Africa Golf Safari
The Best of SA Tour

The Best of South Africa

Departs: 2 April 2025

A 14-night luxury golf tour that offers an exclusive experience on the premier golf courses of South Africa’s Western and Eastern Cape. You will enjoy stylish transportation with internal transfers and charter flights, complemented by stays in the most luxurious hotels and lodges.

Play on some of South Africa’s most prestigious golf courses and partake in unique activities that promise unforgettable memories. Availability is limited for The Best of South Africa tour, commencing on April 2, 2025.

The tour is hosted by Scott and Michelle Edkins.

Scott and Michelle

Hosted by Scott Edkins

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Tour at a Glance

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A perfect experience for single golfers, couples and groups of friends. Non-golfers are just as welcome!

Tour Summary

2 April 2025

Arrive in Cape Town, where you will be met by our representative. You will be transferred to the Queen Victoria Hotel, and check-in for 2 nights. 18:00: Welcome canapes & wine will be served at the bar & lounge area at the Queen Victoria Hotel.

3 April 2025

08:00: Breakfast at the Queen Victoria Hotel. 09:00: Depart on a Robben Island Boat Trip accompanied by Christo Brand (weather dependent). 14:00 Departure for Table Mountain and enjoy a picnic on top of the mountain. 19:30: Dinner at Dash Restaurant (located at the hotel). 21:30: Short walk to the Queen Victoria Hotel after dinner.

4 April 2025

08:30 – 09:30: Breakfast at the Queen Victoria Hotel. 10:00: Depart on Cape Peninsula Tour via Atlantic Seaboard, Chapmans Peak and Boulders Penguins. 16:00: Enjoy a late lunch served overlooking the sea at Harbour House Restaurant. Your dining experience will be enhanced with a pairing of wines. 18:30: Check into the Steenberg Hotel for 4 nights. Spend the evening at leisure (dinner – own arrangements).

5 April 2025

07:30: Breakfast at Steenberg Hotel. 10:00: Depart to Pearl Valley Golf Course with a helicopter ride over Cape Point then to Pearl Valley. Golf Clubs will be transferred by road. 12:00: 18 holes of golf at Pearl Valley Golf Course including halfway house and golf carts. 17:30: Helicopter flight from Pearl Valley Golf Course back to Steenberg Hotel. 19:30: Dinner reservation at Steenberg Bistro 1682, served Tapas style and including wine.

7 April 2025

09:00 – 10:00: Breakfast at Steenberg Hotel. 11:30: Depart for an Afternoon Winelands Experience. Accompanied by a leading wine expert. 12:00: Wine Tasting Experience with a Two-Course Set Menu Lunch at Constantia Glen. 14:30: Groot Constantia Wine Tasting, History Tour, Cellar Tour & meet the winemaker. 17:00: Return back to your hotel and enjoy a wine tasting at Steenberg. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure (own dinner arrangements).

8 April 2025

07:30: Depart for Cape Town Airport. 09:00: Charter flight departs Cape Town to Mossel Bay. 10:00: Arrive at Mossel Bay, where luggage will head off to Fancourt with any non-golfers while golfers head off to Pinnacle Point. 11:30: 18 Holes of golf on Pinnacle Point Golf Course including halfway house and golf carts. There are no caddies at Pinnacle Point. 17h30: Afterwards enjoy dinner at Pinnacle Point Club House. 19:30: Depart for Fancourt Hotel. 20:30: Arrive at Fancourt and check into the Hotel.

9 April 2025

08:00 – 09:15: Breakfast at Fancourt Hotel. 10:00: Enjoy a round of golf on the Montagu Golf Course including halfway house, shared golf carts and a caddie per golf cart. Afternoon at leisure. 19:00 Enjoy dinner at La Cantina Restaurant.

10 April 2025

07:30 – 08:30: Breakfast at Fancourt Hotel. 09:00: Full Day Guided Oudtshoorn Trio Tour including a visit to Cango Caves, an Ostrich Farm and Cango Wildlife Ranch. 09:00 & 12:00 Optional: Golf on The Links including halfway house, golf carts and a caddie per golf cart. 17:30 Return to Fancourt Hotel and spend the evening at leisure.

