Join us on an unforgettable, fully managed and escorted luxury adventure. So much to see and so much to do. Spectacular golf along the Garden Route is just the tip of the iceberg of experiences that await.

Be pampered with luxury accommodation and spoilt with spectacular golf at Simola, Pezula, Fancourt Links, Fancourt Montagu, Pinnacle Point and De Zalze Golf Courses.
Breathe in the spirit of the wild on safari at Kariega Game Reserve.
Take the ferry to Robben Island, where an ex-prisoner or a family member of an ex-prisoner as a guide will add to the experience.
Ride the cableway to Table Mountain and the funicular to the Old Lighthouse.
Feel the wind in your face on an optional chauffeured vintage motorcycle sidecar tour of the Cape Peninsula.
Marvel at a 1903 Ford Model A and the beauty of a 1925 Bugatti.
Take in the magic of wine-country as you travel on the Franschhoek Wine Tram between wine-tastings.
Cruise to the Knysna Heads on a boat steeped in history.
Feed an elephant. Yes, you could do that too.

This tour has the best inclusions for non-golfers; a visit to a wild cat sanctuary, a dolphin cruise; the Point of Human Origins Tour, wine tasting at Jakkelsvlei and a Spa voucher at Fancourt.

Book your place now on this small group luxury tour, filled with the best golf, amazing tours and glorious accommodation. An extraordinary adventure awaits you!

The trip starts with 4 nights in the vibrant Mother City of Cape Town. Be enchanted by Cape Town on a guided full day tour in including Robben Island and Table Mountain. The next day, tour the Cape Peninsula, Boulders Beach and Kirstenbosch Gardens, with the option of a chauffeured sidecar tour for the more adventurous! You’re bound to be mesmerised by this amazing city. Be utterly pampered with 5-star accommodation at The Taj, with 24-hour butler service, Club Rooms and evening drinks and canapes.

Day 5 sees the start of our 1000 km adventure to Kariega Game Reserve along the Garden Route. Our first stop is the Cape Winelands where we experience the old-world charm of the landmark 5-star Lanzerac Wine Estate, steeped in history and dating back to 1692. Take in the sights on the Wine Tram, enjoy wine tastings at Lanzerac, Boschendal and Babylonstoren, tour the Franschhoek Motor Museum, billionaire Johann Rupert’s collection of cars, bikes and bicycles dating back over 100 years. Play golf at De Zalze, a course where good strategy and placement is essential. Ranked in South Africa’s top 20 courses for good reason.

Day 7, and we’re on our way to Fancourt, awarded the Editor’s Choice Award for Best International Golf Resort 2018 by Golf Digest and home to South Africa’s top-rated course, Fancourt Links. Play the Links and Montagu courses, see the spectacular rock formations of Meiringspass, and feed the elephants at Buffelsdrift, visit the historic town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo, a vast area of striking semi-desert that stretches inland beyond the spectacular Outeniqua Mountain Pass from George.

Play Pinnacle Point on Day 9 before heading to the heart of the Garden Route, Knysna. Pinnacle Point is one of the most scenic courses in the world with dramatic ocean views and breathtaking terrain. The four majestic holes with ocean and cliff carries will be permanently etched in your memory!

We stay at the luxurious 5-star Pezula Hotel Resort & Spa on the Knysna clifftops for 3 nights, with views of both the Knysna Lagoon and the Indian Ocean. Soak up the charm of Knysna, see the sunset on a cruise to Knysna Heads and play at two beautiful golf courses - Simola and Pezula.

Six amazing rounds of golf later and you will have to agree that the Garden Route and golf are unarguably a match made in heaven.

Now, imagine the exhilaration of adding a wildlife safari into the mix. This mindblowing adventure concludes with an up-close encounter with the majestic Big 5 at Kariega Game Reserve, where we stay at River Lodge for 2 nights, full-board, with early morning and evening game drives.

Pack your camera, and you're all set for the holiday of a lifetime!

Price from $9250 Per Guest Double Share, Non-Golfer $8539 (land only). Single supplement of $2,950

EARLY BIRD OFFER of $500 discount per person for booking by 15 May 2019 - From $8,750 Per Guest Double Share, Non-Golfing partner  $8,039 (land only).


fancourt mONTAGU COURSE

fancourt mONTAGU COURSE

FANCOURT LINKS COURSE

FANCOURT LINKS COURSE

Pinnacle Point Golf Club

Pinnacle Point Golf Club

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sIMOLA gOLF cLUB

De Zalze Golf Club

De Zalze Golf Club

Point OF Human Origins tour of archaeological site

Point OF Human Origins tour of archaeological site

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ON safari at kariega game reserve

ON safari at kariega game reserve

INCLUSIONS

ACCOMMODATION

  • 4 nights at 5-Star Taj Cape Town, in a Club Room with 24-hour personalised butler service. Includes:

    • One complimentary afternoon tea.

