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Your Perfect Golf Escape in South Africa

South Africa is divided into multiple provinces, all boasting their own character and range of attractions to make a golf holiday in South Africa an irresistible choice. On South African golf holidays you will never find yourself without something to do or see, or without the opportunity to play some of the best golf courses in the world. This magnificent country provides the perfect base for an unforgettable multi-centre golfing tour. South Africa is highly recommended with plenty of world-class golf courses to choose from. 

 

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Your Tailor Made Golf Holiday in South Africa.

Look through our range of the best golf holiday packages in South Africa below that will be sure to satisfy even the most demanding of golfers. If you have any specific questions about the golf holidays you can go on, please do get in touch.

South Africa Golf Holidays

We offer packages across all of the main golfing regions of South Africa, click here to find out more.

Why choose South Africa for your next golf holiday?

  • Exceptional world-class golf courses.
  • Course views that you will never forget.
  • Wineland regions are a must add to the itinerary.
  • Amazing local cuisine and culture.
  • Incredible warm climate.
  • Direct flights from Heathrow airport.

What makes South Africa a popular golfing destination?

South Africa offers a completely unique golfing adventure and memories that last a lifetime. Home to the famous capital city of Cape Town, the Cape region boasts an array of activities and attractions perfect for those looking to totally indulge in its stunning naturalistic setting. With several thrilling leisure activities such as hiking and cable car trips at impressive heights, outstanding scenery, beautiful winelands, and captivating landscapes, you simply cannot miss out on a golf escape to South Africa.

Golf in South Africa

South Africa is home to over 450 golf courses. Among this array of grounds, there are certain favourites shown in our client feedback.

Fancourt Links

Fancourt Links is ideally located just 5 miles from George Airport, in the heart of the Garden Route. Over 1,500 acres of lush countryside surround the resort, which is framed by the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains. The Links Course is without a doubt the most impressive piece of golf design and construction ever in South Africa and repeatedly ranks 1st in the country. The design team spent months studying the classic links courses of Scotland and Ireland and used this research to create this masterpiece.

Leopard Creek Country Club

Leopard Creek is a private members’ course that consistently rates among the Top 5 courses in South Africa. Golfing hazards take on a new dimension at Leopard Creek, much of the water is home to the magnificent creatures for which the Crocodile River is named. Extensive use has been made of water features and sightings of crocodile, hippo, antelope, buffalo, and elephant are likely, either on the course or in the Kruger Park that borders the course.

Pearl Valley Golf Course

Pearl Valley golf course is nestled in the beautiful Berg River Valley, surrounded by the majestic Simonsberg Mountains, and lies within the Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate. This gated residential community is home to the iconic Jack Nicklaus & Gary Player designed course. The course was opened in 2005 and has previously been named the Best Conditioned Course in South Africa on three occasions. You can also find a gymnasium and spa facilities at Pearl Valley.

Top Golf Holidays in South Africa based on client feedback

  1. The Golfers Package – Cape Town & Fancourt
  2. South Africa Golf & Wine Package
  3. The Explorers Package – Luxury Golf & Safari 
  4. Cape Town & Garden Route
  5. South African Adventure – The Pro’s Guide Package

You can also look through our range of golf courses in South Africa below, we are certain that there is something for any type of golfer.

For more information about South Africa’s main golfing destinations, click here

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Golf Hotels in South Africa

There are a wide range of fantastic golf hotels in South Africa. Pick your favourite accommodation from the options below, or click on View More to see our full range of golf resorts in South Africa.

