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SGA African Golf Adventures

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Through our partnership with Tourica Tours (TT), Social Golf Australia (SGA) is pleased to announce that for the first time we are offering a fully guided golf trip to Africa. The African Golf Adventure offered by SGA is a 19-day highlight-package trip of a lifetime to Africa. Hosted by Matt Collins from Tourica Tours, the trip features 9 rounds of golf in exotic locations and unique African adventures and safaris to experience a taste of what this remarkable continent has to offer. 

This 19-day trip is an awesome golfing adventure and we also cater for non-golfing partners. The package is $6999 per person (twin share) for golfers ($6699 for non-golfers) and includes airport transfers in Africa, all transfers between resorts and to golf courses and all the sightseeing trips as per the itinerary.
 

DAY 1 CAPE TOWN

Upon arrival at Cape Town Airport, you’ll be welcomed and transferred in comfort to the Portswood Hotel minutes from V&A Waterfront. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure after checking in.

DAY 2 CAPE TOWN

Play a round of golf at Atlantic Beach GC after breakfast. The Atlantic Beach Golf Course is a links style course, built in the tradition of fabled courses such as St Andrews and Pebble Beach. Winding its way through the undulating dunes, and peppered with islands of Fynbos, the challenging yet fair course has been designed to be as enjoyable for the expert as it is for the weekend golfer.

NON GOLFERS – HALF DAY STELLENBOSCH WINE TOUR


DAY 3 CAPE TOWN

Play a round of golf at Steenberg GC after breakfast. Against the amethyst slopes of the Silver-mine Mountains lies the Steenberg golf course, one of Cape Town's premier courses. Steenberg is located beside the vineyards of the oldest wine farm in South Africa. The course is renowned for its incredible greens, including the largest green in Africa. It has gently undulating fairways and its greens are surrounded by broad aprons of bent grass encourage players to play a 'chip and run' approach on all the holes.

NON GOLFERS – HALF DAY CAPE POINT TOUR
 

DAY 4 CAPE TOWN

Enjoy breakfast before meeting your guide at reception. You’ll be transferred to the jack Nicklaus-designed Pearl Valley Golf Course (see below). Pearl Valley hosted the South African Open in 2007, ‘08 and ‘09. Jack Nicklaus selected this incredible location in the Wine-lands for his first course in the Western Cape.

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DAY 5 KNYSNA

After breakfast we check out and travel along the scenic N2 highway to Knysna. Afternoon to relax and refresh before dinner. Knysna Protea Hotel
 

DAY 6 KNYSNA

Breakfast served at the hotel before our late morning round at Simola Golf Club. Designed by golfing great Jack Nicklaus, the layout reflects his genius philosophy of working with natural undulations of the land. Very much a course of risk and reward the 5 par 5’s and 3 par 3’s add a new dimension to your play. Evening at leisure

NON GOLFERS – KNYSNA TOWNSHIP TOUR
 

DAY 7  KNYSNA

A hearty breakfast before we visit the Knysna Elephant Sanctuary. Join the southern most elephants in the world, the sanctuary provides a rare and exciting opportunity to observe the elephants closely. Learn of the struggle these gentle giants faced in the Knysna forest with heart warming stories from the guides.   An afternoon round at one of Africa's best in Pezula Golf Club.
 

DAY 8 SUN CITY

Check out after breakfast and meet your guide at reception where you will transferred to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg, upon arrival you will be transferred to Sun City.   Check in at Sun City Hotel. The Sun City Resort boasts an incredible Entertainment Centre Complex complete with a casino, nightclubs, bars, restaurants, cabarets, theatres, cinemas and a water amusement park – Valley of the Waves.
 

DAY 9 SUN CITY

Head for the first at the Gary Player Country Club after breakfast.   The celebrated Gary Player CC is a challenging and demanding course set in sublime African Bushveld. The course is home to the annual Nedbank Million Dollar Golf Challenge, the international golf calendar’s most prestigious private invitational event with 12 of the world’s top professional golfers competing each year for the coveted 7 digest first prize. Please note that Gary Player CC is a walking course.                       

NON GOLFERS – MORNING GAME DRIVE
 

DAY 10 SUN CITY

Today is a golfing rest day but we have an included sunrise and sunset game drive in the magical Pilansberg National Park.  Pilansberg is home to the Big 5 making it a great place to view game.  In between game drives provides the perfect time to sit by the pool with a cocktail and enjoy some downtime.
 

