New Zealand (or South African) Rugby Supporters Tour to South Africa, 5 to 14 August 2022

Springboks vs All Blacks
10 Day / 9 Nights Rugby Supporters Tour of South Africa
Taking in the following 2 test matches:
Sat. 6 Aug, SA v NZ, Mbombela Stadium, Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Sat. 13 Aug, SA v NZ, Ellis Park, Johannesburg

It has been ages since the All Blacks have toured South Africa to play more than 1 test against the Springboks, so at last All Black / New Zealand rugby fans have an excuse to take the long journey out to South Africa and enjoy a traditional supporters tour not only taking in the test matches in Mbombela / Nelspruit (6 Aug) and Johannesburg (13 Aug) but also to experience the hospitality, diverse culture, and wildlife and amazing scenery that South Africa is famous for.

SO join Sportstravel.co.za on a tour package taking in the following itinerary which is sure to create lasting memories.

COST:
ZAR 29 950.00 per person sharing
ZAR 38 550.00 per person single
The above pricing is based on getting 50 people on board for the below trip, pricing may need to be revised should there be less people booking, so please use as a good estimate. See below day by day itinerary with details on the inclusions.

Day 1 – Friday 05 Aug’22
Collection off your arrival flight at OR Tambo International and board your luxury coach for the drive to Mpumalanga and your accommodation located near the town of White River.  Check into the Pine Lake Inn Hotel your accommodation in a forest area overlooking a beautiful lake. Apart from the hotel restaurant and pub, there are some great evening entertainment options nearby at the neighbouring country club, or you can enjoy fine dining at nearby Oliver’s.
Overnight in Deluxe Rooms, Pine Lake Inn (BB), White River

Day 2 – Saturday 06 Aug’22 (Match Day)

It’s Match Day and today a pre match delicious braai has been arranged lakeside at the hotel before you board the coach for the approximately 40-minute drive to the Mbombela Stadium and the test between these great Southern Hemisphere rivals. After a no doubt thrilling game of rugby and some time to enjoy the festivities around the stadium, you will return to your hotel, have fun in the hotel bar or next door the White River Country Club is always a good post-match spot to mingle with the locals.
Overnight in Deluxe Rooms, Pine Lake Inn (LBB), White River
Buffet BBQ/Braai with 3 drinks pp included as well as match ticket to SA v NZ Test at Mbombela (Nelspruit) Stadium Included

Day 3 – Sunday 07 Aug’22
After breakfast and a relaxing morning board your coach as we head no more than an hour’s drive away to Big Game Country!
You will spend the next few days at Mdluli Safari Lodge, a luxury game lodge located within the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Upon arrival check into your luxury, spacious safari tent accommodation and relax in your bushveld surrounds before boarding open safari vehicles with expert guides for an exciting afternoon game drive. After hopefully spotting some of the Big Five and various other wildlife, stop at a scenic spot to enjoy sundowner drinks before heading back for dinner at the lodge.
Overnight, Mdluli Safari Lodge (DBB), Kruger National Park
Sunset game drive with sundowner drink included

Day 4 – Monday 08 Aug’22
Today you will enjoy a full morning game drive (with a picnic breakfast) exploring the southern part of Kruger and discover why the Kruger National Park is the ultimate Safari destination.
Overnight, Mdluli Safari Lodge (DBB), Kruger National Park
Full morning Kruger safari included (as well as park fees)

Day 5 – Tuesday 09 Aug’22
Put on your walking shoes as this morning you will get deep into the bush on a walking safari which of course is the best way to experience the wilderness, those who prefer will enjoy another morning Kruger safari.
Another thrilling afternoon game drive with sundowner drink will also be enjoyed.
Overnight, Mdluli Safari Lodge (DBB), Kruger National Park
Bush walk (OR another full morning Kruger safari with park fees included) and sunset game drive with sundowner drink included 

Day 6 – Wednesday 10 Aug’22
After breakfast it’s back on to the coach for some more exploring. Today you will take in the spectacular scenery of the Panorama Route, which combines mountain scenery, amazing views from God’s Window and the lookout points at the various waterfalls as well as at the fascinating Bourke’s Luck Potholes. You will even visit the old mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest where a pub lunch will be enjoyed at the historical Royal Hotel. The day ends at your overnight destination which is located overlooking the awe inspiring Blyde River Canyon.
Overnight, Forever Resorts (DBB), Blyde River Canyon
Guided Panorama Route tour with all site entrance fees and pub lunch + drink included

Day 7 – Thursday 11 Aug’22
It is highly recommended that you wake up early this morning and take the stroll to the nearby look out point to watch the sun rise over the canyon and the 3 rondavel mountains overlooking this, the largest “green” canyon in the world.
After breakfast it’s time to head back west and the approx. 5to6 hour trip to the vibrant city of Johannesburg and your accommodation located in the heart of Sandton. The rest of the afternoon and evening is at leisure perhaps enjoying the many restaurant and entertainment options at Mandela Square.
Overnight, Hotel Sky Sandton in Junior Exec. Rooms (BB), JHB

Day 8 – Friday 12 Aug’22
No trip to Joburg and South Africa is complete without a trip to Soweto, take in a half day guided tour of this vibrant township experiencing the history and diverse culture of this most famous of townships. After the tour continue to Pirates Rugby Club (the oldest and friendliest rugby club in Joburg!) to enjoy the traditional pre test match sportsman’s lunch where you will enjoy a hearty meal, drinks and be entertained with stories from famous former international rugby players whilst mingling with fellow rugby supporters from South Africa and New Zealand.
Overnight, Hotel Sky Sandton in Junior Exec. Rooms (BB), JHB
Guided Soweto tour with entrance fees and shebeen drink included as well as Pirates Rugby Club Lunch with selected local drinks included

