IRE v BOKS Supporters Golfing Tour South Africa

From €3,350pp
Depart From
Fly from Cork, Shannon or Dublin
Departure Date
05 Jul 2024 - 14 Jul 2024
10 days
South Africa
From €3,350pp
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Calling all golfing rugby fans! Travel to South Africa this summer and follow the Irish team as they play the Boks at Loftus Versfeld and at Hollywoodbets Kings Park.

Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey across South Africa. You'll be met at the airport in Johannesburg and transferred to your hotel for the first two nights, The Residence. The following day, see Ireland play the Springboks at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in their first test.

The next day, continue to Sun City for a two-night stay at the Cascades Hotel. Your stay here includes rounds at the Gary Player Golf Course and Lost City Golf Course. Then, hop on an internal flight to Nelspruit (Kruger) Airport, the gateway to Kruger National Park. The largest in South Africa, this park is home to the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo) and hundreds of other species of wildlife.

You'll spend three nights at the Buhala Game Lodge, with rounds at Skukuza Golf Club and Leopard Creek Country Club over the next couple of days. Golf in the mornings, then enjoy a Game Drive in the afternoons. 

Fly out of Nelspruit Airport to Durban, where you'll spend the last part of your South Africa holiday. Check into the wonderful Zimbali Lodge. The next day, you'll be driven to Hollywoodbets Kings Park, where you'll watch the second rugby match between South Africa and Ireland. 

The following afternoon, enjoy a round of golf at Zimbali Country Club. Spend your last evening in South Africa at your lesure. The next morning, your driver will take you to the airport where you will board your homeward flight.

5 July 2024:
Arrive at Johannesburg International Airport and be greeted by a representative who will escort you to The Residence for a 2-night stay. Enjoy an afternoon golfing at Houghton Golf Club. Evening at leisure.

6 July 2024:
Relish a leisurely breakfast before your driver takes you to Loftus for the rugby match between South Africa & Ireland.

7 July 2024:
Start your day with a leisurely breakfast at The Residence. Check out and meet your driver for a transfer to The Cascades Hotel at Sun City for a 2-night stay.

8 July 2024:
Indulge in a leisurely breakfast before teeing off at The Gary Player Golf Course. Evening at leisure.

9 July 2024:
Savor breakfast before playing 18 holes at Lost City Golf Course. Check out and transfer to Johannesburg International Airport for your flight to Nelspruit (Kruger) Airport.

Estimated flight times: Departure 15:40, Arrival 16:30.

Arrive at Nelspruit Airport and meet a representative who will transfer you to Buhala Lodge for a 3-night stay. Enjoy dinner at the lodge.

10 July 2024:
Enjoy breakfast at the lodge before heading to Skukuza Golf Club for a round of golf. After golf, enjoy an afternoon game drive followed by dinner at the lodge.

11 July 2024:
Start your day with breakfast at the lodge before golfing at Leopard Creek Country Club. After golf, embark on an afternoon game drive followed by dinner.

12 July 2024:
Enjoy breakfast and check out of Buhala Lodge. Meet your driver for a transfer to Nelspruit Airport for your flight to Durban.

Estimated flight times: Departure 14:00, Arrival 15:10.

Arrive at Durban Airport and meet a representative who will transfer you to Zimbali Lodge for a 2-night stay.

13 July 2024:
Relax with breakfast before your driver takes you to Hollywoodbets Kings Park for the rugby match between South Africa & Ireland.

14 July 2024:
Savor breakfast before your driver takes you to Zimbali Country Club for a round of golf.

15 July 2024:
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and check out. Meet your driver for a transfer to Durban Airport for your flight back home.

The Residence Boutique Hotel, Johannesburg, offers an unparalleled experience in sophisticated luxury. With meticulous attention to detail, this extraordinary hotel ensures every guest's stay exceeds expectations. From manicured gardens to outdoor pools and tennis courts, relaxation and recreation abound. Cozy up by the fireplace or unwind on the spacious veranda. 

Cascades at Sun City, named for its tranquil waterfalls, is a 5-star oasis amidst the excitement of Sun City Resort. Overlooking lush gardens and pools, each room offers serene views. Enjoy dining at Peninsula restaurant or cocktails at Luma Bar. With tennis courts and a business center, every need is catered to.

Buhala Game Lodge, Kruger National Park, offers enchanting accommodation along the Crocodile River. Indulge in elegant rooms or serene Elephant Suites with panoramic views. Enjoy superb cuisine under the stars and breathtaking wildlife views from the deck.

