Africa Golf Safari
Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail Golf Safari

Golfing Insights

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind and luxurious train trip that combines golf and safari, we offer two different Rovos Rail golf safaris that integrate luxury rail travel with golfing on some of the world’s top courses. As you board the Rovos Rail, you are not merely stepping onto a train but entering a world of classic elegance and timeless luxury. Picture yourself gliding smoothly across various terrains, wrapped in the grandeur of a bygone era.

The design of each suite aboard the Rovos Rail emanates elegance, with wood paneling, period decorations, and fine linens that speak of an attention to detail that caters to your high expectations. As you consider your next golf tour destination, the choice between Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Mauritius calls with different draws, each promising an unforgettable experience designed for luxury and adventure. When deciding between these two outstanding destinations, you have to consider your individual interests for exploration, relaxation, and the kind of difficulty you prefer on the greens.

Cape Town – Rovos Rail – Victoria Falls

The Cape Town – Rovos Rail – Victoria Falls tour is a 15-day luxury excape that provides the best of urban sophistication, rail travel, and the raw beauty of Africa. This golf safari offers an enriching experience that begins in the city of Cape Town and ends at Victoria Falls. You will enjoy five rounds of golf at some of the region’s most prestigious courses: Steenberg, Clovelly, De Zalze, Pearl Valley, and Elephant Hills. Each course provides a unique challenge along with stunning landscapes that South Africa and Zimbabwe are renowned for. Accommodation includes 7 nights in the iconic Table Bay Hotel, 3 nights aboard the Rovos Rail, and 4 nights at the Victoria Falls Hotel. The tour is packed with activities beyond golf. These include a Table Mountain Cableway trip, a wine tasting experience at Ernie Els Wine Farm, a full-day game experience in Chobe Game Reserve, a helicopter ride over Victoria Falls, and a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Highlights include:

  • 5 Rounds of Golf: Enjoy golfing at some of the most prestigious courses, including Steenberg, Clovelly, De Zalze, Pearl Valley, and Elephant Hills Golf Courses.
  • Table Mountain Cable Way: Experience the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town via a cable car ride, offering stunning views of the city and its surroundings.
  • Boulders Beach Penguins: Visit the charming Boulders Beach to see its famous colony of African penguins.
  • Wine-Tasting Experience: participate in a wine-tasting session, including a visit to Ernie Els Wine Farm in the picturesque Cape Winelands.
  • Full-Day Game Experience in Chobe National Park: One of Africa’s greatest wildlife destinations, known for its large herds of elephants and Cape buffalo.
  • Walking Tour of Victoria Falls: Take a guided walk around Victoria Falls, exploring its natural beauty and historical significance.
  • Helicopter Flight Over the Victoria Falls: Witness the breathtaking Victoria Falls from a unique perspective with a helicopter tour over the falls.
  • Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River: Enjoy a romantic sunset cruise along the Zambezi River, providing a perfect end to your day of exploration and adventure.

Mauritius – Rovos Rail – Cape Town

The Mauritius – Rovos Rail – Cape Town tour is a 15-day golf safari that provides a mix of relaxation, luxury, and golf. The trip starts with a 7-night stay at the prestigious Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort in Mauritius, where guests can enjoy the “Gourmet Bliss” all-inclusive package while being caressed by the gentle sea breezes. Following the tropical escape, travelers will board the Rovos Rail for a 3-night voyage, experiencing the timeless elegance of rail travel through the wilderness. The final leg of the trip brings guests to Cape Town for a 4-night stay at the renowned Table Bay Hotel, positioned to offer amazing views and easy access to explore the city streets. Highlights include:

  • 9 Rounds of Golf: Experience premier golfing across various courses, including Tamarina, Paradis, Heritage Le Château, La Reserve in Mauritius, as well as Steenberg and Clovelly in Cape Town. Each offering a unique golfing experience beyond compare.
  • Catamaran Experience in Mauritius: Including lunch, providing a serene escape with stunning sea views.
  • Cape Town Tour and Table Mountain: Exploring the vibrant streets of Cape Town and ascending Table Mountain for breathtaking views.
  • Cape Peninsula Tour: Visiting Boulders Beach to see the penguin colony.
  • Wine-Tasting Experience at Steenberg: Savoring the flavors of exquisite South African wines at a prominent wine estate.

Comparison and Considerations

The Cape Town & Victoria Falls tour focuses on the combination of wilderness, city, and golf. In contrast, the Mauritius & Cape Town tour, offers an island paradise start, iconic rail trip, and ends in Cape Town – a blend of beach, city, and golf.

Both tours promise world-class golfing experiences, but with different sceneries and challenges – from the coastal cliffs of Cape Town and the vineyard-surrounded courses of South Africa to what one could imagine as the tropical courses of Mauritius. Both tours epitomize luxury travel but cater to different preferences – from the historic and natural beauty focus of the first tour to the potential tropical beach luxury and cultural diversity of the second.

Both our Rovos Rail Golf tours offer unique blends of golf, luxury, and exploration, tailored to different tastes and interests. Whether you prefer the idea of teeing off against the backdrop of Victoria Falls or the beaches of Mauritius, these tours promise an unforgettable experience through some of the most spectacular terrains offered by the African continent.