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Fish River Sun Golf Course

R72 Port Alfred Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
+ 268 -416 5000
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Great Course

So happy to see this course re-opene! Had a great round; challenging holes and beautiful soft... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
woudo
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Port Alfred, South Africa
via mobile
Round of golf

Stunning views... I it's windy the golf gets heavy going. Nonetheless the scenery alone is worth a... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Travelling_Kurt
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
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The Fish River Sun Hotel & Country Club is situated in the heart of the Eastern Cape's popular Sunshine Coast nestled between the Great Fish River & Old Woman’s River. It is approximately 1,2 km away from the Indian Ocean, and the setting lends itself to breathtaking glimpses of this massive expanse of water. The Eastern Cape is a land of unspoilt beaches and a natural heritage of beauty and tranquility, coupled with a rich cultural history and temperate climate; it’s the ultimate dreamland.The resort is situated on the R72 - the main coastal route between Port Elizabeth and East London. It is a 185km from Port Elizabeth (2 hours drive), a 100km from East London (1 hour's drive) and 27km from Port Alfred.A sporting paradise of fishing, hiking and superior golf only a wedge away. We invite you to experience it!
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R72 Port Alfred Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

So happy to see this course re-opene! Had a great round; challenging holes and beautiful soft greens. Very affordable as well; definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Stunning views... I it's windy the golf gets heavy going. Nonetheless the scenery alone is worth a visit.

Thank Travelling_Kurt
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

In need of an upgrade. We were surprised by the drop in standards of the golf course. It still has a beautiful setting but we noticed the lack of funds to maintain the course. It is a pity and hopefully can attract more visitors in...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have played here a number of times and loved it each time - one of the best in the area - always a great experience and one of the most beautiful courses I have ever played. Great views and always well maintained. Don't go...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

There is nothing quite quite like the Buffet Breakfast at Fish River Sun!!! Yes, the hotel has had and is past its finer glory days BUT more polite, helpful staff you could not wish to meet. Although we arrived for breakfast 15 minutes after closing...More

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sunint, Administrator at Fish River Sun Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you for visiting our property, we very much appreciated. Your support means a lot to us.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

After not having played at the Fish River Golf Course for a number of years, I returned with great anticipation, only to be terribly disappointed at the condition of the course, particularly the greens which were once like billiard tables.

Thank Anderson P
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I'm by no means a golf expert. I play once a year or so and enjoy the experience of the course and the banter. Fish River has been my best ever experience. Take my advice. On a good day book the last tee off around...More

Thank Eugene S
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Fantastisch scenic views. Interesting holes, good maintenance despite lack of water. Good and friendly bar. High participation in Club tournememts Excellent value sunday Meals and one Steak evening per month

Thank rdrat
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

The hotel is great, but it it obvious that this former grand hotel now caters rather for timeshare-like deals. The golf course is great and the setting amazing.

Thank Pieter N
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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Was staying at the hotel and met up with friends for a round of golf. Great layout and in great condition. Will definitely play again given the opportunity. Pity about the wind but obviously that was nobody's fault

1  Thank Grant H
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