African Golf Collage

African Collage - Rovos Rail

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 head to Swaziland for game viewing at Mkhaya** and along the coast to Durban* for a city tour. Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Spionkop Lodge*, an expansive game farm that adjoins an 11 000-acre nature reserve. Continue to Port Elizabeth* for a game drive at Addo Elephant Park, then on to Oudtshoorn for an ostrich-farm visit followed by a spectacular 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.

*Courses: Leopard Creek in Kruger (dependent), Durban Golf Club/Zimbali, Champagne Sports Resort in Ladysmith, Humewood in Port Elizabeth, Fancourt and Ernie Els Oubaai in George.
** As of 2018, we will be doing a game drive in Hluhluwe, South Africa.

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Pretoria-Cape Town

Day1

10h00 Check-in at Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria for departure at 10h00.
Lunch and dinner are served as the train traverses the Highveld to the Drakensberg Mountains..
(Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)

Day2

Golfers: Morning tee off at Leopard Creek (dependent) near Kruger with lunch.
Non-golfers: 06h00 Game drive in the Kruger Park with lunch.
17h00 Rejoin the train at Malelane. Depart for Swaziland.

Day3

2017
06h00 Game drive at Mkhaya Reserve in Swaziland with tea.
10h30 Travel alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.
2018
10h00 Game drive at Hluhluwe.
13h00 Travel alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.

Day4

Golfers: Morning tee off at Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali.
16h00 Rejoin the train and travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith.
Non-golfers: Disembark for a city tour of Durban with lunch.
16h00 Travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith.

Day5

Golfers: Transfer to Champagne Sports Resort for a morning tee off.
Non-golfers: 10h00 Spionkop battlefields tour, game drive and lunch.
17h00 Travel to Kroonstad across the Drakensberg Mountains.

Day6

Day at leisure as the train travel towards the coast.

Day7

Golfers: Morning tee off at Humewood Course.
After lunch, join the train in Port Elizabeth and travel to Oudtshoorn via Willowmore.
Non-golfers: 07h30 Game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
12h00 Travel to Port Elizabeth en route to Willowmore.

Day8

Golfers: Transfer to Fancourt along the Montagu Pass for a morning tee off.
18h30 Meet the non-golfers for dinner at the estate.
Non-golfers: 09h00 Enjoy an ostrich-farm visit. Travel to George.
18h30 Disembark for dinner at Fancourt Estate.

Day9

Golfers: Morning tee off at Ernie Els Oubaai.
Non-golfers: 08h00 Morning at leisure in Knysna/ferry ride to Featherbed.
13h30 Depart George. Travel the Garden Route to Riversdale.

Day10

Day at leisure traversing the Cape Fold Mountains.
17h00 Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.

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Cape Town-Pretoria

Day1

09h30 Depart Cape Town Station, Platform 23. Travel the Tulbagh Valley through the Matroosberg Mountains.
(Breakfast 07h00-10h00 • Lunch 13h00 • Tea 16h30 • Dinner 19h30)

Day2

Golfers: Morning tee off at Ernie Els Oubaai with lunch.
18h30 Meet the non-golfers for dinner at the estate.
Non-golfers: 10h00 Morning at leisure in Knysna/ferry ride to Featherbed. Return to train.
18h30 Disembark for dinner at Fancourt Estate.

Day3

Golfers: Morning tee off at Fancourt Golf Estate.
Non-golfers: 08h30 Transfer to Oudtshoorn for an ostrich-farm visit.
13h30 Enjoy lunch on board en route to Port Elizabeth.

Day4

Golfers: 07h00 Transfer to Humewood for tee off with lunch.
16h00 Transfer to Coerney to rejoin train.
Non-golfers: 10h15 City tour of Port Elizabeth. Enjoy lunch on board.
14h30 Game drive in the Addo Elephant Park.
17h30 Traverse the Fish River Valley to Noupoort.

Day5

Day at leisure as the train travels the border of Lesotho (the mountain kingdom) en route to Ladysmith.

