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Rugby Tour to South Africa

South Africa is a multi-ethnic society encompassing a wide variety of cultures, enjoy a 13 night tour to this fantastic destination.

Play competitive rugby during your tour as well as sight-seeing opportunities in Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Oudtshoorn and Port Elizabeth for a unique tour experience. Choose to visit the Congo Caves & Wildlife Park, enjoy a Game Drive and include tours of Table Mountain, Cape Peninsula and one of the biggest elephant sanctuary’s in the world!

As School Travel Forum Members, each and every one of our tours are thoroughly risk assessed. We are also holders of the LOtC Badge. Click here to find out more.

Package Includes

  • • Return flights from the UK to South Africa
  • • 13 nights’ B&B accommodation
  • • Full day safari
  • • 3 fixtures per squad
  • • Two training sessions (self-led)
  • • One training session (professionally led)
  • • Dinners can be included
  • • All airport and match transfers
  • • All accommodation service charges and taxes
  • • Services of Smile Group Travel representative in South Africa

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What our customers say about us

"I look forward to using Smile on future tours"

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Jon Ayling, Dauntsey's School, Barbados Cricket Tour 2019

"Many thanks to Smile for giving the boys their first opportunity at recognising what is involved in a rugby tour!"

"The boys had two great fixtures against tough opposition. They were hosted in true Irish style! The hotel was perfect for what the boys needed, we were very well looked after. Many thanks to Smile for giving the boys their first opportunity at recognising what is involved in a rugby tour!"

Philip Friel, Campion School, Dublin Rugby Tour 2019

"A thoroughly enjoyable experience!!"

"Amazing experience for both staff and pupils. The standard of netball was spot on and challenged our girls at the right level. Organisation of the days was great, we got to experience the true culture of our destinations and were looked after very well. A thoroughly enjoyable experience!! Thank you!"

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