Golfing Safari By Rovos Rail
Golf Safari – 22 February, 11 April, 10 October and 28 November 2012
Rovos Rail has designed a delightful nine-day Golf Safari to entertain the most discerning player. At all venues, there are optional excursions for the entertainment of non-playing guests.
This special journey commences in Pretoria and travels east towards the spectacular Drakensberg escarpment en route to Nelspruit. Play at Leopard Creek Country Club or enjoy a game drive in the world famous Kruger Park followed by lunch. Tee off at the Royal Swazi Golf Club, near Manzini in Swaziland, while non-golfers visit the Ngwenya Glass Factory, lunch at Guava Galleries followed by a game drive in the Mkhaya Game Reserve.
Then it’s on to Zululand for game viewing in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. Play one of South Africa’s finest courses, the Durban Beachwood Country Club, while non-playing guests enjoy a citytour of Durban followed by lunch at the Golf Club. In the foothills of the imposing Drakensberg Mountains 18-holes await at the Champagne Sports Resort, with a guided tour of the Battlefields a further highlight for non-golfers. Relax as the train travels north towards the magnificent resort of Sun City in the Pilanesberg Mountains. A full day is spent at this world-famous facility before departing for Pretoria where this memorable journey ends.
Day 1 Depart Rovos Rail’s private station, Capital Park, Pretoria. Arrive in Waterval Onder.
Day 2 Golfers Eighteen holes golf at Leopard Creek (carts available).
Day 2 Non – Golfers Game drive in the Kruger Park followed by lunch
Day 3 Golfers Tee off at Royal Swazi Club near Manzini (carts available).
Day 3 Non – Golfers Visit the Ngwenya Glass Factory; lunch at Guava Gallery followed by a game drive in Mkhaya Game Reserve.
Day 4 Game drive in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve.
Day 5 Golfer Tee off at Durban Beachwood Country Club (walking course).
Day 5 Non – Golfers Durban City Tour followed by lunch at the Durban Beachwood Country Club.
Day 6 GolfersTee off at Champagne Sports Resort; Drakensberg (carts available).
Day 6 Non Golfers Walk at Champagne Sports Resort or professional tour of Battlefields near Ladysmith and shopping
Day 7 Depart Ladysmith. Day at leisure on the train.
Day 8 Golfers Tee off at Gary Player CC/Lost City; Sun City (Gary Player – walking course/Lost City – carts only) Lunch at Club.
Day 8 Non Golfers Game drive in Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Explore the Palace and Sun City. Lunch at Club.
Day 9 Depart from Krugersdorp. Arrive Capital Park Station; Pretoria.