The Garden Route Experience

Safari experiences and five outstanding rounds of golf comprise this journey along the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa. Here’s a chance to see the Big Five as well as play at a few of the Top 20 courses in the country.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$6280 - $8615
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
14 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Not specified
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Romantic safaris Romantic Cultural safaris Cultural
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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A wonderful two weeks along the stunning Indian Ocean with the best South Africa has to offer in golf and safari. Arrive in Johannesburg and recover from your trip at the Intercontinental Airport Sun. The next morning fly to the coast and transfer to the endless landscape of Great River Fish Lodge. Enjoy twice-daily game drives, relax in your suite set along the green banks of the river, and discover Africa in this private reserve setting.

Next it’s a short drive back to the coast to St. Francis and to one of Jack Nicklaus’ favorite links courses, the Top 10 St. Francis Links. Enjoy the quaint village of St. Francis and then continue to the village of Knysna and the spectacular Pezula Resort. While here play both the resort course as well as Simola Golf Course, set a bit inland from Pezula. Time at the resort, in the spa, touring the lagoon or shopping in the village will fill your leisure hours.

Next you’re on up the coast to George and to the famous Fancourt Hotel. Here, surrounded by the mountains and golf courses, you’ll enjoy world-class attention and luxury. Play both the Outeniqua and the Montagu courses during your stay here. Finally it’s back to Johannesburg for either your connecting flight home or an overnight at The Saxon.

Day 1: Arrive Johannesburg / InterContinental Airport Sun (B)

Day 2: Kwandwe / Kwande Great River Fish Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 3: Kwandwe / Kwande Great River Fish Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 4: Kwandwe / Kwande ​Great River Fish Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 5: St. Francis Bay / St. Francis Golf Lodge (B)

Day 6: St. Francis Bay / St. Francis Golf Lodge (B)

Day 7: Knysna / Conrad Pezula Resort (B)

Day 8: Knysna / Conrad Pezula Resort (B)

Day 9: Knysna / Conrad Pezula Resort (B)

Day 10: George / Fancourt (B)

Day 11: George / Fancourt (B)

Day 12: George / Fancourt (B)

Day 13: Johannesburg / The Saxon (B)

Day 14: Johannesburg / Departure

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • InterContinental Airport Sun
  • Kwande Great River Fish Lodge
  • St. Francis Golf Lodge
  • Conrad Pezula Resort
  • Fancourt
  • The Saxon

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Ker & Downey

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Luxury safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
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Since: Jan 1990
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