Zimbali Lodge, Durban, nestled in a coastal forest reserve, epitomizes exclusive hospitality. With tastefully decorated rooms and fine dining options, it offers a serene retreat. Whether savoring Zimbali cuisine or enjoying a nightcap by the fireplace, every moment is memorable.

Houghton Golf Club is renowned for hosting eight SA Open events since 1951. With its strategic bunkers and contoured greens, it offers a challenging yet rewarding experience.

Gary Player Country Club, nestled in an extinct volcanic crater, hosts the prestigious Nedbank Golf Challenge. Recognized as South Africa’s Best Golf Course in 2015, it's a favorite among golfing legends and novices alike.

Lost City Golf Course, designed by Gary Player, boasts a unique desert-style layout surrounded by breathtaking bushveld views. Its thrilling water features and presence of live Nile crocodiles at the 13th hole make it a truly memorable experience.

Skukuza Golf Course, celebrating its 50th anniversary, offers a harmonious golfing experience amidst the wildlife sanctuary of Kruger National Park. With new greens opened in 2023, it's a must-visit for nature-loving golf enthusiasts.

Leopard Creek Country Club, bordering Kruger National Park, epitomizes African golf with its pristine fairways and indigenous bushveld. Hosting professional tournaments, it offers a truly unique golfing experience amidst wildlife-rich surroundings.

Zimbali Coastal Estate, nestled on the North Coast of KZN, is a true paradise with the Zimbali Country Club at its heart. The Tom Weiskopf designed 18-hole course offers a unique blend of forest and sea views, attracting golfers worldwide. As an eco-conscious estate, Zimbali prioritizes environmental preservation, reflected in the strategic placement of tee boxes. 

At 19,500 km2 (7,500 mi2), the world-renowned Kruger National Park is the largest national park in South Africa, and also the oldest in all of Africa. Given its size, numerous airports, and excellent access road, Kruger and its surrounding private game reserves are an attractive option for many travelers.

Kruger is best known for its high wildlife density, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo). Hundreds of other mammals and unique bird species also make their home in Kruger. Mountains, plains, and tropical forests are all part of the landscape, ensuring both scenic and exciting game drives.

We've organised holidays to fantastic golf courses all over Europe, the USA, Canada, South Africa, Argentina, Cuba, Cancun, Australia and Vietnam. In addition to planned itineraries like this South African Rugby Supporters Tour, we can also put together your ideal tailor-made golf holiday to a variety of destinations, for groups of any size.

"we had a fabulous 5 days Golf trip to Majorca. We stayed in El CID hotel in Ca’n Pastilla, over looking the beach, 15 min from airport. We were picked up at the airport, dropped at hotel. We played 2 rounds of golf in Son Antem. Lovely course again picked up and dropped to course. Clubs, buggies also provided. I would highly recommend Shandon Travel. We will definitely be using them again." -Marian

We also offer special prices for large groups and free packages for Golf Pros. Please ask for more information. To start planning your tailormade golf holiday, fill in the enquiry form below or email

  • Per person (sharing): from €3,350
  • Per person (single): from €4,100
  • Non-golfer (sharing) from €2,680

Price per person includes:


  • Loftus Versfeld Rugby Match (Ireland vs South Africa)
  • 2 x afternoon Game Drives at Buhala Lodge
  • Hollywoodbets Kings Park Rugby Match (Ireland vs South Africa)


  • 2 x nights at The Residence (bed & breakfast)
  • 2 x nights at The Cascades Hotel (bed & breakfast)
  • 3 x nights at Buhala Lodge (dinner, bed & breakfast)
  • 3 x nights at Zimbali Lodge (bed & breakfast)


  • 18 x Holes at Houghton Golf Club
  • 18 x Holes at The Gary Player Golf Course
  • 18 x Holes at Lost City Golf Course
  • 18 x Holes at Skukuza Golf Club
  • 18 x Holes at Leopards Creek Country Club
  • 18 x Holes at Zimbali Country Club

Domestic Flights:

  • Johannesburg - Nelspruit (Kruger) Airport
  • Nelspruit (Kruger) - Durban Airport


  • All airport transfers
  • All return golf course transfers
  • All return rugby match transfers


  • Airport meet & greet on arrival
  • 24/7 On-call local support
  • All local tourism taxes and levies

Not included:

  • Tips, gratuities and porterage
  • Visa processing
  • Flights from Cork, Shannon or Dublin to South Africa
  • Travel insurance
  • Club hire
Subject to availability. Terms & conditions apply.

For more information please call us on 021 427 7094 or 01 696 5135, email, request a call-back using the red button, or submit an enquiry through the form below.

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