South Africa Ernie Els Golf Experience

Experience golf, wine, and safari in South Africa on a journey crafted to honor one of the country’s greatest golfers, Ernie Els. From Johannesburg to the Garden Route and the Winelands to Kruger National Park, enjoy five rounds of golf, private tours, game drives in search of the Big Five, and access to the Ernie Els Wine Farm and trophy room.

Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance:

Day 1: Arrive Johannesburg / Four Seasons The Westcliff Hotel
Day 2: George / Fancourt (B)
Day 3: George / Fancourt (B)
Day 4: George / Fancourt (B)
Day 5: Cape Town / Cape Grace (B)
Day 6: Cape Town / Cape Grace (B,L)
Day 7: Cape Town / Cape Grace (B,L)
Day 8: Franschhoek / La Residence (B,L,D)
Day 9: Franschhoek / La Residence (B,L,D)
Day 10: Kruger National Park / Lukimbi Safari Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 11: Kruger National Park / Lukimbi Safari Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 12: Kruger National Park / Lukimbi Safari Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 13: Departure (B)
Itinerary Description:

This hand-crafted golf, wine, and safari journey captures all of the best facets of South Africa and features some of Ernie Els’ favorites along the way. Begin in Johannesburg, the city of Ernie Els’ birth and take a round at the Ernie Els Club Copperleaf, his second signature course. Continue on to the Garden Route for three nights at the exclusive Manor House at Fancourt. While there you’ll enjoy a round at Oubaai, Ernie Els’ first championship course, perched above the Indian Ocean, and another at the country’s #2 course, Fancourt Links.

Proceed to Cape Town for three nights at the fabulous Cape Grace Hotel and enjoy a full-day drive along the Cape Peninsula and Kirstenbosch Gardens as well as a full-day exploring Table Mountain and historic Robben Island. Continue to the Winelands and stop at some of the region’s leading vineyards, including a private tour at Ernie Els’ Wine Farm and his personal trophy room. Enjoy two nights at the world-renowned La Residence in Franschhoek and a round at the #5 course in South Africa, Pearl Valley.

Conclude your Ernie Else inspired journey in Kruger National Park, home to the Big Five and some of the country’s best game viewing. You’ll enjoy three nights at Lukimbi Safari Lodge with twice daily game drives as well as a round at the top-ranked Leopard Creek Golf Course situated along the Crocodile River.