South Africa School Football Tours
Sport plays a large part in South African culture and there is no shortage of clubs and teams who are keen to test their strength against sides from other nations.
Although they are keen competitors there friendly disposition and hospitality make for a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.
On our South Africa School Football Tours, your teams will enjoy:
- Competitive fixtures against well suited local teams
- Fantastic facilities for training sessions
- Great location close to the beach
- All year round warm climate
South Africa School Football Tours
- Duration: 10 days 8 nights
- Board: Full board
- Passengers: 40
- Free Staff Places: 4
Excursions & Inclusions
Various options available including visits Springbok Experience Museum and Kariega Game Reserve Drive.
Where it’s held
Cape Town is southern Africa’s most beautiful and most visited city. By far the most striking and famous of its sights is Table Mountain. Frequently shrouded by clouds this mountain provides a scenic backdrop to the city. Other popular sights include the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Robben Island, the infamous island prison that was Nelson Mandela’s home for nearly two decades and the various vineyards in and around the Cape that have produced some of SA’s most popular.
Sample Itinerary for South Africa School Football Tours
Depart from UK airport bound for overnight flight to Cape Town, South Africa. Your group will be met on arrival by our Activ4 School Tours South African Representative, whom will accompany you for the duration of the tour. Cape Town is South Africa's most beautiful, most visited city and by far the most striking and famous landmark is Table Mountain.
This morning, you will depart and head to Cape Town where you will take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain. Then head to Ajax Football Club and enjoy a guided tour. In the afternoon you will be transferred to a local club for your first tour fixture. Fixtures are often the highlight giving students a chance to improve their skills.
After breakfast you will take the ferry crossing to one of South Africa’s biggest tourist draws, Robben Island. In centuries past it was used as a whaling station, hospital, mental asylum and military base. For nearly 400 years, Robben Island was a place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment. In the afternoon you will play your second tour fixture against South African opposition.
This morning you will enjoy free time at leisure. The next tour fixtures are played this afternoon and once again there is the opportunity to mix socially with the opposition following the matches before returning to the hotel.
This morning you will meet your tour guide for a tour of Cape Town which will include, amongst other places, a visit to the castle, the company gardens, St’ George’s Cathedral, House of Parliament and the District 6 museum. Up until the 1970s, District Six was home to almost a tenth of the city of Cape Town’s population.
Today you will want to visit the ‘Two Oceans Aquarium’, which is without doubt one of the most exciting attractions in Cape Town. The high quality exhibits, conservation and education programs are key in raising environmental awareness. Ideally positioned where the two oceans, the Indian and Atlantic meet. Later this afternoon you will head out for your final tour fixtures.
This morning you will head to Africa’s leading super regional retail mall, Canal Walk shopping centre. It attracts thousands of international visitors every year with its spectacular architecture, spacious malls and unparalleled array of local and international retail brands as well as the unique Afri-Bizarre, which showcases the work of local retailers and craftsmen. This evening you may decide to have a celebratory meal.
After breakfast it’s time to check out but there is just enough time for some last minute shopping. Our coach will transfer you to the airport for the flight back to London. Arrive back at UK airport. The tour officially ends here but with a trip this great we are sure that it will live long in the memory.