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African Golf Itineraries and Specials - Luxury golf train safari on Rovos Rail to play at some of South Africa's most prestigious golf courses such as Leopard Creek, Beachwood, Humewood, Fancourt and Oubaai Golf Clubs.

Rovos Rail African Collage Golf Tour
 
This panoramic 10-day sojourn commences in Pretoria and winds its way to journey’s end in Cape Town (or vice versa) and includes a golfing and non-golfing itinerary.

After  a  round of golf at the famous Leopard Creek or a game  drive  in  the Kruger  National Park for the non-golfers, guests head to Swaziland for game viewing at Mkhaya. Mkhaya Game Reserve is a magnificent unspoilt wilderness, haven to endangered species which roam the magnificent African bush and home to 4 of the Big 5 including Black Rhino.
 
Travel along the coast to Durban where golfers will play at either Durban Country Club, Beachwood or Zimbali and non-golfers will enjoy a city tour.  Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to the Drakensberg region (Spionkop).  This is the perfect base for exploring the mountains, bush, birds and battlefields for the non-golfers, while golfers will play at Champagne Sports Resort.

Continue across the Fish River Valley to Port Elizabeth for a game drive at Addo Elephant Park for non-golfers and golfers will delight in a round at Humewood Golf Club.
 
Non-golfers go to Oudtshoorn for an ostrich farm visit followed by an impressive descent through the Outeniqua Mountains to George to join the golfers who have been playing at Fancourt. 
 
After visiting the natural paradise of Knysna, the train traverses the spectacular Garden Route to the winelands and across the Cape mountains before this magnificent expedition ends in Cape Town.  
 
Available in reverse - from Cape Town to Pretoria.
 
Courses played on this itinerary: Leopard Creek in Kruger (dependent), Durban Country Club or Beachwood or Zimbali in Durban, Champagne Sports Resort in Drakensberg, Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth, Fancourt and Ernie Els Oubaai in George.

Meal times (unless adjusted): Breakfast 7am-10am • Lunch 1pm • High Tea 4pm • Dinner 7.30pm

10 Day Luxury Rovos Rail - South African Collage Itinerary
Pretoria to Cape Town (is done in reverse too)
Day 1 Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria at 10am. Lunch and dinner are served as the train traverses the Highveld to the Drakensberg Mountains.
Day 2 Golfers: Morning tee off at Leopard Creek (subject to availability) near Kruger with lunch.
Non-golfers: 6am Game drive in the Kruger Park with lunch.
5pm Rejoin the train at Malelane. Depart for Swaziland.
Day 3
6am: Game drive at Mkhaya Reserve in Swaziland with tea.
10.30am: Travel alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.
Day 4
Golfers: Morning tee off at Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali.
4pm: Rejoin the train and travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith.
Non-golfers: Disembark for a short city tour of Durban with lunch.
4pm: Travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith.
Day 5
Golfers: Transfer to Champagne Sports Resort for a morning tee off.
Non-golfers: 10am: Spionkop battlefields tour, game drive and lunch.
5pm: Travel to Kroonstad across the Drakensberg Mountains.
Day 6 Day at leisure as the train travel towards the coast.
Day 7
Golfers: Morning tee off at Humewood Course.
After lunch, join the train in Port Elizabeth and travel to Oudtshoorn via Willowmore.
Non-golfers: 7.30am: Game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
12pm: Travel to Port Elizabeth en route to Willowmore.
Day 8 Golfers: Transfer to Fancourt along the Montagu Pass for a morning tee off.
6.30pm: Meet the non-golfers for dinner at the estate.
Non-golfers: 9am: Enjoy an ostrich-farm visit. Travel to George.
6.30pm: Disembark for dinner at Fancourt Estate.
Day 9 Golfers: Morning tee off at Ernie Els Oubaai.
Non-golfers: 8am: Morning at leisure in Knysna/ferry ride to Featherbed.
1.30pm: Depart George. Travel the Garden Route to Riversdale.
Day 10 Day at leisure traversing the Cape Fold Mountains.
5pm: Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.
 
2017 Dates:
Pretoria to Cape Town: 17 - 26 May 2017 & 1 - 10 November 2017
Cape Town to Pretoria: 13 - 22 November 2017

2017 Price (10 day itinerary):
Pullman Suite: R64 700
Deluxe Suite: R97 000
Royal Suite: R128 000
 
2018 Dates:
Pretoria to Cape Town: 16 - 25 May 2018 & 31 October - 9 November 2018
Cape Town to Pretoria: 12 - 21 November 2018
 
2018 Price (10 day itinerary):
Pullman Suite: R70 200
Deluxe Suite: R105 300
Royal Suite: R139 800
 
2019 Dates:
Pretoria to Cape Town: 15 - 24 May 2019, 30 October - 8 November 2019
Cape Town to Pretoria: 11 - 20 November 2019
 
2019 Price (10 day itinerary):
Pullman Suite: R76 200
Deluxe Suite: R114 300
Royal Suite: R152 000
 
Single Supplement +50% on all suites

Accommodation on board Rovos Rail:
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-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled 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, hair dryers and shaver plugs. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

The Pullman Suites (±7 sq metres/±76 sq feet) are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds (bunk) for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower. These are ideal for single travelers due to their size. The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled 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, hair dryers and shaver plugs.
 
Rovos Rail Pullman Suite
The Deluxe Suites (±10 sq metres/±118 sq feet) accommodate two passengers in either twin or double beds and has a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower.
 
The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled 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, hair dryers and shaver plugs. The spacious suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.
 
Rovos Rail Deluxe Suite

The Royal Suites, each of which take up half a carriage, are spacious and elegant measuring ±16 sq metres in size. Each has its own private lounge area and full bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower. The epitome of luxury with handsome wood panelling and period Edwardian features, the air-conditioned suites accommodate two people offering the option of side-by-side twin or spacious double beds.
 
The very spacious suites offer passengers the opportunity to travel in privacy, comfort and luxury, with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.
 
Rovos Rail Royal Suite
Please note:
Prices are for one way journey per person and includes accommodation, meals, all alcoholic and other beverages, 24-hour full room service and limited laundry while on board the train, as well as excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable) and government tax.
Excursions may be changed according to schedule achieved. Times are approximate and cannot be guaranteed.
Departure dates are specific.

For game drives:
Please ensure that you are warmly dressed. As the morning drive progresses the weather can warm up considerably, so please also ensure you have hats and sun protection. Likewise; on the sunset game drives, it begins warm and as the sun goes down, it can get very chilly.
Rain capes will be available if required.
 
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