11 April 2025

09:00: Breakfast at Fancourt Hotel and spend the morning at leisure. 12:00 Golf on The Links including halfway house, golf carts and a caddie per golf cart. 17:30 Return to Fancourt Hotel to freshen up before dinner. 19:00: Depart for the 30 minute drive to Wilderness over the Kaaimans River Pass. 19:30: Fine dining experience at Serendipity Restaurant, where exceptional and uniquely South African ingredients, methods & flavouring are brought into play for a fusion that creates a unique awareness for and appreciation of an artistically plated dish.

12 April 2025

08:00: Breakfast at Fancourt Hotel. 09:20: Round of Golf on Outeniqua Golf Course including halfway house, golf carts and a caddie per golf cart. 19:00: Dinner at Henry Whites Restaurant.

13 April 2025

06:30: Luggage departs with luggage truck for Shamwari while guests are given small bags to carry clothing and essentials for the next 24 hours. 08:00 – 10:00: Breakfast at Fancourt Hotel. 08:45 / 11:00 / 13:15: Transfer to George Airport. 09:30 – 10:20: Flight 1 from George to Shamwari Airstrip, upon arrival at Shamwari, depart on a short game drive followed by lunch then check-in for 3 nights. 11:45 – 12:35: Flight 2 from George to Shamwari Airstrip, upon arrival at Shamwari, enjoy lunch, then check-in for 3 nights.

14:00 – 14:50: Flight 3 from George to Shamwari Airstrip, upon arrival at Shamwari, check-in for 3 nights and then enjoy a high tea. 15:30: High tea is served in preparation for an evening game drive. 16:00: Depart on an evening game drive in search of the Big Five. 19:00: Dinner will be served at the lodge on your return from your game drive.

14 April 2025

05:30: Wake to coffee and rusks. 06:00: Depart on a morning game drive. 09:00: Arrive back from your game drive and enjoy a hearty breakfast. 10:00: Relax and enjoy the comforts of your room, a cocktail by the pool or spa treatment at the lodge. 13:00: Lunch is served at the Lodge. 15:30: High tea is served in preparation for an evening game drive. 16:00: Depart on an evening game drive in search of the Big Five. 19:00: Dinner will be served at the lodge on your return from your game drive.

15 April 2024

05:30: Wake to coffee and rusks. 06:00: Depart on a morning game drive. 09:00: Arrive back from your game drive and enjoy a hearty breakfast. 10:00: Relax and enjoy the comforts of your room, a cocktail by the pool or spa treatment at the lodge. 13:00: Lunch is served at the Lodge. 15:30: High tea is served in preparation for an evening game drive. 16:00: Depart on an evening game drive in search of the Big Five. 19:00: Dinner will be a Boma dinner under the African sky (weather dependent)

16 April 2025

05:30: Wake to coffee and rusks. 06:00: Depart on a morning game drive. 09:00: Arrive back from your game drive and enjoy a hearty breakfast. 10:00: Check out before transferring to the Port Elizabeth Airport for your connecting flight to Cape Town / Johannesburg.

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights at Queen Victoria Hotel in a Premier Room (Bed & Breakfast)
  • 4 Nights at Steenberg Hotel in various room types (Bed & Breakfast)
  • 5 Nights at Fancourt Hotel in a One-Bedroom Suite (Bed & Breakfast)
  • 3 Nights at Shamwari Sindile Lodge in a Premier Tent or at Sarili Lodge in a Private Villa (Full Board with Game Drives)

Golfing

  • 1x 18 Hole round at Steenberg Golf Club (green fees, shared cart, 1 caddie per cart & halfway house)
  • 1x 18 Hole round at Pearl Valley Golf Course (green fees, shared cart & halfway house)
  • 1x 18 Hole round at Pinnacle Point Golf Club (green fees, shared cart & halfway house)
  • 1x 18 Hole rounds on The Fancourt Links (green fees, shared cart, caddie & halfway house)
  • 1x 18 Hole round on Fancourt Montagu Course (green fees, shared cart, 1 caddie per cart & halfway house)
  • 1x 18 Hole round on Fancourt Outeniqua Course (green fees, shared cart, 1 caddie per cart & halfway house)

There is a full package available for the non-golfers, while the golfers play golf.

Highlights

  • Robben Island Return Boat Trip accompanied by Christo Brand.
  • Return cableway tickets for Table Mountain including a picnic.
  • Tour of Cape Peninsula.
  • Helicopter Flight from Steenberg.
  • Constantia Winelands experience including wine tastings, lunch and a cellar tour.
  • Guided Oudtshoorn Trio tour: Cango Caves, an Ostrich Farm & Cango Wildlife Ranch.
  • Game drives at Shamwari Game Reserve.

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