    • Access to the private Club Lounge for complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails with canapés. 

    • Welcome drink on arrival.

    • Complimentary Shuttle Service to V&A Waterfront at set times.

  • 2 nights at 5-Star Lanzerac Hotel and Spa, Stellenbosch in a Classic Room. Includes:

    • Breakfast – a full continental buffet and hot breakfast on order, complete with tea & coffee.

    • Select mini-bar, replenished once daily.

    • A complimentary transfer service between the Hotel and Stellenbosch town at set times.

  • 3 nights at 5-Star Fancourt Hotel, George in a Classic Room including breakfast. Includes:

    • A spa voucher to the Value of R590.

    • A dinner voucher to the value of R345.

  • 3 nights at 5-Star Pezula Hotel, Knysna in a Deluxe Suite with breakfast.

  • 2 nights at 4-Star Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge in a Safari Lodge Suite.

    • Full-board including morning and evening game drives with experienced trackers.

GOLF and NON-GOLFER OPTIONS FOR GOLF DAYS

  • 1 round at De Zalze Golf Club in a shared cart.

    • Non-golfers spend the day in Stellenbosch.

  • 1 round at Fancourt Montagu Course, in a shared cart with a halfway-house light lunch.

    • Non-golfers explore the resort’s facilities or make use of the complimentary spa voucher.

  • 1 round at Pinnacle Point Golf Club in a shared cart.

    • Non-golfers visit the renowned archaeological site at Mossel Bay for the Point of Humans Origin Tour followed by a sensory wine tasting/pairing with tapas at Jakkalsvlei Wine Farm.

  • 1 round at Fancourt Links Golf Course, including a caddie and halfway-house light lunch.

    • Non-golfers depart for Plettenberg Bay after breakfast. Join a Dolphin and Eco Cruise (2hrs), then spend some time at the Knysna waterfront.

  • 1 round at Pezula Golf Club in a shared cart.

    • Non-golfers - day at leisure.

  • 1 round at Simola Golf Club including shared cart and halfway-house light golf lunch.

    • Non-golfers - return transfer with a guide to visit Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, where you get up close to the ‘Big Cats’.

TOURS FOR GOLFERS AND NON-GOLFERS

  • A walking tour of the city viewing the Company’s Garden, Houses of Parliament and South African Museum.

  • A guided full day tour of Cape Town, including Robben Island and Table Mountain. Experience Robben Island with a guide who is either an ex-prisoner or family member of an ex-prisoner.

  •  Full day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Includes Boulders Beach, Chapmans’ Peak, Cape Point, a funicular ride to the lighthouse and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

  • A tour of Oudtshoorn including feeding the elephants at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge.

  • A driving tour through the spectacular rock formations of Meiringspas.

  • Wine Tastings at Lanzerac, Boschendal and Babylonstoren.

  • The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on-hop-off tour.

  • A tour of the Franschhoek Motor Museum.

  • A sunset cruise to Knysna Heads.

ACTIVITIES/TOURS FOR NON-GOLFERS

  • Point of Human Origins Tour at the Mossel Bay archaeological site.

  • Sensory wine tasting/pairing with tapas at Jakkelsvlei Wine Farm.

  • Join a Dolphin and Eco Cruise (2hrs) at Plettenberg Bay.

  • Visit Jukani Wild Life Sanctuary, home to the ‘Big Cats’.

DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

  • Economy airfare on the last day of the tour from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg, (20kg luggage plus golf bag).

OTHER

  • Fully escorted by On The Tee host.

  • Welcome Dinner.

  • All transfers, porterage and driver gratuities.

  • Daily and overall golf prizes.

  • Welcome pack.

EXCLUSIONS

  • International Airfares.

  • Meals and drinks not included in the itinerary.

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Caddie tips.

  • Items not described in the itinerary.

  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls etc.

  • Club hire.


ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

4 APRIL 2020 - DAY 1

You will be met at the airport for your private transfer to the hotel. Relax and recover after your flight. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival and a bottle of premium South African wine as a welcome gift.

  • Dedicated butler service.

  • Bottled water, fresh fruit and flowers placed in your room daily.

  • Access to fitness centre, Jiva Spa, indoor heated pool and hot tub facilities.

  • Complimentary shuttle to Victoria and Albert Waterfront.

Meet your fellow travellers for evening drinks and canapes in the Club Lounge.

