South Africa hockey tours
South Africa is an amazing and diverse country - a combination of awesome rugged landscape, lush mountains, vast wilderness, incredible wildlife and a fascinating culture. There are beautiful beaches, stunning safari and a friendly sport-mad population waiting to welcome you for some great competition and hospitality on your fantastic hockey tour to South Africa.
Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain
Unforgettable game drive safaris
Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point
Beautiful Garden Route
Wonderful sports competition and hospitality
The Hockey Package
With quality teams and facilities alike, and a season from February to October, your hockey programme can include as much or as little hockey as you like. The possibility of a tournament or guest coaching clinic can add extra flavour to the tour should you wish to enhance the hockey experience. Hockey tours can be easily combined with football or rugby teams should you wish to consider taking a larger and more diverse sports group on tour.
Excursions & Visits
There are so many possibilities on a tour of South Africa:
Cape Town for most is a must. Situated at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, it is probably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Highlights include Table Mountain cable car, Robben Island, the V&A Waterfront, Newlands Stadium and Two Oceans Aquarium.
From the city you can make visits to Cape Peninsula including the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, and also Boulders Beach penguin colony.
A game drive in one of the National Parks or Game Reserves is another must, with the chance to see the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo).
A township visit (Langa, Cape Town or Soweto, Johannesburg) will help you learn about the country's chequered past and its hope for the future.
Travel through the mountain vineyards to Stellenbosch, and along the beautiful Garden Route, including Knysna (Elephant Park), George and Mossel Bay.
Your tailored itinerary can also include visits to Johannesburg, Sun City and Durban.
Travel to London airport. Depart for overnight flight to South Africa.
Arrival into Johannesburg and meet with your local representative. Transfer to the High Performance Centre, and check in. Afternoon training session at facility. Evening dinner.
Breakfast. Enjoy a half day tour of Soweto including lunch. Return to HPC and free time. Evening dinner.
Breakfast and early morning departure for Bakgatla resort at Plianesburg national park. Check in and relax, lunch is included followed by evening game drive. Evening dinner.
Early morning game drive at Pilanesburg followed by breakfast and then head to Sun City & Valley of Waves for the day, lunch is included. Return to Bakgatla resort.
Breakfast and check out and depart for transfer down to Johannesburg for flight down to George and onward journey to Knysna. Check into your accommodation in Knysna. Evening dinner.
Breakfast. Enjoy a visit to the Elephant park today along with the Jet Boat ride in Knysna. Enjoy your friendly matches in Knysna.
Breakfast and check out of accommodation and head to Cape Town with lunch on-route. Arrival and check into accommodation. Afternoon to explore V&A waterfront with a visit to Two Oceans Aquarium and evening dinner.
Breakfast. Enjoy an excursion to Table Mountain weather permitting (this could be amended to the Sunset Cruise). In the afternoon enjoy friendly matches against local opposition. Dinner.
Breakfast. Morning visit to Robben Island followed by visit to Cape Point & Boulders Beach.
Breakfast. Enjoy a visit to Langa Township including lunch at a local shebeen and your final friendly matches of the tour.
Breakfast and check out of accommodation. Last minute free time subject to flight time. Depart for Cape Town airport and overnight flight back to the UK.
Morning arrival into London and onward journey home.
Where to stay
South Africa accommodation
A variety of different hostel hotel and game lodge accommodations in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and the Garden Route can be offered to suit your budget and requirements. Extended tours featuring Pretoria, Sun City and Durban can also be organised on request. Your tour representative will ensure everything runs smoothly.
Flights are available from London into Johannesburg and onto Cape Town. All local transportation will be included during your tour to South Africa.