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Price £4185 10 Days
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Rovos Rail African Collage

£4185 per person

This panoramic 10-day sojourn winds its way from Pretoria to Cape Town and includes a golfing and non-golfing itinerary. After a game drive in Kruger Park* guests travel through Swaziland to Hluhluwe for game viewing and along the coast to Durban* for a city tour.

Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Spionkop Lodge*, the perfect base for exploring the mountains, bush, birds and battlefields of the region.Continue to Port Elizabeth* for a game drive at Addo Elephant Park then on to Oudtshoorn for an ostrich-farm visit followed by an impressive descent through the Outeniqua Mountains to George*.

After visiting the natural paradise of Knysna*, the train traverses the spectacular Garden Route to the winelands and Cape mountains before this magnificent expedition ends in Cape Town. Available in reverse.

*Courses dependent on availability: Leopard Creek/White River/Nelspruit in Kruger, Durban Country Club/Beachwood/ZimbaliChampagne Sports Resort in Ladysmith, Humewood in Port Elizabeth, Fancourt and Ernie Els Oubaai in George

Price
From £4,185 per person
Duration
10 Days
Golf
Inclusive
Booking reference number
GG-ROVOS-AFRICAN-COLLAGE
Excursion Details
SEE TOUR PLAN ABOVE
2019 Package Dates
Depart Jan 30, Feb 21, Mar 28, Oct 3rd and Nov 14th (duration 10 days)
2020 Package Dates
Depart Jan 29, Feb 20, Mar 26, Oct 1 and Nov 12 (duration 10 days)
2021 Package Dates
Depart Jan 27, Feb 18, Mar 25, Sept 30 and Nov 11 (duration 10 days)
UPGRADES AVAILABLE ON THIS PACKAGE – CALL FOR DETAILS

STAY IN STYLE

Meals are served in the charming Victorian atmosphere of the dining cars and are complimented by a selection of fine South African wines. An enthusiastic team of chefs is responsible for overseeing the very important task of ensuring guests’ every need is catered for. Wherever possible fresh local ingredients are used when preparing meals and traditional dishes such as game are a specialty. 

Dress For days on the train dress is smart casual. Evening attire is more formal – for the gentlemen a jacket and tie is a minimum requirement while for ladies we suggest cocktail/evening dresses or suits. Please include warm clothing for cold mornings and evenings.

These tours are much sought after, therefore, we strongly advise that you enquire well in advance of your intended travel dates to ensure a confirmed reservation and to avoid disappointment. To aid planning your holiday we now have rates for 2020 and 2021 available.

Dependent on availability

Golf Courses

Leopard Creek Golf Club

White River Golf Club

Nelspruit Golf Club

Durban Country Club

Beachwood Golf Club

Zimbali Golf Club

Champagne Sports Resort

Humewood Golf  Club

Fancourt

Ernie Els Oubaai

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Excursions may be changed according to schedule achieved. Times are Approximate and cannot be guaranteed. Please check schedule with reservations@rovos.co.za or on www.rovos.com. We caution against same-day air travel on departure or arrival days due to possible delays with flights or the train.

Packages

  • Pullman Suite
  • £ 4,185
    per person
  • Fully inclusive package:

    • 9 Days
    • Luxury accommodation
    • All meals
    • Drinks – alcoholic and other beverages
    • 24-hour full room service (limited laundry while on board the train)
    • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable)
    • Government tax
    • All golf activities: green fees, buggy, halfway house and beverages (Leopard Creek hosts Sunshine Tour only)

  • Deluxe Suites
  • £ 6,280
    per person
  • Fully inclusive package:

    • 9 Days
    • Luxury accommodation
    • All meals
    • Drinks – alcoholic and other beverages
    • 24-hour full room service (limited laundry while on board the train)
    • Excursions accompanied by a qualified tour guide (where applicable)
    • Government tax
    • All golf activities: green fees, buggy, halfway house and beverages (Leopard Creek hosts Sunshine Tour only)

10 Days
1
Day 1:
Pretoria - Cape Town
10:00 Depart from Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria. Lunch and dinner are served as the train traverses the Highveld to the Drakensberg Mountains. (Breakfast 07:00-10:00 • Lunch 13:00 • Tea 16:30 • Dinner 19:30)
 
2
Day 2:
Golfers: Transfer to Leopard Creek OR White River Country Club OR Nelspruit for tee off and lunch. Leisure Guests: Game drive in the Kruger Park with tea and lunch. 17:00 Rejoin the train at Malelane. Depart for Swaziland.
 
3
Day 3:
14:00 Game drive at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. 18:00 Travel alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.
4
Day 4:

Cape Town-Pretoria

09:30 Depart Cape Town Station, Platform 23. Travel the Tulbagh Valley through the Matroosberg Mountains. (Breakfast 07:00-10:00 • Lunch 13:00 • Tea 16:30 • Dinner 19:30)  
5
Day 5:
Golfers: Transfer to Fancourt for tee off and lunch.Leisure Guests: Enjoy a ferry ride on the Knysna lagoon. Enjoy sightseeing and shopping in Knysna OR a guided walk (60 min) on Leisure Island. Enjoy lunch at Salinas Restaurant on the beachfront.18:30 Dinner at Fancourt Estate.
6
Day6:
Golfers: Transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai for tee off.Leisure Guests: Enjoy an ostrich-farm visit in Oudsthoorn.14:30 Travel to Port Elizabeth.

Tour Location

SOUTH AFRICA
Gifted with great landscapes, golf courses in Cape Town are supernatural in beauty just like everything else you will see when you golf South Africa.
These tours are much sought after, therefore, we strongly advise that you enquire well in advance of your intended travel dates to ensure a confirmed reservation and to avoid disappointment.

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  • Single Supplement +40% to above rates per person
  • Rovos Rail operate a 5* luxury service  guests are notified in advance that there will be a dress code in operation for the duration of the trip.
  • Full details on all terms & conditions including deposit & full payment requirements, & cancellation charges are available on request form Gastro Golf.