Overnight - 5-star Taj Cape Town in a Club Room.
Meals - Evening canapes and drinks.

Taj cape town

Taj cape town

Taj Cape Town effortlessly combines the legacy of the old with the luxury of the new. Located in the centre of the old city, it boasts a strong sense of place and is within walking distance to some of South Africa’s foremost landmarks and attractions and an eclectic array of shops, galleries and restaurants.


5 APRIL 2020 - DAY 2

A free morning to explore Cape Town. Take the complimentary shuttle to the Victoria & Albert Warerfront, visit a gallery, shop for local curios or simply take in the beauty of Cape Town.  You could explore Cape Town’s ‘cool’ streets, Long Street with its bars and club scene; Kloof Street with its concept stores and restaurants and Bree Street with its old-school hipster style.

Stroll through the Company’s Garden to the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel for a light lunch. South Africa’s first luxury hotel, it was built in 1899 and it continues to be a Cape Town landmark. Return to Taj for high tea.

Our Welcome Dinner is tonight at Gold Restaurant. The evening starts with a fun interactive djembe drumming experience followed by a 14 dish African Feast with live entertainment. This includes praise singing to welcome you, Mali puppetry, and dancing to the rhythms of the marimba percussion and djembe drums.

Overnight - 5-star Taj Cape Town in a Club room.
Meals - Breakfast, lunch, high tea and Welcome Dinner
Activities - Djembe drumming experience.

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6 APRIL 2020 - DAY 3

Cape Point Tour - An exciting day is planned with the option to cruise the Cape Peninsula on a Vintage Sidecar Tour! Ride along Chapman's Peak towards the Cape of Good Hope. Stop at Cape Point, ride the funicular to the Old Lighthouse, check out the penguins at Boulders Beach, visit Simonstown and Kalk Bay. Stop for lunch (at your own expense) before making your way to Kirstenbosch Botantical Gardens. Return to The Taj in time for cocktails and canapes.

If you like your adventures will less adrenaline, a back up plan is in place. Enjoy a more sedate guided bus tour of the Peninsula.

Overnight - 5-star Taj Cape Town in a Club Room.
Meals - Breakfast, evening canapes and drinks.
Activites - Full-day Cape Point Tour.

VINTAGE SIDE-CAR ADventure tour

VINTAGE SIDE-CAR ADventure tour

7 APRIL 2020 - DAY 4

A full-day tour of the mother city starting with a walking tour of the city viewing the Company Garden, Houses of Parliament and the South African Museum. Ride the cable-way to the top of Table Mountain (weather permitting) for a giddy view. To the north is the city centre with its docks lined with matchbox ships. To the west, beyond the mountainous Twelve Apostles, the drop is sheer and your eye sweeps across Africa’s priciest real estate, clinging to the slopes along the chilly but spectacularly beautiful Atlantic seaboard. Situated below Table mountain, Cape Town offers a rich cultural and industrial heritage, with a hive of activity and excitement. We stop at the V&A Waterfront, South Africa’s most visited destination, with it’s massive range of restaurants, shops, activities and free entertainment. Drive past Clifton and Camps Bay along the Atlantic seaboard, home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. Thereafter visit the Bo-Kaap, famous for its brightly coloured homes and cobble stoned streets. It highlights the cultural contribution made by early Muslim settlers, many of whom were skilled tailors, carpenters, shoemakers and builders. Take the ferry to Robben Island and hear first hand the experiences of the prisoners from your guide - either an ex-prisoner or a family member.

Return to the Taj in the late afternoon.

Meet for evening drinks and canapes in the Taj Club Lounge.

Overnight - 5-star Taj Cape Town in a Club room.
Meals - Breakfast, evening canapes and drinks.
Activities - Full-day City Tour.

8 APRIL 2020 - DAY 5

After breakfast, check-out of the Taj and transfer to Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in the country. Stroll down Dorp Street which has been declared a national monument. Visit Oom Samie se Winkel, a Victorian style store that operates the same way now as it did back in the Victorian era.  

Non-golfers stay and explore Stellenbosch and golfers transfer to the De Zalze Estate for round one of the golf competition. A Peter Matkovich design in the heart of wine country; a pleasant parkland course with fairways surrounded by vineyards, olive groves & lavender fields.

After golf, transfer and check-in to 5-star Lanzerac Resort and Spa. Then it’s time for our first wine tasting. We’ll taste South Africa's signature wine, Pinotage at the Lanzerac Estate, where the pinotage grape variety was developed in 1925. 

Free evening.

