Rovos Rail (Luxury Train) has designed a delightful ten-day Golf Safari to entertain the most discerning player; with optional excursions for non-playing guests at all venues.
Travel from Pretoria to Sun City* in the hills of the Pilanesberg for game viewing. Cross the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains to Spionkop*; the perfect base for exploring the mountains, bush, birds, and battlefields of the region. Traverse the scenic Valley of a Thousand Hills to Durban* for a tour of the city and botanical gardens. Interact with artisans as they create highly decorative and geometric-shaped candles. The game viewing continues at Hluhluwe in Zululand; one of the oldest reserves in the country, Mkhaya*; eSwatini’s refuge for endangered species, and the world-famous Kruger Park in Malelane*; after which this memorable journey ends in Pretoria.
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*Course selection on the Rovos Rail Golf Safari is dependent on the availability
Sun City Gary Player or Lost City,
Champagne Sports Resort,
Durban Country Club or Beachwood,
This safari travels the northeastern reaches of South Africa and will entertain the most avid golfers with a delightful itinerary for non-playing guests.
A second golf itinerary has been designed called Rovos Rail South African Golf Collage. The southbound journey starts in Pretoria to Kruger National Park, Hluhluwe, Durban, Drakensberg, Port Elizabeth, George to Cape Town. The northbound journey also includes Eswatini (Swaziland). Courses include Leopard Creek or White River or Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nkonyeni (Eswatini so on the northbound journey only), Durban Country Club or Beachwood or Zimbali, Champagne Sports Resort, Humewood, Fancourt, and Ernie Els Oubaai in Knysna.
Rovos Rail Golf Safari Itinerary
Accommodation on Rovos Rail Golf Safari
All the suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort, and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. The wood-paneled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodeled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort. In the en-suite bathrooms, original fittings combine with the modern technology of hot showers, hairdryers, and shaver plugs. All have a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of your choice, and room service 24 hours a day.
See our Rovos Rail page for more detailed information on the accommodation on Rovos Rail.
2023 Rovos Rail Golf Safari Rates:
Pullman Suite: R84 000
Deluxe Suite: R127 500
Royal Suite: R167 500
2023 Departure dates:
15th until 24th February 2023
13th until 22nd September 2023
23rd October until 1st November 2023
Single Supplement: +40% on all suites
Rovos Rail Golf Safari Includes, and notes
The rate is one way per person sharing and includes accommodation, meals, all alcoholic and other beverages, and 24-hour room service. Limited laundry while on board the train, as well as excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable) and government tax.
Golf activities: green fees, carts (where available), halfway house, and beverages.
Please note that Gary Player is a walking course and the Lost City is compulsory carts. Should you require a Golf Cart on all courses, kindly provide us with a medical certificate to prearrange this service at the aforementioned courses.