Ultimate Golf Tour: South Africa

Travel through the Western Cape playing golf, wine-tasting in the scenic Winelands, enjoy spectacular views from Table Mountain and spot lions and elephants whilst staying at a luxury safari lodge

 

 

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Day 1-5: Constantia Uitsig, Cape Town

Upon arrival into Cape Town you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred by minibus to your accommodation for 4 nights, Constantia Uitsig.

Over the next few days you will be able to play golf every day at the Royal Cape Golf Course (the oldest in the country), scenic Clovelly Golf Course and Milnerton Golf Course (which borders the Atlantic Ocean). Apart from golf we are able to organise a number of excursions around the Cape area, such as visiting historic Robben Island, Cape Point, V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, historical buildings and museums in the city, going wine-tasting, shark-cage diving or whale-watching.

In the evenings dinner can be enjoyed in the hotel restaurant, in the city, where there are numerous world-class restaurants, or in fashionable Camps Bay.

 

 

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Info: Constantia Uitsig & Cape Town

Set amongst the vineyards of a private wine estate in the shadow of Cape Town’s Table Mountain, the highly acclaimed Constantia Uitsig Hotel has a peaceful ambience and charming service and hospitality. The hotel has sixteen garden rooms furnished with elegant simplicity and sweeping views of the Constantia Valley. There is easy access to beautiful vineyard walks and mountain hikes, horse-riding, mountain biking, splendid golf courses, spas and charming shopping venues. The restaurant will provide you with a real gourmet experience complete with wine made from the vines outside your room window.

Cape Town is a bustling metropolitan centre with a fascinating history, a beautiful setting and people who can’t do enough to help. Must-see attractions include taking the cable-car up Table Mountain, from where you can enjoy spectacular views of the city, and visiting Robben Island, where Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in jail. The Cape Point hinterland has some stunning scenery and views of the Atlantic coast, making it an excellent afternoon excursion. Nearby Hermanus, famed for its marine-life, including great whites and whales, is also an excellent place to visit.

 

 

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Day 5: Le Franschhoek, Franschhoek

After breakfast you will be transferred to Pearl Valley Golf Estate in Paarl in the Winelands for a round of golf. After golf and lunch at the club, you will set off for Franschhoek, where you will check-in to Le Franschhoek for 1 night on a bed & breakfast basis.

Officially opened at the beginning of November, 2003 by Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, Pearl Valley Golf Estates was named ‘best new golf course of the year’ by Golf Digest magazine in 2005. Every hole is played against the spectacular backdrop of the mountains surrounding the estate and all are challenging, due to the bunkers and fast greens.

 

 

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Info: Le Franschhoek & Franschhoek

Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa is nestled amongst the beautiful vineyards of the Franschhoek Valley, surrounded by mountains. It consists of 63 luxurious and stylish en-suite rooms, with the added luxury of air-conditioning and under-floor heating. The décor uses contemporary Euro-classicism with modern Cape designs to create a chic, yet comfortable, ambience. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s cigar lounge, tennis courts, swimming pool and bicycle rides to nearby wineries.

Founded by French Huguenots over 350 years ago, Franschhoek is widely regarded as the culinary capital of South Africa, and its beautiful setting and café-lined streets provide a charming break from a busy day of golf.

 

 

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Day 6 & 7: Cape Town to Fancourt Country Club and Golf Estate, George

After breakfast you will be transferred from Cape Town to George, travelling along the Garden Route of South Africa. Upon arrival you will check-in to the Fancourt Country Club and Golf Estate for 2 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. The next two days will be at leisure, allowing you to try as many of the courses as you wish, whenever you want.

Fancourt offers a wide range of tastefully decorated and spacious rooms and suites. All rooms have incredibly comfortable beds, luxurious bathrooms and a balcony overlooking the country club’s grounds and golf courses. There are four golf courses at Fancourt, all freely accessible during your stay, as well as a golf academy, spa and gymnasium.

 

 

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Day 8 & 9: Kariega Game Reserve, Kenton-on-Sea

After a final round of golf in the morning at Fancourt, you will depart for Kariega Game Reserve, where you will spend 2 nights on a full-board basis.

Over the next two days guests can enjoy twice-daily game-drives with experienced rangers and trackers in the mornings and evenings, giving you an excellent chance of seeing some of the best of Africa’s spectacular wildlife. After check-out on the final morning, and a final game-drive, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

 

 

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Info: Ukhozi Lodge & Kariega Game Reserve

Ukhozi Lodge has 10 superbly appointed luxury suites, which allow guests to enjoy the exclusivity of a unique African-style lodge with private lounges, dining area, fireplace, boma and pool.

Kariega Game Reserve is a luxury game reserve situated only 15 minutes from the beaches of Kenton-On-Sea, set on the pristine wilderness of the picturesque Kariega River Valley. It also enjoys “Big Five” status, meaning that Africa’s most formidable and sought after animals all live in the park: the elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard.

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