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Arabella Hotel & Spa

Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa, R44, Kleinmond, Hermanus, South Africa

Buhala Lodge

Buhala Lodge, N4, Malelane, South Africa

Erinvale Estate Hotel

Erinvale Estate Hotel and Spa

Fairmont Zimbali Resort Hotel

Zimbali Coastal Estate, Dolphin Coast, South Africa

Fancourt – The Manor House

Fancourt Hotel, Montagu Street, Fancourt, George, South Africa

Fancourt Hotel

Fancourt Hotel, Montagu Street, Fancourt, George, South Africa

Gondwana Kwena Lodge

Kwena Lodge, Mossel Bay, South Africa

Jock Safari Lodge – Kruger

Jock Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park, Near Skukuza, South Africa

Oude Werf Hotel

Oude Werf Hotel, Church Street, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Pearl Valley Hotel

Val de Vie Estate, Jan Van Riebeeck Dr, Paarl, South Africa

Pezula Hotel

Pezula Nature Hotel & Spa, Lagoon View Drive, Sparrebosch, Knysna, South Africa

Rovos Rail – African Golf Collage

Rovos Rail Cape Town, Old Marine Drive, Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa

Rovos Rail – Golf Safari

Rovos Rail Cape Town, Old Marine Drive, Foreshore, Cape Town, South Africa

Shongololo Express

Cape Town, South Africa

Southern Sun The Cullinan

Southern Sun The Cullinan, Cullinan Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Steenberg Hotel

Steenberg Hotel, Westlake, Cape Town, South Africa

The Cascades at Sun City

Cascades Hotel, Sun City, South Africa

The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City

The Palace of the Lost City, Sun City, Rustenburg, South Africa

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

Victoria & Alfred Hotel, Dock Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa

Vineyard Hotel and Spa

The Vineyard, Colinton Road, Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa

Arabella Country Estate

Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa, R44, Kleinmond, Hermanus, South Africa

Champagne Sports Resort Golf

Champagne Sports Resort Golf club, R600, Cathkin Park, South Africa

Clovelly Country Club

Clovelly Country Club, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa

De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate

Winelands Golf Lodges, Strand St, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Durban Country Club, Beachwood

Durban Country Club, Fairway, Beachwood, Durban North, South Africa

Elements Private Golf Reserve

Elements Private Golf Reserve, Bela-Bela, South Africa

Erinvale Golf Club

Erinvale Golf Club, Lourensford Road, Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa

Fancourt – Links

Fancourt Hotel, Montagu Street, Fancourt, George, South Africa

Fancourt – Montagu

Fancourt Hotel, Montagu Street, Fancourt, George, South Africa

Fancourt – Outeniqua

Fancourt Hotel, Montagu Street, Fancourt, George, South Africa

Gary Player Country Club

Gary Player Golf Course Restaurant, Sun City, South Africa

Glendower Golf Club

Glendower Golf Club, Marais Road, Dowerglen, Edenvale, South Africa

Hermanus Golf Club

Hermanus Golf Club, Main Road, Fernkloof Estate, Hermanus, South Africa

Highland Gate Golf Course

Highland Gate Golf Club, Kruisfontein Road, Mpumalanga, Dullstroom, South Africa

Humewood Golf Club

Humewood Golf Club Restaurant, Summerstrand, Gqeberha, South Africa

Leopard Creek Country Club

Leopard Creek Country Club, Malelane, South Africa

Lost City Country Club

Lost City Golf Course, Sun City, South Africa

Nelspruit Golf Club

Matumi Golf Estate, Wilhelm Street, Steiltes, Mbombela, South Africa

Oubaai Golf Course

Oubaai Golf Club, Oubaai Golf Estate, South Africa

Pearl Valley Golf Course

Pearl Valley Golf Course, Wemmershoek Rd, Paarl, South Africa

Pezula Golf Club & Championship Course

Pezula Championship Golf Course Restaurant, Sparrebosch, Knysna, South Africa

Pinnacle Point Golf Estate

Pinnacle Point Golf Club, Mossel Street, D`Almeida, Mossel Bay, South Africa

Royal Cape Golf Club

Royal Cape Golf Club, Ottery Road, Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Royal Durban Golf Club

Royal Durban Golf Course

Royal Johannesburg & Kensington

Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club, Fairway Avenue, Linksfield North, Johannesburg, South Africa

