Skukuza Golf Course

Kruger National Park

Golfing at Skukuza Golf Course

Designed by Park Staff

Skukuza Golf Course is located within the iconic Kruger National Park in South Africa, near the Skukuza Rest Camp. This unique golf course offers golfers the extraordinary experience of playing amidst the diverse wildlife and natural beauty of one of the world’s most famous game reserves. The course is easily accessible from Skukuza Airport and provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to combine golf with a safari adventure.

Skukuza Golf Course was originally designed and constructed by the park staff in 1972. The course is not attributed to a single renowned designer but reflects the collective effort of individuals passionate about creating a golfing experience that harmonizes with the natural environment. The layout takes full advantage of the park’s landscape, offering a course that is both challenging and in tune with its surroundings.

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Signature Holes

Hole 2: This par 4 hole is renowned for its challenging layout and proximity to the Sabie River. Golfers must navigate a narrow fairway with dense bush on either side and avoid the water hazard near the green.

Hole 5: A picturesque par 3, hole 5 requires a precise tee shot over a natural water feature to a well-guarded green. The surrounding landscape and potential wildlife sightings make it a memorable hole.

Hole 9: The finishing hole, a par 5, offers a dramatic conclusion to the round. With a long fairway that doglegs around a water hazard and an approach shot to an elevated green, it tests golfers’ skills and nerve while providing stunning views of the surrounding bushveld.

Golfers at Skukuza Golf Course can expect an unparalleled and thrilling experience. The 9-hole, par 72 course, which can be played as an 18-hole round, spans over 5,950 meters (6,510 yards) and is designed to challenge and delight golfers of all skill levels. The course features wide fairways, strategically placed bunkers, and well-maintained greens. The unique setting means golfers might encounter various wildlife, such as impalas, warthogs, and even the occasional elephant, adding an element of excitement and unpredictability to each round.

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Highlights
  • The clubhouse provides a welcoming environment with various amenities, including a pro shop stocked with golfing essentials and a comfortable lounge area. The rustic design reflects the natural surroundings, creating a cozy and relaxed atmosphere.
  • The clubhouse features a small restaurant and bar, offering a selection of meals and refreshments. Golfers can enjoy their food and drinks while taking in views of the course and the surrounding landscape.
  • Golfers can improve their skills at the practice facilities, which include a driving range and putting green. These areas are designed to help golfers hone their techniques and prepare for their round.
  • The unique location within Kruger National Park means that golfers can easily combine their golfing adventure with a safari experience. Guided game drives and self-drive options are available, allowing visitors to explore the park and witness its incredible wildlife.
  • Skukuza Golf Course is a popular venue for golf tournaments and private functions. The club provides professional event planning and catering services to ensure a seamless and memorable experience for all guests.
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