Tropical KwaZulu-Natal is blessed with many beautiful country clubs and golf estates, most of them offering accommodation. Base yourself at one of our recommended hotels and then play the other courses in the area. Zimbali, Durban Country Club and Mount Edgecombe are all located north of Durban, whilst Selborne, is to the south. Champagne Sports Resort is located inland in the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountain range and can only be played if staying in that area.
The weather in this region makes it the ideal year-round golf destination. The cooling sea breezes on the coastal courses offer some respite from the heat in the South African summer season. The courses are lush and verdant with exquisite indigenous flora and fauna, dramatic coastal settings and challenging golf making the region another must-play location. For non golfers, and some relaxation, enjoy the stunning beaches, Durban’s casinos and nightlife or take an excursion for a few days to one of the regions excellent safari lodges.
There is plenty of accommodation in and around Durban. The most popular destination is the town of Umhlanga Rocks, about 40km north of the city along the coast. It is close to the airport and this lively seaside town has lots of nice hotels and restaurants.
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Champagne Sports Resort
Set in the Drakensberg Mountains, Champagne Sports Resort is surely one of the most spectacular golf courses in the world.Golf carts are petrol fuelled to cope with the mountainous terrain.
Durban Country Club
Durban Country Club is a prestigious private club just outside the city centre and one of the oldest in the country. It has played host to the South African Open several times.
Mount Edgecombe Country Club sits just a short drive outside central Durban and consists of two championship golf courses, one of which overlooks the tranquil Pani Dam.
Princes Grant Golf Club
Princes Grant Golf Club is located 45 minutes from Durban. Large greens, undulating fairways and views to inspire. Each hole is a most rewarding and challenging experience.
Selborne Golf Club
Built in the grounds of an old colonial home that was once the home of a dairy farming magnate, Selborne is still one of the top courses in South Africa.
Zimbali Golf Club
Zimbali golf course is one of the most popular golf resorts on the north coast of KwaZulu Natal with accommodation at the luxurious Fairmont Zimabli Hotel.