UK School playing rugby in South Africa

Military Hockey Tours to South Africa

South Africa
Military Groups

Season: March to August

Complete with competitive fixtures and first-class AstroTurf, enjoy a unique blend of culture, wildlife and sporting ethos on military hockey tours to South Africa.

Tour Highlights

One coach company for the duration of your tour

Charity outreach experiences with the local community

Male and female hockey to the highest standard

Excellent value for money

The only operator with offices and staff on the ground in South Africa

Safari game drive to explore South Africa’s magnificent wildlife


Play at exceptional sporting facilities and let us tailor your military hockey tour with unforgettable excursions into South Africa’s fabulous Game reserves, unspoiled coastline and unique culture.


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All of our military hockey tours to South Africa are tailored to meet the specific requirements of your group. Speak to us to build your perfect itinerary

Typically, a military hockey tour to South Africa would cost:

£1,800 – £2,300 /


* All of our tours are tailored. Prices will differ depending on duration of tour, number of touring party size, number of sports tailored, number of free places and selection of excursions.

What our customers say about us

We know we craft incredible military tours to South Africa but it’s better to hear it from the people that have travelled with us…

Army Medical Corps

Hockey Tour to South Africa

What can I say? Hugest thank to all involved. South Africa, and specifically Cape Town, stole our hearts. The tour truly exceeded all of our expectations. Every activity and every interaction with Kevin as our amazing fixer on the ground, and Faisal, our fabulous, dedicated coach driver throughout, were excellent. They both went above and beyond to be flexible and accommodate us.

Adjutant General's Corps

Volleyball Tour to South Africa

An absolute pleasure working with your very dedicated team from planning to implementation. I can’t praise Craig Bones Head of Military Sales and Sports Tours team enough for such an amazing tour to South Africa. With Craig being ex armed forces, he clearly understood our needs and requirements and introduced us to some amazing people in country. We would really recommend Craig and the team for any tours overseas.

Army Rugby League Women

Rugby Tour to France

A fantastic trip organised at short notice for a competitive price. All participants enjoyed and received great feedback.


With our insider knowledge, we take hockey teams on unforgettable tours to the heart of South Africa, combining a real passion for hockey with rich wildlife and epic scenery.

Edwin Doran Sports Tours was the first company to arrange sports tours to South Africa after the fall of apartheid. Since 1992 we’ve cultivated vast on-the-ground knowledge and extensive contacts that we use to help players to really get under the skin of this vibrant country. From visiting the local charities that we support to exploring the natural wonders of the Highveld and finding perfectly matched competition, our unrivalled networks mean nobody does South African sports tours better.

Support and safety

From the minute you choose to book one of our military hockey tours to South Africa, we provide all the support you need, helping you promote your tour, obtain travel insurance and conduct risk assessments. This is in addition to offering round-the-clock assistance while you’re away.

We require that all accommodation, transport and excursion suppliers meet our high safety standards, and all of our tours are fully bonded by IATA, ABTA and ATOL, protecting your group against unforeseen events.

Looking for a multi-sport tour?

If you are looking to create a sports tour for more than one sport, our team can help you tailor the ultimate experience in South Africa.

South Africa is also great for:






Hockey, Netball, Rowing & Rugby Tour to South Africa

With four sports to cater for it was always going to be a challenge, but our trip flowed and our pupils loved every minute of it.

Unforgettable excursions

On our military hockey tours to South Africa, we can show you the highlights of colourful cities from Pretoria to Cape Town. Find the perfect balance of hockey fixtures and cultural experiences that will see your military group explore many of South Africa’s incredible landscapes. Head to the National Parks, spot the ‘Big Five’ on an exciting safari, or even head for the ocean for surf lessons.


There are lots of accommodation options to choose from in South Africa. From university sports accommodations to luxury hotels and safari lodges, we can discuss what best suits your needs.

Fantastic catering offerings

Good-sized rooms

Variety of locations to suit your needs

Great value for money

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