Overnight at 5-star Lanzerac Resort and Spa in a Classic Room.
Includes select mini-bar, replenished once daily; complimentary use of the spa’s hydro facilities; complimentary transfer service between the Hotel and Stellenbosch town at set times.
Golf at De Zalze, including shared cart.
Meals - Breakfast.
Activites - Wine-tasting at Lanzerac.

9 APRIL 2020 - DAY 6

After a full continental buffet and hot breakfast on order, we explore Franschhoek, the gourmet food and wine heartland of the country. Here breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world class cuisine and the finest wines all combine to create lasting memories.

We take a hop-on-hop-off tour of the Franschhoek Valley on the Wine Tram. Journey through the vineyards in a magnificent double-decker railway tram and an open-air tram-bus stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most distinguished wine estates. Enjoy wine-tastings at Boschendal and Babylonstoren.

Visit the  Franschhoek Motor Museum for a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins.

Free evening to explore the famed Franschhoek cuisine. 

Overnight at 5-star Lanzerac Resort and Spa in a Classic Room.
Meals - Breakfast.
Activities -
- Franschhoek Wine Train/Tram Hop-On Hop-Off Tour.
- Wine tastings at Babylonstoren and Boschendal.
- A tour of the Franschhoek Motor Museum.

10 APRIL 2020 - DAY 7 - GOOD FRIDAY

An early breakfast followed by a 7am departure for Fancourt Golf Resort.

Golfers play in Round 2 of the golf competition on the Montagu Course. Shared cart and light golf lunch at halfway house included. Originally designed by Gary Player, Fancourt’s Montagu course has developed into one of the finest 18-hole parkland layouts, earning it the number 8 position on Golf Digest S.A.’s list of top golf courses in the country. Exquisitely conditioned to provide a riveting golfing experience, this tree-lined course covers large tracts of varying terrain on rolling land.  

A rest day for non-golfers. Explore the resort’s facilities or make use of the complimentary spa voucher (valued at R590).

Free evening.

Overnight at 5-star Fancourt Resort in a Classic Room.
Meals - Breakfast.
Golf at Montagu, shared cart and light halfway house lunch.

11 APRIL 2020 - DAY 8

Non-golfers have a busy day visiting the archeological site in Mossel Bay for the Point of Human Origin Tour. The tour is followed by a sensory wine tasting/pairing with tapas at Jakkalsvlei Wine Farm.

Golfers reach the mid-point of the golf competition today with golf at spectacular Pinnacle Point. Shared carts included. Overlooking the Indian Ocean; designed by Peter Matkovich and 2011 Open Champion Darren Clarke, Pinnacle Point is one of the most unique and scenic golf courses in the world. This Clifftop Fynbos Golf Course inspires the golfer to play this challenging layout with a level of respect due to its dramatic views and breathtaking terrain. The 72 par layout is characterised by 7 majestic holes that line the Indian Ocean rock cliffs, four of which are played over ocean and cliff. All 18 holes have been designed to fit the contours of the land.

Golfers have the option to visit the Point of Human Origin site before golf.

Free evening. 

Overnight at 5-star Fancourt Resort in a Classic Room.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (non-golfers)
Golf at Pinnacle Point including shared cart.
Activites: Non-golfers - Point of Human Origin Tour at the Mossel Bay archaeological site and a wine-tasting with tapas at Jakkalsvlei Wine Farm .

12 APRIL 2020 - DAY 9 - EASTER SUNDAY

After breakfast depart on a full day guided tour of Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world. See the contrast between the lush green vegetation of the Garden Route and semi-arid landscape that lies between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountain ranges. Marvel at  the remarkable rock formations as we drive through the Meinrings Pass.

Visit the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge and  feed the elephants. Interact with the orphaned elephants Jabari, Malaika and Bulelo.
Free evening
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Overnight at 5-star Fancourt Resort in a Classic Room.
Meals - Breakfast, Dinner voucher ($345)
Activities - Oudtshoorn Tour and Elephant Feeding at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge.

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13 APRIL 2020 - DAY 10

After breakfast, get ready to challenge yourself on the number 1 rated course in the country, The Links. Sculpted into what Gary Player has described as his greatest feat as a course designer, transforming an airfield into a piece of evironmental and golfing heritage. Featuring an undulating, windswept terrain and dune-style landscape, inspired by the links courses of the British Isles. The Links is currently ranked as the number one golf course in the country by Golf Digest South Africa, and 38th in Golf Digest US edition’s list of the world’s 100 greatest golf courses. 

This is a walking course, but you'll have a caddie to carry your bag and help you navigate this tough course. Make sure that you have stocked up on golf balls as you are bound to lose a few here. Halfway house lunch is included. When you get to the halfway house, please give your caddie enough cash to buy himself lunch and a drink, about R150.

