Skukuza Golf Course

Skukuza,

Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga

  • Office

    +27 (0)13 735 5543
  • Fax

    +27 (0)13 735 5543

About the course

  • The Course:

    9 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and Kruger National Park

  • Designer:

    Club members

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
2975
2530
Par
36
36
SSS or slope

Location

Latitude:

-24.984439

Longitude:

31.577185

How to get there:

110 km NE of Mbombela (Nelspruit).

From Nelspruit follow the R40 north to White River, and then Hazyview. From Hazyview take the R536 direction Kruger National Park, and enter the Park via the Paul Kruger Gate. After approx 8 km turn left onto the gravel road, direction golf club. Follow road and signposts for another 4 km to golf.

Skukuza Golf Course

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1972

Skukuza Golf Course: we are indebted to Skukuza Golf Club for the following description:

The Skukuza Golf Course is a very natural 9-hole (18-tee) course situated within the world-renowned Kruger National Park on the outskirts of the Skukuza restcamp. The rich wildlife sanctuary surrounding the golf course is home a huge variety of birds and countless animals, which provides the visitor with a close-to-nature golfing experience - about as close as you can get.

Since the course is not fenced, uninvited spectators are a common sight, hippo, impala, warthog and baboons to mention but a few. The course offers the combined pleasures of challenge and adventure. For example the par-3 2nd, has water protecting the left and back of the green. The signature par-3 9th requires a 150 metre shot across Lake Panic.

This natural bush-style course in the Kruger Park has no bunkers, although "aerial hazards" abound, with many trees found on the course.

List of courses: Kruger Park, S Africa

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and Sundays. Saturdays generally reserved for club members.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Golf carts available for hire. Caddies available on weekends.

Did you know?

If you are visiting Skukuza, accommodation is available in a variety of units in the Skukuza restcamp. Protection against malaria is essential for anyone visiting the Kruger National Park (consult your doctor or chemist before visiting). Firearms must be declared and will be sealed at the Park's entrance gates; the seal will be broken at the gate on departure. No pets are permitted in South Africa's national parks.

The golf course was built in 1972 as a recreational facility for the Skukuza restcamp personnel, and is now available to all visitors to the Kruger National Park.

Where2Stay

  • Skukuza Accommodation

    Skukuza, Kruger National Park

    Visit website

    There are many accommodation options in Skukuza, including campsites, safari tents, bungalows, luxury bungalows, cottages and guest houses. These options can be checked on the South Africa National Parks website : www.sanparks.org/parks/kruger/camps/skukuza/tourism/accommodation

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Skukuza

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

  • Sabi River Sun Resort4-star

    Main Sabie Road, Hazyview, Mpumalanga 1242

    +27 (0)13 737 7311

    Visit website

    Sabi River Sun Resort is situated on the banks of the tranquil Sabie River, surrounded by the scenic splendour of the Lowveld.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Sabi River

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      White River (35 km); Skukuza (55 km)

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