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Experience the beauty of the Garden Route as well as world-class golf estates on this scenic eight-day holiday. Start your journey at Fancourt - the ultimate golfer's estate just outside George - where you can choose from the three championship courses and play a round on the exclusive Links course.

Move on to Tsala Treetop Lodge outside Knysna where you'll be close to the excellent courses at Pezula and Simola, and perhaps pay a visit to the relaxed Knysna Golf Club. In between practicing your swing, you can enjoy massages, spa treatments, excellent dining and a range of exciting activities for which the Garden Route is renowned.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Play on Fancourt's exclusive Links course
  • Visit the only TaylorMade Performance Lab in Africa
  • Unwind with a range of spa treatments at Fancourt
  • Stay close to Knysna's three top golf courses
  • Play on some of the world's most scenic courses
  • Relax on the pristine Garden Route beaches
  • Stay in luxury & enjoy impeccable service

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive at Fancourt in George

Today you fly into the beautiful Mother City of Cape Town where you'll catch a short flight up the scenic Garden Route to the seaside town of George. On arrival, collect up your spacious rental car and make your way to Fancourt. Fancourt is a luxurious private golfing, spa and recreational estate, and home to three Gary Player-designed golf courses and the only TaylorMade Performance Lab in Africa.
Days 2-4

Indulge in the Fancourt experience

Fancourt is one of South Africa's premier golf resorts, featuring the championship golf courses of Outeniqua and Montague with their 18-hole parkland layouts, and The Links, offering an exclusive 'British Open' golfing experience. There is also a golf academy with a TaylorMade Performance Lab featuring state-of-the-art practice facilities and a pro shop.

Relax with a range of spa treatments, therapies and massages, or swim in the refreshing pools. Take long walks around the large grounds to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the area, with the mountain ranges looming in the distance. Head over to one of the three amazing restaurants in the evening for your choice of fine dining, relaxed Italian dinners and quality local wines.

Day 5

Travel to Tsala Treetop Lodge

Leave Fancourt behind and enjoy a slow and leisurely drive up the Garden Route to the town of Knysna. Make your way to Tsala Treetop Lodge, situated on the outskirts of the town in a beautiful indigenous forest. Because it's a fairly short drive, you're welcome to stop and enjoy the many activities all along the Garden Route, like canopy tours, walks through the Tsitsikamma Forest, bungee jumping and strolls along the beach.

Days 6-7

Indulge in Knysna's golfing culture

You'll never be lost for activities in Knysna. Enjoy everything from superb international golf courses to pampering spas, boat cruises on the lagoon, hikes and shopping malls. Guests can enjoy the amazing 18-hole championship Golf Courses of the renowned Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa and the Simola Golf and Country Estate - both of which offer spectacular ocean, lagoon and town views, and a challenging course.

The course at Pezula is a sweeping spectacle of fairways and greens flanked by the Southern Cape coastline. The course was designed by David Dale and Ronald Fream of GolfPlan USA and rates among some of the most scenic golf courses in the world.

Simola offers awe-inspiring views and overlooks Knysna and the Knysna Heads beyond. It's the first Jack Nicklaus signature course on the Garden Route and is defined by undulating contours.

The Knysna Golf Club is also a popular choice, set close to the Knysna Heads. The scenic course meanders through tidal pools and between indigenous trees, and has an interesting parkland layout, providing some of the best bent grass greens in the Southern Cape.

Day 8

Say goodbye to the Garden Route

Today you'll say goodbye to the town of Knysna and enjoy a scenic drive back to George, where you can then fly back to Cape Town or continue on your golfing journey through South Africa. This Garden Route itinerary combines well with the 6-day Cape Town Luxury Golf Experience or the 4-day Golf & Gourmet in the Winelands tour. Speak to your Africa Safari Golf Expert for a tailor-made itinerary.


  • 4 nights at Fancourt Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nights at Tsala Treetop Lodge on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Flight from Cape Town International Airport to George Airport
  • 8 day car rental


  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $1460
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 04 Jan 2016 $2095

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Carlien Parsons

Carlien Parsons

Product Manager

"One of our best golf holidays - stay and play at the prestigious Fancourt Estate. If you are an avid golfer, this a perfect golf trip!"



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