DAY 11 SUN CITY

Enjoy breakfast before teeing off at the Lost City Golf Club. South African golfing legend and course designer, Gary Player, believes that he has created one of the top courses in the world at Lost City, with its desert style front nine and out-of Africa back nine bordering the Pilanesberg National Park.   Beware of the 38 giant crocodiles guarding the water hazard surrounding the signature par 3 13th hole! Spend the remainder of the day exploring all the attractions at Sun City at your own pace.

NON GOLFERS – MORNING GAME DRIVE
 

DAY 12 SUN CITY

Our final day at Sun City again starts with a sunrise game drive, plenty of time by- the pool during the day and ends with an evening game drive.
 

DAY 13 LEGEND RESORT

Check out after an early breakfast and meet your guide at reception for your transfer to Legend Golf and Safari Resort. Legend is situated on the lower escarpment of the 22 000 ha Entabeni Safari Conservancy in the malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province.

Combine luxurious living with quality cuisine in outstanding locations and Legend Golf & Safari Resort really does live up to its reputation as Africa’s Leading Tourism Destination.  The resort won the 2010 World Travel Award as Africa’s Leading Golf Resort and also the Award as Africa's Leading Sports Resort. This afternoon we play the 10 hole par 3 tribute course, a course that re-creates 10 of the most famous par 3s from around the world.
 

DAY 14 LEGEND RESORT

Tee off at Legend Golf Course after a delicious breakfast. Legend golf course is designed to be the most unique 18 hole championship golf course in the world. It is one of the longest golf courses in South Africa, providing all golfers, irrespective of their handicap, the experience of a true African challenge. After your round of golf you’ll have the opportunity to board a helicopter with the club pro for your flight to the top of the mountain, from where you’ll play the 19th Hotel Extreme. Earn US$ 1 000 000 if you get a hole in one!
 

DAY 15 JOHANNESBURG

Today we depart The Legend Resort and head back to Johannesburg.  We stay overnight at The Metcourt Suites at The Emperors Palace.  The Emperors Palace houses a casino, a cinema and many restaurants.
 

DAY 16 KRUGER

Check out after breakfast and meet up with your guide at reception. You’ll be transferred to Kruger Park. Upon arrival you’ll be welcomed and transferred in comfort to Protea Kruger Camp. Washed with the warmth and color of the afternoon sun and in true African style   It is here that our guests while away moments relaxing and reflecting on the tranquility and intimacy afforded by this small camp. Spend a relaxing evening in the African Wilderness.
 

DAY 17 KRUGER

Sunrise and sunset ranger guided safaris in the Kruger Park. The diversity of the Kruger National Park’s flora is matched by an equally dazzling variety of mammalian, avian, reptilian and amphibian species. 507 bird and 147 mammal species reside in the Kruger National Park, while recent surveys substantiate the presence of 7000 elephants, 2000 lions and 400 endangered African Wild Dogs (Lycaon Pictus). Spend the evening relaxing at the camp
 

DAY 18 KRUGER

Sunrise and sunset ranger guided safaris in the Kruger Park. Enjoy a guided walk in the bush after lunch. Spend the evening relaxing at the camp.

 
 DAY 19 JOHANNESBURG

Check out after breakfast and meet your guide at reception for your transfer back to the airport where your ends.

The package includes:

  • 4 nights accommodation at The Portswood Cape Town, breakfast included
  • 3 nights accommodation at Protea Hotel Knysna, breakfast included
  • 5 nights accommodation at Sun City, breakfast included
  • 2 nights accommodation at Legend Golf Resort, breakfast included
  • 1 nights accommodation at Metcourt Johannesburg, breakfast included
  • 3 nights accommodation at Baobab Lodge Kruger, Breakfast & Dinner included
  • Airport meet, greet and assist
  • All sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 9 x 18 holes of golf

Included flights: Knysna to Johannesburg.

Not Included: Meals as per itinerary, spending money, telephone calls, mini bars in rooms, travel insurance and gratuities, visas, international flights.
 

How to Book

Contact Mathew Pitt at Social Golf Australia 
Office  03 5433 3213  Mobile  0425 742 501 
Email   matt (at) socialgolfcc.com.au 

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