Cricket tours to South Africa

The rainbow nation has been a wonderful place to play cricket since the fall of apartheid.

Most games with your well-matched hosts are followed by a 'braai', a traditional barbeque. We can tailor your trip with exciting excursions set against breathtaking, rugged scenery.

Typical tour inclusions:

  • Well-matched fixtures
  • Accommodation and/or home hosting
  • Travel and ground transportation
  • Your choice of excursions
  • Free staff places
  • Your own Tour Co-ordinator
  • 24-hour support
  • Branded tour kit
Typical prices range from
£1,700 - £2,200 Per person or call

Fixtures in South Africa

97.6%

of customers rated their hosts’ hospitality as

'excellent or good'

Cricket season in South Africa
Sep to Feb
"Watch cricket at one of the most beautiful test grounds in the world. "

Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town, overlooked by Table Mountain and Devil's Peak.

"South Africa was outstanding. The cricket was great and the hospitality first class. A really good experience all round."
Filton College, Bristol
Holmewood House School, Kent.

Holmewood House School, Kent, pose casually after a game. 

Oundle School, East Midlands.

Team with a view: Oundle School, Northamptonshire.

What you'll experience

Spot lions and elephants on safari, view Cape Town from Table Mountain, see the prison where Nelson Mandela was held, journey to the tip of Africa and meet the locals on a township tour.  

"Kariega was fantastic and our boys said many times that it was a highlight of the tour."
King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon
Table Mountain tour

Table Mountain

Take the revolving cable car to the top of Table Mountain for a 360 degree view of the city and bay.

South Africa Game Reserve

South Africa Game Reserve

Go on an escorted safari to spot the 'big five': lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino. 

Robben Island

Robben Island

A former political prisoner will show you around the island and prison where Nelson Mandela was held. 

Hosting

There is no better way to get to know a country than to stay with locals in their homes. This is often the highlight of any sports tour, where life-long friendships are made. 

"Bredasdorp High School was an excellent and welcoming host. They valued our visit and their hospitality was superb."
Edinburgh Academy, Scotland
Stay with local families for a real South African experience.

Stay with local families for an authentic South African experience. 

Accommodation

There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from in South Africa for your school sports tour. We can discuss what best suits your needs, whether it's a high-quality hotel or more basic hostel.

Stay in one of South Africa’s finest private game reserves.

Mabula Game Lodge, one of SA’s finest game reserves.

This hotel has a chic atmosphere and stunning interior decor.

Chic boutique: The stunning Cape Milner is cradled beneath Table Mountain.

We are always on hand to help during your tour: 

  • 24-hour telephone support to deal with any incidents
  • Access to excellent local knowledge from area experts
  • Backed up by TUI AG and ATOL, IATA and ABTA bonded

Why we love South Africa

Shaun Caffrey
"Quality opposition, great hospitality, stunning scenery and amazing excursions - South Africa has everything you could ask for in a sporting destination."
Shaun Caffrey, Operations (Africa)
Ewa Gnodde
"I love South Africa because of its rich cultural diversity and because South Africans are so warm and friendly."
Ewa Gnodde, Sales and Operations (South Africa)

Want multiple destinations?

If you would like to extend your tour with additional countries, then

we recommend these:

Want to bring more teams?

South Africa is also great for: