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Simola Golf

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Address: 1 Old Cape Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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+27 44 302 9677

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Excellent course

Liked: world class course, views across the bay, excellent layout and all round great course Disliked: Extremely slow players. We got stuck behind 3 groups of 4 players who... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2014
Judith C
Glenlyon, Australia
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Glenlyon, Australia
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Liked: world class course, views across the bay, excellent layout and all round great course Disliked: Extremely slow players. We got stuck behind 3 groups of 4 players who were incredibly slow. nearly 6 hours for 18 holes. They were definitely out to make a whole day of it.

Thank Judith C
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Stunning views and wonderful facilities and half way house. Carts available and necessary. Flowers and birds in abundance.

East London
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I have played golf at Simola at least half a dozen times and can honestly say it ranks as one of my favourites. The second hole tee box definitely gives one an amazing view of the fairway some 150meters below and is but one of the many feature holes on the course. The club house is plush and offers beautiful... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014

This golf course is very scenic, fun to play, and challenging enough. However, the price is steep. R720-00 for 18 holes. It includes your halfway meal, and a cart. Still, it's pricey. The restaurant is good, and the service is good too. Eat outside at the pool if the weather permits, the view is exceptional.

1 Thank Karin P
London, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

The course is stunningly pretty and a real test. You need buggies as walks from green to tee can be long and hilly. Beautiful condition despite some heavy rain before we played. Accommodation in the lodges is luxurious.

1 Thank Cliff K
Cologne, Germany
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102 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Very interesting course. Not too easy. Good halfway house. Don´t forget to reserve a cart. You will need it.

Thank pmun1971
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014

My husband is in love with Simola Golf Course beautiful location views amazing . Service a bit slow in the restaurant.

Thank veemartin
Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I have a fractional ownership here and I would say I am a little bias, but I am not !! Its without doubt one of the nicest, well-manicured courses on the Garden Route, a must play !! It’s a little pricey compared with some if you’re not South African affiliated. The club house is good with Minky being the star... More 

1 Thank Robert_Mark_11
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Book here for dinner and enjoy sunset views from the balcony. The food was good though not exceptional but the views make up for any shortfall of the limited menu

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Prestbury, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Fantastic views, well kept, and can't wait to have another go at it. Must have a buggy, for the massive vertical height differences and long walk between holes.

1 Thank Arthur D

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