What better place to practice your swing than in the beautiful surrounds of The Garden Route?
Global trade association of the golf tourism industry, IAGTO thinks so too; and recently named The Garden Route the 2014 Golf Destination of the Year for Africa and the Gulf States!
There are over 14 different golf clubs across the route. Add to that the unique experiences on offer within the destinations too—from whale watching and elephant sanctuaries to bungee jumping, river cruising and tree-top canopy touring. Not to mention the world-class dining scene and beautiful Blue Flag beaches.
Two beautiful golf courses situated close to The Plettenberg
Goose Valley Golf Club
Bordering on the Keurbooms Lagoon, golfers can soak up the views of the Indian Ocean, the Tsitsikamma Mountains and the Robberg Peninsula. The Gary Player designed 72 par, 18-hole course enjoys an abundance of natural fynbos and interesting bird life.
Call +27 (0)44 533 5082 for more information.
Plettenberg Bay Country Club
Set in a private nature reserve, this 18-hole parklands golf course offers a special experience: among the indigenous flora roam baboons, vervet monkeys and Keep your eyes open for the occasional bushbuck and deer. Spot birdlife too, such as the famed Knysna Loerie.
Call +27 (0)44 533 2132 for more information.
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