Golf and Safari on Rovos Rail

Golf and Safari on Rovos Rail

  • Enjoy the thrills and spills of Sun City 
  • Go on a game drive in Pilanesberg, Hluhluwe and Kruger 
  • Tee off at Leopard Creek and Durban Country Club 
  • Explore the battlefields and Zululand 
  • Visit a glass-making factory in Swaziland

This 9 day itinerary runs from Pretoria and back again, passing through some of South Africa’s most prestigious golf courses

Play your way through South Africa’s most acclaimed golf courses. Tee off in Sun City’s Gary Player and Lost City courses, enjoy the challenges of the Drakensberg Mountains’ Champagne Sports Resort and take to the greens at Royal Swazi in Swaziland. Don’t worry if you’re not a golfer – non-players are well catered to with exciting Big 5 game viewing in Pilanesberg, Hluhluwe and Kruger, a historic tour of the Battlefields, a Durban city tour and a visit to a Swazi glass-making factory.


Day 1 (Pretoria - Rustenburg )

Pretoria - Rustenburg

Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and spend the day on-board at your leisure as you travel to Rustenburg for an overnight stop.

INCLUDES : Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 (Sun City - Heidelberg)

Sun City - Heidelberg

Wake up early and enjoy a game drive in Pilanesberg Game Reserve and a chance to explore the Lost City. Golfers can tee off at Lost City or Gary Player Country Club at Sun City, known for its challenging terrain of mountain, desert and African parkland. Enjoy lunch at the club and dinner on-board the train as it travels towards Heidelberg.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Heidelberg - Estcourt)

Heidelberg - Estcourt

Spend the day at leisure on-board the train as you travel onwards to Estcourt.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Estcourt - Durban)

Estcourt - Durban

Enjoy a guided tour of the Battlefields and lunch at Spionkop Lodge with a choice of shopping or a walk at Champagne Resort. Golfers can spend the day at the 18-hole Champagne Sports Resort with undulating terrain and valleys beneath the Champagne and Cathkin Peaks. Have lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure before departing for Durban.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Durban - Hluhluwe)

Durban - Hluhluwe

Head off for a city tour of Durban while golfers hit the greens early at Durban Country Club or Beachwood. Meet up for lunch at Durban Country Club or Beachwood before departing for Hluhluwe.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Hluhluwe - Swaziland)

Hluhluwe - Swaziland

Get up early for a morning game drive in Hluhluwe Game Reserve. Have brunch on-board as the train travels for Mpaka in Swaziland.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Swaziland - Kruger)

Swaziland - Kruger

In the morning, enjoy a game drive in Mkhaya Reserve and visit Ngwenya Glass Factory for lunch and shopping. Golfers can transfer to championship course, Royal Swazi Sun, for golf and lunch at the club. In the evening, the train departs for Malelane.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Kruger National Park)

Kruger National Park

Depart on a thrilling Big 5 game drive in Kruger National Park with lunch at Buhala Lodge and a chance to do some shopping. Golfers can tee off at Leopard Creek and enjoy lunch at the clubhouse. In the afternoon, the train travels to Rayton.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 (Back to Pretoria)

Back to Pretoria

Enjoy breakfast as the train departs for Pretoria. Arrive mid-morning at Rovos Rail Station. End of tour.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Tour + Flights 13th November 2017 - 30th December 2018

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