Day6

Golfers: 07h00 Transfer to Champagne Sports Resort for tee off.
15h00 Transfer to Escourt.
Non-golfers: 09h00 Spionkop battlefields tour, game drive and lunch.
17h00 Rejoin the train and depart for Durban.

Day7

Golfers: Morning tee off at Durban Club/Zimbali with lunch.
Non-golfers: 09h00 Disembark in Durban for a city tour with lunch.
16h00 Travel the coast and St Lucia Wetland Park to Hluhluwe.

Day8

07h00 Game drive at Hluhluwe Reserve.
11h00 Travel north through Swaziland to Malelane, Kruger.

Day9

Golfers: Morning tee off at Leopard Creek (dependent) with lunch.
Non-golfers: 07h00 Game drive in the Kruger Park with lunch.
16h30 Travel across the Drakensberg to Waterval Onder.

Day10

Day at leisure as the train descends the escarpment.
17h00 Arrive at journey’s end at Rovos Rail Station, Pretoria.

Pretoria – Cape Town
Available in reverse
Pullman Suites Deluxe Suites Royal Suites
2018 R70 200 R105 300 R139 800
2019 R76 200 R114 300 R152 000
PRICE PER PERSON
SHARING
 includes:
accommodation, meals
and excursions as well
as all beverages, incl.
alcohol, while on board.
Golf activities incl. green
fees, carts, halfway
house and beverages.
Single supplement
+50% on all suites

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Pullman Suites
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Royal Suites
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SHORT JOURNEYS  :  1 OCTOBER 2018 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2019
Dates are specific. Please reconfirm with reservations@rovos.co.za. See Downloads below for other dates and details.
JOURNEY PRY-CPT CPT-PRY PRY-VFA VFA-PRY PRY-DUR DUR-PRY
OCT 2018 5,12,17,19,24,26 1,8,15,20,22,27,29,31 4,11,18,25 7,14,21,28 26 1,29
NOV 2018 2,9,16,21,23,30 5,12,19,24,26 1,8,15,22,29 4,11,18,25 23 26
DEC 2018 7,14,21,26,28 3,10,17,24,29,31 20,27 2,23,30 n/a n/a
JAN 2019 2,11,18,23,25 14,21,26,28 3,10,17,24,31 6,13,20,27 11 14
FEB 2019 1,8,13,15,20,22 4,9,11,16,18,25 7,14,21,28 3,10,17,24 8 11
MAR 2019 1,6,8,13,15,20,22,29 4,9,11,16,18,23,25,27 7,14,21,28 3,10,17,24,31 8 11
APR 2019 5,12,19,26 1,8,15,22,29 4,11,18,25 7,14,21,28 5 8
MAY 2019 3,10,17,24,31 6,13,20,25,27 2,9,16,23 5,12,19,26 n/a n/a
JUN 2019 7,14,21,26,28 3,10,17,24 6,20 9,23 n/a n/a
JUL 2019 5,12,19,26 1,8,15,22,29 4,11,18,25 7,14,21,28 n/a n/a
AUG 2019 2,9,16,23,28,30 5,12,19,26,31 1,8,15,22,29 4,11,18,25 16 19
SEP 2019 6,11,13,20,25,27 2,4,9,14,16,23,30 5,12,19,26 1,8,15,22,29 27 30
LONG JOURNEYS 2019
Dates are specific. Please confirm with reservations@rovos.co.za. See downloads below for details.
CPT-DAR DAR-CPT COLLAGE
PRY-CPT
COLLAGE
CPT-PRY
NAMIBIA
PRY-WVB
NAMIBIA
WVB-PRY
GOLF SAFARI
PRY-PRY
29 Jun-13 Jul 24 Jan-7 Feb 15-24 May 11-20 Nov 4-12 Apr 14-22 Apr 30 Jan-7 Feb
28 Sep-12 Oct 15-29 Oct 30 Oct-8 Nov 25 Apr-3 May 5-13 May 21 Feb-1 Mar
9-17 May 20-28 May 28 Mar-5 Apr
9-17 Jul 3-11 Oct
14-22 Nov
DAR-LOBITO LOBITO-DAR
16-30 Jul 2-16 Aug