Golfing on the Garden Route - Knysna

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6

Days

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For this tour you would need to book your international flights to arrive and depart from Johannesburg unless you select one of the below golf tour extensions.

Your tour highlights:


  • Play top golf courses

  • Knysna

  • Garden Route

  • Tsitsikamma National Park

  • Fancourt

Recommended Extensions:


  • Golfing in Cape Town & Winelands

  • Golf Coast

  • Kruger Golfing Safari

  • Golfing at Sun City

  • Extreme Golfing at Legend’s

  • Victoria Falls

Included:


  • “Meet & Greet” on arrival at the airport

  • Tourism levies, taxes, fees & service charges

  • Flight:

                       Johannesburg to George

                       Local airline taxes & fuel surcharges

                       Checked luggage

  • 4 to 5 Star accommodations: 4 Nights

  • 4 Meals: 4 Breakfasts

  • Porterage at airports & hotels

  • All local transfers & transport

  • Professional English-speaking guide - day tours

  • Conservation & entrance fees per itinerary

  • 3 Rounds of golf

  • Garden Route tour

  • Mossel Bay tour

Day 1:


Depart for South Africa on an overnight flight to arrive the next morning. If this is not convenient or you can get a better deal, if you book an earlier flight, then please let us know and we will plan accordingly.


Day 2:


Our representative will meet you upon your morning arrival at Johannesburg’s O R Tambo International Airport. He / She will assist with your transfer to the domestic terminal and your check-in for you to catch your flight to the town of George in the heart of the "Garden Route". Our representative will be at the airport to meet you and transfer you to Knysna, which has been voted a number of times as "The best little town in South Africa". Afternoon and evening at leisure. Dinners in Knysna can be had at any one of the numerous excellent restaurants found close to your hotel on the Knysna Waterfront. Overnight in Knysna.


Accommodation:  Knysna

Meals:  None


Day 3:


Breakfast before your morning tee-off at Pezula Championship Golf Course. This stunningly beautiful course located high up on the cliffs of the rugged ”Garden Route” coastline is a sweeping spectacle of fairways and greens rolling through the pristine Southern Cape landscape. After your round of golf your guide will take you out for an afternoon of touring. Travel northeast along the "Garden Route" via the picturesque town of Plettenberg Bay to the Tsitsikamma National Park. The “Garden Route” stretches about 200 km (130 miles) from Mossel Bay to Tsitsikamma and is sandwiched between towering mountains and the Indian Ocean. The name was adopted due to the region’s diverse vegetation, beautiful scenery, meandering estuaries and rugged coastline. On route you visit the “Big Tree”, a huge Outeniqua Yellowwood which is the national tree of South Africa, as well as the Tsitsikamma National Park, where you can take a short hike to the Storms River mouth suspension bridge. Lunch en-route. Overnight in Knysna.


Accommodation:  Knysna

Meals:  Breakfast


Included Activities:


  • 18 Holes of golf - Pezula Championship Golf Course

  • Garden Route Tour


Day 4:


Depart after breakfast. Your guide will take you on a drive along the scenic "Garden Route" coastline to the historical seaside town of Mossel Bay for a visit to the Old Harbour, Diaz Maritime Museum and the unusual “Old Post Office Tree”. You could then enjoy an early lunch at anyone of the several excellent seafood restaurants found in town, before your afternoon tee-off at Pinnacle Point Golf Course. This championship golf course, which is something truly unique for the discerning golfer was designed by renowned South African golf course architect Peter Matkovich who opened the course together with top Irish tour golf professional Darren Clarke. Darren who was also involved with many aspects of the Pinnacle Point course design has mentioned that Pinnacle Point is “... the best golf course on the planet”. “Travel & Leisure” magazine selected the course to be one of the top 10 new golf courses of the world. The layout of this challenging cliff top golf course is characterized by seven majestic holes that line the Indian Ocean rock cliffs of which four are played over the ocean and cliffs. We will then transfer you after your round of golf to Fancourt Golf Estate, home of the 2003 Presidents Cup. Check-in at your hotel situated on this magnificent 613 hectare (1500 acre) golf estate. Your hotel has a fine blend of modern luxury and classic elegance which offers accommodation that caters to every taste. The luxurious bedrooms are all fully equipped with everything you need to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Evening at leisure. There are a couple of restaurants on the estate that offer an array of meals from casual to fine dining. Overnight on the Fancourt Golf Estate.


Accommodation:  The Fancourt Hotel

Meals:  Breakfast


Included Activities:


  • Mossel Bay Tour

  • 18 Holes of golf - Pinnacle Point Golf Course


Day 5:


We have kept "The best for last" with your morning tee-off at Fancourt Links Golf Course. The Links, which Gary Player has often referred to as his greatest design feat has recently been ranked the No. 1 course in South Africa and 34th in the world by the USA Golf Digest. After golf you have the afternoon at leisure, where one can enjoy the SPA to rejuvenate and energize your body & mind, as well as sooth those tired muscles after a couple of challenging rounds of golf or you could just relax around the swimming pool with a long cool drink. The luxurious Fancourt SPA offers complete relaxation in the most tranquil setting. They have all the facilities you could want including a steam room, sauna and jacuzzi. One can unwind with a hot stone massage or enjoy a swim in the heated Roman Bath. Overnight in the town of George.


Accommodation:  The Fancourt Hotel

Meals:  Breakfast


Included Activity:


  • 18 Holes of golf - Fancourt Links Golf Course


Day 6:


After breakfast and a leisurely morning, we will transfer you back to George Airport for you to catch your flight home or onward flight to your next destination, as per your selected golf tour extension.


Accommodation:  None

Meals:  Breakfast