Golf holidays on the Golf Coast of South Africa
Kwazulu-Natal: The Golf Coast of South Africa
So what is it that makes the Golf Coast so special and worth visiting? Well, itís no coincidence that the local South African professional golf tour is known as the Sunshine Tour and has
been visited over the years by many of Europe and Americaís finest golf professionals, honing their skills in the perfect weather and well conditioned golf courses in South Africa.
Your golf holidays in South Africa on the Golf Coast are a mixture of manicured top championship and resort golf courses; golden miles of Blue Flag standard beaches, lagoons, bays;
sparkling pools; barbeques, fine restaurants, personal service and the thrill of seeing African wildlife close up while on safari. Starting just 30 minutes south of Durban and winding it's way through coastal and
holiday towns, the Kwazulu-Natal south coast or South Africa's golf coast follows the theme of "fun in the sun"
The superb climate allows for year round golf. The golf coast enjoys a sub-tropical climate, with winter temperatures rarely falling below 20 degrees, while summer ranges from the high 20ís
to 30 degrees. The cost of golfing in this region is a major draw card and world class golf courses such as Wild Coast Country Club; San Lameer Country Club; Selborne Country Club and Spa, as well as
the hidden gem of Umdoni Park, are some of the top ranked golf courses in South Africa. Further North, the stand out courses of Zimbali and Princesí Grant are not to be missed on your South African golf holiday.
Durban - Kwazulu-Natal
Durban is South Africaís third largest city and is situated around a busy port on the shores of the Indian Ocean. This together with an excellent road network, large airport, makes
Durban the natural gateway to South Africa. Durban is known for itís Golden mile of beachfront and sporting culture. Durban plays host to many International sporting events with cricket and rugby test matches, European
Golf Tour events and other famous sporting events such as the Durban July Handicap and the Comrades Marathon. Night-time entertainment ranges from top restaurants catering for all tastes, night clubs, beach front pubs,
pool bars as well as theatre and shopping malls.
Within a 3 and a bit hour drive from Durban lies the big game reserves of Hluhluwe-Umfolozi, Mkuze as well as the lakes and shores of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, a World Heritage site
of international importance. The major attraction of these parks is the presence of the Big Five African animals, namely: lion, rhino, leopard, buffalo and elephant. To witness first hand the presence of
these animals in their natural habitat is unforgettable and from the safety of the guided vehicle you can marvel at the wonders of the African bush. Guided Wildnerness trails are also available and allow the adventurous
type the privilege of exploring the game parks by foot.