

Pretoria - Drakensberg

Depart from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel through the Highveld to the Drakensberg Mountains

INCLUDES : Lunch, Dinner

Day 2

Kruger National Park - Swaziland

Wake up early for a morning game drive and lunch in the Kruger National Park. Golfers can tree off at Leopard Creek Kruger with lunch before re-joining the train at Malelane to depart for Swaziland.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Swaziland – St Lucia - Durban

Get up early for a thrilling game drive at Mkhaya Reserve in Swaziland with morning tea before travelling alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Durban – Valley of 100 Hills - Ladysmith

Head off on a morning city tour of Durban and enjoy lunch in the city. Golfers can tee off at Durban Golf Club/Zimbali and lunch at the club. Rejoin the train and travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Ladysmith – Battlefields - Kroonstad

In mid-morning, enjoy a tour of the Spionkop battlefields, a game drive and lunch while golfers transfer to Champagne Sports Resort. Rejoin the train and travel across the Drakensberg Mountains to Kroonstad.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Travel day

Spend the day at leisure on board the train as you travel towards the coast.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Addo Elephant Park – Port Elizabeth - Oudtshoorn

Enjoy an early morning game drive at Addo Elephant Park before boarding the train and travelling towards Port Elizabeth. Golfers can opt for a round of golf at Humewood Golf Course with lunch before meeting the train in Port Elizabeth and continuing on to Oudtshoorn.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Oudtshoorn - George

In the morning, visit an ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn where you can ride ostriches and purchase a range of products made with ostrich feathers. Golfers can choose to transfer to Fancourt Golf Course via the Montagu Pass for a day of golf before meeting up with the rest of the group for dinner at Fancourt Estate.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9

Knysna – Garden Route - Riversdale

Enjoy a ferry ride to Featherbed Nature Reserve or alternatively spend the morning at leisure in Knysna. Golfers can transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai for a morning tee off. Rejoin the train and depart George, travelling along the stunning Garden Route towards Riversdale.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10

Riversdale – Cape Town

Spend the day at leisure as the train travels the Cape Fold Mountains. Arrive at Cape Town Station in the evening for the end of the tour.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pricing

Tour + Flights 1st January 2017 - 10th November 2017

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