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01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

River Kwai Golf Cruise

Enjoy a unique golfing experience on this cruise along the River Kwai, with the chance to play at six of Thailand's best golf courses. Includes hotel stays in Bangkok, return flights from the UK and excursions

Fly Cruise
10 nights from £3475pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • River Kwai
  • Local monks
  • Bridge Over The River Kwai

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Play some of the best golf courses in Thailand, sail along the River Kwai and learn about World War II in the country, including a visit to the Bridge Over the River Kwai. There is plenty of leisure time where you can enjoy river rafting or canoeing, get a traditional Thai massage or join a traditional Thai cooking class.

After a 2-night hotel stay in the lively city of Bangkok the first day's golf is at Mission Hills Golf Club Kanchanaburi, one of the most beautiful courses in western Thailand. Embark your ship RV River Kwai and play a round of golf at the Evergreen Hills Golf Club & Resort, located in one of Kanchanaburi’s many beautiful jungle covered valleys. After teeing off at the stunning 27-hole River Kwai Golf & Country Club cruise past the Sai Yok Yai Waterfalls and visit a local boarding school.

Enjoy views over the River Kwai whilst playing a round of golf at the Green World Hot Spring Resort & Golf Club then admire the fantastic rock formations at Daowadueng Cave. Play on one of the three courses at the Nichigo Resort & Country Club then enjoy river rafting or caneoing on the river. The final round of golf is at the interesting The Lion Hills Golf and Country Club, followed by a Thai cooking class on board. Visit the infamous Bridge Over the River Kwai, a crucial part of the Death Railway. This incredible holiday concludes with an overnight hotel stay in Bangkok.

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River Kwai Golf Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Bangkok (Thailand)

Take an overnight flight from the UK to Bangkok.

Days 2-3 - Bangkok

Arrive in Bangkok and transfer to the Shangri La Hotel (or similar) for a 2-night stay. Your time in Bangkok is at leisure. This lively city has much to offer, from spectacular Buddhist temples to superb restaurants serving Thai cuisine and shops selling colourful silks. Perhaps discover golden temples and palaces, the Emerald Buddha and the mystical Wooden Pavilion.

Day 4 - Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - Ban Kao

Check out of the hotel and travel to the Mission Hills Golf Club Kanchanaburi for a morning of golf. This is one of the most beautiful courses in western Thailand, with palm tree-lined fairways, gently sloping hills and a timber-clad clubhouse. Embark your ship RV River Kwai and enjoy lunch on board whilst cruising along the Kwai Noi river. Dinner on board this evening.

Day 5 - Ban Kao - Sai Yok

After breakfast cruise upriver to the Evergreen Hills Golf Club & Resort, set in a beautiful jungle-covered valley. There are many water hazards and a long dog-leg par-4 17th is a course favourite. Re-board the ship for lunch on board followed by an afternoon at leisure while cruising upriver. There is the option to enjoy a Thai traditional massage (extra cost). Dinner on board this evening. There is the option to enjoy a 45-minute Mon dance performance (extra cost).

Day 6 - Sai Yok - Sai Yok Yai - Ban Hin Dad

Enjoy breakfast on board then play a round of golf at the 27-hole River Kwai Golf & Country Club with its stunning backdrop of mountainous peaks. The course can only be reached by river and features many water hazards and the occasional blind green. Return to the ship for lunch on board whilst passing Sai Yok Yak Waterfalls. Visit a boarding school built for refugee children then enjoy dinner on board.

Day 7 - Ban Hin Dad - Thong Pha Phum - Ban Hin Dad

After breakfast on board tee-off at the Green World Hot Spring Resort & Golf Club and enjoy views over the River Kwai. Rejoin the ship for lunch on board followed by a visit to Daowadeung Cave. Dinner on board this evening.

Day 8 - Ban Hin Dad - Sai Yok Yai - Sai Yok

After breakfast on board head to Nichigo Resort & Country Club which has three courses then return to the ship for lunch on board while cruising downriver to the Floatel Jungle Raft. Try river rafting or canoeing, and if time allows there will be a visit to the nearby Mon Village. There is the option to enjoy a Thai traditional massage (extra cost). Dinner on board this evening. There is the option to enjoy a 45-minute Mon dance performance (extra cost).

Day 9 - Sai Yok - Ban Kao

Cruise downriver whilst enjoying breakfast on board. Play a round of golf at the excellent The Lion Hills Golf and Country Club, set amongst Kanchanaburi's rugged mountains and hills. Rejoin the ship for lunch and join a Thai cooking class to learn how to prepare a traditional Thai cocktail, authentic Thai dishes and a green papaya salad. Tonight there is a Farewell Dinner on board.

Day 10 - Ban Kao - Kanchanaburi - Bangkok

Relax over breakfast on board then take a coach to see the world-famous Bridge Over the River Kwai which was built by Allied POWs and Asia conscripts. The Thailand-Burma Railway Center Museum presents the story of the Death Railway and the Donrak War Cemetery contains the remains of 6,982 POWs who perished during its construction. After lunch on board, disembark ship and transfer to the Shangri La Hotel (or similar) in Bangkok for an overnight stay.

Day 11 - Bangkok - UK

Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 6-night full board cruise
  • 2-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Bangkok
  • 1-night post-cruise hotel stay in Bangkok
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Round of golf at up to 6 courses
  • Coffee, tea and drinking water throughout the cruise
  • Guided excursions as detailed in the itinerary

Price Does Not Include

  • Supplementary activities at extra cost
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

Special Features

  • Golf courses:
  • Mission Hills Golf Club Kanchanaburi
  • Evergreen Hills Golf Club & Resort
  • River Kwai Golf & Country Club
  • Green World Hot Spring Resort & Golf Club
  • Nichigo Resort & Country Club
  • The Lion Hills Golf and Country Club
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 28th - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475
  • July
    • Jul 12th - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475
  • August
    • Aug 2nd - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475
    • Aug 16th - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475
    • Aug 30th - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475
  • September
    • Sep 13th - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475
  • October
    • Oct 4th - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475
    • Oct 18th - Bangkok and back - Sailing on: RV River Kwai From: £3475
      Deluxe Stateroom
      Blue Water Price from: £3475

Price Information

  • Prices are based on two people sharing a cabin and both playing golf.
Map for River Kwai Golf Cruise