Football Tours to South Africa
Our football tours to South Africa are bespoke, tailored and delivered to satisfy all your requirements. The game here is played at a fast and furious pace that takes some getting used to in typically warmer conditions. Hosts of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the Rainbow Nation lists soccer as its national sport based on participation numbers making football tours to South Africa a rewarding choice for teams of all levels and ages. The simplicity of playing the game pretty much anywhere is evident by the games being played in streets, parks and anywhere where there’s enough room to lay jumpers for goalposts.
Is there a better land for R&R activities? From an overnight safari to diving with sharks, the adrenalin continues to pump as you explore the provinces, each competing with each other for innovation and sheer value for money. Everyone loves it here and you’ll seldom want to return home from football tours to South Africa.
Where to stay in South Africa?
We offer football tours in various locations: Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, Garden Route and Johannesburg. Here is flavour of our hand-picked accommodation that is audited to UK regulatory standards at destination, Pretoria.
For more information about where to stay in Cape Town, Durban, Garden Route and Johannesburg, hit the enquire button down below.
High Performance Centre (HPC), Pretoria
Recognised nationally and internationally as the leading sports science and training facility in South Africa, the HPC is used by many teams on their sports tour as a starting point to ease into the country’s competitive sporting environment.
Located at altitude, teams benefit from all the facilities desired to prepare professionally for touring encounters with meal programmes, training schedules and entertainment fitted around personal needs.
Choose between 3* and 4* twenty four-hour security accommodation, flexible to your budget. Facilities include free WIFI, en-suite bathrooms, air-con, electronic safe, flat screen TVs and single, twin and four bedded rooms overlooking spectacular views of the sporting grounds – perfect for large groups.
In addition, your football team with have access to gym, beach volleyball court, outdoor swimming pool, a golf driving range, cross country running track, hot and cold ice baths, indoor and outdoor cricket facilities and more! HPC offers dining options in their all-day cafe/restaurant from 06:30-22:00 7-days a week, catering to individual requirements and idea options for an athlete’s diet.
What to do in South Africa?
Fill your free time between football matches exploring the destination of your choice. Some excursions in different locations that we recommend are:
- Addo Elephant Park
- Robben Island
- Ostrich Farm
- Table Mountain
When to visit South Africa?
Amateur South African football season runs alongside ABSA Premiership from August to May. Covering the spectrum of school holidays; summer, October, Christmas, February and Easter half terms.
Find out where previous groups travelled to on their football sports tours:
Helsby High School: Netball and Girls’ Football Tour to Dubai & Abu Dhabi
Dinnington High School: Multi-Sports Tour to Canada and the USA
View other past football tours here.
Get in touch with us to chat about how South Africa would make the perfect destination for your next school football trip or football team tour.