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Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the tour?

Golfer’s Tour Packages Include:

  • Top-notch hamper
  • Round of golf, luxury accommodation and all meals in Durban
  • Cruise costs in a balcony cabin, VIP boarding, mandatory charges and all on-board meals. SA Golf Cruise entertainment and MSC entertainment
  • Round of golf in Port Elizabeth
  • Round of golf, luxury accommodation, all meals, gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony in Cape Town
  • All transfers, green fees, spotters (except where indicated otherwise) and golf carts

Non-golfer’s Tour Package Includes:

  • Top-notch hamper
  • Luxury accommodation and all meals in Durban
  • Cruise costs in balcony cabin, VIP boarding, mandatory charges and all on-board meals. SA Golf Cruise entertainment and MSC entertainment
  • Day out in Port Elizabeth
  • Luxury accommodation, all meals, gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony in Cape Town
  • All transfers

See Tour Packages page for details

What is not included in the tour?

Connecting flights to Durban and from Cape Town, all beverages & gratuities, and all other costs that are not specified in the inclusions above.

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Are flights included?

No – Please arrange your own transportation to Durban and from Cape Town accordingly:

Durban:
Guests need to arrive at King Shaka International Airport no later than 09h00 on Tuesday 31 March 2020 (if you are Durban based, please also meet at King Shaka International Airport no later than 09h00). Please meet at the Mugg & Bean outside the arrivals, where there will be a SA Golf Cruise accreditation desk for all golfers to register at. The shuttles will then transport you to the golf courses.

Cape Town:
Shuttles to Cape Town International Airport will depart the hotel between 06h00 and 09h00 on Monday 6 April 2020.

See Tour Packages page for details

Where will I be playing?

You will play at some of SA’s most popular golf courses in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town on SA’s first ever Golf Cruise Classic. The tour will feature a 3-round competition, different formats each day, live leaderboards, with daily leaderboard and course announcements.

The participants will be split over a maximum of the 3 golf courses on offer in each city. The highest ranked players on the leaderboard will be allocated to the highest ranked golf courses.

The included list of golf courses in the SA Golf Cruise package may be subject to change in the event of any weather conditions or for any other reason out of our control. Should such a situation occur, SA Golf Cruise will endeavour to book a golf course of comparable standard, and all booked guests would be notified of the change and replacement venue at the earliest opportunity.

See Golf Courses page for details

What is the format of the tournament and prizes?

The cruise tour will host the first SA Golf Cruise Classic that is a 3-round event featuring daily competitions, overall winners, live scoring and a lot of fun.

Rules and Format:

  • Pairs (teams of 2 players) will compete over 3 rounds
  • Each team of 2 will remain the same for all 3 rounds, i.e. participants may not change playing partners at any stage
  • There will be a different format for each round
  • Daily prizes and overall championship prizes
  • The overall championship prizes will be determined by a weighted points format – dependent on where each pair finish in each round – similar to the FedEx Cup system used on the US PGA Tour
  • The full points system and allocation will be detailed on the website when the draw for Round 1 is released

The tournament will feature great prizes and every participant will receive a top-notch hamper.

See Tournament page for details

Where will I be staying?

Guests will be hosted on the luxury MSC Orchestra in balcony cabins and in luxury accommodation in Durban and Cape Town.

Accommodation options: 

  • Double occupancy – 2 Golfers: 2 single beds in a balcony cabin on the ship and 2 single beds in hotel rooms in Durban and Cape Town
  • Single occupancy – 1 Golfer: A double bed in a balcony cabin on the ship and a double bed in hotel rooms in Durban and Cape Town
  • Double occupancy – Golfer and Non-Golfer: A double bed in a balcony cabin on the ship and a double bed in hotel rooms in Durban and Cape Town

If you have any specific requirements not mentioned here or for corporate bookings, please send a request via the Contact Us page and we will attend to your query.

See Accommodation page for details

How do I book a trip and make payment?

You can book your trip by clicking on the “BOOK NOW” button at the bottom of any destination page. Complete the booking form and you will receive an official SA Golf Cruise invoice. You will have 24 hours within which to make an EFT payment in order to secure your booking.

Package Prices:
Prices are correct at time of booking and are based on current cruise costs, taxes, hotel rates and the current rate of exchange. Prices are subject to change until deposit payment is received by the SA Golf Cruise. SA Golf Cruise reserves the right, without prior notification, to adjust prices in accordance with increases in cruise prices, air fuel taxes, government and/or airport taxes and in the event of any currency and/or price adjustments. 

Payment Terms:
Bookings are secured with a 50% deposit and balance must be paid 75 days before the tour. Final payments must be received by close of business on Thursday 16 January 2020.

See Book Now page for details

Is travel and/or medical insurance included?

No. It is strongly advised that all clients take out adequate insurance cover such as cancellation due to illness, accident or injury, personal accident and personal liability, loss of or damage to baggage and sports equipment. SA Golf Cruise will not be responsible or liable if the client fails to take adequate insurance cover or at all.

See Terms and Conditions page for details

What if the ship does not dock in any port on time due to unforeseen circumstances and/or bad weather?

SA Golf Cruise does not guarantee that the Cruise Ship will be able to depart the port of embarkation on or at the scheduled date or time, or at all; and/or call or stop at the Ports at which it is scheduled to call or stop; and/or that you will be able to go ashore on a planned shore excursion during the scheduled Travel Route; and/or that the Cruise Ship will travel along the scheduled Travel Route. SA Golf Cruise may change the Travel Route and/or Ports at which the Cruise Ship calls or stops if the master of the Cruise Ship (“the Master”) considers it necessary to do so for any of the reasons set out above.

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Who is the company that is managing the SA Golf Cruise Classic tournament?

Interlock Events (formerly the Events Division of Corporate Golf Solutions) is a specialist golf event management company. Their services are seamlessly integrated and focused on providing an event that delivers exactly what the client requires.

See page for details: http://www.corporategolf.co.za

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South Africa’s first ever
Golf Cruise Classic