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Rovos Rail Golf Safari

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Rovos Rail has designed a delightful nine-day safari to entertain the most discerning player with optional excursions for non-playing guests at all venues. The Golf Safari begins in Pretoria and travels west to Sun City in the hills of the Pilanesberg for a day at this renowned facility including a game drive for non-golfers. 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. Enjoy a game at Durban Country Club (or Beachwood) or tour the city. Then it’s on to Zululand for game viewing at Hluhluwe before heading to Swaziland. Tee off at Royal Swazi or enjoy a game drive at Mkhaya and a visit to Ngwenya Glass and Guava Gallery. Golfers then play the challenging Leopard Creek course (dependent) while non-golfers enjoy a game drive in the world-famous Kruger Park, after which this memorable journey ends in Pretoria.


  • Day 1

    Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and travel to Rustenburg for an overnight stop.
    (Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • High Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)

  • Day 2

    Golfers: Morning tee off at Lost City or Gary Player Country Club.
    Non-golfers: 09h00 Game drive in Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Explore the Lost City followed by lunch at the club

  • Day 3

    All meals enjoyed on board en route to Estcourt via Ladysmith. Day at leisure on the train

  • Day 4

    Enjoy a walk at Champagne Sports Resort or a professional tour of the battlefields near Ladysmith, stopping at various shopping spots along the way. Golfers tee off at Champagne Sports Resort at 09h00.

  • Day 5

    Disembark at 09h00 for a city tour of Durban followed by lunch with the golfers at the Durban Beachwood Country Club. Golfers morning tee off.

  • Day 6

     Enjoy an early morning game drive in Hluhluwe Game Reserve. 11h00 Brunch as the train departs for Mpaka, Swaziland

  • Day 7

    Morning tee off at the Royal Swazi Sun while the non-golfers will enjoy a game drive in Mkhaya Reserve. Visit Ngwenya Glass with restaurant lunch and shopping. 18h00 The train departs for Malelane in South Africa.

  • Day 8

    Golfers: Morning tee off at Leopard Creek (dependent) on the Crocodile River.
    Non-golfers: 08h00 Game drive in the Kruger Park followed by lunch at Buhala Lodge and curio shopping.
    19h30 Enjoy dinner on board as the train travels to Witbank for the overnight stop.

  • Day 9

    Enjoy breakfast as the train departs for Pretoria.
    Arrives at Rovos Rail Station 10h00.



  • Three meals daily and all alcoholic and other beverages
  • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide
  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • 24 hour full room service and bar facilities
  • Limited laundry service
  • Government tax

Included in off-train accommodation on annual journeys:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals at the lodges, hotels, clubs or resorts
  • Water and limited wine selection at certain establishments



  • Staff gratuities
  • French Champagne
  • Off-train beverages

Excluded from off-train accommodation on annual journeys:

  • Off-train beverages (dependent)
  • Off-train laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Memorabilia purchases


Dates Per Person Per Package Sharing Rate Single Rate
03 Oct 2019 - 11 Oct 2019  Pullman Suite R 59 900 R 83 860
14 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019  Pullman Suite R 59 900 R 83 860

Golf Courses Included

  • Fancourt - Montagu Course

    • Par72
    • Distance6543 metres 7155 yards
    • DesignerGary Player

    The Fancourt Montagu Golf Course is nestled at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountain in the heart of The Garden Route, in George, renowned throughout the world for its immense natural beauty and world class setting. This is an 18-hole parkland course is delightful with top of the range conditioning and a setting that takes in mountains, water and interesting wildlife.

  • Oubaai Golf Club

    • Distance6516 metres 7125 yards

    The elements of a links course are well utilised with this design by Ernie Els, South Africa’s champion golfer. Veld grasses flank the immaculately manicured fairways and greens, while wind play a major role in the defenses of the course. Fairways are however generous while the greens are silky smooth and true. Walking the course offer you the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views of the Outeniqua mountains, Gwaing River Valley and Indian Ocean. The course boasts with five par 3’s and five par 5’s.

  • Leopard Creek Country Club

    • Par72
    • Distance6062m
    • DesignerGary Player

    Leopard Creek Golf Course is founded on the values of friendship, a common love of the game of golf and a shared reverence for nature. Drawing from the intricate wealth of nature, Leopard Creek Golf Course is an unobtrusive part of that environment – blending, complementing and enhancing.

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