Day 9 – Saturday 13 Aug’22 (Match Day)
It’s Match Day and pre match hospitality has been arranged at the Living Room Restaurant and Bar located on a rooftop with spectacular views over Joburg where you will enjoy a delicious lunch, drinks and entertainment. The venue, located in the trendy district of Maboneng, is an easy chaperoned walk to and from iconic Ellis Park which plays host to the test match between the Springboks and the All Blacks. Some post-match snacks and drinks will be served at the Living Room again before returning to continue the festivities at various options at or near your hotel.
Overnight, Hotel Sky Sandton in Junior Exec. Rooms (BB), JHB
Pre and post match hospitality at the Living Room with plenty of food and drinks included, as well as Match Ticket to the SA v NZ Test at Ellis Park

Day 10 – Sunday 14 Aug’22
Morning is at your leisure in Sandton before transferring to the airport for your return flight home or on to many extension adventures, we can offer throughout Southern Africa.

Hotel inclusion codes: D= Dinner / B = Breakfast / L = Lunch

Coach / Transport Inclusions on the above itinerary:
* Super Luxury Coach transport included from pickup on Day 1 to drop off at your Joburg Hotel on Day 7
* Luxury Coach transport included for the Soweto and Pirates Lunch on Day 8
* Luxury Coach transport included for Match Day and Hospitality on Day 9
* Luxury Coach transport included for Hotel / Airport transfer on Day 10

If this trip is of interest to you or if you would prefer another tailor-made trip, please send your details and requirements through the enquiry form and we will be in touch. Alternative budget or more upmarket tour options available on request.
Add-on extended packages can also be arranged through us, such as trips to Cape Town / Vic Falls / Botswana / Namibia / Mozambique.
Please send all your information through the enquiry form.
A 35% deposit will be required to secure your tour, balance will be due on 1 Jun’22
Booking form and conditions will be sent upon enquiry.

Other SA v New Zealand Package options on the below links:

SA v NZ in Mbombela, 2 Night Package, click on the below link:
http://sportstravel.co.za/product/south-africa-vs-new-zealand-rugby-package-mbombela-nelspruit-05-to-07-aug22/

SA v NZ in Mbombela, VIP Viewing Lounge Suite Package, click on the below link:
http://sportstravel.co.za/product/south-africa-vs-new-zealand-rugby-viewing-lounge-hospitality-package-mbombela-06-aug22/

SA v NZ in Johannesburg, Maboneng Hospitality Package, click on the below link:
http://sportstravel.co.za/product/south-africa-vs-new-zealand-rugby-package-johannesburg-ellis-park-13-aug22/

SA v NZ in Johannesburg, Viewing Suite Hospitality Package, click on the below link:
http://sportstravel.co.za/product/south-africa-vs-new-zealand-rugby-viewing-suite-hospitality-package-johannesburg-ellis-park-13-aug22-copy/

SA v NZ in Mbombela & Johannesburg, Overland Tour with Site Seeing Package, perfect for traveling NZ Supporters, click on the below link:
http://sportstravel.co.za/product/new-zealand-rugby-supports-tour-to-south-africa-5-to-14-august-2022/

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Springboks vs All Blacks
10 Day / 9 Night Rugby Supporters Tour of South Africa
Taking in the following 2 test matches:
Sat. 6 Aug, SA v NZ, Mbombela Stadium, Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Sat. 13 Aug, SA v NZ, Ellis Park, Johannesburg

COST:
ZAR 29 950.00 per person sharing
ZAR 38 550.00 per person single
The above pricing is based on getting 50 people on board for the below trip, pricing may need to be revised should there be less people booking, so please use as a good estimate.

Join Sportstravel.co.za on a 10 day / 9 night tour package taking in the following itinerary / highlights:

Friday 05 Aug’22
Transfer from OR Tambo Airport to White River (near Nelspruit / Mbombela) Mpumalanga.
Overnight in Deluxe Rooms, Pine Lake Inn (BB), White River

Saturday 06 Aug’22
Pre match braai at the hotel.
Watch Springboks vs All Blacks at Mbombela Stadium
Overnight in Deluxe Rooms, Pine Lake Inn (LBB), White River

Sunday 07 Aug’22
Transfer to Mdluli Safari Lodge
Afternoon game drive
Overnight, Mdluli Safari Lodge (DBB), Kruger National Park

Monday 08 Aug’22
Full morning game drive in the Kruger
Overnight, Mdluli Safari Lodge (DBB), Kruger National Park

Tuesday 09 Aug’22
Bush walk and afternoon game drive
Overnight, Mdluli Safari Lodge (DBB), Kruger National Park

Wednesday 10 Aug’22
Panorama Route tour
Overnight, Forever Resorts (DBB), Blyde River Canyon

Thursday 11 Aug’22
Transfer to Johannesburg
Overnight, Hotel Sky Sandton in Junior Exec. Rooms (BB), JHB

Friday 12 Aug’22
Soweto morning tour followed by Pirates Rugby Club sportsman’s lunch
Overnight, Hotel Sky Sandton in Junior Exec. Rooms (BB), JHB

Saturday 13 Aug’22
Pre and post match hospitality at the Living Room, Maboneng
Watch the Springboks vs All Blacks Test Match at Ellis Park
Overnight, Hotel Sky Sandton in Junior Exec. Rooms (BB), JHB

Sunday 14 Aug’22
Transfer to OR Tambo International

Pricing details for the above exciting tour package are being finalised and should be released on this website shortly.
In the meantime, if this trip is of interest to you or if you would prefer another tailor-made trip, please send your details and requirements through the enquiry form and we will be in touch. Add-on extended packages can also be arranged through us. Please send all your information through the enquiry form.

 

 

 

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