CAPE TOWN, FANCOURT & SAFARI

Prepare for a 12-night, 13-day journey blending Cape Town’s cosmopolitan charm, Fancourt’s golfing excellence, and the untamed African safari. Crafted for unforgettable moments, this tapestry weaves golfing glory with wild encounters. Tee off at 7 prestigious courses like Steenberg, Royal Cape, and Pinnacle Point, enhanced by shared carts and dedicated caddies. Five nights at Bay Hotel offer ocean vistas, while Gondwana Game Lodge immerses you in African rhythms. Luxuriate for 5 nights at Fancourt Golf Resort. Table Mountain’s cable car, Boulders Beach Penguins, Cape Point’s drama, and wine-tasting at Ernie Els’ beckon. Explore Big Five territory via open vehicle game drives at Gondwana or dare a walking safari. From Cape Town’s allure to Fancourt’s greens and Gondwana’s wilderness, this tour paints South Africa’s unforgettable beauty. Fly into Cape Town and out of George, and we’ll guide you through an elegant journey of golf and wildlife. Welcome to “Cape Town, Fancourt & Safari,” where sophistication meets the wild.

Trip Profile

Duration
13 Days
rounds of golf
7
stops
3

Trip Highlights

  • Table Mountain Cable Way
  • Boulders Beach Penguins wine-tasting experience, including Ernie Els Wine Farm
  • Three evening game drives in search of the Big Five
  • Three morning game drives in search of the Big Five
  • Optional walking safari

Trip Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Cape Town
Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you’ll be warmly greeted by our professional guide and chauffeur. You’ll immediately feel the excitement and anticipation of the adventure ahead. Our private transfer service will whisk you away to the iconic Table Bay Hotel, where you’ll be treated to a warm and efficient check-in process.

As you enter your luxurious ocean-facing room, you’ll be greeted by the sight and sound of the Atlantic Ocean lapping against the Cape Town shoreline. This is your haven for the next few days. Take a moment to relax, unpack, and soak in the breathtaking views from your balcony. You might even hear the distant call of seagulls.

With the evening at your leisure, you can choose to explore the hotel’s facilities, perhaps take a stroll along the V&A Waterfront, or simply savor a delicious meal at the hotel’s restaurant. As you retire for the night, the soothing sounds of the ocean will lull you into a peaceful slumber, setting the perfect tone for your South African adventure.

Day 2
Cape Town City Tour & Table Mountain
Your day begins with a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel’s restaurant, where you’ll savor a delectable array of dishes while enjoying the view of the bustling harbor.

Soon after breakfast, you’ll embark on a half-day Cape Town city tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Your journey will take you through the historic Company’s Garden, a lush oasis in the heart of the city. Here, you’ll explore walking paths, admire statues and monuments, and possibly spot squirrels darting among the trees.

Next on the itinerary is a visit to Cape Town Castle, a centuries-old fortress that has witnessed pivotal moments in South African history. Your guide will share fascinating stories about this historic landmark.

Following your castle visit, you’ll venture into the vibrant Bo-Kaap neighborhood, known for its colorful houses and rich Cape Malay culture. Stroll along the cobblestone streets, taking in the aromas of spices that waft from the local kitchens.

The highlight of your day awaits as you journey to Table Mountain. A ride on the Table Mountain Cableway offers sweeping panoramic views of Cape Town, Table Bay, and the surrounding peninsula. The vista from the mountaintop is breathtaking, making it a perfect spot for photos and reflection.

After descending from Table Mountain, you’ll return to the hotel in time for a well-deserved rest or to explore the vibrant Cape Town dining scene.

Day 3
Cape Peninsula Full Day Tour & Boulders Penguin Colony
Today, after a hearty breakfast, you’ll embark on a full-day adventure along the stunning Cape Peninsula. Your journey takes you through some of the most picturesque landscapes in South Africa.

You’ll first head to Hout Bay, a charming fishing village nestled between towering mountains and the sea. Here, you’ll have the option to take a boat trip to Duiker Island, home to a thriving Cape Fur seal colony. The boat ride offers an up-close encounter with these playful creatures.

Continuing along Chapman’s Peak Drive, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring views of dramatic cliffs and the azure expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. This scenic drive is often considered one of the most beautiful coastal routes in the world.

Your tour then takes you to the southernmost tip of the Cape Peninsula—Cape Point. This iconic location is not only a geographical landmark but also a place of incredible natural beauty. Take a moment to breathe in the fresh ocean air and soak in the rugged coastal scenery.

A visit to the Cape of Good Hope, often mistakenly believed to be the southernmost point of Africa, offers another opportunity for photos and exploration.

As you make your way back towards Cape Town, you’ll have the chance to visit Boulders Beach, home to a colony of African penguins. These endearing creatures provide a unique wildlife encounter amidst giant boulders and sandy shores.

Return to the hotel in the evening, where you can relax and share stories of your day’s adventures over a delicious meal.

Day 4
Steenberg Golf Club
Following a delightful breakfast at the hotel, it’s time to check out and continue your journey. Our comfortable transfer service will take you to Steenberg Golf Club, where a day of golfing excellence awaits.

