ROUTE (4 nights)
Day 1 — Depart
Cape Town and travel over the Kloof Pass to
Swellendam. Continue along the majestic coastline
through sleepy villages to Mossel Bay, and
THE LUXURIOUS ‘ROVOS RAIL, PRIDE
OF AFRICA’ BETWEEN CAPE TOWN AND
GEORGE. AN ELEGANT OVERNIGHT STEAM-TRAIN
JOURNEY THAT RECAPTURES THE ROMANCE OF
A BYGONE ERA!
Day 2 —
Golf this morning on one of the Fancourt
Hotel’s private courses. There are
three championship courses to choose from;
and The Links. Whichever
you play will be a scenic, but challenging
Take time to visit Oudtshoorn and explore
the Cango Caves, one of the seven wonders
of the world. You can also visit the ostrich
farm and a crocodile ranch.
Day 3 —
Golf George GC, a championship
course that began at the turn of the century
(20th!). From its humble beginnings is
now rated in South Africa’s top
10 Golf Courses. Play in magnificent surroundings
- but keep out of the rough!
Day 4 —
Continue up the coast, stop along the
way and cruise the lagoon at Knysna Heads,
or play golf on the charming local course
at Knysna before reaching Plettenberg
Day 5 —
After a leisurely morning continue eastward
through the Tsitsikama forest, cross the
bridges spanning the deep gorges of the
Groot and Bloukrans Rivers to Port Elizabeth.
From here you can fly to your next destination
or take advantage of one of the following
PORT ELIZABETH - Stop
a night or two in Port Elizabeth and include
golf at the top rated Humewood
CC. The unusual feature of this
course is that it was constructed as a
links course. Its skillful design and
the bracing winds provide a challenge
similar to that found on the British courses.
SHAMWARI GAME RESERVE - Spend
a couple days in the bush tracking the
‘Big Five’, either on game
drives or bushwalks! Go back to a time
in history when animals roamed free -
enjoy the ultimate African adventure.
Shamwari is an award-winning conservation
project and a malaria free Reserve.