Located two hours drive north from Johannesburg International Airport, the Waterberg Region offers a number of excellent golf courses and malaria-free game viewing. It is straight forward to reach and easy to self drive, or transfers can be arranged.
Most famous of the courses in the area is the Legend Golf and Safari Resort with its Extreme 19th hole, a par three with a tee box that is reached by helicopter. There is also a championship 18 hole course and a 10 hole, par 3 Tribute Course.
Within a half hour drive is the Euphoria Golf Club, designed by Annika Sorenstam; and slightly further afield is Zebula Golf Club with its roaming antelope and zebra. Elements is another superb course that is highly ranked by Golf Digest Magazine, South Africa. It is possible to base yourself at one of the courses and then play the others in rotation. They all offer accommodation and can be combined with a safari stay at one of the game reserves in the area or with Sun City which is about a 3 hour drive.
In the centre of the region is the Welgevonden Game Reserve with a number of excellent safari lodges and ‘Big 5’ game viewing. It has the added bonus of being malaria-free.
For more information on golf or safari holidays in the Waterberg area, please speak to one of our South Africa golf and safari holiday experts. Call us on +44 208 249 5919 (Europe) or +65 919 412 56 (Asia).
Elements Private Golf Reserve is located in the Limpopo Province, about a 2 hour drive from Johannesburg. Elements is in one of the most breathtaking malaria-free bushveld regions of South Africa, with wild antelope roaming the fairways.
The tranquil setting belies the challenging nature of the Annika Sorenstam-signature Euphoria 18-hole Championship Golf Course. The course is just 2 hours drive from Johannesburg with B&B accommodation on site.
Legend Golf Resort
Home of the Extreme 19th hole, the Legend Golf Resort is situated 3 hours from Johannesburg in the malaria-free Waterberg region. The golf course is set within the 22,000ha private Entabeni Safari Conservancy.
Zebula Country Club lies within 1200 hectares of bushveld. The lush fairways of the golf course contrast with the natural wildlife and habitat of the surrounding safari conservancy, home to antelope, zebra and giraffe.
Resorts, B&B style golf lodges and safari lodges in the Waterberg region suitable as a base for a golfing and/or safari holiday in this malaria free region, just north of Johannesburg. Perfect for a self drive holiday.
Holiday ideas for golfing and safari itineraries which include a stay in the malaria-free Waterberg region. The holidays can be self-drive or we can arrange for transfers.