South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls Golf & Safari:
January 9 – 29, 2018
When you think of South Africa, the first images that come to mind are visions of witnessing the Big Five (lion, African elephant, cape buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros) as they roam freely about National Parks. While experiencing a South Africa Safari alone may sit atop your travel bucket list imagine combining such an experience with incredible golfing on courses which offer amazing scenery and incredible memories!
Jan. 09 CAPE TOWN | ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Cape Town airport, proceed through passport control, luggage collection and customs control. Your personal guide will be awaiting your arrival with a sign board “Unique Golf Vacations”, and will assist with your luggage. Transfer in a luxury coach to your hotel. Overnight at Portswood Hotel.
Jan. 10 CAPE TOWN |Golf (B)
Late morning transfer from hotel to Pearl Valley Golf Course a Jack Nicklaus Signature course. Named the Best Conditioned golf course in the Western Cape for 2010, 2011, 2012/2013 and again for 2014/2015 by Golf Digest magazine.
Jan. 11 CAPE TOWN | CAPE OF GOOD HOPE / CAPE POINT (B,L)
Depart for a full day Cape Peninsula tour. This is an awe-inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point. Magnificent beaches, breathtaking views, and picturesque coastal villages are to be seen along the way. Leaving from your hotel, you will view the exclusive suburbs of Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay before continuing via Llandudno to the fishing harbour of Hout Bay. Travel along the spectacular Chapman’s Peak Drive to Kommetjie, and enter the Cape Point Nature Reserve where you will be taken to the best vantage point to view what is erroneously said to be the meeting place of two mighty oceans. Also visit the Cape Point Ostrich Ranch. After a stop for lunch, the tour continues to an African penguin colony, the Naval hamlet of Simon’s Town and then continues via Fish Hoek and Kalk Bay to Muizenberg. In the afternoon visit the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Return to hotel.
Jan. 12 CAPE TOWN | Golf (B)
This morning transfer to your venue for another round of golf in South Africa, Erinvale Golf Club. This Gary Player designed course, with breath-taking winelands, sea and mountains views, has also played host to the World Cup of Golf and the SAA Open on a few occasions. After our golf, return to hotel in Cape Town.
Jan. 13 CAPE TOWN | Golf (B)
Today’s round of golf is at Atlantic Beach Golf Club. Offering the most breathtaking, iconic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, our golf course winds its way through undulating dunes, with fairways and greens beautifully accentuated by natural, locally occurring Fynbos. Making it one of the most spectacular golf courses in Cape Town.
Jan. 14 CAPE TOWN | Wine Tour (B,L)
Today you visit the Cape wine lands. Paarl’s Language Monument, Franschoek Village, French Huguenot Museum and the village of Stellenbosch. Enjoy a Picnic style lunch at a wine farm. A wine tasting at a wine farm and a cellar tour with wine tasting at a different winery. Late afternoon return back to the hotel.
Jan. 15 CAPE TOWN – GEORGE (B)
Today proceed to George, capital of the Garden Route and best known travel destinations, is situated be- tween lush forests and the shores of a peaceful estuary and offers many activities and attractions to a wide variety of people. Arrive at your hotel, Oubaai Golf Resort.
Jan. 17 GEORGE | Golf (B)
Early afternoon round of golf at Fancourt’s Montagu course.
Jan. 18 GEORGE (B)
Free day to explore the town of George or the town of Knysna, by the waterfront.
Jan. 19 GEORGE | Golf (B)
This morning’s round of golf at the exclusive Pinnacle Point Golf Club. The Pinnacle Point Golf Course is something truly unique for the discerning golfer. This 18 hole championship golf course was designed by well-known South African golf course architect Peter Matkovich who opened the course together with top Irish Tour Golf Professional Darren Clarke in November 2006. This Clifftop Fynbos Golf Course inspires the golfer to play this challenging layout with a level of respect due to its dramatic views and breathtaking terrain. The 72 par layout is characterized by 7 majestic holes that line the Indian Ocean rock cliffs, four of which are played over ocean and cliff. All 18 holes have been designed to fit the contours of the land.
Jan. 20 GEORGE | SUN CITY (B)
Transfer to George airport for our flight to Johannesburg with arrival transfer to Sun City with accommodations at Sun Soho Hotel.
Jan. 21 SUN CITY | GAME DRIVE / LOST CITY GOLF COURSE (B)
Early morning game drive at Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Late morning round of golf at the Lost City Golf Course an 18-hole desert-style golf course with spectacular views across the bushveld. Unique to this 72 par course are the real crocodiles at the 13th hole making this one of the most unusual golf resorts in the world, let alone in Africa.
Jan. 22 SUN CITY | GAME DRIVE (B,L)
Morning round of golf at Lost City Golf Course. Late afternoon game drive at Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
Jan. 23 SUN CITY | GAME DRIVE (B)
Morning free. Late afternoon game drive.
Jan. 24 SUN CITY – KASANE (BOTSWANA) (B,L,D)
Transfer to airport for flights home or join the optional extension to Botswana and Victoria Falls. On arrival and after clearing airport formalities, transfer to our hotel, Chobe Marina Lodge. This afternoon we embark on a river cruise to begin our exploration of the Chobe National Park.
Jan. 25 KASANE – CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D)
Morning game drive and afternoon game drive to explore Chobe National Park.
Jan. 26 KASANE – VICTORIA FALLS (B)
Full day trip to visit Victoria Falls (from the Zimbabwe point of view) with return to Chobe in the late after- noon. NOTE: Zimbabwe visa of US$75.00 is required for this day.
Jan. 27 KASANE – HOME (B)
Morning game drive. After lunch, check out of Chobe Marina Lodge for our flights home via Johannesburg and Amsterdam with arrival back into Canada next day. NOTE: Our layover in Johannesburg airport of about 7 hours will be spent at Emperors Palace, about 15 minutes from the airport.
Pearl Valley Golf Course
Erinvale Golf Club
Atlantic Beach Golf Club
Oubaai Golf Club
Fancourt’s Montagu course
Pinnacle Point Golf Club
Lost City Golf Course
Oubaai Golf Resort
Sun Soho Hotel
Chobe Marina Lodge
South Africa: C$ 6535.00 per person, twin sharing
Botswana/Victoria Falls extension: C$ 2643.00 per person, twin sharing
Non golfer credit: C$ 927.00
Hotel accommodations as indicated
All transfers & sightseeing tours by private coach with English speaking guide
8 rounds of golf including green fees and power carts (sharing)
Daily buffet breakfasts and other meals as indicated
Domestic economy airfare within South Africa
All safari game drives in private open deck vehicles