Non-golfers depart for Plettenberg Bay after breakfast to join a Dolphin and Eco Cruise (2hrs). Then spend some time at the Knysna waterfront before checking into the hotel.

Free evening.

Overnight at 5-star Pezula Hotel in a Deluxe Room.
Meals - Breakfast, Lunch (golfers).
Golf - The Links with caddie (caddie fee included, but not tip of R250-R300).
Activites - Dolphin and Eco Cruise (non-golfers).

14 APRIL 2020 - DAY 11

Round 5 of the competition gets underway after breakfast at Pezula Golf Club. Set on the Knysna clifftops, with views of both the Knysna Lagoon and the Indian Ocean this Par 72 course designed by Ronald Fream and David Dale of GolfPlan USA have sculptured an incredibly diverse coastal terrain into a course that offers a total golfing experience for all players. It is designed to include a full range of shots, making it a challenging, rewarding. Signature holes have been earmarked as the 13th and 14th and the average round takes 4 hours 50 minutes, including a half-way break.

Non-golfers have the day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful resort. The spa is superb, or take an excursion to stunning Noetzie Beach on the grounds of the resort.

Freshen-up after golf for an afternoon cruise to Knysna Heads (meal and drinks at own expense).

  • Overnight at 5-star Pezula Resort Hotel in a Deluxe Room.
    Meals - Breakfast
    Golf - Pezula Golf Club with shared cart.
    Activity - Cruise to Knysna Heads.

15 APRIL 2020 - DAY 12

Transfer to Simola Golf Club after breakfast for the final competition round at this stunning Jack Nicklaus signature course.

Simola is living proof of just how great Jack Nicklaus really is when it comes to designing with nature. Set in probably the most scenic town in Africa; situated lower than the ridges that surround it and therefore untroubled by the wind that plagues so may coastal courses; and boasting an unusual configuration of five par-5s and five par-3s, Simola offers challenging and rewarding golf for pros and high-handicap players alike. Simola Golf Club proudly joins the ranks of the elite group of 200 internationally recognised Jack Nicklaus signature courses.  Take in the amazing views as you drive your buggy down the serpentine paths into the valley.

Tonight we'll toast the winner of the OTT Garden Route Goblet!

Non-golfers travel with a guide to Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary and get up close to the 'Big Cats'

Free afternoon and evening.

Overnight at 5-star Pezula Resort Hotel in a Deluxe Room.
Meals Breakfast, Lunch (golfers).
Golf - Simola Golf Club.
Activity - Non-golfers travel with a guide to Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary.

16 APRIL 2020 - DAY 13

After breakfast, check-out of the hotel and breathe in the spirit of the wild as today we start our safari adventure! Relax or nap on the bus as we tackle the 4 hour drive to Kariega Private Game Reserve. We arrive in time for the evening game drive.

Overnight at Kariega River Lodge in a Safari Lodge Suite.
Meals - Breakfast, dinner with select drinks.
Activity - Evening game drive.

17 APRIL 2020 - DAY 14

A typical day at River Lodge starts at 6 am with tea/coffee and a snack before an early morning game drive. Return to the lodge at about 10 am for a late, but hearty breakfast/brunch. Later, take a trip down the Bushmans River to the coast, enjoy a bush walk, go fishing or canoeing, have a swim, a spa treatment, or simply relax. Enjoy the afternoon treats on offer before departing for an evening game drive and sundowners. Return to the lodge for your evening meal in either the boma or the restaurant.

  • Overnight at Kariega River Lodge in a Safari Lodge Suite.

18 APRIL 2020 - DAY 15

  • Transfer to Port Elizabeth Airport for your 1:30 pm flight to Johannesburg.

No Southern African Trip is complete without seeing the Victoria Falls. Join the pre-tour to Victoria Falls, Zambia ( 31 MARCH TO 4 APRIL).


Conditions and Terms of Service

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  • This is a small group luxury tour, contingent on a minimum of 10 guests. The maximum group size is 16.

  • The tour starts from Cape Town International Airport on 4 April.

  • A $500 early bird offer applies to bookings by 15 May 2019.

  • A $2500 deposit secures your place, should the minimum number of bookings required to proceed not be achieved, your deposit will be refunded in full.

  • The deposit is non-refundable.

  • Please read the full Conditions and Terms of Service.

Trip Price

Price from $9250 Per Guest Double Share, Non-Golfing Partner $8539 (land only). Single Supplement of $2,950.

EARLY BIRD OFFER:
A $500 discount per person for booking by 22 May 2019
From $8,750 Per Guest Double Share, Non-Golfing partner  $8,039 (land only).