South Africa

Safari, Wine & Golf

South Africa
Golf, Wine &Safari
March 17 - 29, 2022

Join us for a journey unlike any other…one that starts at the very bottom of the continent of Africa but should be at the very top of you list of destinations: Cape Town, South Africa , for our signature Golf, Wine, and Safari tour! This experience combines the very best of South Africa! Featuring six rounds of golf with two at the number 1 and 2 ranked courses in SA (top 100 in the world), wine tours through the Garden route, top end accommodations and of course an intimate safari experience in the world famous Kruger National park! Mix in the friendly and diverse culture of South Africa and scenery that ranges from costal waterfront splendor to rolling savannah grasslands and this is a tour that has it all for the avid golfer and non-golfer alike!
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Details & Pricing

Golfer Rates

Double Occupancy - $9999 CAD per person
Single Occupancy - $12,899 CAD per person

Non-Golfer Rates

Double Occupancy - $8499 CAD per person
Single Occupancy - $11,189 CAD per person

Deposit of $1000 CAD due at time of booking
A second deposit of $2500 CAD due on September 1, 2021

Final Payment due - December 17, 2021

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions.

 

Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not list in itinerary
  • Excess baggage/club shipping fees
  • Gratuity
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

 

Tour Hosts

Marianne & Kevin Hilberdink

 

Inclusions &Highlights

  • 12 Nights Luxury Accommodations
  • Breakfast Daily
  • 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 6-18 hole championship course rounds
  • Wine Tasting at Steenberg Winery
  • Table Mountain Cableway tickets (weather dependent)
  • Entrance to Cape Point
  • Entrance to Boulders Beach
  • Entrance to Chapmans Peak
  • 3X Wine Tastings
  • Welcome gift
  • Fun match with prizes
  • Porterage at Airports & Hotels
  • Internal Flights
  • Transportation througout
  • Airport Transfers
  • Dream Destination Travel Tour Hosts
  • Non-Golfer Package Inclusions - Same as above with exception of golf

 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival

Arrive to Cape Town or Johannesburg and take a short flight to George. Sandwiched between the majestic Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean and set along South Africa’s world-famous Garden Route, the historic city of George is the sixth oldest town in the country. Once a woodcutter’s outpost, today it is the commercial hub of the Garden Route. This idyllically set city boasts a rich history and is surrounded by lush scenery including endless beaches, soaring mountains, and glittering lakes, and is a haven for nature lovers and adventurers alike. Visitors can play a round of golf on a variety of championship courses, discover local history at the George Museum and visit the Garden Route Botanical Garden features trails and local fynbos plants.
Check into our beatiful golf resort hotel. After you have settled in meet the rest of our group this evening with a quick welcome meeting before dinner.
Accommodations: Fancourt Hotel

 

Day 2 - Fancourt Montagu Course

Hit the ground running or golfing after a hearty breakfast at the Fancourt lodge. For the golfers, head to the tee at the Fancourt Montagu course where you’ll be a member for the day. Ranked as high as number eight in South Africa this Gary Player design is a parkland masterpiece featuring rolling hill and indigenous terrain. For the non-golfers, relax by the Fancourt pool or spa, walk, jog or bike the nature trails or browse the nearby George museum. Later in the day we’ll recount glory on the course and activities around the resort over a cold beverage at the lodge!
Accommodations: Fancourt Hotel

 

Day 3 - Pinnacle Point Golf Course

After a day of Parkland golf we switch things up and take a short scenic drive to the Pinnacle Point Estates. Once again we tee up another highly ranked award winning golf experience! Think of the South African version of Cabot cliffs or Pebble Beach as we head to the dramatic layout with breath taking views as 7 holes hug tight to the cliffs of the Indian Ocean! Get ready for some pulse pounding shots as 4 holes feature carries over the ocean. Our guests not golfing can take part in the Pinnacle Point experience and visit their two spectacular beaches, Eden and Oyster Bay and a network of nature trails with ocean views. There’s a guided tour to a world heritage site caves at the base of the cliffs and ocean to discover the history of modern man. Of course, the Fancourt is always a wonderful option for those that want rest and relaxation.
Accommodations: Fancourt Hotel

