Rovos Rail
African Golf Collage
ROVOS RAIL AFRICAN GOLF COLLAGE

Discover the best of southern Africa’s golf courses on this nine-day meander. The journey begins in Pretoria and heads East. Guests are treated to game viewing in the Kruger National Park, Hluhluwe game reserve, St Lucia wetland park and Addo Elephant park, a cultural experience with Ardmore Ceramics and an unusual ostrich encounter in Oudsthoorn. Take in the picturesque landscape of the Drakensburg, Outeniqua mountains, the garden as you make your way to cape town route to Cape Town.

Golfers are invited to play at exquisite golf courses en route including Leopard Creek at Kruger (dependent), Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali, Humewood in Port Elizabeth, Fancourt in Knysna & Ernie Els Oubaai in George.

PRETORIA TO CAPE TOWN ITINERY
Day 1
09h00 Check-in at Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria for departure at 10h00.
13h00 Lunch is served as the train travels east towards Mpumalanga.
16h30 Tea in the lounge and observation cars.
19h30 Dinner is served en route to Mpumalanga.
Day 2
08h00 Non-golfers: 08h00 Game drive in the Kruger Park with lunch.
09h00 Golfers: 09h00 Tee off at Leopard Creek near Kruger with lunch.
17h00 Rejoin the train at Komatipoort and depart for Zululand.
Day 3
09h30 Game drive in the Hluhluwe Reserve in Zululand.
13h00 Lunch is served as the train travels south alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban for the overnight stop.
Day 4
08h00 Golfers: 08h00 Tee off at Durban Country Club.
After lunch, enjoy a one-hour scenic drive along the Midlands Meander to join the train at Lions River.
Non-golfers: 08h00 Disembark for a short city tour of Durban.
10h00 Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ardmore Ceramics for a two-hour afternoon visit.
16h00 Return to the train for dinner and overnight. Traverse the Drakensberg.
Day 5
09h00 Disembark for a city tour of Bloemfontein.
13h00 Travel to Coerney/Alicedale across the Drakensberg Mountains.
Day 6
07h00 Golfers: 07h00 One-hour transfer from Alicedale to Humewood Course.
Enjoy a game and lunch before joining the train in Port Elizabeth.
08h00 Non-golfers: 08h00 Game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
11h30 Rejoin the train and depart for Port Elizabeth.
14h15 Experience the train being turned around then depart for Oudtshoorn via Willowmore.
Day 7
07h00 Golfers: Arrive Oudtshoorn. Transfer to George along Montagu Pass.
10h30 Tee off at Fancourt followed by dinner at the estate.
9h00 Non-golfers: Two-hour ostrich-farm visit in Oudtshoorn. Traverse the Montagu Pass to George.
18h30 Disembark for dinner at Fancourt Estate.
Day 8
07h00 Golfers: Transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai for tee off at 08h00.
08h00 Non-golfers: Morning at leisure in Knysna or ferry ride to Featherbed.
13h00 Depart George and travel along the Garden Route via the Outeniqua Mountains to the coast for Riversdale.
Day 9
11h00 Two-hour tour of the KWV Brandy Distillery, Worcester.
17h00 Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.
CAPE TOWN TO PRETORIA ITINERY
Day 1
09h20 Depart from Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.
13h00 Lunch is served as the train travels along the spectacular Garden Route towards George.
16h00 Arrive in Ashton for a wine tasting at Zandvliet Estate.
19h30 Dinner is served.
Day 2
10h00 Golfers: Arrive in George. Transfer to Fancourt for tee off at 11h00.
Non-golfers: Morning at leisure in Knysna or ferry ride to Featherbed. Return to train at 16h00.
18h30 Disembark for dinner at Fancourt Estate.
Day 3
07h30 Golfers: Tee off at Ernie Els Oubaai Golf Club.
13h00 Transfer to Oudtshoorn. Enjoy lunch on board as the train travels the Outeniqua Mountains to Port Elizabeth.
08h00 Non-golfers: 08h00 Depart George and travel to Oudtshoorn.
11h00 Enjoy a visit to an ostrich farm. Traverse the Outeniqua Mountains to Port Elizabeth.
Day 4
07h30 Golfers: Tee off at Humewood Golf Course in Port Elizabeth. 13h00 Transfer to Coerney to join train.
08h30 Non-golfers: Game drive in the Addo Elephant Park.
13h00 Depart for Rosmead and traverse the Fish River Valley through the Drakensberg Mountains.
Day 5
14h00 Travel the Drakensberg to Bloemfontein for a city tour.
17h30 Travel the border of Lesotho’s mountain kingdom and descend the escarpment via Bethlehem to Ladysmith.
Day 6
07h00 Golfers: Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Lions River. 10h45 Transfer to Durban Country Club for tee off at 12h00. Join train in Durban at 17h00.
08h30 Non-golfers: Travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Lions River.
15h00 Disembark in Durban for an afternoon city tour.
19h30 Enjoy dinner as the train travels to Swaziland.
Day 7
15h00 Game drive at Mkhaya Reserve in Swaziland.
18h00 Travel north to Komatipoort, South Africa.
Day 8
06h00 Non-golfers: Game drive in the Kruger Park with brunch.
07h00 Golfers: Transfer to Leopard Creek for tee off at 07h30.
13h00 Enjoy lunch as the train travels across the Drakensberg Mountains to Waterval Onder for the overnight stop.
Day 9
07h00 The train descends the escarpment to the farming and coal-mining areas of the Highveld.
15h00 Arrive at journey’s end at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria.
GALLERY
CARRIAGES & SUITES
PULLMAN SUITES DELUXE SUITES ROYAL SUITES
RATES
2015 2016
PULLMAN SUITES
R50 400pps
 
R53 950pps
DELUXE SUITES
R75 600pps
 
R81 000pps
ROYAL SUITES
R99 800pps
 
R107 000pps
Includes:
Accommodation, meals and excursions as well as all beverages, including alcohol, while on board.
Single supplement +50% on all suites.
DATES
PRETORIA - CAPE TOWN CAPE TOWN - PRETORIA
November 2015 5 - 13 16 - 24
May 2016 19-27  
November 2016 3-11 14 - 22