Hockey Tours to South Africa

Our school hockey trips to South Africa incorporate culture and sport. Consistent Gold medalist winners since 1993 in the Hockey African Cup for Nations, South Africa is the ideal place to practise, play and perfect your hockey skills.

There are no shortages of sand and water based Astro surfaces to host matches on one of our hockey tours to South Africa. From the Newlands area of Cape Town with Table Mountain gazing down to the HPC’s private grounds in Pretoria, a stern test awaits in both male and female hockey competition.

Is there a better land for R&R activities? From an overnight safari to diving with sharks, the adrenaline 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 those who have already embarked on hockey tours to South Africa seldom want to return home.

Where to stay in South Africa?

We offer hockey 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 in 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 hockey 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 hockey matches exploring the destination of your choice. Some excursions in different locations that we recommend are:

  • Addo Elephant Park
  • Robben Island
  • Ostrich Farm
  • Safari
  • Table Mountain


When to visit South Africa?

Field hockey in South Africa runs alongside AFHF African Cup for Nations from November to May. Covering the spectrum of school holidays; Christmas, February and Easter half terms.

Our Recommendations  

Find out where previous groups have travelled on their hockey tours:

Dulwich College: Hockey Tour to San Sebastian, Spain

Sir Roger Manwood’s School: Multi-Sports Tour to Sri Lanka

Dinnington High School: Multi-Sports Tour to Canada and the USA

View other previous hockey tours here 

Get in touch with us to chat about how South Africa would make the perfect destination for your next school hockey trip or hockey team tour.

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To find out more, call us on 03333 110335 or email

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