Steenberg Golf Club is renowned not only for its championship course but also for its lush fairways and challenging design. Tee off with the majestic Constantiaberg Mountains as your backdrop and navigate your way through a course that combines beauty and precision.

After a rewarding day on the greens, you’ll be transferred to your new accommodation. Check in, unwind, and perhaps indulge in a rejuvenating spa treatment or explore the hotel’s surroundings.

Day 5
Royal Cape Golf Club
Another exciting day of golf awaits as you enjoy breakfast at your new accommodation. Your private transfer will take you to Royal Cape Golf Club, one of the oldest golf clubs in South Africa.

This historic course has welcomed golfers for generations and offers a unique blend of tradition and challenge. Tee off, immerse yourself in the game, and appreciate the rich history that surrounds you.

After your round, return to your hotel, where you can choose to relax, explore nearby attractions, or dine at the hotel’s restaurant.

Day 6
Erinvale Country & Golf Estate with Wine-Tasting at Ernie Els Wines
Indulge in a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, knowing that an exciting day of golf and wine tasting lies ahead.

Check out from your current accommodation and embark on a scenic journey to Erinvale Country & Golf Estate. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to play another round of golf, this time on a course designed to challenge and inspire golfers of all levels.

After your round, it’s time for a delightful wine-tasting experience at Ernie Els Wines. Sample a selection of South Africa’s renowned wines while enjoying picturesque views of the surrounding vineyards.

With your taste buds satisfied and your spirits lifted, it’s time to return to the Table Bay Hotel for your last night in Cape Town.

Day 7
Gondwana Game Reserve
After breakfast, you will be collected at the hotel and transferred to your next destination: Gondwana Kwena Lodge. Upon arrival, check-in to your luxurious Kwena Lodge room, where you’ll find comfort and serenity in the heart of the African wilderness.

You’ll be treated to lunch at the lodge, followed by a delightful high tea. After these culinary delights, you’ll be taken on an afternoon game drive through the reserve, accompanied by your knowledgeable ranger, who’ll share their expertise of the local flora and fauna, including the unique fynbos for which Gondwana is known.

In the evening, return to the lodge for a gourmet dinner, followed by an evening at leisure.

Day 8
Full Day at Gondwana
Your day begins early with a morning game drive before breakfast. This is the ideal time of day for game viewing, as both predator and prey take advantage of the cool morning hours to hunt and forage. After your game drive, you’ll return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast, followed by a morning at leisure.

In the afternoon, you’ll be treated to a stunning lunch and high tea before departing on an afternoon game drive and sundowners in the reserve. Return to the lodge in the evening for a decadent dinner, followed by an evening at leisure under the African sky.

Day 9
Pinnacle Point Golf Course and Transfer to Fancourt
Wake up to the gentle sounds of nature and enjoy a last morning game drive before breakfast at Gondwana Kwena Lodge. Today, your golfing journey continues as you transfer to Pinnacle Point Golf Course.

Pinnacle Point is known not only for its championship course but also for its dramatic coastal views and challenging layout. Tee off with the sparkling ocean as your backdrop and experience the thrill of playing in such a breathtaking setting.

After your round, you’ll continue on to the legendary Fancourt Golf Resort, where you’ll check in for 4 nights.

Day 10
Montagu Golf Course
Fuel up with a delicious breakfast at Fancourt Hotel. Today, your golfing adventure continues as you transfer to Montagu Golf Course, one of the renowned Fancourt courses.

Montagu Golf Course is nestled amid the picturesque beauty of the Garden Route. Tee off on fairways bordered by indigenous flora and navigate the course’s gentle slopes and challenging holes.

After your round, return to the comfort of Fancourt Hotel. You can choose to relax at the resort, perhaps with a spa treatment, or explore the nearby attractions and charming town of George.

Day 11
The Links Golf Course
Relish a delightful breakfast at Fancourt Hotel as you prepare for another exciting day of golf.

Transfer to The Links Golf Course, one of the most prestigious and challenging courses in South Africa. This championship-level course offers a unique blend of beauty, sophistication, and golfing excellence.

Tee off amidst lush greens and fairways, appreciating the course’s meticulous design and breathtaking surroundings. After your round, return to Fancourt Hotel to celebrate your golfing achievements.

Day 12
Leisure Day at Fancourt
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Fancourt Hotel. Today is a day designed for relaxation and rejuvenation. You have the freedom to tailor your experience according to your preferences.

You might opt for a spa treatment to pamper yourself, indulge in a leisurely stroll through Fancourt’s beautifully landscaped gardens, or simply lounge by the pool with a good book. The day is yours to savor at your own pace.

As the day winds down, you can choose to dine at one of the resort’s exquisite restaurants or explore dining options in George.

Day 13
Departure from George
Savor your final breakfast at Fancourt Hotel, taking in the serene surroundings and reflecting on the unforgettable moments of your trip.

After check-out, a private transfer will take you to George Airport for your departure flight. As you bid farewell to South Africa, you’ll carry with you cherished memories of golfing excellence, wildlife encounters, and the blending of elegance and nature that defined your “Cape Town, Fancourt & Safari” journey.

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