Rovos Rail Golf Safari

from £2,999

8nts / 5 rounds of golf

Combine the most luxurious train journey in the world with some spectacular golf

There is no finer way to travel in South Africa than by train – and this stunning 8-night Rovos Rail Golf Safari passes through some of southern Africa's most beautiful and dramatic scenery, stopping to play 5 stunning golf courses on the way.

The journey starts Pretoria, and heads down to Sun City, before continuing on through the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains to Durban. From here it enters stunning Swaziland, and finally on to the Kruger National Park and its golfing highlight, the world famous Leopard Creek Golf Course.

Rovos Rail trains offer the utmost in luxury and no stone is left unturned to ensure you enjoy your journey; the service is exemplary and is matched by the quality of the top-class food and drink you will enjoy on board.

Your tour at a glance

7 nights


Transfers and entrance to all 5 days of Sri Lanka v England test match.
Round of golf on Royal Victoria Golf Course

2 nights

Nuwara Eliy

Visit to Tea Plantation
round of golf on Nuwara Eliya Golf Course

5 nights

Hambantota (opt)

2 rounds of golf on Hambantota Golf Course

2/3 nights


1 round of golf on Royal Colombo Golf Course

What's included?

  • Accommodation:

    ✓8 nights twin-share accommodation in a Pullman Suite
    ✓All meals and drinks on the train

  • Tour:

    ✓5 rounds of golf (including halfway house & cart fees)
    ✓All privately guided excursions as per non-golf itinerary
    ✓Private transfers throughout
    ✓24 hour local expert assistance

  • Extras:

    ✓International flights
    ✓Single supplement


There are three types of suites on the train - Pullman, Deluxe and Royal Suites.

Rovos Rail Pullman Suite

The Pullman Suites measure 7 square metres and are equipped with a comfortable sofa-seat during the day with a conversion to double or twin beds for the evening, and also have an en-suite bathroom with shower. All are equipped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. There is also a bar fridge filled with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

Rovos Rail Deluxe Suite (surcharge)

Deluxe Suites measure 11 square metres and accommodate two passengers in either twin or double beds and have a lounge area and en-suite bathroom with shower. The wood-panelled rebuilt sleeper coaches, remodelled and refurbished to mint condition, offer every modern convenience and comfort. All Deluxe Suites have a sitting area, private safe, ensuite bathroom and a fully stocked mini bar with beverages of the passengers’ choice and room service is available 24 hours a day.

The Golf


Departure Dates
27 Jan - 04 Feb 2021
18-26 February 2021
30 September - 8 October 2021
​19 - 27 November 2021

NB - the train gets very booked up so please contact us to check early availability

Day 1- Depart Pretoria
Depart Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria and enjoy a day at leisure on the train relaxing in your new luxurious surroundings
Day 2- Lost City Golf / Pilanesberg Safari:
Golfers: Round of golf at Lost City or Gary Player Country Club. Non-golfers: Morning game drive in Pilanesberg Game Reserve, and time to explore the Lost City followed by lunch at the golf club.
Day 3: A free day to further explore Buenos Aires, whether by foot, or bike, or boat – you can decide your pace! In the evening enjoy dinner and a spectacular tango show at the famous "Esquina Carlos Gardel Restaurant" Overnight Buenos Aires.
Day 4: Round of golf at Olivos Golf Club (caddy included); considered Argentina’s top course and ranked as one of the World’s Top 100 Overnight Buenos Aires.
Day 5: Transfer to airport for flight to Bariloche, Patagonia: this majestic city lies on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi, in the foothills of the Andes with the surrounding mountains and forests making a truly stunning backdrop – considered one of the most beautiful settings on Earth. The rest of the day is free to enjoy your new surroundings. Overnight Bariloche.
Day 6: Round of golf at Llao Llao Golf Club with its beautiful setting on the banks of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Overnight Bariloche.
Day 3-Escourt to Ladysmith
Day at leisure on the train travelling through the stunning landscapes of the Drakensberg Mountains.

Day 4- Champagne Sports Resort / Spionkok Battlefields Tour
Golfers: Morning tee off at Champagne Sports Resort. Non-golfers: Enjoy a professional tour of the battlefields with lunch at Spionkop. Depart for Durban.
Day 5- Durban Beachwood Country Club / Durban City Tour
Round of golf at Durban Country Club.Non-golfers: A city tour of Durban followed by lunch with the golfers at Durban Country Club.
Day 6 - Safari Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Early morning game drive in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve followed by brunch as the train departs for Mpaka, Swaziland.
Day 7- Royal Swazi Sun Golf / Safari Mkhaya Reserve
Golfers: Round of golf at Royal Swazi Sun Golf Course Non-golfers: Game drive in Mkhaya Reserve followed by a visit to Ngwenya Glass with lunch
Day 8- Leopard Creek Golf / Safari Kruger Park
Golfers: Round of golf on Leopard Creek Golf Course. Non-golfers: Game drive in the Kruger Park followed by lunch at Buhala Lodge.
Day 9- Pretoria / End of Journey
Return to Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria
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