Kenya Golf Vacations
KENYA Golf Safari ,Kenya is home to 37 golf courses, most of which were made during the British Colonial Era. Shoor Safaris offers the most beautiful, challenging and suitable courses for golfing safaris across the country. It is also possible to tailor regular safaris to include rounds of golf or even stays at purpose built golf resorts in Nairobi and at the coast.
The beautiful Great Rift Valley Lodge Golf Course in Naivasha, Kenya:
Selected Golf Courses in Kenya
Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort
18 holes, Par 71, Length : 6580 yards
This resort course is on a hill set against a backdrop of Lake Naivasha and the extinct volcano, Mount Longonot. Irrigated Fairways are lush and springy and greens well maintained. The course, designed by Swede Thomas Fjastadt, snakes through the natural Lake Naivasha vegetation such as exotic Acacia trees, and also contains water hazards.
The lodge offers bird walks, mountain biking and horse riding.
Access : 140 kms from Nairobi ( 1 1/2 hours )
Windsor Golf & Country Club
18 holes, Par 72, Length : 6571 yards
An 18 hole championship golf course laid around the sprawling 5 star luxury golf resort. Windsor Golf & Country Club is the only African member of the ” Great Golf Resorts of the World”. The course has a sprinkling of water hazards and bunkers to make it a challenging, yet enjoyable golf course. The lush fairways are lined by forests where you might even spot the Sykes monkey apart from the dozens of exotic African bird species.
Access : 25 kms from City Centre
Vipingo Ridge ~ Baobab Course
18 holes, Par 72, Lenght 6881 yards
Now one of the leading golf courses in Kenya and East Africa, the Baobab Course at Vipingo Ridge is built on gentle rolling hills close to the sunny white beaches of the Indian Ocean, north of Mombasa. This 18 hole course, designed by David Jones, board member of the European Golf Tour and former Kenya Open champion, is also endorsed by Ian Woosnam. Fairways and greens are well watered by an advanced irrigation system, with fine Bermuda grass and maintained to excellent playing conditions throughout the year.
Access : 40 kms from Mombasa ( 30 mins by road)
Nakuru Golf Club
18 holes, Par 73, Length : 6802 yards
Hailed as one of the most scenic golf courses in Africa, this championship golf courselaid on the Menengai Crater Hill, has stunning views of Lake Nakuru, Menegai crater and the distant Rift Valley escarpments. The course is challenging yet enjoyable for an average golfer.
Fairways are sometimes unforgivingly narrow and greens are kept medium to slow – a truly unique course.
Sigona Golf Club
18 holes, Par 71, Length : 6597 yards
Sigona Club was founded around 1938, with its construction and design by Mr. Berkley-Mathews . The club’s eighteen-hole course, offers its members Kenya’s most beautiful fairways. The toughest hole is the seventh and measures 458 yards for men and 485 for women. One of Sigona’s biggest events was the Kenya Amateur Stroke Play, while its annual championship is the Sigona Bowl, which is a 54-hole tournament. A very “three dimensional” course with tees often looking down or up to the greens.
Access : 18 kms from Nairobi
Mount Kenya Safari Club
9 holes/ 18 tees, Par 72
This beautiful short course is set at the foot of the snow capped Mount Kenya, and lined by tall mountain fir trees. Lush and hilly, the course is a series of interesting par 3 holes on which players may use a range of irons ranging from a 3 iron to a Pitching Wedge off the tee.
The course is located in the Mount Kenya Safari Club grounds. Activities at the club also include fishing, horseriding, swimming and tennis. An animal orphanage is also located in the club grounds.
Leisure Lodge Beach Resort
9 Holes / 18 Tees, Length : 5833 yards
Located in South Coast, this interesting course is a joy to play. The course includes challenging water hazards and bunkers and its wide fairways are lined by the characteristic local unspoilt vegetation. Usually windy in the late afternoon during the tide winds.
Access : 40 kms from Mombasa International Airport
Why choose our Golf Safaris
Tailored itineraries – Your convenience comes first. We can alter itineraries to accommodate your preferences.
Relaxed schedule – Our tours have been designed to allow enough time to enjoy your game while also having a relaxing holiday / safari.
Only the best golf courses are used in our itineraries, all of which are local championship courses.
Safari element – We have designed tours to include the beauty and wildlife of Kenya to make your golf safari a truly unique experience.
Excellent accommodation is an essential feature of a golf safari and our tours only include stays at carefully selected lodges and hotels.
Affordable – A great holiday experience need not blow a hole in your pocket. All our tours are handled in-house and we can offer you superb prices.
Quality – We are a bonded tour operator and travel group with established experience of Kenya and East Africa backed up by strong efficient ground handling which ensures quality.