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South Africa

South Africa

One of the world's top travel destinations
Passionate about sport
Incredible sightseeing and excursions


South Africa is one of the world’s top destinations for tourists with a variety of national parks, stunning coast lines & beaches, diverse cultures, history & languages. You could visit South Africa countless times and still have more to see.

There are plenty of itinerary options for touring to South Africa to include the key cities, Cape Town, Durban & Johannesburg, as well as trips along the Garden Route or to national parks such as Hluhluwe and Pilanesburg.

South Africans are passionate about their sport and you will find plenty being played across the country. Rugby and cricket are popular sports for the boys whilst netball and hockey are equally as popular for the girls. You will be sure to find competitive levels of fixtures in these sports to accommodate a range of ages and abilities. The seasons are the opposite to the UK with winter sports being played in July & August and summer sports at Christmas and the February half term.

Each tour can be designed around your individual requests. We at Living with the Lions would be delighted to compose a sports tour to South Africa for you and will be sure to recommend some of the great excursions on offer in South Africa including, the historic Robben Island or breath-taking Table Mountain. Or perhaps you would relish some surfing lessons, a township tour or a game drive instead? Whatever you want to do during your time in South Africa, we are able to help you to get the most out of your visit.





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Great Tour and excellent service – the ground agents, were, quite simply, superb! Coach Footy was a great character and helped provide an amazing insight to Cape Rugby. Chervonne is worth her weight in Gold! Steve made it very easy to realise that LWTL were the tour company for us. A VERY successful Tour. Thank you!
Oratory Prep School Sports & Culture Tour to South Africa
Many thanks for all your help in putting together the tour. It was a very busy and successful tour in many ways and I can’t fault your work in making it so successful.
Director of Sport – Kingswood School Rugby and Hockey tour to South Africa
Just letting you know the tour was first class from start to finish. Our planning certainly made the tour very easy. Best tour I have been on. Thank you very much for all your hard work.
Merchiston Castle, Rugby Tour South Africa
Once again LWTL provided us with an outstanding tour at a great price. It included everything we requested, such as billeting and a wide range of excursions. The big advantage is that they really know our school and tailor our tour accordingly, keeping us up to date every step of the way. The ease of booking and dealing with only 1 or 2 individuals makes it an easy decision to book with LWTL.
Chipping Norton School, Hockey, Netball & Rugby tour to South Africa
This is the 4th Tour that KES Bath have made to South Africa, and the 2017 tour proved to be the most complete, balanced and successful tour that we have had, fullfilling our expectations for fixtures, logistics, hosting, accommodation, and sightseeing. Our pupils had an outstanding and rewarding experience!
KES Bath Rugby and Netball tour to SA
Sincere thanks for the trip, Tom….we had a lot of luck along the way but even so it really was an exceptional tour. Thank you to you and your colleagues. As a whole we would say the trip was outstanding for both the boys and the staff involved.

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Once agreed, prices are guaranteed and we eliminate all exchange rate risk. Only airline prices (over 12 months away) or taxes may vary.

You can relax in the knowledge that your tour is in the hands of experienced staff who meticulously ensure that all elements of the tour run smoothly. Safety checks are carried out on all suppliers and assistance given with risk assessment.

Living With The Lions Sports Travel is fully ATOL bonded ensuring that all our air holiday packages are protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. ATOL protects you from losing your money or being stranded abroad.

We spend a great deal of time and effort selecting good quality suppliers to ensure your tour surpasses expectation. We do not cut corners and work closely with our ground agents all over the world to ensure that you are fully supported at all stages of the tour.

Your own Living With The Lions contact handles all aspects of your tour – initial meetings, quotations, presentations, operations and on-tour support. As a small team we can make quick decisions and pride ourselves on providing a fast & personalised response any queries you may have. We are willing to do things differently if you prefer and are happy to consider any new ideas.

Each of our team members has gained valuable experience at respected companies. Joanna at Gullivers for 8 years, Carrie with Bundu Bashers in South Africa for 10 years and then Edwin Doran for 3 yrs and John has been organising music tours overseas for the last 22 years. As a keen sportsman himself, our MD Patrick Arnold is actively involved in the schools department and loves to get involved at all levels of organisation and implementation.

Over the years we have built up long lasting relationships with our hosts and ground agents overseas. Their ability to arrange access to top class venues and meet ex-internationals, arrange competitive fixtures, organise musical concerts and provide the all-important local knowledge, makes them invaluable to the touring process. Their support, when faced with the unexpected, also gives you peace of mind knowing that you will be well looked after throughout the tour.

With each tour that we create, new ideas and experiences are added. We can include anything you like – from a basic weekend away through to elephant polo in front of the Taj Mahal. The service you receive from Living With The Lions is bespoke and tailored to your team. You chose your own tour merchandise, sightseeing experiences, music repertoire and standard of opponent. We ensure it all gels together and that every detail has been thought through.


Do not hesitate to give us a call. Our expert team are happy to assist you.