 

Day 4 - The Links at Fancourt

Is your golf game warmed up? Today we take on the Links, the number one course in South Africa (56 in the world)! Inspired by the famous links courses of the British Isles, the Fancourt Links is widely considered to be a masterpiece! Featuring undulating windswept terrain and dune style landscape, the Links has hosted a presidents cup, the SA open and the 2012 Volvo Golf Champions on the European tour. Our friends not teeing it up can continue the easygoing Fancourt resort life or arrange to take a Garden route wine tour.
Accommodations: Fancourt Hotel

 

Day 5 - Cape Town

It’s a travel day as we bid adieu to our friends at the Fancourt Lodge and make the four and a half hour drive to Cape Town. Travelling along the garden route features incredible South African scenery and plenty of interesting local stops along the way. Once in Cape Town we say hello to the iconic waterfront Victoria and Alfred hotel! The very heart of the Breakwater Basin this 94 room sophisticated retreat will make our guests feel instantly at home. Explore the excitement and buzz of the waterfront or relax at the hotel this day ends with plenty of free time.
Accommodations: Victoria &Alfred Hotel

 

Day 6 - Steenberg Golf Club &Vineyards

Now that the golf muscles are rested up after our travel day we visit another highly rated golf course, the Steenburg Golf Club and Vineyards. Just minutes away form Cape Town Centre, this is a premium golf experience known for pristine conditioning. Combining elements of links and parkland golf in a hybrid design with indigenous shrubs and environmental diversity this course is a tough but fair test from any set of tees. This day has something for everyone as we take in the full Steenburg experience, including the vineyards, winery tastings and the award winning resturants.
Accommodations: Victoria &Alfred Hotel

 

Day 7 - Cape Peninsula

Today we give the clubs a rest and take in the breathtaking scenery of the Cape Peninsula where white sand beaches meet craggy mountains and quaint costal towns. Among the many beautiful beaches is Boulders Beach in False Bay, the only place in the world to see African Penguins in all their waddling glory! Later, we take in a true Cape town highlight, a trip up Table Mountain on the cableway for 360 degree views of the city from a 1000 meters up! A meal at the Two Oceans restaurant, renown for their seafood and wine pairings is the perfect compliment for this day of spectacular scenery!
Accommodations: Victoria &Alfred Hotel

 

Day 8 - Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Estate

Say hello to Jack, as in Jack Nicklaus and the Pearl valley Signature golf Estate. Set amid a mountainous backdrop, this course is fair off the tee in true Nicklaus fashion, but promises scoring shot challenges with strategically placed bunkers and fast greens. All the par threes and fives play in different directions, so take note of the wind in selecting that club! Considered the very best of the six course designed by Nicklaus in Africa, Pearl Valley is known for it’s top notch conditioning year around. Our friends not golfing can enjoy the comfort of the V&A hotel and can continue exploring Cape town at their leisure.
Accommodations: Victoria &Alfred Hotel

 

Day 9 - Cape Winelands

Resting at the foot of the Boland Mountains is the breathtaking beauty of the Cape Winelands, renowned for producing some of the world’s finest wines! Today we visit wineries in the lush and fertile countryside and explore historic little hamlets and towns. While wine is undoubtedly the highlight, some of the countries very best restaurants are in this picturesque area offering delicious food and wine pairings.
Accommodations: Victoria &Alfred Hotel

 

Day 10 - Southern Kruger

As hard as it might be to leave an area as beautiful as Cape Town, we embark on what might be the highlight of the tour for many as we head on a flight north to the Southern Kruger! From Kruger National Airport we make our way to the Lukimbi safari Lodge on a 15000 Hectare private concession. We make this luxury safari lodge experience our home for three nights which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Morning and late afternoon game drives where we can possibly see the big five and the animal diversity of Kruger National park in a private reserve type setting should make for an unforgettable experience!
Accommodations: Lukimbi Safari Lodge

 