Royal Swazi Spa Country Club

Royal Swazi Spa Country Club, Lobamba, Eswatini

San Lameer Golf Club

San Lameer Country Club, Main Road, Sanlameer, Southbroom, South Africa

St Francis Links Golf Club

St. Francis Links Golf Club, Jack Nicklaus Drive, Saint Francis Links, Saint Francis Bay, South Africa

Steenberg Golf Estate

Steenberg Golf Estate, Cape Town, South Africa

Stellenbosch Golf Club

Stellenbosch Golf Club, Strand Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa

White River Country Club

White River Country Club, Pine Lake Dr, White River, South Africa

Zimbali Country Club

Zimbali Country Club, R627, Zimbali Coastal Estate, Dolphin Coast, South Africa

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South Africa’s Top Golfing Regions

Learn more about South Africa’s main golfing destinations below:

Western Cape

The Western Cape comprises of several key areas including the fascinating city of Cape Town and the stunning winelands region. Surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, these destinations are perfect for a cultured beach getaway, as well as an unforgettable golf escape! With a vast range of fantastic golf courses and golf resorts, the Cape region is the perfect golf destination in South Africa.

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Northern Province

The Northern Province in South Africa comprise of several key areas worth visiting; the North-West Province, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. The Northern Province are home to several of South Africa’s best-known regions including the stunning Kruger National Park, the Drakensberg Escarpment and the world-renowned Sun City. Not only do the Northern Provinces boast some of the best areas in South Africa, it is also home to some fantastic golf courses and luxury golf resorts, making it the perfect golf destination in South Africa.

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Places to Stay

Top Golf Course

Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park is around the size of Wales and is home to an abundance of incredible wildlife including the big 5; Leopards, Lions, Rhinos, Elephants and Buffalos. If you are looking for the trip of a lifetime and a Safari experience you will never forget then the Kruger National Park will not disappoint. Whether you are looking for the traditional safari camp experience, a boutique lodge or a luxury safari, Kruger National Park offers something for everybody and we encourage you to add this destination to your bucket list.

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Places to Stay

Top Golf Course 

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Where are the best golf courses in South Africa?

Where is the best golf in South Africa?

Fancourt Links is ideally located just 5 miles from George Airport. The Links Course is without doubt the most impressive piece of golf design and construction ever in South Africa and repeatedly ranks 1st in the country. Player’s design team spent months studying the classic links courses of Scotland and Ireland and used this research to create this masterpiece.

Leopard Creek is a private members’ course that is consistently rated as one of the Top 5 courses in South Africa. Golfing hazards take on a new dimension at Leopard Creek, for much of the water is home to the magnificent creatures for which the Crocodile River is named. Extensive use has been made of water features and sightings of crocodile, hippo, antelope, buffalo and elephant are commonplace, either on the course or in the Kruger Park that borders the course.

Where is the best luxury hotel in South Africa?

South Africa does luxury hotels very well and the obvious one here is Fancourt but you might also like to try Steenberg Hotel which is consistently voted one of the most luxurious hotels in the Cape Town region.

Where is the best safari experience in South Africa?

Kruger National Park is the largest National Park in South Africa and has been protected since 1898, it is home to the big five; Leopards, Lions, Rhinos, Elephants and Buffalos. You can also visit Gondwana game reserve which is in the Western Cape and is home to the breath-taking White Rhino.

How many golf courses are in South Africa?

South Africa is home to over 450 golf courses; the best golf courses can be found in the following regions Western Cape, Kruger National Park, and Northern Province. 

Why is South Africa good for golf?

Every golfing region in South Africa offers something unique and guarantees a golfing adventure of a lifetime. There are an array of activities and attractions to enjoy in the Cape region, which boasts the famous capital city of Cape Town. 

How much does a South Africa golf holiday cost?

Our entry-level packages consist of 7 nights B&B and 3 rounds. These types of packages start from £1299 and expand to our higher range of experiences. 

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