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 travel through Swaziland to Hluhluwe for a game drive 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 game viewing 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 dependent on availability: Leopard Creek/White River/Nelspruit in Kruger, Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali, Champagne Sports Resort in Ladysmith, Humewood in Port Elizabeth, Fancourt and Ernie Els Oubaai in George.

Available in reverse.

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This journey is available in reverse. See next tab and Downloads below for details.

Pretoria-Cape Town

Day1

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)

Day2

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.

Day3

14:00 Game drive at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
18:00 Travel alongside the St Lucia Wetland Park to Durban.

Day4

Golfers: Transfer to Durban Country Club OR Durban Beachwood for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy a tour of Durban and the botanical gardens.
15:00 Travel the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Ladysmith across the Drakensberg Mountains.

Day5

Golfers: Transfer to Champagne Sports Resort for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Spionkop battlefields tour, game drive and lunch.
17:00 Travel across the Highveld.

Day6

Day at leisure as the train travel towards the coast.

Day7

Golfers: Transfer to Humewood for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
16:30 Travel inland to Willowmore.

Day8

Golfers: Transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy an ostrich-farm visit in Oudsthoorn.
18:30 Dinner at Fancourt Estate.

Day9

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.
15:00 Travel the Garden Route to Riversdale.

Day10

Day at leisure traversing the Cape Fold Mountains.
17:00 Arrive at Platform 23 at Cape Town Station.

This journey is available in reverse. See previous tab and Downloads below for details.

Cape Town-Pretoria

Day1

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)

Day2

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.

Day3

Golfers: Transfer to Ernie Els Oubaai for tee off.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy an ostrich-farm visit in Oudsthoorn.
14:30 Travel to Port Elizabeth.

Day4

Golfers: Transfer to Humewood for tee off with lunch.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy a city tour of Port Elizabeth and an afternoon game drive at Addo Elephant Park.
17:30 Traverse the Fish River Valley to Noupoort.

Day5

Day at leisure as the train travels the Highveld and the Drakensberg Mountains to Ladysmith.

Day6

Golfers: Transfer to Champagne Sports Resort for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Spionkop battlefields tour, game drive and lunch.
17:00 Traverse the Valley of a Thousand Hills to Durban.

Day7

Golfers: Transfer to Durban Country Club/Beachwood/Zimbali for tee off and lunch.
Leisure Guests: Enjoy a tour of Durban and the botanical gardens.
15:00 Travel the coast and St Lucia Wetland Park to Hluhluwe.

Day8

06:00 Game drive at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
11:00 Enjoy brunch on board as the train travels north through Swaziland to Malelane, Kruger.

Day9

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.
16:30 Travel across the Drakensberg to Waterval Onder.

Day10

Day at leisure as the train travels across the Highveld.
17:00 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

More details on suites
and life on board >
Pullman Suites
Pullman Suites
Deluxe Suites
Deluxe Suites
Royal Suites
Royal Suites
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: 1 JANUARY – 31 DECEMBER 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