Day 11 - Leopard Creek Country Club

No Discussion ranking the best courses in South Africia is complete without playing Leopard Creek golf course. Set on a luxury private estate that overlooks the crocodile river, this sites proximity to Kruger National Park often results in sightings of Crocodile, hippo, antelope, buffalo and elephants. The golf isn’t bad either! Leopard Creek vies with the Fancourt Links for best course in South Africa rankings. Our friends not golfing will be able to compare animal sightings from their day at the lodge.
Accommodations: Lukimbi Safari Lodge

 

Day 12 - Kruger National Park

Sadly the tour draws to it’s end but not before another great day at the lodge! We’ll set out for another opportunity to see the incredible animal and plant diversity, guided by Lukimbi’s expert trackers. Every passenger has a shaded open view and the drives have unique access for the Kruger area to traverse off-road trails under strictly controlled conditions. Guided river and bush walks can be arranged for those guests wanting to get their feet on the ground. We’ll surely have lots to discuss over anther delicious dinner at Lukimbi!
Accommodations: Lukimbi Safari Lodge

 

Day 13 - Depart

It is time to say good-bye to this amazing destination and wonderful new friends. Depart to the airport as needed for your flight home.

 

Fancourt South Africa

Fancourt South Africa

Fancourt offers a luxurious, contemporary and relaxed environment, perfectly blending the charms of its family origins and rich heritage with modern convenience. With award-winning golf courses, fine dining and wellness facilities, all Fancourt guests are assured that they will feel at home.

Victoria & Albert Waterfront Hotel

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

History and modern luxury merge to create ageless beauty at the Victoria & Alfred Hotel, which was built in 1904 as the North Quay Warehouse. This iconic establishment was named after Queen Victoria and her son, Prince Alfred who played an intrinsic role in the establishment of the Breakwater Basin – now the V&A Waterfront.

Lukimbi Safari Lodge

Lukimbi Safari Lodge

Lukimbi Safari Lodge is a stunning luxury safari lodge situated in the easily accessible southern portion of the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Kruger is home to the Big Five and a wide variety of other animals and birds, which roam freely in their natural habitat.

Fancourt Montagu Golf Course

Fancourt Montagu Course

Montagu is a much celebrated parkland course and has been ranked as the number-one golf course in South Africa in the past. It has recently undergone major renovations with several holes being redesigned and has two completely new holes - the 1st and the 9th.

Pinnacle Point Golf Course

Pinnacle Point Golf Course

Located near Mossel Bay in the Southern Cape along the Garden Route in South Africa, the Pinnacle Point Golf Course is comparable with the best in the world and truly is a design masterpiece. The emerald green fairways and immaculate tees provide the perfect surface for making shots and the bent grass greens over severe chasms ensure a challenging and entertaining game.

Fancourt Links Course

Fancourt Links Course

The Links is the golfing hallmark of the Fancourt estate. Featuring an undulating, windswept terrain and dune-style landscape. The Links is currently voted number one in the country by Golf Digest South Africa, and 38th in Golf Digest US edition’s list of the world’s 100 greatest golf courses that compared 464 courses from 18 countries around the globe.

Steenberg Golf Club

Steenberg Golf Club

The Steenberg Golf Club is rated as one of the top three courses to visit in South Africa, while the Estate itself has earned global recognition as a flagship residential address. Steeped in the Cape Dutch tradition, history has an elegant, almost tangible quality at Steenberg. Nestled in the crook of the Constantiaberg Mountains, the Estate is a piece of time-crafted perfection some three centuries in the making.

Pearl Valley Golf Course

Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Estate

The masterplan was shaped by the vision of golf legend Jack Nicklaus and his unique touch is evident throughout the course at Pearl Valley Golf Estates. Every hole is played against the spectacular backdrop of the mountains surrounding the estate and all are challenging due to the startegically set bunkers and fast greens.

Leopard Creek Country Club

Leopard Creek Country Club

Leopard Creek Country Club is a luxury private golf estate that overlooks Crocodile River, in the farming town of Malalane, Mpumalanga. The golf course’s proximity to Kruger National Park often results in sightings of crocodile, hippo, antelope, buffalo and elephant. Facilities include an elegant clubhouse with a lounge, a bar, a patio and a terrace.

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