Season: March to August
Taking everyone away together offers real diversity and inclusion to a tour. Let us create a unique sports tour for your group with the level of competition and quality you expect on a school multi-sport tour to South Africa.
One coach company for duration of tour
Charity outreach experiences with the local community
Amazing sporting culture and diverse opposition
Excellent value for money
The only operator to have offices and staff on the ground in South Africa
Safari game drive to explore South Africa’s wildlife
The types of sports you can play in South Africa vary throughout the year but you will always play at exceptional sporting facilities and join unforgettable excursions into fabulous Game reserves, unspoiled coastline and unique culture. Get in touch to find out more and plan your bespoke multi-sport tour.
of customers said their tour was ‘outstanding or good’
Make new connections with local teams
Explore South Africa’s stunning wildlife
Experience adventures on South Africa’s coast
Work with our partnered foundations to make a difference to local communities
All of our tours are tailored to meet the specific requirements of your group. Speak to us to build your perfect itinerary
Typically, a school multi-sport tour to South Africa would cost:
£2,500.00 – £3,500.00 /
* 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 sports tours but it’s better to hear it from the people that have travelled with us…
Stamford High School
Hockey & Netball Tour to South Africa
“This was a 5* experience for us from the quality of hockey and netball played to the hospitality and range of cultural experiences. By far the best tour I have been on in my tour experience.”
Rugby & Netball Tour to South Africa
“This was my 4th visit to South Africa and not once was I bored. Everything was well planned and the itinerary was extremely clear – we always knew what we were doing when.”
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.”
Our most popular sports tour destination combines a real love for sports such as rugby and football 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 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 school sports tours, we provide all the support you need, helping you promote your tour and 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.
Sports on offer in South Africa
If you are looking to create a sports tour for more than one sport at your school, our team can help you tailor the ultimate experience in South Africa.
South Africa is a great destination for:
Rugby, Hockey, & Netball Tour to South Africa
The tour was well received by our students and staff who all had a good time.
On our sport tours, we can show you the highlights of colourful cities from Pretoria to Cape Town. But we know that finding the real spirit of Africa means getting out into its epic landscapes, from arid deserts to jagged coastlines and forests and grasslands teeming with wildlife. If you tour during the Currie Cup or Summer Internationals, we can book tickets to matches that will inspire your team.
Table Mountain Tour
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
Go on an escorted safari to spot the ‘big five’: lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino.
Cape Peninsula Tour
Journey to dramatic Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, visiting Boulders Beach and Duiker Island.
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
Variety of locations to suit your needs
Great value for money
Game Lodge – Take the unique opportunity to experience accommodation set within some of South Africa’s finest game reserves.
Boutique hotels – Looking for higher-end comfort during your tour? Look to our choice of boutique hotels which provide your school rugby team with a little extra after battling on the pitch.
Stay at the 4-star Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town, offering spectacular views over Table Mountain and Robben Island, and direct beach access.
Speak to our team of sports tour specialists to discuss accommodation options for your school.