Golf Tours in Durban
For some of the best golf in South Africa try our golf tours in Durban, the courses are challenging, exotic and varied, call us to find out more about golf in Durban, South Africa.
Durban is the third largest city of South Africa located on its east coast in Kwa Zulu Natal province. It is considered as one of the major centres of tourism because of city’s warm subtropical climate which allows many sports including golf to be played and enjoyed all year around.
Golf courses in Durban and nearby represent a mixture of beautiful parkland and links style courses catering for all levels and abilities and delivering friendly service and good value for money for golf tours in Durban. Due to the local climate the parkland courses are the dominant ones with abundance of wild life and lush vegetation. So, if you are a novice just taken up the golf or a more experienced player who would like a good challenge, be assured that you will not be disappointed.
Courses for Golf in Durban
Overall there are over 50 golf courses to choose from in Durban and nearby which allows us to organise fantastic golf tours in Durban for you and colleagues or friends and family . Below are some details about some courses in the area.
Zimbali Golf Course (Par 71) (zimbali meaning “place of flowers”) is laid out within coastal forest reserve on the North Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal and offers irresistible ocean and forest views. It is a links/coastal forest 18-hole championship golf course. It forms part of the luxurious Fairmont resort with two 5-star hotels and vast range of other amenities and facilities.
Durban Country Club (Par 72) is the only course on African continent to be rated in the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World by Golf Magazine USA as well as rated in the Top 5 golf courses in South Africa by Golf Digest SA. It has hosted SA Open 17 times. Stunning views over Blue Lagoon estuary and Indian Ocean, sand dunes and lush vegetation as well as massive undulations of the fairways is what makes this course unique.
Selborne Golf Course (Par 72) is described as “Augusta of South Africa”. Wonderfully manicured fairways, lush coastal forest, water features and sculpted bunkers make this course truly unforgettable not to mention variety of animals and over 160 species of birds enjoying the natural habitat.
San Lameer Golf Course (Par 72) is without doubt one of South Africa’s “must play” courses. It lies in amongst the most beautiful landscapes of the country including green rolling hills, streams and rivers and warm Indian Ocean all of which contribute to the abundant wildlife. This championship golf course offers 18 memorable holes and is sculpted around one of the last remaining wetland forests on the South Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal. SA Women’s Open Championship was held here in February 2019.
Royal Durban Golf Course (Par 70) is situated in the heart of the city. It is confined within the grounds of Greyville Racecourse since inception. It is one of the country’s oldest courses dating back to 1892 and has hosted some renowned golfing tournaments in the last 100 years.
Wild Coast Sun Golf Course (Par 70) is a challenging 18-hole championship course which boasts magnificent ocean views and magnificently curated fairways and greens. Creating a dramatic golfing experience, it is played over hills, ravines, rivers, dams and waterfalls making it an unforgettable round of golf for every player.
Southbroom Golf Course (Par 72) is located on the lower South Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal and it was ranked No 1 in South Africa’s Most Fun Courses in 2012. Each of its 18 holes has its own unique feature and ability to test the skill of even the most accomplished golfer.
Mount Edgecombe Golf Club is located amongst rolling hills of Kwa Zulu Natal’s North Coast and it boasts two unique championship courses, The Woods and The Lakes (both Par 72). The Woods has a parkland layout and is one of the few courses in the country to meet the USGA specifications. The Lakes is undulating, has indigenous bushes in places and imposing water hazard with the design philosophy of being challenging but fair.